Benjamin Orr

1947 - 2000

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Benjamin Orzechowski (September 8, 1947 – October 3, 2000), known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as the bassist, co-founder, and co-lead vocalist of the rock band the Cars. He sang lead vocals on several of their best known songs, including "Just What I Needed", "Let's Go" and "Drive". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Orr has received more than 2,363,189 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Benjamin Orr is the 1,634th most popular musician, the 8,243rd most popular biography from United States and the 689th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Benjamin Orr ranks 1,634 out of 2,675Before her are Afrojack, Narada Michael Walden, Iryna Bilyk, John Martyn, Nick Rhodes, and Yoko Shimomura. After her are Pete Quaife, Shannon Leto, Alex Turner, Alison Sudol, Michael Steele, and Topper Headon.

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Among people born in 1947, Benjamin Orr ranks 518Before her are Michèle Pierre-Louis, Giuseppe Savoldi, Glenn Cornick, Olivier Rolin, Dan Lauria, and Cindy Williams. After her are Julie Driscoll Tippetts, Ephraïm Inoni, Jane Curtin, Bob Houghton, Andrea Martin, and Rakhee Gulzar. Among people deceased in 2000, Benjamin Orr ranks 233Before her are Noor Jehan, Peter Dubovský, Paul Bartel, Antonio Maspes, Beah Richards, and Abraham Pais. After her are Malcolm Bradbury, Simeon Simeonov, Jules Roy, George Montgomery, Yuriy Lituyev, and Mildred Wiley.

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Among people born in United States, Benjamin Orr ranks 8,243 out of 15,968Before her are Richard Cheese (1965), Fred Alderman (1905), Annette Funicello (1942), Adina Porter (1971), Amy Yasbeck (1962), and John Henninger Reagan (1818). After her are Amanda Lepore (1967), Vondie Curtis-Hall (1950), Elizabeth Peña (1959), Michael Hoffman (1956), Ana Brenda Contreras (1986), and Kim Stanley (1925).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Benjamin Orr ranks 689Before her are Anthony Braxton (1945), Alan Jay Lerner (1918), The Game (1979), Tony MacAlpine (1960), Paul Motian (1931), and Narada Michael Walden (1952). After her are Shannon Leto (1970), Alison Sudol (1984), Michael Steele (1955), Erykah Badu (1971), Clem Burke (1954), and Paul Winter (1939).