Bobby Rydell obituary: 1960s teen idol dies at 79 – What We Know!

Bobby Rydell was a teen idol within the early Nineteen Sixties recognized for the hits “Wildwood Days” and “Volare,” and who starred with Ann-Margaret within the movie “Bye Bye Birdie.”   

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Bobby Rydell first hit the charts as a teen in 1959 when his single “Kissin’ Time” reached the highest 20 in 1959. That very same 12 months he had his first million promoting track titled “We Acquired Love,” adopted up in 1960 with hit singles “Swingin’ College” and “Ding-A-Ling.” Rydell grew to become a teen idol and he starred within the 1963 musical movie “Bye Bye Birdie” with Ann-Margaret and Dick Van Dyke. He had different hit songs within the early Nineteen Sixties together with “Volare” and “Wildwood Days.” The arrival of the British Invasion in 1964 cooled off Rydell’s singing profession. The hit musical “Grease” named the highschool within the play after him as a tribute. The Philadelphia native was a preferred performer on the street who was scheduled to seem on the Golden Nugget On line casino in Atlantic Metropolis in June.  

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