Bobby Rydell, 'Wild One' singer, dead at 79

Bobby Rydell, one of the famous teen idol from 60s who was well known for his songs like "Wild One". 

He will be remember for his role as Hugo Peabody in the 1963 film "Bye Bye Birdie

On April 5, Bobby Rydell died  in Abington, Pennsylvania, he was suffering from pneumonia complications.

Complications were unrelated to Covid-19, the statement said. Born Robert Ridarelli

Rydell got his first song on the Billboard 100 in 1959 

He has a career that included 34 top 100 hits and more than 25 million album sales

In 2012 Bobby Rydell opened up about receiving a double organ transplant in his biography

Rydell is survived by his wife, Linda J. Hoffman, son Robert Ridarelli, daughter Jennifer Dulin, and his five grandchildren