The Cars

Benjamin Orr Before the Cars
Before Benjamin Orr found fame with the Cars, he was just another Cleveland-area musician inspired by the Beatles' U.S. popularity to find success with his own band.
The Car That’s Parked, Permanently [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Benjamin Orr co-founded a music changing band that helped introduce ‘New Wave’ in the late 70s, into the 80s and beyond. He was born on this day in 1947, but in 2000, was taken by pancreatic cancer, but until that point he was the bass player and…
35 Years Ago: The Cars’ Debut Album Released
When the Cars’ self-titled debut album was released in 1978, rock music fans weren’t really sure what to make of it. The songs’ big hooks and melodies came from a recognizable place and sounded familiar enough to make the record an immediate hit. But the cold, steely approach to…