Bobby Rydell Intense Final Moments Before Death | He Knew He Was Going To Die



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Bobby Rydell (born Robert Louis Ridarelli was born in April 26, 1942 and died on April 5, 2022), he was an American singer and actor, who mainly performed rock and roll music. In the early 1960s, he was considered a teen idol. His most well-known songs include "Wild One" and "Volare" (cover), and he appeared in the movie Bye Bye Birdie in 1963
In 1950, he won a talent show on the television series Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club and gained a spot on the cast, where he remained for several years.

He changed his name to Bobby Rydell and played in several bands in the Philadelphia area. After three unsuccessful singles for small companies, he signed a recording contract with Cameo Records. After a couple of flops, "Kissin' Time" reached the charts in 1959. In May 1960, Rydell toured Australia with The Everly Brothers, Billy "Crash" Craddock, Marv Johnson, The Champs, and The Crickets, recording an Australian version of "Kissin' Time" for the event.

His second success, "We Got Love", was his first million-album seller, gaining gold disc status. "Wild One", backed with "Little Bitty Girl", was his second million-selling single; his successes continued with "Swingin' School" backed with "Ding-A-Ling", and the million-album selling Volare later that year.He performed at the Copacabana in New York City in 1961, where he was the youngest performer to headline at the nightclub.In February 1961 he appeared at the Festival du Rock, at the Palais des Sports de Paris in Paris, France.

Rydell's success and prospects led his father, Adrio, a foreman at the Electro-Nite Carbon Company in Philadelphia, to resign in 1961 after 22 years to become his son's road manager.

Rydell released the song "Wildwood Days" in 1963; it reached Number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and remained on the chart for nine weeks.A mural on the Wildwood, New Jersey boardwalk (painted in 2014) honors Rydell, whose song put the community into the national spotlight.

That same year, he played Hugo Peabody in the movie version of Bye Bye Birdie with Ann-Margret and Dick Van Dyke. The original stage production of Bye Bye Birdie had no real speaking role for the character of Hugo, but the movie script was rewritten specifically to expand the part for Rydell. In 2011, Sony Pictures digitally restored this film. Rydell and Ann-Margret were in attendance at the restoration premiere in Beverly Hills by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Rydell was married to his first wife, Camille Quattrone Ridarelli, from 1968 until her death in 2003. He remarried in 2009, to Linda Hoffman. Rydell continued to perform as a solo act and has toured as part of The Golden Boys stage production since 1985 (with Frankie Avalon and Fabian).
However, Rydell cancelled his 2012 Australia tour because his health had deteriorated significantly and he was in need of urgent major surgery.On July 9, 2012, he underwent a double organ transplant to replace his liver and one kidney at Thomas Jefferson University in his hometown of Philadelphia.In January 2013, six months after double transplant surgery, Rydell returned to the stage in Las Vegas for a three night engagement to a sold out audience. He continued to perform internationally and returned to tour Australia in 2014.

Rydell died at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia on April 5, 2022, from pneumonia at the age of 79.

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