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Old 04-08-2006, 10:58 AM
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Default Re: Oh dear, what happened to Simon Phillips / TOTO ???

Originally Posted by JPDrum
Simon Phillips was the first and only choice of the band. The band was three weeks away from a tour when Jeff Porcaro died. Rather then put a bunch of people out (stage crew, sound crew, drivers, etc.) the band carried on. They didn't want someone who was going to try play and sound like Jeff. The choice was made because they knew Simon could hold true to the music but yet play it in his own style and not Jeff''s. And a great choice they made!

J P Lapp
Word on that, JP!

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