The Cars Lead Singer Ric Ocasek Dead at 75

(New York, NY) -- The lead singer of the rock band the Cars is dead. Ric Ocasek was found dead at his home in New York Sunday. He was 75.

Ocasek and the Cars were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just last year.

The Cars gained fame with their first album, The Cars, which sold some six million copies and stayed on the Billboard 200 chart for 139 weeks. The Cars broke up in 1988, but reunited to release the album 'Move Like This' in 2011.

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