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Toto, “Manuela Run” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Manuela Run” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

“Manuela Run” contains all the strengths discussed so far in our new Toto Tuesdays series, adding in lead vocals by David Paich for the first time.

Remembering Mike Porcaro, late bassist with Toto: ‘One of the greatest musicians and finest men I’ve ever known’

Remembering Mike Porcaro, late bassist with Toto: ‘One of the greatest musicians and finest men I’ve ever known’

Mike Porcaro, the Toto bassist who died today after a battle with ALS, is remembered by Steve Porcaro, David Hungate and Steve Lukather.

Toto, “Georgy Porgy” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Georgy Porgy” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Most usually focus on Steve Lukather and Jeff Porcaro’s turns on “Georgy Porgy.” But Toto’s secret weapon turns out to be David Hungate.

Toto – Toto XIV (2015)

Toto – Toto XIV (2015)

“Running Out of Time,” my ass. With ‘XIV,’ Toto has shown they’re not running out of time. In fact, they’ve gotten a second wind.

Is Toto XIV the band’s swansong?: ‘It just wrings you out’

Is Toto XIV the band’s swansong?: ‘It just wrings you out’

Songs like “Burn” show how well Toto operated creatively on ‘Toto XIV.’ So why does David Paich say it might be their last album?

Toto, “Bend” from Toto XIV  (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Toto, “Bend” from Toto XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Porcaro’s official return to Toto hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. An import bonus track from the upcoming ‘Toto XIV’ fixes that.

Toto, “I’ll Supply The Love” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “I’ll Supply The Love” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

The opening cut on Toto’s 1978 self-titled debut set the stage musically. All that remained was to bring Bobby Kimball on for his first vocal turn.

Toto, “Child’s Anthem” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Child’s Anthem” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

“Child’s Anthem” kicks off Toto’s perfectly constructed, musically all-encompassing debut — as well as Preston Frazier’s new feature, Toto Tuesdays.

Toto, “Orphan” from Toto XIV (2015): One Track Mind

Toto, “Orphan” from Toto XIV (2015): One Track Mind

If you loved Toto before, this is a song that will speak to that passion. If you wondered whether they still had anything left, “Orphan” answers that, too.

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

With ‘XIV,’ Toto has produced a visceral, entirely present return, one that acknowledges their best moments even as it builds upon them.