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The Cars was an American New Wave rock group from Boston, Massachusetts. Formed in 1976, they released their first single and LP two years later. Initially a guitar-driven rock act with some progressive keyboard accompaniment, after their first album they rapidly moved toward a heavily synth-based, pop-rock sound, then disbanded in 1988. Line-up: Ric Ocasek (vocals, guitar), Benjamin Orr (real name: Benjamin Orzechowski - vocals, bass), Elliot Easton (guitar), Greg Hawkes (keyboards, sax) and David Robinson (drums).

The Cars were one of the most successful American New Wave bands to emerge in the late 1970s, and in the ensuing decade the band racked up a string of platinum albums and Top 40 singles.

In 2006, Greg Hawkes and Elliot Easton, together with Todd Rundgren and Kasim Sulton (both of Utopia) and Prairie Prince (formerly of The Tubes) formed The New Cars and played mainly original Cars material live.

In 2011 The Cars (without Benjamin Orr who had passed away on October 4, 2000) released a new album and went on tour again with Greg Hawkes taking over on bass and Ric Ocasek as sole lead singer.

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018, and reunited once more to perform at the induction ceremony. Ric Ocasek passed away on September 15, 2019.
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The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl album art The Cars My Best Friend's Girl (Single) Elektra US 1978 Sell This Version
The Cars - Just What I Needed album art The Cars Just What I Needed (Single) Elektra South Africa 1978 Sell This Version
ELK 12.325 The Cars - All Mixed Up album art The Cars All Mixed Up(7", Single) Elektra ELK 12.325 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
The Cars - Double Life album art The Cars Double Life (Single) Elektra Canada 1979 Sell This Version
The Cars - It's All I Can Do album art The Cars It's All I Can Do (Single) Elektra US 1979 Sell This Version
The Cars - Good Times Roll album art The Cars Good Times Roll (Single) Elektra US 1978 Sell This Version
The Cars - Let's Go album art The Cars Let's Go (Single) Elektra US 1979 Sell This Version
The Cars - Gimme Some Slack / Don´t Go To Pieces album art The Cars Gimme Some Slack / Don´t Go To Pieces (Single) Elektra Canada 1980 Sell This Version
The Cars - Touch And Go album art The Cars Touch And Go (Single) Elektra US 1980 Sell This Version
The Cars - Don't Tell Me No album art The Cars Don't Tell Me No (Single) Elektra US 1980 Sell This Version
The Cars - Victim Of Love album art The Cars Victim Of Love (Single) Elektra US 1981 Sell This Version
The Cars - Since You're Gone album art The Cars Since You're Gone (Single) Elektra US 1981 Sell This Version
The Cars - Shake It Up album art The Cars = カーズ* The Cars = カーズ* - Shake It Up (Single) Elektra Japan 1981 Sell This Version
The Cars - Shake It Up / Since You're Gone album art The Cars Shake It Up / Since You're Gone (Single) Elektra Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
The Cars - Let's Go / It's All I Can Do album art The Cars Let's Go / It's All I Can Do (Single) Elektra Argentina 1979 Sell This Version
PROMO 147 The Cars - Pretty Woman / Shake It Up album art Van Halen / The Cars Van Halen / The Cars - Pretty Woman / Shake It Up(7", Jukebox, Promo) Warner Bros. Records, Elektra PROMO 147 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
K13187, EF 90467 The Cars - Think It Over album art The Cars Think It Over(7", Single) Elektra, Elektra K13187, EF 90467 UK 1982 Sell This Version
The Cars - Magic album art The Cars Magic (Maxi, Single) Elektra Canada 1984 Sell This Version
The Cars - You Might Think / Magic album art The Cars You Might Think / Magic (Single) Elektra Canada 1984 Sell This Version
The Cars - Drive album art The Cars Drive (Single, Maxi) Elektra, Elektra, Elektra Canada 1984 Sell This Version
The Cars - Why Can't I Have You album art The Cars Why Can't I Have You (Single) Elektra, Elektra US 1984 Sell This Version
The Cars - Drive / Hello Again album art The Cars Drive / Hello Again (Single) Elektra US 1984 Sell This Version
The Cars - You Might Think album art The Cars = カーズ* The Cars = カーズ* - You Might Think (Single, Maxi) Elektra Japan 1984 Sell This Version
The Cars - Hello Again album art The Cars Hello Again (Single, Maxi) Elektra Canada 1984 Sell This Version
WEA 164 PRO The Cars Magic / Hello Again(7", Promo) Elektra WEA 164 PRO South Africa 1984 Sell This Version