1990 Toto – Past To Present 1977-1990

Past to Present 1977–1990 is the first compilation album by Toto, released in 1990. It contains nine hit songs from the band’s first seven albums, and four new songs recorded with singer Jean-Michel Byron.


1  Love Has the Power (Jean-Michel Byron, John Capek) 6:39
Africa (David Paich, Jeffrey Porcaro) 4:57
Hold the Line (David Paich) 3:55
4  Out of Love (Jean-Michel Byron, Steve Lukather) 5:53
Georgy Porgy (David Paich) 4:07
I’ll Be Over You (Randy Goodrum, Steve Lukather) 3:51
Can You Hear What I’m Saying (David Paich, Jean-Michel Byron, Mike Porcaro) 5:01
Rosanna (David Paich) 5:33
I Won’t Hold You Back (Steve Lukather) 4:58
10  Stop Loving You (David Paich, Steve Lukather) 4:29
11  99 (David Paich) 5:12
12  Pamela (David Paich, Joseph Williams) 5:10
13  Animal (David Paich, Jean-Michel Byron) 5:01


BassMike Porcaro
BassDavid Hungate
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
KeyboardsDavid Paich
KeyboardsSteve Porcaro
VocalsJoseph Williams
VocalsBobby Kimball
VocalsJean Michel Byron
MusicianMarty Paich
MusicianJames Newton-Howard
KeyboardsBill Payne
HornsGreg Adams
HornsLee Thornburg
HornsStephen Kupka
HornsTom Timko
HornsEmilio Castillo
HornsLarry Williams
SaxTom Scott
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetGary Grant
TromboneJames Pankow
PercussionJoe Porcaro
PercussionLenny Castro
PercussionMike Fisher
PercussionLuis Conte
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
Background VocalsJon Anderson
Background VocalsTom Kelly
Background VocalsTimothy B. Schmit
Background VocalsCheryl Lynn
Background VocalsSusan Boyd
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsLynn Davis
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsDebbie Hall
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsJohn Bahler
Background VocalsGene Morford
Background VocalsKevin Dorsey
Background VocalsWillie Green
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
Background VocalsOren Waters
Background VocalsLuther Waters
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee

Liner Notes

Producer – James Guthrie, Toto (Tracks 1, 4, 7, 13)
Arranged By (Choir) – John Bahler (Track 4)
Directed By (Choir) – John Bahler (Track 4)
Arranged By (Horns) – Greg Adams (Track 13)
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – James Guthrie (Tracks 1, 4, 7, 13)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Ken Allardyce, Michael Reiter (Tracks 1, 4, 7, 13)
Recorded By (Assistant) – Ken Allardyce, Michael Reiter (Tracks 1, 4, 7, 13)
Recorded By – James Guthrie (Tracks 1, 4, 7, 13)

Illustration – Mark Ryden

*For more liner notes, check out the albums separately.