Eddie Money

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": classic rock 80s rock pop rock pop Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Edward Joseph Mahoney, 2 March 1949, New York City, New York, USA. Legend has it that Brooklyn native Edward Mahoney was a New York police officer when first discovered by promoter Bill Graham (he was, in fact, a NYPD typist). Nevertheless, under Graham’s managerial wing, Mahoney became Eddie Money and produced two hit singles in ‘Baby Hold On’ and ‘Two Tickets To Paradise’ from his self-titled debut, to begin a career that saw him maintain arena-headlining status in America with a series of consistently fine R&B-flavoured AOR records. His 1978 release Life For The Taking produced two more hits, ‘Rock And Roll The Place’ and ‘Maybe I’m A Fool’, as Money built a strong live reputation that freed him from the constraining need for radio or MTV airplay to sell albums or concert tickets, although the hits continued to come. The mid-80s release Where’s The Party? saw a slight dip in form, but Money stormed back...

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