Whitwam hielt die Band zusammen, die Höhen und Tiefen erlebte und zahlreiche Musiker kommen und gehen sah. Herman‘s Hermits hatten ihre Hits in den Sechzigern, in denen auch mehrere LPs erschienen. Danach kamen in unregelmäßigen Abständen immer wieder mal Compilations auf den Markt. Live blieb die Band allerdings aktiv.
He was a founding member in 1964 and never left the band until today: drummer Barry Whitwam has never been anything but a musician with Herman's Hermits in 57 years. He turns 75 on July 21.
Whitwam held the band together, which experienced ups and downs and saw numerous musicians come and go. Herman's Hermits had their hits in the sixties, which also saw the release of several LPs. After that, compilations were released at irregular intervals. Live, however, the band remained active.