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.
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.. CBS News - Published
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)
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