Bobby Rydell in 1965, a time when his hits were drying up.
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In 1961, aged 19 and now a confirmed teen heart-throb, he became the youngest performer to headline at the fabled Copacabana club in New York.
He was suffering from pneumonia, his family confirmed.
He was a real man in a sea of poseurs.
He enjoyed a further glimmer of chart success with a disco version of his song Sway in 1976.