RIP Eddie money

Eddie Money, the prolific singer and songwriter whose songs “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Shakin'” and “Take Me Home Tonight” soundtracked popular music in the 1980s, died Friday (Sept. 13). He was 70.

A statement provided by his family reads: “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 recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer.

A reality television series about Money and his family, “Real Money,” had aired on AXS TV starting in April 2018. It chronicled his life at home and with his family, revealing his health struggles.

Money made his home in the Bay Area where he performed at the city’s clubs regularly. A star of MTV’s formative years, during which he starred in a series of comedic music videos, he saw major chart success with such songs as “Baby Hold On” and “Two Tickets to Paradise” and in 1986 “Take Me Home Tonight”, a duet with Ronnie Spector, which was a radio hit. He was signed to Columbia Records and released 11 albums throughout his career.

Known also for his comedic manner, both in his music videos and in interviews, he told Rolling Stone last year that, despite his string of hit songs, he “missed the boat when it [came] to the big money.” In his typically self-deprecating manner, Money capped the conversation with this view: “The kids aren’t in jail, they’re not in rehab, nobody’s wrecked the car this week and there’s still milk in the refrigerator. I’m having a good month.”

Money is survived by his wife Laurie and five children.

Re: RIP Eddie money

Damn...70...too young.

Re: RIP Eddie money

♣Slew Foot♣ /

Oh man I had a freaking bet that what he went out he would take his wife with him with a double suicide and they both have two tickets to paradise

Re: RIP Eddie money

His old man and grandfather served with my grandfather and great grandfather in the same precinct in nyc, he himself was almost a cop

RIP Eddie Mahoney from Brooklyn

Re: RIP Eddie money

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finally cashed in those Two Tickets to Paradise

Re: RIP Eddie money

> ..... poop Wrote:

> -------------------------------------------------------

> His old man and grandfather served with my grandfather and great

> grandfather in the same precinct in nyc, he himself was almost a cop

>

> RIP Eddie Mahoney from Brooklyn

He actually was a pig with the NYPD for 2 years, and he wisely quit to pursue music.

Re: RIP Eddie money

Eddie was cool. He performed quite a few times in Youngstown at annual rib cook off festivals. There was a lotta people who enjoyed Eddie cause he gave it his all onstage. We in the Mahoning Valley will miss Eddie "The Money Man" Rest in Peace .

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