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Toto
Toto in 2010
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, U.S.
Genres Rock, hard rock, soft rock
Years active 1976–2008, 2010–present
Labels Columbia, Frontiers, Toto
Members
Steve Lukather
David Paich
Steve Porcaro
David Hungate (touring musician)
Joseph Williams
Keith Carlock
Past members
Jeff Porcaro (died 1992)
Bobby Kimball
Mike Porcaro (died 2015)
Dennis Frederiksen (died 2014)
Jean-Michel Byron
Greg Phillinganes
Simon Phillips

Toto is a soft rock group that formed in Los Angeles in 1978, that was popular in the early 1980's.

The current band members are Joseph Williams, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Keith Carlock and David Hungate (as a touring musician).

The former band members were Fergie Frederiksen, Mike Porcaro, Jeff Porcaro, Simon Phillips, Greg Phillinganes, Jean-Michel Byron, and Bobby Kimball.

Widely known for the Top 5 hits "Hold the Line", "Rosanna", and "Africa", the makeup of the group continues to evolve.

The band has released 17 studio albums, and has sold over 40 million records worldwide.[2] The group has been honored with several Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009.

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