The Cars Frontman Rick Ocasek Dies At Age 75

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Ric Ocasek, frontman and co-founder of The Cars, has died at the age of 75, according to reports. 

Over the weekend, police received a call regarding an unconscious male at a Manhattan townhouse. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Cars – who Ocasek co-founded with Benjamin Orr in 1976 – first came to prominence with their self-titled, 1978 debut album.

Featuring hits, such as My Best Friend’s Girl and Just What I Needed and Good Times Roll, the chart climbing album went 6x Platinum.

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