|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
Diane Champion Brocker
Added: Dec. 2, 2016
You leave me up in the air today and brush my (thinning) rock and roll hair. I love and miss you Ben|
Added: Nov. 28, 2016
Stay the night is one of my favorite songs... So glad your voice is still out there to be heard...Rest in Peace, Ben.|
Added: Nov. 27, 2016
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