Eddie Money Dead: ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ Singer Was 70 – Variety

Eddie MoneyEDDIE MONEY AT TOY FAIR TO PROMOTE THE ALEKEN GAMES, NEW YORK, AMERICA - 14 FEB 2006

Eddie Money, the prolific hitmaker whose songs “Baby Hold On” and “Two Tickets to Paradise” soundtracked the 1980s, has died. He was 70.

Source: Eddie Money Dead: ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ Singer Was 70 – Variety

Leon Redbone, Idiosyncratic Throwback Singer, Is Dead at 69 – The New York Times

He drew songs from Tin Pan Alley, the Delta blues and other sources. In the late 1970s, he introduced them to the “Saturday Night Live” crowd.