♪ ♪ ♪ CHRIS. SARAH: THE DEATH OF A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL LEGEND THE CARS FRONT MAN, DIES. CHRIS: ALSO STREAMING ON “CBSN LOS ANGELES, FOUNDING MEMBER AND LEAD SINGER OF THE BAND ALSO INDUCTEE INTO THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HALL OF FAME. TEXT LONG AND REMARKABLE CAREER. IT WAS HARD REMARKABLE CAREER. IS THE LEGEND IN MUSIC. ICONS OF HIS ERA THEY ARE REMEMBERING HIS LIVE AND HIS LEGACY. ♪ ♪ THE CARS SPEND DECADES IN FRONT OF THEM WE PUT THE LEAD SINGER OF THE 75 -YEAR-OLD WAS FOUND IN RESPONSIBLE IN HIS APARTMENT ON SUNDAY. UNRESPONSIVE. JUST LAST YEAR IN THE CARS WERE INDUCTED INTO THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HALL OF FAME. IN A YEAR AGO HIS WIFE OF 28 YEARS, SUPERMODEL HELENA ANNOUNCED THEY WERE NO LONGER TOGETHER. THE TWO MET ON THE SET OF THE MUSIC VIDEO, DRIVING. IN A NEWSPAPER NEW YORK REPORTS, IT WAS SHE WHO FOUND HIM AT HIS APARTMENT AND CALLED 911. ♪ ♪ FROM 1978, 22011, THE CARS RELEASED SEVEN ALBUMS AND RACKED UP MORE THAN A DOZEN HITS. MOST OF THEM, AND THE MUSIC VIDEO ERA. ♪ ♪ EVEN WINNING THE FIRST EVER MTP MUSIC AWARD FOR YOU MIGHT THINK, IN TV NEWS TWEETED THE CARS WERE THE FIRST MAN I SAW THAT QUALIFIED AS NEW WAVE. THEIR SINS AND LEATHER WERE IS IT TOO PRICEY FOR FOLKS. LONG GONE. AND NOW CORRECT TO, A SWEET GUY. FELLOWS 80s BILLY IDOL, SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT RICK O’CASEY, REST IN PEACE. THE BAND WE THERE IS ALSO MORNING TRADING IN PART THAT WAS HER FAMILY IS DEVASTATED BY THE LOSS OF OUR FRIEND AND MENTOR. WE MISS HIM FOREVER AND WILL FOREVER CHERISH THE PRECIOUS TIMES WE GOT TO WORK AND HANG OUT WE PUT HIM. REST IN PEACE AND ROCK ON WE LOVE YOU. RIC OCASEK. SARAH: THE CAUSE OF DEATH IS STILL UNKNOWN BUT POLICE SAY THERE WAS NO SIGNS OF FOUL PLAY.