Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rosanna
Toto 4.35 4:04
2 Stop Loving You
Toto 3.35 4:31
3 Hold the Line
Toto 4.35 3:33
4 Caught in the Balance
Toto 6:23
5 99
Toto 4 5:14
6 The Other Side
Toto 4:42
7 I Won’t Hold You Back
Toto 3.75 4:59
8 Africa
Toto 5 4:23
9 Don’t Chain My Heart
Toto 4 4:44
10 2 Hearts
Toto 3.5 5:09
11 Waiting for Your Love
Toto 2 4:15
12 Make Believe
Toto 3:46
13 Goodbye Elenore
Toto 4:55
14 Home of the Brave
Toto 6:48
15 How Does It Feel
Toto 3:52
16 The Road Goes On
Toto 4:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Will Remember
Toto 4:24
2 Georgy Porgy
Toto 3.35 4:11
3 Just Can’t Get to You
Toto 5:04
4 Pamela
Toto 4:33
5 Baby He’s Your Man
Toto 5:43
6 I’ll Supply the Love
Toto 2 3:48
7 Holyanna
Toto 4:17
8 The Turning Point
Toto 4:06
9 If You Belong to Me
Toto 4:01
10 Can You Hear What I’m Saying
Toto 5:01
11 Slipped Away
Toto 5:18
12 Dave’s Gone Skiing
Toto 5:01
13 Without Your Love
Toto 4:31
14 Stranger in Town
Toto 4 4:46
15 Til the End
Toto 5:29
16 I’ll Be Over You
Toto 3 3:48

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Jeffrey Porcaro (tracks 2, 5, 7)
bass guitar:
Mike Porcaro (track 2)
synthesizer:
David Paich (track 2)
Bill Payne (track 2)
Steve Porcaro (track 7)
guitar:
Steve Lukather (tracks 5, 7)
guitar [lead and rhythm guitars]:
Steve Lukather (track 2)
bass:
David Hungate (tracks 5, 7)
brass [horns]:
Chuck Findley (track 2)
Gary Grant (brass) (track 2)
Gary Herbig (track 2)
Jerry Hey (track 2)
James Pankow (track 2)
brass [horns] arranger:
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 2)
percussion:
Michael G. Fisher (Percussionist) (track 2)
Jeffrey Porcaro (tracks 2, 5, 7)
keyboard:
David Paich (track 5)
Steve Porcaro (track 5)
saxophone [brass]:
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 2)
piano:
David Paich (tracks 5, 7)
background vocals:
Bobby Kimball (track 5)
Steve Lukather (tracks 2, 5, 7)
David Paich (tracks 2, 5)
Joseph Williams (vocalist for Toto, son of composer John Williams) (track 2)
Timothy B. Schmit (track 7)
composer:
Steve Lukather (tracks 4, 7, 16)
David Paich (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Glen Ballard (track 16)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 4)
conductor:
lead vocals:
Steve Lukather (tracks 5, 7)
Joseph Williams (vocalist for Toto, son of composer John Williams) (track 2)
lyricist:
Steve Lukather (tracks 4, 7, 16)
David Paich (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Glen Ballard (track 16)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 4)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
David Paich (track 7)
Marty Paich (track 7)
producer:
James Guthrie (track 5)
Tom Knox (track 5)
George Massenburg (track 2)
Bill Payne (track 2)
Toto (American rock group) (tracks 2, 5, 7, 9–11)
vocals:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 2)
writer:
Rory Kaplan (track 6)
Bobby Kimball (track 11)
Steve Lukather (tracks 2, 14–15)
David Paich (tracks 2, 6, 8, 11, 13–14)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 8)
William Sherwood (track 6)
Toto (American rock group) (tracks 9–10)
Jimmy Webb (track 14)
Joseph Williams (vocalist for Toto, son of composer John Williams) (track 14)
publisher:
BMG Songs (track 2)
Buddy Love Music (tracks 9, 9–10, 10)
Davlo Music (tracks 9, 9–10, 10)
E-Balastin’ Music (track 11)
Freesongs (tracks 9, 9)
Hudmar Publishing Co. Inc. (tracks 1–3, 5, 8, 11)
Inactive (track 2)
Micheluce Music (tracks 9, 9–10, 10)
Rehtakul Veets Music (tracks 2, 7)
Rising Storm Music (tracks 8–9, 9–10, 10)
Spirit Two Music (tracks 1, 3, 8)
sampled by:
later parody versions:
Hosanna (track 1)
Obadiah (track 3)
Osama (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Bassena (track 1)
recording of:
2 Hearts (track 10)
99 (track 5)
Africa (track 8)
Goodbye Elenore (track 13)
Hold the Line (track 3)
Home of the Brave (track 14)
How Does It Feel (Toto song) (track 15)
Make Believe (track 12)
Rosanna (track 1)
Stop Loving You (track 2)
The Other Side (track 6)
The Road Goes On (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 8)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Jeff Porcaro (tracks 2, 6, 14, 16)
strings arranger:
Marty Paich (track 2)
Sid Sharp (track 2)
synthesizer:
Mike Cotten (track 14)
David Paich (tracks 14, 16)
Steve Porcaro (tracks 14, 16)
guitar:
Steve Lukather (tracks 2, 6, 14, 16)
bass:
David Hungate (tracks 2, 6)
Mike Porcaro (tracks 14, 16)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (tracks 2, 16)
Paulinho da Costa (track 16)
Jeff Porcaro (tracks 2, 6, 14)
keyboard:
David Paich (track 6)
Steve Porcaro (tracks 2, 6)
saxophone:
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 14)
Rhodes piano [Yamaha DX7 rhodes]:
David Paich (track 16)
piano:
David Paich (tracks 2, 6)
background vocals:
Steve Lukather (tracks 6, 14, 16)
David Paich (tracks 6, 14)
Fergie Frederiksen (track 14)
Bobby Kimball (tracks 6, 14)
Cheryl Lynn (track 2)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 16)
Joseph Williams (vocalist for Toto, son of composer John Williams) (track 16)
bass vocals:
Gene Morford (track 14)
composer:
Glen Ballard (track 3)
Siedah Garrett (track 5)
Steve Lukather (tracks 3, 5, 9, 11–12)
David Paich (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 9, 11)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (tracks 11–12)
Mike Porcaro (tracks 11–12)
Stan Lynch (tracks 9, 11)
lead vocals:
Steve Lukather (tracks 2, 16)
David Paich (track 14)
Bobby Kimball (track 6)
lyricist:
Glen Ballard (track 3)
Siedah Garrett (track 5)
Steve Lukather (tracks 3, 5, 9, 11)
David Paich (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 9, 11)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 11)
Mike Porcaro (track 11)
Stan Lynch (tracks 9, 11)
producer:
Toto (American rock group) (tracks 2, 14, 16)
writer:
Jean-Michel Byron (track 10)
Randy Goodrum (track 16)
Steve Lukather (tracks 1, 8, 16)
David Paich (tracks 4, 7–8, 10, 13–15)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 8)
Jeff Porcaro (tracks 7, 14)
Mike Porcaro (tracks 8, 10)
Stan Lynch (tracks 1, 8)
Joseph Williams (vocalist for Toto, son of composer John Williams) (tracks 4, 15)
publisher:
Buddy Love Music (tracks 1, 8)
Cowbella Music (track 14)
Davlo Music (track 8)
Hudmar Publishing Co. Inc. (tracks 2, 4, 14)
Jogi Wimball Music (track 4)
Mantanzas Music (tracks 1, 8)
Micheluce Music (track 8)
recording of:
Baby He's Your Man (track 5)
Dave's Gone Skiing (track 12)
Georgy Porgy (track 2)
Holyanna (track 7)
I Will Remember (song performed by Toto) (track 1)
If You Belong to Me (Toto song) (track 9)
I’ll Be Over You (track 16)
Pamela (track 4)
Slipped Away (track 11)
Stranger in Town (track 14)
The Turning Point (track 8)
Till the End (Toto song) (track 15)
Without Your Love (Toto song) (track 13)

Release

ASIN: DE: B0054RVT0E [info]

Release Group

part of: The Essential (sony/legacy compilations)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/525426 [info]
Wikidata: Q1091270 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Essential Toto [info]