(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 1980s.