What happened to the lead singer of the cars?

What happened to the lead singer of the cars?

The lead singer and songwriter for the pop new wave band The Cars has died. Ric Ocasek was one of the most popular artists from the MTV generation. He died yesterday. He was found unconscious in his home in Manhattan according to NYPD.

What did Rick OK sick die from?

He had been recovering from surgery. The Chief Medical Examiner office reported that Ocasek died from natural causes. He suffered from both hypertensive heart and coronary artery disease.

Who is the lead singer of cars?

Ric Ocasek

Where is Benjamin Orr buried?

St Patrick Cemetery, Ohio, United States

Who from the cars died?

Benjamin Orr

Did Rick Ocasek die?


How old is Elliot Easton from The Cars?

67 years (December 18, 1953)

What guitar does Elliot Easton play?

Easton has endorsement relationships with Fender and Gretsch, and has played, and currently plays, a two-pickup Gibson SG Custom without the standard middle pickup. He also switches to a Custom Shop Telecaster or a G&L ASAT that he uses from time to time.

Is Elliot Easton a good guitarist?

As lead guitarist for 18 years with The Cars. Elliot has sold over 30 million records worldwide. Well respected in the guitar community, Elliot’s reputation is that of a tasteful musician with a knack for coming up with memorable solos, great tones and an uncanny ear for creating “hooks” on pop records.

Where is Elliot Easton from?

Brooklyn, New York, United States

What guitars did the cars use?

Elliot and Rick used Dean guitars (Cadillac) and Marshalls for a lot of stuff.

What was the cars first big hit?

The band’s debut album The Cars was released in June 1978, reaching No. 18 on the Billboard 200. “Just What I Needed” was released as the debut single from the album, followed by “My Best Friend’s Girl” and “Good Times Roll”, all three charting on the Billboard Hot 100.

Did Benjamin Orr write any cars songs?

“Just What I Needed” It is still, in many ways, the definitive Cars song and has lost none of its zest over the years. Benjamin Orr’s perfect vocal completes a piece of three-minute pop perfection, the way it was meant to be.

Who is the girl in the cars shake it up video?

actress Tara Shannon

Who wrote the song Drive by The Cars?

Who sings this is not a driveby?


What movie had the song Drive by The Cars?


What kind of car does Adam Sandler drive?

Cadillac Escalade