2011 – Celebrated rock band ‘TOTO’ will perform a rare concert at London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on Sunday 26th June, 2011. This will be TOTO’s only UK concert this year. Tickets are available from the 24 Hour Ticket Hotline 0844 888 9991 or 0844 847 1642, or book online from www.ticketline.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk. TOTO will […]
1992 – Drummer Jeff Porcaro dies of cardiac arrest at age 38. The co-founder of Toto was spraying insecticide in his yard and developed an allergic reaction that triggered the heart attack.
1983 – A collection of former studio musicians who call themselves Toto win Album Of The Year for “Toto IV” and Record Of The Year for “Rosanna”, at the 25th Grammy Awards. Willie Nelson’s “Always On My Mind” becomes the first Country number to win Song Of The Year since “Little Green Apples” in 1968. […]
1982 – Toto release their No. 2 single “Rosanna.” Lyrics: All I wanna do when I wake up in the morning is see you eyes Rosanna, rosanna I never thought that a girl like you could ever care for me, rosanna All I wanna do in the middle of the evening is hold you tight […]
1955 – Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen (born January 26, 1955), is a Dutch guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer most famous for being the lead guitarist and co-founder of the rock band Van Halen. Biography Childhood Van Halen was a son of saxophonist Jan Van Halen; his mother Eugenia was from Java, Indonesia. At the […]
1954 – David Paich of Toto is born. He and his father, Marty, win an Emmy Award for writing the theme to the TV series “Ironside.” Toto’s biggest hits are “Africa,” a No. 1 song in 1983,” and “Rosanna,” which never tops Chart Toppers’s Hot 100 but stays at No. 2 for five weeks in […]
1947 – Singer Bobby Kimball of Toto is born in Vinton, La. Early life Robert (Bobby) Troy Kimball was born in Orange, Texas, but was raised in nearby Vinton, Louisiana, as Vinton did not have a hospital (thus, he was born across the state line). Bobby started singing as a child dabbling on voice and […]