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Eddie Money’s Biggest Billboard Chart Hits: ‘Take Me Home Tonight,’ ‘Baby Hold On,’ ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ & More

Money charted 23 Hot 100 songs and 9 Billboard 200 albums.

Eddie Money forged an impressive history on Billboard‘s charts with his trademark melodic, pop-rock sound.

As previously reported, the singer died this morning (Sept. 13) at age 70 after a battle with esophageal cancer.


Money tallied 23 songs on the Billboard Hot 100, between 1978 and 1992. Of those, 11 reached the top 40, with two climbing to the top 10: “Take Me Home Tonight,” which interpolates The Ronettes’ 1963 No. 2 Hot 100 classic “Be My Baby” (No. 4, 1986), and “Walk on Water” (No. 9, 1988).

Eddie Money’s Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits
1, “Take Me Home Tonight,” No. 4, Nov. 15, 1986
2, “Walk on Water,” No. 9, Dec. 24, 1988
3, “Peace in Our Time,” No. 11, Feb. 10, 1990
4, “I Wanna Go Back,” No. 14, March 14, 1987
5, “Think I’m in Love,” No. 16, Sept. 18, 1982
6, “Baby Hold On,” No. 11, June 10, 1978
7, “Endless Nights,” No. 21, June 27, 1987
8, “The Love in Your Eyes,” No. 24, March 18, 1989
9, “Two Tickets to Paradise,” No. 22, Sept. 9, 1978
10, “Maybe I’m a Fool,” No. 22, April 7, 1979

Eddie Money’s Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits are based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 through the chart dated Sept. 14, 2019. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least. Due to changes in chart methodology over the years, certain eras are weighted to account for different chart turnover rates over various periods.

On the Billboard 200, Money posted nine albums, also between 1978 and 1992. Four reached the top 40, led by two that rose to No. 20 peaks: No Control, in 1982, and Can’t Hold Back, in 1986.

Money additionally enjoyed 10 top 10s on the Mainstream Rock Songs radio airplay chart, including three No. 1s: “Think I’m in Love” (1982), “Take Me Home Tonight” (1986) and “The Love in Your Eyes” (1988).

He last reached a Billboard chart during his lifetime when “Take Me Home Tonight” spent seven weeks on Rock Digital Song Sales in 2011, likely helped by buzz for the movie of the same name, released that March.