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Carlos Santana

Columbia publish Santana’s seventh album : ‘Amigos’ featuring…

Santana’s ‘Amigos’ is their seventh studio album featuring the hit ‘Europa’ and released on March 26, 1976 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Dance Sister Dance (Baila Mi Hermana) (Leon Chancler, Tom Coster, David Rubinson) – 08:15 . 2.Take Me With You (Leon Chancler, Tom Coster) – 05:27 . 3.Let Me (Tom Coster, Carlos Santana) – […]

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has played guitar or sang with a myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them : Rachelle Ferrell , Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Earl Klugh, Minnie Riperton, Lee Ritenour, Natalie Cole, Benny Goodman, Noa, Count […]

Happy Birthday George Benson. ‘(Bens)On Birthday’

This day (March 22, 1943), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born George Benson, an American guitarist and singer. Tracklist : Turn Your Love Around -(2019) . Lady (2019) . Affirmation (Capitol Florida 2016) . Don’t Know Why (Glasgow 2014) . Love X Love (North Sea Jazz 2012) . At The Mambo Inn (2011) . Ibanez Lbg300 […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 17

Dean Martin & Tony Bennett, George Benson & Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck & Imelda May, Mavis Staples & Johnny Lang, Allman Brothers & Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen & Melissa Etheridge, Billy Joel & John Fogerty, Stevie Wonder & Chaka Khan, Dolly Parton & Elton John, John Denver & Glen Campbell, Jerry Garcia & David Grisman, […]

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 – Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 80. Happy Birthday, Sir

This week In One-Off Collaborations 13

Dr. John & Eric Clapton, Joey Blake & Bobby McFerrin, Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, Rihanna & Ne Yo, Heidi Klum & Seal, Daryl Hall & Smokey Robinson, Carlos Santana & Gato Barbieri, Massive Attack & Portishead, David Sylvian & Robert Fripp, Paco De Lucia, John McLaughlin & Larry Coryell, Ali Farka Toure & Toumani […]

Columbia publish Santana’s thirteenth album : ‘Beyond…

Santana’s ‘Beyond Appearances’ is their thirteenth studio album recorded in California in 1984 and released in February 1985 by Columbia., Track Listing : 1.Breaking Out (Alphonso Johnson, Alex Ligertwood) – 04:30 . 2.Written In Sand (Mitchell Froom, Jerry Stahl) – 03:49 . 3.Brotherhood (David Sancious, Carlos Santana, Chester D. Thompson) – 02:26 . 4.Spirit (Alphonso […]

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 37

Carlos Santana, John Scofield, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot & Mary Halvorson, George Benson, James Blood Ulmer, Otis Rush & Eric Clapton, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Bonamassa, Prince, Steve Hackett, Toni Iommi . They are the Guitar Virtuosi artists selected among the 246 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

Columbia publish Santana’s fourteenth album : ‘Freedom’…

Santana’s ‘Freedom’ is their fourteenth studio album featuring Buddy Miles as a vocalist and released in February 1987 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Veracruz (Jeffrey Cohen, Buddy Miles, Gregg Rolie, Carlos Santana) – 04:23 . 2.She Can’T Let Go (Jeffrey Cohen, Tom Coster, Alphonso Johnson, Cory Lerios) – 04:45 . 3.Once It’S Gotcha (Jeffrey Cohen, […]

Happy Birthday Aaron Neville. ‘Brother Aaron’

This day (January 24, 1941), is born Aaron Neville, an American soul and R&B, country singer alone or with his brothers Art, Charles and Cyril as The Neville Brothers. Tracklist : Amazing Grace (2019) . Don’t Know Much (2017) . w/ Rolling Stones – Under The Boardwalk (2013) . Don’t Know Much (Tribute to Linda […]

Herb, Carlos et al say ‘Viva Miami!’ (1989)

January 20, 1989 – in preparation of this week-end Superbowl, CBS airs a special “Viva Miami: The Night of Super Sounds” with so many famous guests Herb Alpert, Maria Conchita Alonso, Willy Chirino, Paquito D’Rivera, Little Joe and La Familia, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Nelson, Linda Ronstadt, Carlos Santana, Cheech Marin.

Santana release their eighth album : ‘Festival’ (1977)

Santana’s ‘Festival’ is their eighth studio album produced by David Rubinson and released in January 1977 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Carnaval (Tom Coster, Carlos Santana) – 02:15 . 2.Let The Children Play (Leon Patillo, Carlos Santana) – 03:28 . 3.Jugando (J. Areasm Carlos Santana) – 02:12 . 4.Give Me Love (Pablo Tellez ) – […]

Happy Birthday John Mc Laughlin. ‘Elegant Septuagenarian’

This day (January 4, 1942), in  Doncaster, South Yorkshire (UK), is born John McLaughlin, an English guitarist, bandleader and composer. Tracklist : El Hombre Que Sabia (2019) . Meeting of the Spirits/Birds of Fire (2017) . w/ Chick Corea – Miles Beyond (2016) . w/ Jean Luc Ponty & Zakir Hussain – Lotus Feet (2013) . […]

Santana begin the recording of ‘Live at the Fillmore 1968’ for…

Santana’s ‘Live at the Fillmore 1968’ is a live album recorded between December 19 and 22, 1968 and released on March 11, 1997 By Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Jingo (Babatunde Olatunji) – 09:38 . 2.Persuasion (Gregg Rolie) – 07:05 . 3.Treat (Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, David Brown) – 09:37 . 4.Chunk A Funk (Carlos Santana, […]

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist. Tracklist : What I Haven’t Done (2019) . at GuitarTown (2018) . Good Times (2017) . High Heels And Throwing Things (2016) . w/ hr-Bigband – Different People (2015) . 12 Bar Blues Improvisation (2014) […]