Bowling Green State University joins the world in mourning the loss of Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer Ric Ocasek, a BGSU student in the ’60s.

Sound archivist available to talk about Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, who passed away Sept. 15:

Bowling Green State University joins the world in mourning the loss of Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer Ric Ocasek, a BGSU student in the ’60s. As the frontman for the Cars, Ric Ocasek brought humor, quirkiness and smart, danceable New Wave sounds to pop/rock radio in the 70s and 80s. His continued work as a producer with acts like Weezer, Bad Brains and No Doubt cements his legacy as an important part of the pop music industry. He will be missed.

David R. Lewis
Sound Archivist, Assistant Professor
BGSU Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives

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