Eddie Money who one of the most popular singers in ’70s and ’80s died on Friday, September 13.
He was known for two of his tracks, “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight.” These two tracks became his major hit.
Eddie Money was brought up in a family of police officers. He was training in law enforcement as well. But he ended up with the decision of being a singer.
He came up with two of his songs in 1970 named “Two Tickets To Paradise” and “Baby Hold On.” Both of these songs reached the list of Top 30 songs. He also received best rock vocal Grammy nomination in 1987 for his song “Tae Me Home Tonight.”
For years he spent his life like a rock star but faced nerve damage in his legs in 1980. The loss was due to excessive use of alcohol and barbiturates.
The singer was married to Laurie Harris. Their marriage remained for more than 30 years. He had five children named Zachary, Jessica, Joseph, Julian, and Desmond.
The Reason Behind Eddie’s Death
He died because of esophageal cancer which was not revealed by him before. He announced about his disease last month through a video from his AXS TV reality series “Real Money.” He told the media that he was on the 4th stage of cancer.
Not only cancer, but he had other health issues as well, including health valve surgery. He also had pneumonia which leads to cancellation of one of his tours as well.
Money’s family told that Eddie Money passed away peacefully on Friday morning in Los Angeles. They also said that they were sad and said goodbye with heavy hearts. It is hard to imagine life without him. And that he will be remembered because of his music which will allow him to live forever.