|Mike in the middle: Playing bass for the Porcaro brothers.|
It's time to wish a happy birthday to Mike Porcaro, the middle of the three multi-talented Porcaro brothers -- Jeff, Mike and Steve.
Mike, who turns 56 today, was the longtime bass player for Toto, until he left the band in 2007 because of increasing numbness in his fingers. Turned out, tragically, that he had ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). The band continues to tour for his benefit.
|The Sanctuary goes to seed|
on Sundays when Al Tays
and Pumpkin hold court.
Here's Mike talking about growing up in a musically talented family: