Mike Porcaro, Toto bassist, dead at 59

Mike Porcaro, the bassist of Toto, has died after a long battle with ALS. He was 59. I’m going to play “Africa” now…

Mike’s brother Steve posted on Facebook:

“My brother Mike Porcaro is now at peace. I will miss him more than I could ever put into words. My deepest love to the family. God bless – Steve Lukather”

From TMZ:

Mike joined the band Toto in 1983 alongside his ┬ábrothers Steve and Jeff, but retired in 2007 due to ALS. Mike played bass on the bands hits, “Rosanna,” “Africa,” and “Make Believe.”

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