|Birth: ||Sep. 8, 1947|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 2000|
Musician. In 1976, he and Ric Ocasek co-founded the rock group The Cars in Boston. He was their bass player and sang lead vocals on their hit songs "Just What I Needed", "Let's Go", "Candy-O", and their biggest hit "Drive". Orr also had a post-Cars solo hit "Stay The Night". His last years were spent in Atlanta, where he formed the band Big People with musicians from other classic rock outfits, which included Ted Nugent sideman Derek St. Holmes, .38 Special guitarist Jeff Carlisi and Billy Joel's drummer, Liberty DeVito.
Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer
Saint Patrick Cemetery
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 09, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 12816
Added: Apr. 14, 2014
FAMOUS BENJAMIN, thanks for the music. jr. is doing very well you have a lot to be proud of. take care and enjoy the races.|
Added: Apr. 3, 2014
Cheers, Benjamin, you loved your beer! Spring is here and the snow will soon be gone. Loved and missed every day|
Added: Mar. 31, 2014
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