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https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ric-ocasek-dead-lead-singer-cars-was-75-1239832

Ric Ocasek, Lead Singer of The Cars, Dies at 75

5:45 PM PDT 9/15/2019 by Ashley Iasimone, Billboard , Kimberly Nordyke

 

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He was found unresponsive Sunday at his East 19th Street residence in Manhattan, according to police.

Ric Ocasek, frontman of pioneering new wave rock band The Cars, died on Sunday after being found unresponsive in his Manhattan townhouse, New York City police confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The Cars’ singer, rhythm guitarist and primary songwriter was 75. The cause of death is not yet known. 

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7 minutes ago, Glen said:

not a huge cars fan but Drive is a top 10 ballad ever for me.

RIP 

That's a nice tune. Always liked it but never knew who performed it. Very nice.

R.I.P. 

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