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    RIP Ric Ocasek

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    Had no idea he passed so did a quick search and DAMN........75 years old.

    https://deadline.com/2019/09/ric-oca...75-1202735526/

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    Really groundbreaking band...a slew of big hits over many years, but that first album holds so many memories for me...
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    Same here, in fact still have their first album on vinyl. Bass player Benjamin Orr was also a great singer and passed in 2000 or 2001. They had a groove that just got your toes tappin'.



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    Ben actually sang pretty much all but a few songs, but Ric's presence as 'front man' gave the band a lot of mojo.
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    I never spent much of my money on "albums". Always had better plans for my $$$ but I did have The Cars first album.



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    Damn.......they be falling like flies in a gassed room.
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    They were the Sound that a Generation really liked (The Cars ) and Ric was the real deal (That Stan Ridgeway aspired to be )

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    I liked The Cars. He sure was skinny, and a character.
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    The Cars keyboards were like comparing “ Kraftwerk “ to “ Devo “ it was that blatant

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