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  1. New Album From Ringo StarrRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KLOU-FM Saint Louis

    It's his first album to include a song written and recorded with his All Starr Band , which includes Toto guitarist Steve Lukather , Todd Rundgren , former Santana and Journey singer-keyboardist Gregg Rolie and others. The album also features guest appearances from his brother-in-law Joe Walsh , Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers ' keyboardist Benmont Tench , Richard Marx and Peter Frampton .


  2. Mike Porcaro: Innovative bass guitarist whose abilities helped make...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A dexterous player and experienced session musician who pioneered the use of the five-string bass guitar in pop, Mike Porcaro proved a natural fit when he joined the US soft rock group Toto in 1982 as a replacement for the departing founder member David Hungate.


  3. Ringo Starr focuses on the next moveRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... chuckle, he added, "I've been saying I'm only doing it so Paul can have a night out." "I sure am happy for it," said Toto lead guitarist Steve Lukather, who has been a prominent member of Starr's touring All-Starr Band for three years. "There would ...


  4. Silk Degrees launched Boz Scaggs' solo career, and Toto too:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Something Else! Reviews

    ... No. 38 in 1976. But then came "Lowdown," a Grammy-award winning No. 3 smash co-written with David Paich, later of Toto fame. It also streaked to No. 5 on both the R&B and the now-defunct disco charts. Scaggs' career was, after a two-album late-1960s ...


  5. Toto hold the line on terrific new studio album XIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    I was just a fourth-grade paperboy when Toto charted with "Roseanna" and "Africa," rocking my pubescent world with their exotic polyrhythms and insane vocal harmonies. We didn't know then that these were the same dudes behind "Hold the Line" and "I'll Supply the Love," but something about those Toto IV smashes told me we'd enjoy the band's backlog, too.


  6. Toto, "Manuela Run" from Toto (1978): Toto TuesdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Something Else! Reviews

    "Manuela Run" contains all the Toto factors already discussed in this series, and adds in lead vocals by writer David Paich. Interestingly, the song may be the weakest one on side one, yet "Manuela Run" is hardly weak.


  7. ...Read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Toto's Steve Lukather Says Band Is "Coming to Grips" with Mike Porcaro's Death as New Album Hits Stores It's been a bittersweet month for Toto . On March 15, the veteran rock band's longtime bass player Mike Porcaro lost his battle with Lou Gehrig's disease and was laid to rest just a few days before the release this past Monday of the group's new studio album, Toto XIV .


  8. Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 29-April 4Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    March 29: Host John McLaughlin is 88. Comedian Eric Idle is 72. Singer Bobby Kimball of Toto is 68. Actor Bud Cort is 67. Actor Brendan Gleeson is 60. Actor Christopher Lambert is 58. Singer Perry Farrell of Porno for Pyros and Jane's Addiction is 56. Comedian Amy Sedaris is 54. Model Elle Macpherson is 52. Singer-harmonica player John Popper of Blues Traveler is 48. Actress Lucy Lawless is 47. Country singer Regina Leigh of Regina Regina is 47. Country singer Brady Seals is 46. March 30: TV personality Peter Marshall is 89. Actor Richard Dysart is 86. Actor John Astin is 85. Actor Warren Beatty is 78. Drummer Graeme Edge of the Moody Blues is 74. Musician Eric Clapton is 70. Actor Robbie Coltrane is 65. Actor Paul Reiser is 58. Rapper MC Hammer is 52. Actor Ian Ziering is 51. Singer Tracy Chapman is 51. TV host Piers Morgan is 50. Actress Donna D'Errico is 47. Singer Celine Dion is 47.


  9. Ringo Starr ready to shine at the Brandt CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Regina Leader Post

    ... Blues Band. The induction ceremony is scheduled for April 18. Starr's All-Starr Band is comprised of Steve Lukather of Toto, Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie (a founding member of Santana), Richard Page of Mister Mister, Warren Ham and Gregg Bissonette. ...


  10. Ringo Starr Announces Canadian Tour DatesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Digital Post Production

    ... to stop playing with coast-to-coast across North America from October 1 to October 31. -- Steve Lukather (from the band Toto) -- Todd Rundgren (Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and record producer) -- Gregg Rolie (founding member and original voice ...


  11. Twisted Sister, Adrenaline Mob Drummer AJ Pero Passes Away At 55 [News]Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 |

    ... out. RIP." Within just one week, we lost five titans of rock - Soft Machine / Gong mastermind Daevid Allen on March 13, Toto bassist Mike Porcaro on March 15, Free bassist Andy Fraser and Molly Hatchet drummer Bruce Crump on March 17, and now AJ ...


  12. Ex-Beatle Ringo to appear in Victoria this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Peninsula Daily News

    Ringo Starr will appear in Victoria on Oct. 8 at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre arena, promoters said this week. The Beatles drummer will be joined at the concert by a cast of bandmates in his All-Starr Band, including solo artist Todd Rundgren, Toto guitarist Steve Lukather, ex-Journey keyboardist and Santana singer Gregg Rolie, Mr. Mister singer Richard Page, former Bread saxophonist Warren Ham and session drummer Gregg Bissonette.


  13. Ringo Starr coming to SOECRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 |

    ... of Santana and Journey; Gregg Bissonnette of the David Lee Roth band; Richard Page of Mr. Mister and Steve Lukather of Toto. Carla Seddon, director of marketing for the SOEC said "At this time we officially have no comment about the show. All I can ...


  14. The Greatest Films of Mario Monicelli: From Lowbrow Farce to High...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... insecure, part-time actress, Anna Magnani dashes about like a manic Lucille Ball. Her best friend is the rubber-faced Toto, a fellow actor who can barely scrape together enough coins for a phone call. American actor Ben Gazzara portrays Lello, a ...


  15. A.J. Pero, Twisted Sister drummer, dead at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CNN

    A.J. Pero , a longtime drummer for the metal band Twisted Sister, died on Friday, March 20, according to the band's Facebook page and Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider. He was 55. For more than two decades, bassist Mike Porcaro was a rock star with the band Toto, playing venues around the world.


  16. Andy Fraser: A bassist whose rumbling sound allowed Free to soarRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... another of the great masters of four strings who came out of the British rock explosion of the 1960s and early '70s. Toto lead guitarist Steve Lukather spoke to The Times on Monday following the death Sunday of the band's longtime bassist, Mike ...


  17. For the recordRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Mike Porcaro: In the March 17 California section, the obituary of Mike Porcaro, former bass player with the rock group Toto, said that he was born in Hartford, Conn. He was born in South Windsor, Conn. Sturtevant: In the Spring Arts Preview in the ...


  18. Toto bassist Mike Porcaro dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KITV-TV

    For over two decades, bassist Mike Porcaro was a rock star with the band Toto, playing venues around the world. Now, the music world is mourning the death of Porcaro, who died after a battle with Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS.


  19. Noteworthy DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Arkansas Online

    Bassist for Grammy-winning group LOS ANGELES -- Mike Porcaro, who was the son and brother of prominent musicians and carved out a long, successful career as the bass player for the Grammy-winning pop group Toto, has died at age 59.


  20. Mike Porcaro | Bassist for Grammy-winning band Toto, 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 |

    In this Feb. 23, 1983 file photo, band members, from left, Jeff Porcaro, Steve Porcaro, Michael Porcaro, Dave Paich, Dave Herngate, Bobby Kimball and Steve Lukather, of Toto pose after winning six Grammys during the 25th Annual Grammy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. Mike Porcaro, who was the son and brother of prominent musicians and carved out a long, successful career as the bass player for the Grammy-winning pop group Toto, has died at age 59. Porcaro died Sunday, March 15, 2015, Toto's publicist Keith Hagen told The Associated Press.