August 14

The Cars – Just What I Needed (Live on The Midnight Special in 1978)

Larry Gatlin captures The Cars popularity in his introduction of the band:

Live audiences love them and critics are already comparing their work to Queen and David Bowie. From the Back Bay of Boston, here are The Cars!

Here are The Cars doing “Just What I Needed” on Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special in 1978. We’ve posted a video of them doing “Let’s Go” the following year.