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Bobby Kimball - how was his technique in the eighties?

Garbox80Garbox80 Member Posts: 1
Edit: don't know if this was the right category for this?

I asked Ken about this on his latest isolated vocals "episode" and he asked me to bring the discussion here.

Now, I was born in 1980, so I don't really remember the stuff that happened before their (TOTO and Kimball) first break up, but I've read and seen some interviews (not from back then, but from the last decade or so). And I've read Luke's side of the story from his book. So I've understood that Bobby had some struggles with his voice (and other aspects, but this is a singing community) and that was one reason for the break up (although not the main reason, I think). Was there something in his technique that caused those struggles or was it because of the... other stuff that was going on? His high notes are quite high, but they also sound quite tight to me (and when Ken demonstrated it, it seemed like he was squeezing too). Or I'm I far off with this? I mean, almost everything he sang was high stuff, so with a wrong technique, I could see it wearing out one's voice.
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