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TOTO Part 4 – Let’s Make This A Better World

Toto was on an impressive roll as they approached the end of the millennium. Pared down to a quartet of guitarist/lead vocalist Steve Lukather, keyboardist David Paich, bassist Mike Porcaro … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · 24 Comments

TOTO Part 3 – Gypsy Trains And Turning Points

Toto experienced a great deal of success from the late-‘70s through the ‘80s, in spite of several lineup changes, but at the beginning of the ‘90s they found themselves in … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 12 Comments

TOTO Part 2 – Kilimanjaro Rises Like Olympus Above The Serengeti

Toto IV (1982), the final album recorded by the original Toto lineup of David Paich, Steve Lukather, Bobby Kimball, Jeff Porcaro, Steve Porcaro and David Hungate, reversed the commercial slide … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 12 Comments

TOTO Part 1 – Thoughts On An Artist / Love Isn’t Always On Time

I’ve been excited at the prospect of revisiting the Toto catalog for a while but it took until last week to finally find enough time to properly devote to their … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 36 Comments

KamerTunesBlog Year In Review 2014

2014 has been another superb year of music for me. I didn’t get to revisit as many artist discographies here as I had hoped to, due to several factors beyond … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 42 Comments

TWO AND THROUGH – My Favorite Two-Album Artists

I had so much fun revisiting some of my favorite one-album artists in the 5-part (so far) ONE AND DONE series that I couldn’t resist highlighting those artists who managed … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · 49 Comments

ONE AND DONE – My Favorite One-Album Artists Part 5

This might be the quirkiest batch of one-and-done albums so far, but I enjoyed revisiting them as much as anything I’ve covered in this series so far. There was no … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · 49 Comments

ONE AND DONE – My Favorite One-Album Artists Part 4

My original intention was to write two or three posts about my favorite one-and-done artists (side-projects, solo albums, supergroups and any artist with only one album in their discography), but … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 16 Comments

ONE AND DONE – My Favorite One-Album Artists Part 3

These one-and-done artists keep coming, and the quality remains extremely high for the third entry in this series. As stated in my previous posts, I’m highlighting side-projects, solo albums, supergroups … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 23 Comments

ONE AND DONE – My Favorite One-Album Artists Part 2

Here are ten more examples of one-and-done artists that I’ve enjoyed over the years. As I pointed out in my previous post, I’m highlighting side-projects, solo albums, supergroups and any … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · 18 Comments

STEVIE WONDER IN CONCERT – Songs In The Key Of (My) Life

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Stevie Wonder concert at Madison Square Garden. This wasn’t my first Stevie Wonder live experience, as I had previously seen him … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · 18 Comments

ONE AND DONE – My Favorite One-Album Artists Part 1

Recently I played a few CDs by artists who only released one album before disbanding, and it started me thinking about how many such records I own. Fortunately I’ve catalogued … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · 47 Comments

HALL & OATES Part 5 – Doin’ It For Love / In Conclusion

Daryl Hall & John Oates took seven years off between 1990’s excellent Change Of Season and its lackluster 1997 follow-up, Marigold Sky. It would be another six years until the … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

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