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30 Years Ago: The Cars Release ‘Heartbeat City’

They started the '80s on a relative low note, with the critical and commercial comedown of 1980's poorly received 'Panorama' album, but the Cars bounced back with 'Shake It Up' the following year -- and then they really hit their stride with their next release, 1984's 'Heartbeat City.'

Released on March 13, 1984, the band's fifth studio LP

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37 Years Ago: The Cars Play Their First Show

By most accounts, Ric Ocasek and Ben Orr's first band was a total failure. In 1976, the duo -- which actually went by the name Ocasek & Orr at first -- picked up a few members, became Cap'n Swing and gigged around Boston. But they didn't really catch on. By the end of the year they had a new name, and on New Year's Eve, they made their public debut. It was only a matter of time before the Cars would drive straight onto radio playlists.

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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.

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Rock Quiz: Benjamin Orr [October 3]

Q) On this day in 2000, Cars bassist Benjamin Orr died of cancer at the age of 53. Benjamin sang lead on the groups’ only Top Three single. Which song?

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