Benjamin Orr, American singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1947) died on October 3, 2000.

Benjamin Orzechowski, known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American bassist and singer 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". He also had a moderate solo hit with "Stay the Night".

Benjamin Orr, American singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1947) died on October 3, 2000.

October 3, 2000

Benjamin Orr, American singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1947) died on October 3, 2000.

Benjamin Orzechowski, known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American bassist and singer 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". He also had a moderate solo hit with "Stay the Night".