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Hear Steve Lukather's isolated guitar from Toto's Rosanna

Steve Lukather was born on this day, October 21, 1957.

The Toto guitarist, session veteran and all-around great guy has recorded far too many notable guitar parts over the years to count, but - upon discovering this gem on YouTube - we thought we'd highlight one of the best.

Above, you can hear Lukather's isolated guitar work from Toto's monster 1982 hit, Rosanna.

Though chances are you've heard Rosanna a time or two in your life, the video will likely give you a new appreciation for Lukather's playing, which has made its way onto more than 1,500 albums in total.


Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.