Singer Eddie Money Dead at 70

Eddie Money performs in The Pavilion at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on August 31, 2013 in Coconut Creek, FL (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)

Singer and songwriter Eddie Money is dead at the age of 70. His family announced he died peacefully this morning.

He is best known for his hits, “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets To Paradise,” and “Take Me Home Tonight.”
Money recently revealed he was diagnosed with stage four esophageal cancer.

His family said, “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning. 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 born in Brooklyn, New York and became a cop for a few years, before moving to California to pursue his passion of music.
He rocked for over 40-years and sold nearly 30 million records.