Born on this day in 1944, in Baltimore, Maryland, musician and record producer, Ric Ocasek. Ocasek is know for being the frontman of The Cars. He also produced records by Weezer, Bad Brains, Guided By Voices and No Doubt.
Released as as single in October, 1984, Hello Again, from The Cars‘ Lp, Heartbeat City. Cracking the top twenty, it was the last single in a slew of hit singles from that Lp, including; You Might Think, Magic, and Drive.
The Cars‘ Shake It Up was released as a single, from their Shake it Up Lp, on November 9th, 1981. It reached the Billboard Top Ten, and stayed there well into 1982.