Bobby Rydell, Teen Idol
Podcast #147 — Aired May 14, 2018

From teen idol, to transplant recipient, and everything in between, we’re talking with American entertainment legend Bobby Rydell this week on BetterWorldians Radio. He’ll share stories from his early career and tell listeners how losing the love of his life rocked him to his core. A big advocate for The Gift of Life, Bobby shares his own “miracle” story.

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Bobby Rydell
Entertainer, singer, author,

Bobby Rydell in an American entertainment legend. Bobby Rydell. With a career starting as a 1950’s teen idol, to the present where he pays homage to both jazz and The Great American Song Book, Bobby Rydell draws crowds across every age group nationally and internationally. Bobby’s recording career earned him 34 Top 40 hits, placing him in the Top 5 artists of his era (Billboard Magazine). Bobby’s hits include million selling singles Volare, Wild One, We Got Love, Kissin’ Time, Swingin’ School, Wildwood Days, and Forget Him, selling a combined total of over 25 million records. On July 9, 2012, Bobby underwent a double organ transplant. He received 75% of a liver and one kidney. His life was about to end when the generous family of a dying child saved 8 lives by organ donation. He is dedicated to public awareness; spreading the word to the world in his travels about the Gift of Life through organ donation.