Ric Ocasek, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and frontman for The Cars, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment over the weekend. He was 75.
"The music world is mourning Ric Ocasek, the frontman and lead singer for The Cars, who was found dead in his New York home on Sunday."
BREAKING: Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars, Dies at 75 https://t.co/tWycXQip0F— Variety (@Variety) September 16, 2019
Ric Ocasek, one of the most gifted songwriter/ producers of the post-punk era has passed. He was so kind and his music was a gift to us all. Thank you for the hooks and the music, Ric. https://t.co/XFncilymB3— Brian Ray (@brianrayguitar) September 16, 2019
“You can’t be loved by everybody. I know that, and I’ve really come to accept it. That denial of love, in fact, eases my mind,” Ric Ocasek told us in 1980. Read our cover story on the Cars https://t.co/bfU4OGHUao pic.twitter.com/02KA1vuSwz— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) September 16, 2019
The first Cars album is literally perfect; there might not be a better debut ever. The rest of the catalog is untouchable.— scharpling (@scharpling) September 16, 2019
Ric Ocasek was the architect. Nobody could combine pop hits with straight up weirdness like he could.
What a body of work, what a cool guy. Rest in power.
The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek has passed away at the age of 75 in his Manhattan home, according to several New York news outlets. https://t.co/0xHS2YMXg4— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) September 16, 2019
BREAKING: New York police say Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars, found dead in Manhattan apartment. https://t.co/q0tGaa9Z0H— The Associated Press (@AP) September 16, 2019
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