R.I.P. Ric Ocasek

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R.I.P. Ric Ocasek
Old 09-15-2019, 11:14 PM
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Default R.I.P. Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek, lead singer and founder of The Cars, was found dead in his home in NYC today. He was 75. The Cars were a great band, very popular while I was in high school and college.
Born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. Chicago 1979 to 1986. Northwest Suburbs of Chicago - Schaumburg since 1988.
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Old 09-16-2019, 08:28 AM
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Unfortunately when so many older acts are performing again, the Cars haven't been able so much because Benjamin Orr, who sang Drive (their biggest hit) and Just what I Needed (their first hit) died back in 2000 of cancer. Rik sang lead on about a 1/3 of their songs and they have performed a handful of times with him handling all the vocals. They had a lot of hits for a new wave band, one of my favorites.

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Old 09-16-2019, 07:26 PM
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A great band; kind of quirky and times, but still a great band.
For each of us, life is a journey. Where has your life taken you? Your entire life leads to the next step, the chance to define yourself by where you're headed, instead of where you stand. Today is the day you introduce yourself to your destiny.
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