Eddie Money, the rocker 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 originally scheduled to perform recently at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights with Rick Springfield but dropped off the tour due to health issues.

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 (Edward Joseph Manoney) recently incidated that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer among other health issues.

He was 70.

 

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