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Can't Hold Back (Eddie Money album)

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Released  October 1986
Length  40:30
Artist  Eddie Money
Label  Columbia Records
Recorded  1985–86
Can't Hold Back (1986)  Nothing to Lose (1988)
Release date  October 1986
Producers  Eddie Money, Richie Zito
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Genres  Rock music, Pop music, New wave
Similar  Eddie Money albums, Rock music albums

Can't Hold Back is Eddie Money's sixth album, released in 1986. It contains Money's biggest hit, "Take Me Home Tonight" which helped bring Ronnie Spector back to the spotlight. The album was certified platinum in 1987.


The song "Stranger in a Strange Land" written by Money with Henry Small and Tom Whitlock was covered by John Entwistle. The song was featured in Entwistle's solo album The Rock on which Small sang lead vocals.


  • "Take Me Home Tonight" (1986) #4 US
  • "I Wanna Go Back" (1986) #14 US
  • "Endless Nights" (1987) #21 US
  • "We Should Be Sleeping" (1987) #90 US
  • Personnel

  • Eddie Money – lead vocal, harmonica, keyboards, saxophone, synthesizer arrangements on "One Love"
  • Richie Zito – guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements on "One Love"
  • Duncan Rowe – guitar arrangements on "One Love"
  • John Nelson – guitars
  • Arthur Barrow – keyboards, bass
  • Randy Jackson, Greg Lowry, Nathan East – bass
  • Steve George – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Gary Chang – synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements on "One Love" and "I Can't Hold Back"
  • Eddie Ulibarri – keyboards
  • Paul Hanson, Danny Hull – saxophone
  • Mike Baird – drums, percussion, drum overdubs on "Stranger in a Strange Land"
  • Pat Mastelotto – drums, drum programming
  • Jenny Meltzer, Richard Page, "Pastiche", Joe Pizzulo, Ronnie Spector, Henry Small, Sandy Sukhov, Becky West – additional vocals
  • Marilyn Martin – backing vocal on "I Wanna Go Back"
  • Derek Ferwerda – guitar on "Take me Home Tonight"
  • Production

  • Arranged and produced by Eddie Money and Richie Zito, except "One Chance" (arranged and produced by Eddie Money, Richie Zito and David Kershenbaum)
  • Recording engineers – David Leonard, Michael Frondelli, Phil Kaffel
  • Assistant engineers – Michael Rosen, Tom Size; assistant engineers at Can-Am Studios: Jim Dineen, Stan Katayama
  • Mixed by Eddie Money, Richie Zito and Scott Litt
  • Mastered by Howie Weinberg
  • Songs

    1Take Me Home Tonight (Live)3:31
    2One Love4:13
    3I Wanna Go Back3:57


    Can't Hold Back (Eddie Money album) Wikipedia

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