Credit: Jeff Albertson

BY THE NUMBERS: The Cars

You might think The Cars' induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is long overdue, and there are plenty of stats to back that up that claim.  In honor of the band's induction, here are some important numbers in The Cars' history.

  • Number of members being inducted:  5
    • Ric Ocasek
    • Greg Hawkes
    • Elliot Easton
    • David Robinson
    • Benjamin Orr
  • Year formed:  1976
  • Years eligible for Rock Hall:  15 (First eligible 2003.)
  • Studio Albums Released:  7
    • The Cars (1978)
    • Candy-O (1979)
    • Panorama (1980)
    • Shake It Up (1981)
    • Heartbeat City (1984)
    • Door to Door (1987)
    • Move Like This (2011)
  • Albums sold in the United States:  23 Million
  • Billboard Hot 100 Singles: 18
    • "Drive" - #3
    • "Shake It Up" - #4
    • "Tonight She Comes" - #7
    • "You Might Think" - #7
    • "Magic" - #12
    • "Let's Go" - #14
    • "You Are The Girl" - #17
    • "Hello Again" - #20
    • "Just What I Needed" - #27
    • "I'm Not The One" - #32
    • "Why Can't I Have You" - #33
    • "My Best Friend's Girl" - #35
    • "Touch and Go" - #37
    • "It's All I Can Do" - #41
    • "Good Times Roll" - #41
    • "Since You're Gone" - #41
    • "Coming Up You" - #74
    • "Strap Me In" - #85

 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.