Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

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Eddie Money performs in The Pavilion at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on August 31, 2013 in Coconut Creek, FL (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of rock star Eddie Money says he has died at 70.

Money died Friday.

The husky-voiced, blue-collar performer was known for such hits as “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight.” In 1987, he received a best rock vocal Grammy nomination for “Take Me Home Tonight,” which featured a cameo from Ronnie Spector.

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