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Bobby Kimball, former Toto frontman: Something Else! Interview

Bobby Kimball, former Toto frontman: Something Else! Interview

Ex-Toto singer Bobby Kimball joins Preston Frazier to discuss his powerful new solo album ‘We’re Not in Kansas Anymore.’

Bobby Kimball – We’re Not in Kansas Anymore (2017)

Bobby Kimball – We’re Not in Kansas Anymore (2017)

Bobby Kimball’s voice, which has lost little of its range and emotional presence, elevates ‘We’re Not in Kansas Anymore.’

Toto, “We Made It” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “We Made It” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

Toto’s “We Made It” is often overlooked, yet the David Paich/Jeff Porcaro collaboration offers so much more than meets the ear.

Toto, “Good For You” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Good For You” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

Co-written by Tot’s Steve Lukather and Bobby Kimball, ‘Good For You’ was one of the strongest songs not to be issued as a single from ‘Toto IV.’

Toto, “Make Believe” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Make Believe” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

“Make Believe” is one of the reasons I’m still longing for the day that Toto and Chicago tour together.

Toto, “Goodbye Elenore” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Goodbye Elenore” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

“Goodbye Elenore,” the Side 2 opener and first single, reaches an intensity not seen again on Toto’s ‘Turn Back.’

Toto, “English Eyes” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “English Eyes” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

Toto’s “English Eyes” doesn’t offer too much lyrically. Instead, led by Steve Lukather’s stadium-sized guitar, it simply rocks.

Toto, “Gift With a Golden Gun” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Gift With a Golden Gun” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

Toto aimed for a streamlined feel on ‘Turn Back,’ and this opening track is a competent – though not exactly perfect – execution of that strategy.

Toto, “A Secret Love” from Hydra (1979): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “A Secret Love” from Hydra (1979): Toto Tuesdays

Toto’s sophomore release ‘Hydra’ ends with “A Secret Love,” a gorgeous, yet complex ballad with Steve Porcaro’s fingerprints all over it.

Toto, “White Sister” from Hydra (1979): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “White Sister” from Hydra (1979): Toto Tuesdays

“White Sister,” a stand-out moment from Toto’s sophomore album ‘Hydra,’ combines hard-rock strut and progressive rock obliqueness.

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