B: Bobby Kimball


Robert Troy Kimball, aka. Bobby Kimball, the original singer of Toto from 1977 to 1984 and again from 1998 to 2008 was born and raised in Louisiana. Kimball started to sing with local bands in Louisiana and Texas, ending up in a band called "The Levee Band", which became LeRoux after Kimball left. In 1974, Kimball moved to Los Angeles to pursue a full-time music career, responding to the request from his long time friend, Jon Smith and Kimball joined
three members of Three Dog Night to form a band called S.S. Fools that signed a contract with CBS Records and released an album. During the rehearsal stages of "S.S. Fools", Bobby first met, and became friends with Jeff Porcaro and David. A few months after leaving S.S. Fools, Kimball became the lead singer of Toto. Kimball was fired in the middle of the recording of the fifth Toto album “Isolation. Then, Kimball moved to Germany for 6 years, and recorded his first CD there with Frank Farian called “The Far Corporation”.
In 1998, Bobby rejoined Toto and he remained the lead vocalist till 2008.