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Toto, “Lea” from Fahrenheit (1986): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Lea” from Fahrenheit (1986): Toto Tuesdays

Through the song is is undeniably Toto and undeniably brilliant, “Lea” is bittersweet for me.

Toto, “Fahrenheit” from Fahrenheit (1986): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Fahrenheit” from Fahrenheit (1986): Toto Tuesdays

Steve Porcaro was already creating synth orchestrations and introductory motifs for Toto’s live show, but “Fahrenheit” took things to another level.

Preston Frazier’s Best Rock, Pop and Soul of 2016: Durand Jones, Childish Gambino, Circa

Preston Frazier’s Best Rock, Pop and Soul of 2016: Durand Jones, Childish Gambino, Circa

Preston Frazier surveys the best rock, pop and soul of 2016, selecting a widely varied slate of honorees.

Preston Frazier’s Mid-Year Best of 2016: Steve Porcaro, Ben Craven, Cyndi Lauper + others

Preston Frazier’s Mid-Year Best of 2016: Steve Porcaro, Ben Craven, Cyndi Lauper + others

As we reach the half-way mark, Preston Frazier offers an endlessly varied Mid-Year Best of 2016 list that spans genres and generations.

Steve Porcaro – Someday / Somehow (2016)

Steve Porcaro – Someday / Somehow (2016)

The sublime ‘Someday/Somehow’ finds Toto co-founder Steve Porcaro at the peak of his considerable powers.

Steve Porcaro, of Toto: Something Else! Interview

Steve Porcaro, of Toto: Something Else! Interview

Steve Porcaro has always been considered an ace songwriter, a trusted sideman, the ultimate team player. Now, he’s ready to step out.

Toto, “It’s a Feeling” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “It’s a Feeling” from Toto IV (1982): Toto Tuesdays

Toto’s “It’s a Feeling” could just as easily be talking about a changing relationship or Steve Porcaro’s place in the band he cofounded.

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, “Takin’ It Back” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Takin’ It Back” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

It’s difficult to believe, but keyboardist Steve Porcaro has made only three official vocal contributions to the Toto catalog.

Michael Sherwood on Toto XIV, Michael Jackson + Steve Porcaro: Something Else! Interview

Michael Sherwood on Toto XIV, Michael Jackson + Steve Porcaro: Something Else! Interview

Michael Sherwood, a long-time collaborator with Steve Porcaro, discusses ‘Toto XIV,’ working with Michael Jackson and his old band Lodgic.