Toto is an American band formed by David Marks in 1977 in West Hollywood, California. The group’s last lineup included Joseph Williams, Steve Porcaro, Joe Elliott, Warren Ham and Lenny Castro. They are well known for their music, which includes classics such as “Africa”Uptown Saturday Night”. Their most recent album, “Toto Chronicles: Greatest Hits of the 80s”, has sold more than eight million copies worldwide. Their live performances have also been highly acclaimed.
The group’s songwriters included the likes of Billy Joel, Michael McDonald, J Dilla, Michael Schenker, Lenny Manchevsky and Kanye West. Toto has been compared to other popular rock bands like The Rolling Stones and The Beatles. Their style of music is known to be a mixture of jazz, funk and reggae. Their influence on popular music of the 1970s and 1980s can hardly be denied. Their songs have been covered by artists such as Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Elton John and Madonna.
In addition to their music, Toto have been credited with helping to establish a number of musical genres including hip-hop, soul and reggae. They have also been associated with bringing music to Africa. Their contribution to the African music industry has made them one of the most influential groups of all time.
The Toto Chronicles: Greatest Hits of the 80s by David Marks is a compilation of the best songs from the group. Although the album is a great compilation, the songs are not perfect and they contain tracks that are either out of tune or are not played live. Overall, this album can be considered average; however, if you are looking for a good Toto album, then this is the one for you.
The band has a strong history with the musician Lenny Manchevsky. This singer-songwriter’s vocals were often featured on the group’s albums. Other vocalists who had significant roles in the group include David Bowie, James Brown, Elton John and Tina Turner. Manchevsky also worked closely with drummer Steve Porcaro and keyboardist Joe Elliott.
Although Toto has had their ups and downs in their history, the group still managed to produce several hits and become one of the biggest bands of the decade. As a result of their success, Toto is still one of the top selling bands ever. With all of their successes, the group never seemed to forget their roots, although some of their fans have been upset by their music in the past. One of the most common complaints is their use of “Black Power” lyrics, which some people consider to be racist. Nonetheless, their music remains one of the most popular in modern music and will always remain popular.