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Ric Ocasek, visionary frontman of The Cars, dies at 75

Sep 16, 2019 - 1:57 PM

Ric is known as the singer-songwriter and rhythm guitarist of the group

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 6, 2015 US musician Ric Ocasek attends the 25th anniversary MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. - Ric Ocasek, frontman and lead singer of New Wave innovators The Cars, was found dead on September 15, 2019, police said. Under Ocasek's leadership, The Cars brought quirky electronic effects of New Wave to classically structured pop songs, generating a string of hits such as "You Might Think," "Shake It Up," and "Drive" in the 1980s. (Photo by Frazer Harrison / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)