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Bobby Kimball

Singer
Male
Born Mar 29, 1947

Robert Troy "Bobby" Kimball is an American singer, best known as the longtime frontman of the rock band Toto.

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on March 29, 1947.

TWENTIES

1974 27 Years Old In 1974, Kimball moved to Los Angeles where he joined three members of Three Dog Night to form a new band called S.S. Fools. … Read More

THIRTIES

1984 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Kimball performed on the first four studio albums by Toto, but was released from the band in 1984 during the sessions for the Isolation LP. … Read More

FORTIES

1989 42 Years Old Kimball also continued to work as a session artist, singing background vocals with a trio composed of Michael McDonald from The Doobie Brothers and Bill Champlin of Chicago. Kimball was nearly asked by the band to return to Toto during 1989–1990 to record songs for the band's greatest hits album, Past to Present 1977-1990, only to be replaced by singer Jean-Michel Byron (a decision said to have derived from Sony, the band's record company at the time). … Read More
1990 43 Years Old After leaving the band, Kimball released the live album Classic Toto Hits in late 1990, in which he performed various Toto songs from over the years. … Read More
1994 47 Years Old In 1994, Kimball released his first solo album Rise Up, featuring the single "Woodstock".

FIFTIES

1998 51 Years Old In 1998, Kimball rejoined Toto. … Read More
1999 52 Years Old In 1999, Kimball released his second solo album All I Ever Needed, with the single "Kristine". … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

Kimball has toured and done concerts with many of his friends' bands around the world. In January 2010, he did fourteen concerts in Germany on the "Rock Meets Classic" Tour with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague, featuring Philipp Maier as Conductor and Music Arranger. … Read More
2011 64 Years Old 1 More Event
Kimball recorded the 2011 album Kimball/Jamison with Jimi Jamison.
2012 65 Years Old In November 2012, Kimball toured South America. … Read More
2013 66 Years Old In March 2013, Kimball was a special guest vocalist with the Raiding the Rock Vault classic rock tribute show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2014 67 Years Old In May 2014, in Genoa, at the FIM - Fiera Internazionale della Musica, Kimball obtained from the director of the event Verdiano Vera, the FIM Award 2014 - Legend of Rock - Best Voice.
2015 68 Years Old In February 2015, he represented the United States at the LVI International Song Festival in Viña del Mar, Chile, with the song "Living Your Life for Happiness". … Read More
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