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Birth name  Edward Joseph Mahoney
Name  Eddie Money
Years active  1974–present
Spouse  Laurie Money (m. 1989)
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Born  March 21, 1949 (age 74) New York City, United States (1949-03-21)
Origin  New York City, United States
Genres  Rock, pop rock, hard rock
Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments  Vocals, Guitar, saxophone, harmonica, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, Harp
Role  Guitarist ·
Children  Jesse Money, Joseph Money, Desmond Money, Zachary Money, Julian Money
Albums  Greatest Hits: The Sound of, Can't Hold Back, No Control, Life for the Taking, The Best of Eddie Money

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Eddie Money (born Edward Joseph Mahoney; March 21, 1949) is an American rock guitarist, saxophonist and singer-songwriter, who found success in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of Top 40 hits and platinum albums. Rock impresario Bill Graham said of Money, "Eddie Money has it all.... Not only can he sing, write, and play, but he is a natural performer."


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Eddie Money was born Edward Mahoney into a large Irish Catholic family in Brooklyn and raised in Plainedge on Long Island. His father, grandfather, and brother were all New York City Police Department (NYPD) policemen, and Eddie was an NYPD trainee. As his interest in music intensified, he eventually ended his law-enforcement career in favor of becoming a full-time musician. He moved to Berkeley, California, and became a regular at area clubs, where he secured a recording contract with Columbia Records. Later in the 1970s, he charted with singles such as "Baby Hold On" and "Two Tickets to Paradise". Money continued his successes and took advantage of the MTV music video scene in the early 1980s with his humorous narrative videos for "Shakin'" and "Think I'm in Love," but his career began to fail him after several unsuccessful releases in the mid-1980s, accompanied by his struggles with drug addiction.

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Money made a comeback in 1986 and returned to the mainstream rock spotlight with the album Can't Hold Back. The album's Ronnie Spector duet "Take Me Home Tonight" reached the Top 10, as did the hit "I Wanna Go Back." Money followed the album with another Top 10 hit, "Walk on Water" (1988), but his Top 40 career ended following the #21 placement of "I'll Get By" in 1992. During the 1990s and 2000s, Money continued to release numerous compilation albums along with several albums featuring new material.

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He joined a 12-step program in 2001 and has said of his addiction "I came to the realization that I didn't really need [it] for my quick wit."

Today, he still tours regularly, often accompanied by other prominent rock acts from the 1970s and 1980s, and has also made several television appearances on American sitcoms. He played himself in season 4, episode 23 of the sitcom, The King of Queens.

Since 1992 Money has traditionally opened the summer concert season for DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan. In 2010, Eddie Money performed a medley of his hit singles during the halftime performance at the Liberty Bowl. In 2012, he appeared in a GEICO insurance commercial, in which he owns a travel agency where he sings "Two Tickets to Paradise" to a family who wants tickets for a vacation.

Personal life

Money has been married to wife, Laurie, since 1989. They have four sons and one daughter, Jesse Money.


  • Eddie Money (1977)
  • Life for the Taking (1978)
  • Playing for Keeps (1980)
  • No Control (1982)
  • Where's the Party? (1983)
  • Can't Hold Back (1986)
  • Nothing to Lose (1988)
  • Right Here (1991)
  • Love and Money (1995)
  • Ready Eddie (1999)
  • Wanna Go Back (2007)
  • Songs

    Two Tickets to Paradise
    Take Me Home Tonight
    Baby Hold On
    I Wanna Go Back
    Think I'm in Love
    Walk on Water
    Gimme Some Water
    We Should Be Sleeping
    Maybe I'm a Fool
    Looking Through the Eyes of a Child
    I'll Get By
    Save a Little Room in Your Heart for Me
    Endless Nights
    You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me
    Peace in Our Time
    Wanna Be a Rock ’n’ Roll Star
    She Takes My Breath Away
    I Will Be Strong
    The Love in Your Eyes
    The Big Crash
    Let's Be Lovers Again
    My Friends - My Friends
    Take a Little Bit
    Passing by the Graveyard
    Life for the Taking
    Club Michelle
    So Good to Be in Love Again
    Fall in Love Again
    Everybody Loves Christmas
    No Control
    Heaven in the Back Seat


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