His lyrics were simple, precise and concise, especially those years when girls go for their guys heart and soul, Forget Him seemed appropriate and truthful. Singing it on D or C was easy enough. And many of those who play simple guitar knew the chords.
He had many other hits like, Dream Lover, Wild One, Go Away Little Girl, Bobby's Girl and with two of Dino's hits, Sway and Volare including those performed in the musical, Bye Bye Birdie. His first hit was Kissin' Time from 1959. He had 34 Top 40 Hits and received 5 Gold Disc Awards.
He used to tour the country with two other famous singers, Frankie Avalon and Fabian from about 1985. They called themselves, The Golden Boys.
Mr. Rydell was also one of the famous six Bobbys that Michael Bangar, a contributing author on this blog, wrote about. Connect below:
R.I.P. BOBBY RYDELL.
Bobby Rydell with Forget Him YouTube Video by: solacepro.