is the self-titled debut album by Eddie Money American musician Eddie Money, originally released in 1977.
Containing two songs that achieved generous
radio airplay ("Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Baby Hold On"), the album peaked at #37 on the charts, establishing Money as a successful artist. "Two Tickets to Paradise" remains one of his most frequently played songs.
This album features Money on vocals,
Jimmy Lyon on guitar, saxophone player Tom Scott, and former Steve Miller bassist Lonnie Turner. Lyon also co-wrote about half of the album's tracks, yet he would leave the band in 1982.
Track listing [ edit ]
Two Tickets to Paradise" (Money) – 3:58 "
You've Really Got a Hold on Me" ( Smokey Robinson) – 3:45 "Wanna Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star" (Money, Chris Solberg) – 4:02
"Save a Little Room in Your Heart for Me" (Money) – 4:57
"So Good to Be in Love Again" (Money, Jimmy Lyon) – 4:12
Baby Hold On" (Money, Lyon) – 3:31 "Don't Worry" (Money, Lyon) – 3:45
"Jealousys" (Money, Lyon) – 3:59
"Got to Get Another Girl" (Money, Lyon) – 3:26
"Gamblin' Man" (Money,Dan Alexander, Lyon ) – 4:02
Singles [ edit ]
Baby Hold On (1978) #11 US
Two Tickets to Paradise (1978) #22 US
You've Really Got a Hold on Me (1979) #72 US
Personnel [ edit ]
Eddie Money - vocals, keyboards, saxophone
Jimmy Lyon - guitars
Gary Mallaber - drums, percussion Lonnie Turner - bass guitar
Gene Pardue - drums
Bob "Pops" Popwell - bass guitar
Tom Scott - alto and tenor saxophone
Alan Pasqua - keyboards Randy Nichols - keyboards
Freddie Webb - keyboards
Kevin Calhoun - percussion
Jo Baker - second vocal on "Baby Hold On"
Production [ edit ]
Produced by Bruce Botnick
References [ edit ]