Bobby Rydell

Swingin' School
#5 in 1960


Robert Louis Ridarelli, Bobby Rydell was born on April 26, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the early 1960s he was considered a so-called "teen idol" along with Frankie Avalon, Pat Boone, and Fabian. His recording career earned him 34 Top 40 hits, placing him in the Top 5 artists of his era. He still performs as a solo act, and tours as part of 'The Golden Boys' successful stage production since 1985, with Frankie Avalon and Fabian.
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