Singer Eddie Money dies of cancer complications at age 70

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Eddie Money performs during “FOX & Friends” All American Concert Series outside of FOX Studios on June 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES-- Eddie Money passed away on Friday at the age of 70, TMZ reported.

The "Two Tickets to Paradise" singer revealed he had stage 4 esophageal cancer last month.

"I thought I was just going in to get a checkup, and he told me I got cancer," Money said on his reality show "Real Money."

His career spanned more than three decades and 12 studio albums, with top 10 hits including "Baby Hold On" and "Take Me Home Tonight."

In a statement to TMZ, his family said:

"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."

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