The Story Behind Africa by Toto

The Story Behind Africa by Toto

Get it here: http://amzn.to/2G5MuI9 What’s the story behind Toto’s classic hit “Africa”? Over the years, it seems like the band has been all over the place about this classic song whose mysterious lyrics draw you into a world where love and loyalty reign supreme. Watch this video to have all your burning questions about this huge hit from the 80s answered.

Understanding Toto's Africa

Understanding Toto's Africa

Do you hear the drums echo in the night, or do you hear only whispers of some quiet conversation? Either way, we're taking a look at one of the most famous songs on the internet, Africa, by Toto. It sounds simple, but Toto was full of brilliant session musicians, and they managed to bury a lot of really clever touches in it, including possibly the most interesting piece of harmony we've looked at yet. Plus, it's got one of the most iconic riffs of all time, so that's pretty cool. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/12tonevideos Merchandise Store: http://12tonevideos.storenvy.com/ Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/bCTDaj Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/12tonevideos Twitter: https://twitter.com/12tonevideos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/12tonevideos/ Email: 12tonevideos@gmail.com Last: Africa music video: https://youtu.be/FTQbiNvZqaY Functional Harmony video: https://youtu.be/Ot_lbUcb-uE Modal Interchange video: https://youtu.be/JtRvGL-fJmY Secondary Function video: https://youtu.be/keY3Dk3RC70 Otherside video: https://youtu.be/U0lI0lfCK-E Script: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lgTKTsBlnANWqt6YGa0i9wrN7Z6zohIlVL3f_tsLxys/edit?usp=sharing TRANSCRIPTION SOURCES: https://parkarts.pbworks.com/f/toto+-+africa.pdf https://www.sheetmusicdirect.com/en-US/se/ID_No/174430/Product.aspx https://kupdf.com/download/toto-africa-music-sheet_5907085bdc0d602942959ef2_pdf Huge thanks to our gold-level Patreon supporters: Susan Jones Jill Jones Ron Jones Howard Levine Elaine Pratt Ken Arnold Gabi Ghita Kaylor Hodges Brian Etheredge Mark Yachnin William (Bill) Boston Nicolas Mendoza Josh King Gene Lushtak Khristofor Saraga Tom Anton Smyk Michael Hutcheson Mitchell Fund David Roulston Dale Monks And thanks as well to Henry Reich, Eugene Bulkin, Logan Jones, Abram Thiessen, Anna Work, Oliver, Dialup Salesman, Jc Bq, Adam Neely, Justin Donnell, nico, David Zahara, Michael Fieseler, Rick Lees, Ben LaRose, rhandhom1, Harold Gonzales, Marc Himmelberger, Chris Borland, jason black, Dutreuilh Oliver, Dakota Williams, Olivia Andersson, Nick Olman, Joey Strandquist, Daniel Gilchrist, billy roberts, Elliot Burke, Alex Atanasyan, Davis Sprague, Amlor, StarsServant, Steven Kapor, Dave Mayer, Thomás, Greg Borenstein, Tim S., David Tocknell, Elias Simon, Justin Bronstein, Justin Aungst, Alex, Jerry D. Brown, Christopher Wright, Paul Quine, Anamol Pundle, blalo'u, Adil Abdulla, Lauren S., Fabian, Josiah R. Hazel, Ohad Lutzky, Bate Goiko, Jon White, Eivind Vatshaug, Bryan Rider, Kurtis Commanda, Sam, James A. Thornton, Jacob Friend, Benjamin Cooper, Kevin, Joe Galetti, Josiah Scott, Ed Hurtley, Liam Mac Aoidh, SocialScout, John Bejarano, David Barker, Gerhard Blab, drunkwookiee64, CodenaCrow, Nikolay Semyonov, and Pawel Sit! Your support helps make 12tone even better! Also, thanks to Jareth Arnold and Jade Tan-Holmes for proofreading the script to make sure this all makes sense hopefully!

Toto - Africa (Video)

Toto - Africa (Video)

Toto's official music video for 'Africa'. Click to listen to Toto on Spotify: https://lnk.to/TotoTopTracks!a Official Stranger Things playlist: https://LegacyRecordings.lnk.to/ST_pl As featured on The Essential Toto. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/EssentialToto?IQid... Google Play: http://smarturl.it/TAfricaGPlay?IQid=... Amazon: http://smarturl.it/ETotoAmazon?IQid=T... More From Toto Rosanna: https://youtu.be/qmOLtTGvsbM Hold The Line: https://youtu.be/htgr3pvBr-I I'll Be Over You: https://youtu.be/r7XhWUDj-Ts More great 80s videos here: http://smarturl.it/Ultimate80?IQid=To... Follow Toto Website: http://totoofficial.com/landing.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totoband Twitter: https://twitter.com/toto99com Subscribe to Toto on YouTube: http://smarturl.it/TotoSub?IQid=TotoAFR --------- Lyrics: I hear the drums echoing tonight But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation She's coming in twelve-thirty flight Her moonlit wings reflect the stars that guide me towards salvation I stopped an old man along the way Hoping to find some old forgotten words or ancient melodies He turned to me as if to say: Hurry boy, it's waiting there for you It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do I bless the rains down in Africa Gonna take some time to do the things we never had"

Africa by Toto (Misheard lyrics version)

Africa by Toto (Misheard lyrics version)

Inspired by some great other misheard lyrics videos on YouTube and also by the brilliant Day Job Orchestra's superbly funny voice overs, here is my little effort. Done rather quickly, so excuse any naff words! (Many thanks to Eagle Rock for the use of this video - I hope they don't make me take it down!!)

Toto Africa Lyrics

Toto Africa Lyrics

Toto Africa - Family Guy

Toto Africa - Family Guy

Joe conoce a Bonnie en un club nocturno, por medio de la cancion Africa de Toto Joe meets Bonnie for first time

Toto - Africa (Live)

Toto - Africa (Live)

For more info - http://www.eagle-rock.com/artist/toto... http://smarturl.it/TotoLiveAmsterdamdvd http://store.eagle-rock.com/title/25t... Toto were formed in LA in the late 70's by a group of friends who were all much in demand session musicians. They went on to epitomise the classic American pop/rock sound of the 80's and 90's with hit albums and singles including Hold The Line, Africa, I Won't Hold You Back and the multi-Grammy winning Rosanna. Live In Amsterdam was recorded in front of a fanatical crowd in 2003 during the world tour in support of their album "Through The Looking Glass". The set includes all their hits, tracks from that album together with live favourites. This track is from the full concert DVD "Live in Amsterdam", available now from Eagle Vision.

What's The Story Behind Toto's Africa?

What's The Story Behind Toto's Africa?

Let's take a look at the Origin of the internet's favorite song Toto Africa. All the background music was composed for this video. https://www.patreon.com/Thehollyhobs

ALGEBRA! "It's such a pain learning Algebra!" TOTO, Africa Parody

ALGEBRA! "It's such a pain learning Algebra!" TOTO, Africa Parody

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Family Guy | Toto - Africa

Family Guy | Toto - Africa

I don't own this video All credit goes to Fox and the Creators of Family Guy

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