A publicist for Eddie Money says the rock star has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. 
Cindy Ronzoni provided a statement from the family saying he died peacefully Friday morning in Los Angeles. He was 70.
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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Corrects that Eddie Money has died.