Singer Eddie Money, best known for his songs “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Take Me Home Tonight” and “Baby Hold On,” died at the age of 70 on Friday.
He had been battling stage 4 esophageal cancer.
His family said in a statement to Variety: “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 made his stunning cancer announcement in a video released in August from his AXS TV reality series called “Real Money.”