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Old 11-25-2010, 11:45 AM   #1
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Default Who sings "I Miss The Rains In Africa"?

Does anyone know the name of the artist/band of this wonderful song?

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Old 11-25-2010, 11:57 AM   #2
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Toto



Hold the Line has one of 'name that tune (and band) in 2 notes' keyboard riffs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3lWUlOl9BMl]

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Old 11-25-2010, 01:30 PM   #3
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Thank you very much, JJ.


I think I had it wrong, it's " I bless the rains in Africa". I wanted to find out the artist so I'll be able to download it to my MP3 Player.
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Old 11-25-2010, 01:32 PM   #4
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I think I'm going to download "Hold The Line" as well.
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:39 PM   #5
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cool, no prob

never realized the guy on keys sang that one (i changed the concert links to an older live versions, back when the guy on keys was slimmer)
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:43 PM   #6
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Yes,the actual line is " I Bless the rains " etc.

The song is also the only #1 hit Toto ever had,in january 1983.

The much better "Rosanna" sat at number 2 for four weeks in
July of 1982,unable to beat out newer groups like The Human Leauge or Survivor.


10 Top Forty hits total :

Hold The Line
" 99 "
Rosanna
Make Believe
Africa
I Wont Hold You Back
Stranger in Town
I'll Be Over You
Without Your Love
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Old 11-27-2010, 11:06 AM   #7
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I think I had it wrong, it's " I bless the rains in Africa". .
hey, that's a hoot (since you posted the LYRICS version, lol)

i don't know what the songs about but always liked the verse vocal and dug the Hold the Line chorus way back when i did lots of radio 'hits' listening

i thought they just had a few hits and were done but they been around, eh...perhaps higher rotation in the US and same goes for Restless Heart, mm...thought i was fairly Nashville aware, but obviously not...dunno em (yet)

gotta tip your cap for this guy trying this tune...a all'round workout (thx, Danno)

http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=...16/XIf0hWFU6j0
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