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American pop-rock band

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The Cars: American pop-rock band
The Cars were an American rock band formed in Boston in 1976. Emerging from the new wave scene in the late 1970s, the line-up consisted of singer, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter Ric Ocasek; bassist and singer Benjamin Orr; lead guitarist Elliot Easton; keyboardist Greg Hawkes; and drummer David Robinson.


Passage: The Cars' Ric Ocasek and journalist Cokie Roberts

"Sunday Morning" remembers the rock guitarist and lead vocalist for the 1970s-'80s rock band, and the pioneering broadcast journalist for NPR and ABC
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Ric Ocasek's family says The Cars frontman died 'peacefully' in his sleep

Ric Ocasek's family has issued a statement about The Cars frontman's death. Paula Porizkova, the rocker's estranged wife, posted to Instagram Monday.
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Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75 [Video]Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75

Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1970s and 80s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 75. Zachary Goelman reports.

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The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75 [Video]The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75

The frontman for rock band The Cars, Ric Ocasek, has been found dead in a Manhattan apartment at the age of 75. The Cars' chart-topping hits in the late 1970s and 1980s included Just What I Needed,..

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The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek found dead

Ric Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars, was found dead Sunday in his Manhattan apartment. The Cars' chart-topping hits in the late 1970s and 1980s included "Just What I Needed," "Shake It Up" and..
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ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, Jojo Rabbit, Box Office

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75; "Jojo Rabbit" wins Toronto's sought-after audience award; "It" is tops again, "Hustlers" full of flash at box office. (Sept. 16)  
USATODAY.com - Published

'His music was a gift to us all': Music industry mourns The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek

"He was always as generous as could be with his time and care," band Weezer wrote of its former producer, Ric Ocasek. The Cars frontman died Sunday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman, has died in New York City

The New York Police Department said there was no sign of foul play and that the medical examiner has yet to determine a cause of death
CBS News - Published

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for new-wave icons The Cars, found dead at 75

New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.
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