Ric Ocasek

Red Hot Chili Peppers Honor Ric Ocasek With 'Just What I Needed' Cover

Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the latest to pay tribute to Ric Ocasek , the frontman for The Cars who passed away at the age of 75 earlier this month. At a show in Sigapore for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, the band ripped through their own muscular version of “Just What I Needed,” The...
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The Killers Honor Ric Ocasek by Covering "My Best Friend's Girlfriend" by The Cars

There has been an outpouring of tributes from fans and artists alike following the recent news of the death of The Cars frontman and founder Ric Ocasek. During their concert in Bethlehem, PA, The Killers honored the memory of the new wave legend by covering their hit song "My Best Friend's Girl"...
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Stephen Colbert Honors Ric Ocasek

News broke on September 15th that Ric Ocasek, frontman and founder of the pop/new wave band The Cars, had passed away at the age of 75. Since then there has been an outpouring of tributes and thanks from fans and artists alike. Among those fans is late-night host Stephen Colbert, who credits The...
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Remembering Ric Ocasek: 5 Favorite Videos from The Cars

Ric Ocasek passed away this weekend at the age of 75. The frontman for The Cars , which was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year, leaves behind decades of music, both as an artist and a producer. Starting with their debut album in 1978 packed with hits and timeless classics, The...
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