Eddie Money, Seminal Rock Singer, Dead At 70

Eddie Money

Eddie Money

(TRR) – Seminal rock singer Eddie Money has died, as first reported by Variety. The “Two Tickets To Paradise” vocalist recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 esophageal cancer. He was 70 years old.

“The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning,” a statement from Eddie’s family said. “It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father. We cannot imagine our world without him. We are grateful that he will live on forever through his music.”

Money was singer and songwriter whose signature tracks like “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Shakin’,” and the iconic “Take Me Home Tonight” made him a mainstream rockstar in the Late 1970s and 1980s.

A new reality television series Real Money, which centered around Eddie and his family, premiered on AXS TV in April 2018. It chronicled his life at home and with his family life. It is also where he first revealed his health struggles to the public.
Eddie Money exploded into superstardom with his debut self-titled LP in 1977. It contained “Two Tickets To Paradise” and “Baby Hold On.” Both songs would go on to become classic rock hits and signature tracks for Eddie.
Money’s sixth studio album Can’t Hold Back was released in 1986. It produced three Top 25 singles, including Eddie’s biggest hit – “Take Me Home Tonight.” The album was certified platinum in 1987.
Eddie Money

Eddie Money

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