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Santana

Formed: 1966 in San Francisco, CA
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Genre: Blues, Jazz, Pop/Rock, World
Group Members: Michael Shrieve, Buddy Miles, Neal Schon, Jules Broussard, Tom Coster, Pete Escovedo, Leon Thomas, Luis Gasca, Armando Peraza, Greg Walker, ...See All
Biography: Santana is the primary exponent of Latin-tinged rock, particularly due to its combination of Latin percussion (congas, timbales, etc.) with bandleader Carlos Santana's distinctive, high-pitched lead guitar playing. The group was the last major act to emerge from the psychedelic San Francisco music scene ...Read full biography
Abraxas [MFSL]
Released: 1970
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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The San Francisco Bay Area rock scene of the late '60s was one that encouraged radical experimentation and discouraged the type of mindless conformity that's often plagued corporate rock. When one considers ...Read full review
Abraxas [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1970
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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The San Francisco Bay Area rock scene of the late '60s was one that encouraged radical experimentation and discouraged the type of mindless conformity that's often plagued corporate rock. When one considers ...Read full review
Santana: A Man Out of Time
Oct 23, 10:22 AM EST
Alan Light interviews Carlos Santana