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Bobby Rydell
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Bobby Rydell in 1960
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Birth name Robert Louis Ridarelli
Born April 26, 1942 (1942-04-26) (age 79)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Rock and roll, traditional pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Instruments Vocals, drums
Years active 1958–present
Labels Cameo-Parkway Capitol Records Reprise Records (U.S.)
Columbia (U.K.)

Bobby Rydell (born Robert Louis Ridarelli; April 26, 1942) is an American rock and roll singer, drummer and actor. In the early 1960s, he was called a teen idol. His most well-known songs include "Wild One" and "Volare" (cover). He appeared in the movie Bye Bye Birdie in 1963.

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