From to , Eddie Money released ten albums. However, for a ten-year period, Eddie Money was one of the most popular solo artists in rock and roll. Our Top 10 Eddie Money songs list takes a look at some of his biggest hits. He will be missed by his millions of fans. Thanks Eddy for the wonderful music you left us with. The record was released in The song was the opening track on the album.
'Maybe I'm a Fool'
There was no reason to believe that Eddie Money would be, or even could be, a big star. Born Edward Mahoney as the son, grandson and brother of New York City policemen, his future seemed to be preordained. At one point, Money even began training for a career in law enforcement. But music beckoned, and one of the more unlikely journeys toward fame began. At least for a while. After scoring a string of radio and video successes between , Money faltered - the victim of the same stardom that he'd once coveted. But after kicking drugs, Money made an impressive late-'80s comeback, one that showcased everything he'd learned in a career that by then encompassed album-oriented rock, everyman balladry, moments of surprising introspection and a few endlessly approachable pop moments. In keeping with that varied output, our list of Top 10 Eddie Money Songs touches on some of his biggest classic-rock hits but also a few representative deep cuts. Dig past the period-piece production values oh, the strings!
I do wonder however if his family, who were firmly embedded in law enforcement, ever fought him over the choice he made to step away from becoming a police officer to become a musician. This song was very popular on MTV at one point, when they were still in the business of playing music videos. It even had an appearance on Beavis and Butthead, the popular cartoon about two less than intelligent high school kids that loved to sit, watch music videos, and just act insanely stupid for the majority of their show. Eddie Money was just one of many artists that they made fun of. This song made a lot of appearances in movies and TV thanks to its dynamic sound and the ease with which it fit into just about anything. It was even possible to modify it just a bit if you really tried. This is a fun song that a lot of people tended to like when it first came out and would sing over and over either as a parody or because they really liked it. Most recently Eddie Money was in a commercial where he sang the main line of the song while posing as a travel agent.
Money was known as a working-class rocker  with a husky voice. At the age of 18, he tried to follow in the footsteps of his police officer grandfather, father, and brother as a New York City Police Department trainee. In , Money moved to Berkeley, California. Money became a regular performer at clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area. He charted with singles such as " Baby Hold On " and " Two Tickets to Paradise ", about visiting his girlfriend despite not having money. In , Money claimed that Loggins had never given him credit for his contribution. Money's career began to decline following an unsuccessful album Where's the Party? Money wrote and performed original songs for the films Americathon , Over the Top , Back to the Beach both , and Kuffs , along with the television series Hardball —