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Elliot Easton (II)

Singer and guitarist Elliot Easton was born Elliot Steinberg on December 18, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York. He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Elliot joined the hugely popular, successful, and innovative New Wave synth-pop band the Cars as both a lead guitarist and backing vocalist in 1976 and remained a member of the ... See full bio »

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Jackie Brown
Jackie Brown Soundtrack
The Cars: Live
The Cars: Live Himself (guitar, backing vocals)
Essential Music Videos: Hits of the '80s
Essential Music Videos: Hits of the '80s Himself (segment "Drive")


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 1997 Jackie Brown (writer: "Monte Carlo Nights" (1995))
 1994 Your Personal Best with Elle MacPherson (Video) (performer: "As I Live and Breathe")
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 1984 The Cars: Heartbeat City (Video)
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 1984 The Cars: Heartbeat City (Video) (executive producer)
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 2006 Satan's Playground (special thanks)
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 2011 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
- The Cars (2011) ... Himself (as The Cars)
 2010 Ricky! The Movie
 2006 Roots of Reggae: The Ernest Ranglin Story (Video documentary short)
 2006 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Episode #2.154 (2006) ... Himself - Musical Guest (as The New Cars)
- Episode #2.113 (2006) ... Himself - Musical Guest (as The New Cars)
 2006 Rock n' Roll Fantasy Camp (TV Movie)
Himself - Camp Counselor
 2003 Essential Music Videos: Hits of the '80s (Video short)
Himself (segment "Drive") (as The Cars)
 2000 The Cars: Live (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (guitar, backing vocals)
 1978 My Best Friend's Girl (Video short)
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 2006 The Cars: Unlocked (Video)
Himself (guitar, backing vocals)

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Album: "Change No Change" (1985/Elektra Records)

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The Cars | The New Cars

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For director John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mar's soundtrack, music producer Bruce Robb called upon his talents, along with some other famous rock musician friends - legendary metal guitar player Steve Vai, Anthrax, and Guns N' Roses' guitarists Robin Finck and Buckethead. The results yielded an award-winning soundtrack, and Easton can been seen in the DVD behind-the-scenes bonus feature filmed while... See more »

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