Click on the artist(s) name to check out their "artist Essential"

Graham Nash
Stevie Nicks
Sting
Talking Heads
The Guess Who
More Links



The Cars

In an era dominated by big hair and even bigger egos, The Cars are remembered as a quirky and reluctant force in the music world. Taking the organic simplicity of 70s rock and in turn adopting the onset of synthesizers, the Cars fashioned a distant, yet surprisingly sincere crop of new wave hits. With Ric Ocasek's delivery conjuring Lou Reed, The Cars success began in the late 1970s with songs like "Just What I Needed" and "Good Times Roll." As one of the first bands to embrace the visual medium pioneered by MTV, The Cars achieved widespread success with their then-eye-popping computer-generated video for "You Might Think" in 1984. After achieving a level of superstardom in the mid-1980s, the customary "kiss of death" occurred once the members decided to pursue solo careers. The Cars broke up in 1988, seeing Ocasek move on to enjoy a successful career as a producer for popular contemporary groups like Weezer and No Doubt.

Written by: Jarrett Hothan

http://www.thecarszone.com/index.cfm/pk/thecars/ac/home

Wolfgang's Vault Information


Advisory Board Login

Login to access chat and Drive Contests
Not a member? Sign up here.

Email Address:  
 
OR
 
Login via
Friday, Apr 25, 2014
3:00am
Overnight Album Side
Marshall Tucker Band
7:00am
Milestones in Rock
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1975
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
Blues Magoos
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
Pink Floyd
10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1975
6:00pm
$1,000 Song of The Day
Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014
11:00pm
The Deep End
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014
7:00am
Rock 'n Roll Roots
(3hrs)
8:00pm
Sunday Night Star
Doug Kostanski of Chicago (1hrs)
9:00pm
The Classics
(2hrs)
Monday, Apr 28, 2014
3:00am
Overnight Album Side
Foreigner