The Cars

ABOUT

The Cars were a highly acclaimed and influential new wave/power pop band from Boston, MA led by Ric Ocasek that became famous beginning in the late 1970s. Their best known songs include "Just What I Needed" (1978), "Shake It Up" (1981), "You Might Think" (1984), and "Drive" (1984), the latter of which topped the Adult Contemporary chart. The Cars were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.


Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Just What I Needed (1978)
  • Let's Go (1979)
  • Shake It Up (1981)
  • Drive (1984)
  • Hello Again (1984)
  • Magic (1984)
  • You Might Think (1984)
  • Tonight She Comes (1985)
  • I'm Not The One (1986)
  • You Are The Girl (1987)

Pop charts debut year: 1978

Years active: 1976-1988; 2000; 2010-2020

Genres: New wave, pop rock, power pop

Labels: Elektra, Concord

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