Take Me Home Tonight
Eddie Money
Money Eddie 1986 Take Me Home Tonight 45

Take me home tonight!
I don't want to let you go till you see the light!
Take me home tonight!
Listen honey
Just like Ronnie sang: Be my little baby!

1986
4
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart in 1986
  • the opening track on Eddie Money's sixth album, Can't Hold Back (1986)
  • "Take Me Home Tonight" is sung as a duet with Money and Ronnie Spector
  • Ronnie Spector sings the followup line "Be my little baby" to Eddie's "Just like Ronnie said"; her line, "Be my little baby" comes from the chorus of the 1963 hit "Be My Baby" by The Ronettes, of which she was a member and sang the lead vocals
  • the biggest hit and the fifth of eleven Top-40 singles charted on the Hot 100 by Eddie Money in his career
  • on the record:
         Eddie Money - lead vocals
         Ronnie Spector - lead vocals
         John Nelson - guitar
         Arthur Barrow - bass, keyboards
         Richie Zito - keyboards
         Paul Hanson - saxophone
         Joe Pizzulo - backing vocals
         Mike Baird - drums
  • written by Michael Leeson, Peter Vale, Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry, Phil Spector (Greenwich, Barry and Spector wrote The Ronettes' "Be My Baby")
  • produced by Eddie Money, Richie Zito
  • Columbia Records label
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