Toto (band)

American rock band

Toto is a soft rock group that formed in Los Angeles in 1978, that was popular in the early 1980's. Their best known song is "Africa" (1981).

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Toto in 2010
Background information
OriginLos Angeles, U.S.
GenresRock, hard rock, soft rock
Years active1976–2008, 2010–2019 (hiatus)
LabelsColumbia, Frontiers, Toto
MembersSteve Lukather
David Paich
Steve Porcaro
Joseph Williams
Past membersJeff Porcaro (died 1992)
Bobby Kimball
Mike Porcaro (died 2015)
Dennis Frederiksen (died 2014)
Jean-Michel Byron
Greg Phillinganes
Simon Phillips
David Hungate
Keith Carlock

The current band members are Joseph Williams, Steve Lukather, David Paich, and Steve Porcaro.[1]

The former band members were David Hungate, Fergie Frederiksen, Mike Porcaro, Jeff Porcaro, Simon Phillips, Greg Phillinganes, Jean-Michel Byron, Bobby Kimball, and Keith Carlock.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Band History – TOTO".