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Tim McGraw recently recorded  The Cars 1980’s hit “Drive.”

This morning (9/16), Tim took to Instagram to share his sadness at The Cars’ lead singer Ric Ocasek’s death over the weekend. He posted, “Man…so saddened to hear about the passing of Ric Ocasek, lead singer of @thecars , and legendary producer to many. His music was inspirational to me. Our thoughts go out to all of his family, friends, and fans.”

Man...so saddened to hear about the passing of Ric Ocasek, lead singer of @thecars , and legendary producer to many. His music was inspirational to me. Our thoughts go out to all of his family, friends, and fans.

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The New York Post is reporting that Ocasek appeared to have died from natural causes.