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San Francisco, United States (1967 – present)

Santana is a rock band based around talented guitarist Carlos Santana and founded in the late 1960s. The band first came to public attention after their performing the song “Soul Sacrifice” at the Woodstock Festival in 1969, when their Latin rock provided a contrast to other acts on the bill. This initial exposure made their first, eponymous album a hit at the time, followed in the next two years by successful follow-ups Abraxas and Santana III. Over the years, and despite a constantly changing line-up, Santana has achieved a total of eight Grammy Awards. In 1998, the group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, with Carlos Santana, Jose Chepito Areas, David Brown, Mike Carabello, Gregg Rolie and Michael Shrieve being honored.

Santana was formed originally in 1967 in San Francisco, California. Carlos Santana is a Mexican-born American. Originally named The Santana Blues Band, they rose to international fame when they performed at the Woodstock festival in 1969. This led to their second studio album, Abraxas (1970), becoming a Latin-Rock standard and a huge critical and commercial success. Over the years their line-up has changed constantly, allowing them to evolve with the times. Over 50 musicians have been in Santana over its 40 year history, but the only constant has been Carlos Santana himself. Various successful bands have been spawned by Santana, most notably Journey, formed by keyboardist Gregg Rolie and guitarist Neal Schon, both key members of Santana’s early days. Following a brief quiet period in the early 1990s, Santana returned to stardom by releasing two successful albums, Shama and Supernatural, featuring various guest vocalists.

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  • nikidaki

    musical genius

    2 Sep 7:23pm Reply
  • MonoPeligroso

    tanglewood 1970!!

    1 Sep 2:27pm Reply
  • madeira_sensei

    xD

    25 Aug 1:22am Reply
  • berni61

    einfach nur geil :-)

    21 May 1:03pm Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    Smooth ♥

    16 May 12:17pm Reply
  • LOVES-DESIRE

    Santana has been humbly blessing us with his Gift of Music for a very long time ..... I say the former statement the way I have because Santana at the end and beginning he does make reference of who he is Spiritually and he takes the time to so a humble, thankful gesture to his fans at a show or if you see him on the big screen ...... Carlos Santana is fantastic and he has been from the first Album to this new CD ...... Many, many have come and gone but Santana is still here ...... You can start to listen to a Carlos Santana or Santana track in the middle or ending and you immediately know that it is Santana or Carlos on that guitar ...... Santana is the one of the Greatest ......

    11 May 6:03am Reply
  • bloodshy_

    dar um jeito (we will find a way) - santana (feat. avicii, wyclef & alexandre pires) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkDXjPt-LQs

    30 Apr 11:12pm Reply
  • HectorOmarRoman

    With Miguel wow!!!

    24 Apr 5:58pm Reply
  • radioacrata

    Caravanserai

    17 Apr 9:23pm Reply
  • KeithJones

    RIP Armando Peraza (percussionist, 1972-1990)

    17 Apr 8:59pm Reply
  • guy090671

    Excellent

    13 Mar 4:14pm Reply
  • Panzerfaust

    genius

    12 Mar 11:43am Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    >> THIS! >> Only for those who loves Santana's very early musical period. (Are you experienced listener?)

    18 Feb 8:38pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    пара первых альбомов были занятными, а дальше стало нудно как-то

    5 Feb 4:32am Reply
  • luckystoned

    Jingo ba lo ba, ba, lo ~~~♪♫ ♫♪♫♪♫ ♫

    28 Jan 5:01pm Reply
  • MonoPeligroso

    That statement below should be punished with jail.

    20 Jan 8:28am Reply
  • Neue_regel_

    Put your lights on !!!

    4 Jan 5:02am Reply
  • Neue_regel_

    Supernatural >> Abraxas

    4 Jan 5:02am Reply
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  • douglaslage

    Saideira ficou muito boa, adorei.

    29 Dec 2013 Reply
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