OFFICIAL JEFF PORCARO THREAD

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Re: OFFICIAL JEFF PORCARO THREAD

Postby Pocketplayer » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:14 pm

Get your inner Jeff on this weekend!











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Re: OFFICIAL JEFF PORCARO THREAD

Postby Pocketplayer » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:38 pm

Toto, '40 Trips Around the Sun'

Jeff Frankenstein'd from unreleased tracks...took Jeff & Mike and then
re-tooled the song keeping their tracks! Vinnie on Alone, not sure about
drums on Struck by Lightening yet.

First thought on new songs...where is Bobby Kimball! Seriously guys...
you can't throw a bone to Bobby? Don't know the story, but that is as bad
as Grand Funk Railroad touring w/o Mark Farner...both guys are still alive...
don't tempt fate!

Luke:
Struck by Lightening & Alone the two originals and thanks to the discovery of some unfinished tracks, the band was also able to revisit previously unreleased material featuring late Toto drummer Jeff Porcaro, who died in 1992, and his brother, bassist Mike Porcaro, who died in 2015 after battling ALS. “We were able to take things with Jeff and Mike that were recorded during the 1981 to 1984 era, and Sony found a whole vault full of s--- that we forgot about,” Lukather says. “Just basic tracks that we didn’t use, because 'Oh, that chorus sucks.' So we were able to go in and go, 'Well, the chorus sucks, but the f---ing track was killer. Can we fix this? Let’s rewrite it and insert it.' We were able to do that now.”

The group used that process on “Spanish Sea,” which grew out of a musical idea from the period when it was working on the 1984 album Isolation. “As David says, it’s an heir apparent to an ‘Africa’ kind of a groove," Lukather notes. "It’s got massive Brian Wilson-like vocals on it. We really went for it. We said, ‘Well, if we’re going to be over-produced and everybody hates that s--- about us anyway, our fans love it, so let’s give them what they want.’ So we kitchensinked this bad boy!”

40 Trips Around the Sun is due on February 11, 2018. This first taste has me wishing that day was already here.

(I will never fully get how they select their songs...
how many Best Of's already out with these songs on them?) YAWN...
MASSIVE elephant in the room...Youtube any of these songs!
brings back to Paul's thread for a moment


Toto, '40 Trips Around the Sun' Track Listing
‘Alone’ (new song)
‘Spanish Sea’ (new song)
‘I'll Supply The Love’
‘I'll Be Over You’
‘Stranger In Town’
‘99’
‘Struck By Lightning’ (new song)
‘Pamela’
‘Afraid Of Love’
‘I Won't Hold You Back’
‘Jake To The Bone’
‘Stop Loving You’
‘Lea’
‘Hold The Line’
‘George Porgy’
‘Rosanna’
‘Africa’
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Re: OFFICIAL JEFF PORCARO THREAD

Postby Kurtis » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:42 pm



I dig the Alone tune. Vinnie kills as usual! He would have awesome in Toto. He’s awesome on any project or song!
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Re: OFFICIAL JEFF PORCARO THREAD

Postby Pocketplayer » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:12 pm

Agreed...Kurtis...VC goes way back with the history of TOTO
and he and Jeff were pretty tight...to see VC on the 40th Tour
would be as EPIC ad it gets! Luke would play with a guitar woody
all night! Luke comes alive when he feels connected to the guys
in the band...Vinnie would be that extra UMPH on this tour!

Dreamin' I suppose...
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