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Sep 18, 2019

Ep. 81. In light of Ric Ocasek's sudden and unexpected death over the weekend, John talks about the time Weezer covered a Cars song for a Cars movie soundtrack. He also discusses the band's long-ranging relationship with the Cars lead singer.


1. "You Might Think" (Weezer cover) on Spotify | Apple Music | YouTube

2. "You Might Think" (Cars original) on Spotify | Apple Music | YouTube

3. "Drive" on Spotify | Apple Music | YouTube

4. "Just What I Needed" (Cars original) on Spotify | Apple Music | YouTube

5. "Just What I Needed" (Weezer cover) on YouTube


1. "You Might Think" at

2. "Drive" at

3. "Just What I Needed" at


1. "You Might Think" at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia

2. Ric Ocasek at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia

3. "The Cars' Ric Ocasek Dead at 75" at Pitchfork

4. The Cars at Wikipedia

5. The Blue Album at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia

6. The Green Album at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia

7. Everything Will Be Alright in the End at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia

8. Heartbeat City at Wikipedia

9. "Drive" at Wikipedia

10. MTV Video Music Awards at Wikipedia

11. Cars 2 at Wikipedia

12. The Teal Album at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia

13. "Just What I Needed" at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia

14. Born in the U.S.A. at Wikipedia

15. John Luerssen's Rivers' Edge at Amazon

16. "Buddy Holly" at Wikipedia | Weezerpedia


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