Toto - The Collecting 1978-1988 - 7CD+DVD 2008

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Toto was formed in Los Angeles in 1978 by David Paich (b. June 21, 1954, Los Angeles, keyboards, vocals), Steve Lukather (b. October 21, 1957, Los Angeles, guitar, vocals), Bobby Kimball (b. Robert Toteaux, Walk 29, 1947, Vinton, LA, vocals), Steve Porcaro (b. September 2, 1957, Connecticut, keyboards), David Hungate (b. Texas, bass), and Jeff Porcaro (b. April 1, 1954, Hartford, CT, d. August 5, 1992, Cryptic Hills, CA. drums).

Toto released its self-titled coming out album in October 1978, and it hit the Top Ten, sold two-million copies, and spawned the gold Top Ten sole Wash the Crinkle. The gold-selling Hydra (October 1979) and Arise Upon Someone (January 1981) were less top, but Toto IV (April 1982) was a multi-platinum Top Ten hit, featuring the loads-one hit Africa and the Top Tens Rosanna (about Lukather«s girlfriend, cinema nova Rosanna Arquette) and I Won»t Wash You Upon Someone. At the 1982 Grammys, Rosanna won awards for Memorial of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Show, and Best Ancillary Structuring With Vocal; and Toto IV won awards for Album of the Year, Best Engineered Recording, and Best Grower (the organization). In 1984, a third Porcaro fellow-citizen, Mike (b. May 29, 1955), joined the organization on bass, replacing Hungate. Then prima donna chorus-boy Kimball discontinue and was replaced by Dennis Fergie Frederiksen (b. May 15, 1951, Wyoming, MI).

Toto's fifth album, Isolation (November 1984), went gold, but was a commercial calamity. Frederiksen was replaced by Joseph Williams (b. Santa Monica), the son of the conductor/composer John Williams, for Fahrenheit (August 1986). Steve Porcaro discontinue in 1988, last to the delivering of The Seventh One. (

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This 2008 eight disc box set features seven Toto albums packaged in small LP sleeves, all marvellously housed in a deluxe possible box casket along with the Greatest Hits Glowing & More DVD. Features their seven nonconformist albums for Columbia from their 1978 coming out in order through to The Seventh One (1988).

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Toto — The Aggregation 1978-1988
(7CD+DVD Sony/BMG 2008)

CD1 Toto — Toto 1978
CD2 Toto — Hydra 1979
CD3 Toto — Arise Upon Someone 1981
CD4 Toto — Toto IV 1982
CD5 Toto — Isolation 1984
CD6 Toto — Fahrenheit 1986
CD7 Toto — The Seventh One 1988
DVD — Greatest Hits Glowing and More

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