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    Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    5. Candy-O
    4. Bye Bye Love
    3. Dangerous Type
    2. Just What I Needed
    1. You're All I've Got Tonight


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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Can't help but get involved in these. Even though I'm not a HUGE fan:

    1. Since You're Gone
    2. You're All I've Got Tonight
    3. You Might Think
    4. Just What I Needed
    5. Tonight She Comes



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    So...this is a band?



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Moving in Stereo
    My Best Friend's Girl



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    So...this is a band?

    Wow...can't believe I read this


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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Moving in Stereo
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    All of the songs mentioned so far are great. "Moving in Stereo" gets special mention, however, because of the image it provokes from "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." Those who have seen it know what and who I'm talking about!

    I will throw an obscure song out there. "Strap Me In" from their album "Door to Door" has always been one of my favorites. That's probably their worst album, IMO.



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Don't know about the rest of the top 5 but number 1 is easy Magic.


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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Just What I Needed
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    Shake It Up


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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Moving in Stereo
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    These need to be in top five. Mainly songs off the 1st two albums. After that they got a little too commercial, MTVish. Sold out and went for the easy bucks like ZZ Top.



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    I love "Hello Again." I also love to crank "Moving In Stereo."




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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Quote Originally Posted by BMFClone View Post
    5. Candy-O
    4. Bye Bye Love
    3. Dangerous Type
    2. Just What I Needed
    1. You're All I've Got Tonight
    I saw them in concert in 1985. They came out without saying a work to the audience, played their songs exactly how they sounded on the album and then left the stage without a word. Great songs but kind of a disappointing concert. Still, you have to respect a guy as ugly as Rick Ocasek getting a girl like Paulina Porizkova!



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Definitely agree with most of the suggestions so far. I would like plug their new album. Very good. Sounds like it could have been released in the 1980s. Great retro vibe that works. I had it on heavy rotation after it released...



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Just What I Needed
    Magic
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    Not sure honestly as I don't know the corpus, but Al's list looks pretty good to me.



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    Quote Originally Posted by OPButtrey View Post
    I saw them in concert in 1985. They came out without saying a work to the audience, played their songs exactly how they sounded on the album and then left the stage without a word. Great songs but kind of a disappointing concert. Still, you have to respect a guy as ugly as Rick Ocasek getting a girl like Paulina Porizkova!
    That was kind of their M.O. I had the Heartbeat City tour video and it was the same deal: all about the music and not about the talking. Maybe they were sort of shy fellows, who knows? I guess I'd rather have them get up there and be who they are than something they're not.



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    Re: Top 5 "The Cars" Songs........

    1. My Best Friend's Girl
    2. Double Life
    3. Just What I Needed
    4. Bye Bye Love
    5. Since You're Gone

    My Candy O 8-track got destroyed in the player a few years ago. That album is half the reason I had an 8-track player in the first place.


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