This Day In Rock: TOTO
Steven Maxwell "Steve" Porcaro was born on September 2, 1957, in Hartford, Connecticut US. Steve’s musical roots run deep in his family tree. He started taking piano lessons when he was four years old, though while growing up he spent a lot of time on the baseball field.
With his brothers, drummer Jeff Porcaro and bassist Mike, along with David Paich, David Hungate, Steve Luthaker, Bobby Kimball, Fergie Fredericksen, and Joseph Williams, founded the TOTO.
With this Grammy winning band Steve had huge charts hits with ‘Hold the Line’, ‘Rosanna’ and ‘Make Believe’. He also co-wrote ‘Human Nature’ on Michael Jackson's 30 million-selling Thriller album.
Porcaro returned to play with Toto at live performances since 2010, when they decided to reform the band and tour in Europe to support Mike Porcaro. They scheduled further concerts in Europe. He performed on the band's 2015 studio album TOTO XIV.
Steve released his first ever solo album on 10 June 2016: ‘Someday/Somehow’.