Singer Eddie Money dies at 70

Singer Eddie Money dies at 70

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After a battle with esophageal cancer, singer Eddie Money died Friday at age 70, his family announced. 

“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," his family said in a statement.

Money, born Edward Mahoney, was known for his hits in the 1970's and 80's such as "Take Me Home Tonight," "Two Tickets to Paradise," and "Walk on Water." 

He was in the process of attempting to return to performing at the time of his death. 

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