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Eddie Cash revealed final month he had stage 4 oesophageal most cancers

American singer Eddie Cash, who had main chart success within the 70s and 80s with songs resembling Two Tickets to Paradise and Take Me Residence Tonight, has died on the age of 70.

Cash launched 11 albums and bought almost 30 million information in a profession that spanned 4 a long time.

He additionally starred in Actual Cash, a actuality sequence that debuted final 12 months.

It was on a clip for the present final month that he revealed he had stage 4 oesophageal most cancers.

The Cash household launched an announcement saying: “It’s with heavy hearts that we are saying goodbye to our loving husband and father. It is so exhausting to think about our world with out him. Nevertheless he’ll stay on ceaselessly by his music.”

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Eddie Cash, born Edward Joseph Mahoney in Brooklyn, New York in 1949, launched his first, self-titled album in 1977. It bought greater than two million copies and spawned hits resembling Child Maintain On.

He took benefit of the expansion of MTV within the early 80s and after a dip in gross sales returned with the extremely profitable Cannot Maintain Again album in 1986.

Take Me Residence Tonight, a duet with Ronnie Spector from that album, was his largest singles chart success, reaching quantity 4 within the US.

Cash revealed his most cancers analysis on 24 August in a clip for the second sequence of Actual Cash, on cable and satellite tv for pc community AXS TV.

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“I assumed I used to be simply getting into to get a check-up, and he informed me I received most cancers,” he says within the clip.

“Am I gonna stay a very long time? Who is aware of, it is in God’s arms. However you realize what? I am going to take every single day I can get. Daily above floor is an efficient day.”

Cash is survived by his spouse and 5 youngsters.