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The Cars

The Cars were an American New Wave band, one of the most popular to emerge out of the early punk scene in the late 1970s and made contact to Elektra Records in 1977 (1977 in music). Ric Ocasek and Ben Orr led the band through five years of dominance on the charts, culminating with 1984's Heartbeat City, which included the hit singles "Magic", "Drive" and "You Might Think" (see 1984 in music). After the resulting period of superstardom, the Cars released their last album in 1987 and broke up in 1988 (1988 in music).

The Cars Discography
Year Title Label
1978 The Cars Elektra Records
1979 Candy-O Elektra Records
1980 Panorama Elektra Records
1981 Shake It Up Elektra Records
1984 Heartbeat City Elektra Records
1985 The Cars Greatest Hits Elektra Records
1987 Door to Door Elektra Records