Report: ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer Eddie Money dead at 70

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(AP) — Singer Eddie Money has died, according to a report by TMZ.

Money was 70 years old.

He is famous for hit songs “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Take me Home Tonight” and “Baby Hold On.”

TMZ reports Money died Friday.

Money announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer in August.

In a video released in August, Money said he discovered he had cancer after what he thought was a routine checkup. The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

Money said it hit him “really, really hard.”

He had numerous health problems recently including heart valve surgery earlier this year and pneumonia after the procedure, leading to his cancellation of a planned summer tour.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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