Knowledge Identifier: +Steve_Lukather
Born in 1957.
Countries: United States (61%), United Kingdom (14%), France (6%)
Linked to: Music Man, Ovation Guitar Company, Yamaha Corporation, Gibson Guitar Corporation
In 1976, when Lukather was nineteen years old, he was invited by his high school friends David Paich and the Porcaro brothers Steve and Jeff to join them in forming their band, Toto
Bill Champlin - Champlin won a Grammy *award for Best Rhythm and Blues Song in 1979 for co-writing the hit song "After The Love Has Gone" with Jay Graydon and David Foster and a second Grammy *award for Best Rhythm and Blues Song in 1982 for co-writing the song "Turn Your Love Around" with Jay Graydon and Steve Lukather
He performed the guitar solo for Olivia Newton-John's popular 1981 single "Physical", which was "Billboard"'s number 1 single of the 1980s
He won a Grammy award in 1982 for the George Benson song "Turn Your Love Around"
Gregg Bissonette - Also in 1997, he played drums on Steve Lukather's album "Luke" and the subsequent tour
The Yardbirds - In 2003, a new album, "Birdland", was released under the Yardbirds name on the Favored Nations label by a lineup including Chris Dreja, Jim McCarty, and new members Gypie Mayo , John Idan and Alan Glen , which consisted of a mixture of new material mostly penned by McCarty and re-recordings of some of their greatest hits, with guest appearances by Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Slash, Brian May, Steve Lukather, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, John Rzeznik, Martin Ditchum and Simon McCarty
All's Well That Ends Well (Steve Lukather album) - "'All's Well That Ends Well"' is the sixth studio album by Steve Lukather, released on vinyl and as a jewel case CD on October 11, 2010 by Mascot Records
In February 2012, Ringo Starr announced that Lukather will be the guitarist in his All Starr Band for their summer tour
Peter Frampton - In 2013 he performed throughout North America as part of the "Frampton's Guitar Circus" tour which featured periodic guest performers including B.B. King, Robert Cray, Don Felder, Rick Derringer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Steve Lukather, Sonny_Landreth, David Hidalgo Mike McCready, Roger McGuinn and Vinnie Moore
Toto XIV - The name was explained by band member Steve Lukather in December 2014: The band counted all the albums with new released music