Eddie worked with music artists like Elvis Presley and Ronnie Milsap.
Eddie's first record contract was with 20th Century Records.
Eddie started playing the guitar at the age of 12.
Although Eddie wasn't a smoker, he died of lung cancer as a result of performing in smoky clubs often in his career.
His song "Drivin' My Life Away" was part of the soundtrack on Roadie and Black Dog.
He was of Irish descent from his parent's side.
Eddie's height was 6'3" (1.91m).
He signed up with Elektra Records in 1974.
His song I Love a Rainy Night appears in the game "Grand Theft Auto San Andreas".
He won an American Music Award for Best Pop Male Vocalist in 1981.