‘Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles! Live!’ is a live album recorded in Honolulu at the ‘Sunshine ’72 Festival’ and released on June 7, 1972 by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Marbles (John Mclaughlin) – 04:18 . 2.Lava (Buddy Miles) – 02:10 . 3.Evil Ways (Sonny Henry) – 06:36 . 4.Faith Interlude (Buddy Miles, Carlos Santana) – 02:13 . 5.Them Changes (Buddy Miles) – 05:50
Musicians : Carlos Santana – Guitar, Vocals . Buddy Miles – Drums, Percussion, Congas, Vocals . Neal Schon – Guitar . Ron Johnson – Bass Guitar . Bob Hogins – Organ, Electric Piano . Hadley Caliman – Flute, Saxophone . Luis Gasca – Trumpet . Greg Errico – Drums . Richard Clark – Drums, Percussion, Congas . Coke Escovedo – Drums, Percussion, Timbales . Mike Carabello – Percussion, Congas . Mingo Lewis – Percussion. . Victor Pantoja – Percussion, Congas
Production : Produced By Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles
Package : Barbara Baker – Photography . Joan Chase – Artwork, Photography . Richard Clark – Photography . Robert Knight – Photography . Richard Upper – Photography
Recorded On January 1, 1972 At Sunshine ’72 Festival, Inside Diamond Head, Honolulu Hawaii.
Released On June 7, 1972 By Columbia.
Rock On Vinyl
The brass sound that was popular in the early 1970’s adds energy and pop to this live recording. I first heard the fast version of Evil Ways on this live albumand still prefer it to the slower studio recording that is on the Santana Greatest Hits album. […]
This is a very crowd-pleasing performance but has even more value as a historical look into the beginnings of Santana’s fusion interest and Miles’s early career. […]
Voices Of Latin Rock
Listening to this original concert, one realises why a re-record in a studio was necessary. Neal Schon in my Voices Of Latin Rock book described this show as a ”mosh – a stoned, self-indulgent disaster.” […]