Carlos Santana

Biography

At the beginning of a new century and the dawn of a new millennium, Carlos Santana is at the pinnacle of a remarkable recording and performing career. Carlos' music has spanned five decades, outlasted countless musical trends, sold more than fifty million albums, played live to upwards of thirty million fans, and garnered countless awards and honors, including a 1998 induction into the Rock 'n Roll Hall Of Fame. For over thirty years, Santana has been tirelessly creating his own unique fusion of passionate, guitar-powered music, creatively blending potent rock 'n roll with blues-driven elements, sensuous Afro-Cuban rhythms, and infusions of numerous other global music idioms. Long before 'World Music' was coined as a phrase, Santana was making it and popularizing it-perhaps even defining it...and ever since Carlos and his band exploded onto the stage with an electrifying performance at the original 1969 Woodstock Festival, the world has indeed been listening.

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Santana - La Flaca Studio Footage

9th May 2014 -

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Latin rockers Santana release a video montage of behind-the-scenes studio footage for their latest single 'La Flaca' featuring Juanes. The song features on their new album 'Corazon'; their first entirely latin record. The video shows...

It's That Time Of Year Again! New Orleans Jazz Festival Returns With Another Two Weekends Of Music Mythology

24th April 2014 -

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It's that time of year again where New Orleans go all out to prove they are one of the most culturally rich cities in North America with their annual two-weekend event, the New Orleans Jazz...

Santana, Wyclef, Avicii & Alexandre Pires Selected For The Official Anthem Of The 2014 Fifa World Cup

28th March 2014 -

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FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment announce today that the Official Anthem of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM in Brazil is entitled "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)," and features a global superstar line-up...

Carlos Santana And His Band Santana Will Be Releasing Their First Ever Latin Music Album 'Corazon' In The Us On May 6th 2014

21st March 2014 -

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Ten time GRAMMY©-Award winning rock icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Carlos Santana announced that he and his band SANTANA will be releasing their first ever Latin Music album on May 6th entitled...

Carlos Santana Reunites With Former Santana Blues Bandmate & Friend After Forty Years [Video]

24th December 2013 -

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Mexican-American singer and Woodstock alum Carlos Santana was reunited with a former bandmate after decades apart on Monday (23 December) for a special performance.Carlos Santana was reunited with one of his bandmates from the original...

Carlos Santana Joins With Homeless Former Bandmate In Emotional Reunion [Video]

23rd December 2013 -

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In one of the most perfectly timed, heart-warming stories this side of Christmas, Santana guitarist Carlos Santana was reunited with one of his former bandmates. Before you ask why that might be heart-warming, consider that...

Carlos Santana Reunites With Ex-Bandmate Who Is Now Homeless

23rd December 2013 -

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Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana reunited with his ex-bandmate who now lives on the street of Oakland, USA.A reporter called Stanley Roberts is responsible for their reunion after discovering the homeless man while producing a story...

Carlos Santana Nearly Killed After Falling Asleep At Wheel

18th September 2013 -

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Carlos Santana is lucky to still have his life after he reportedly fell asleep at the wheel whilst driving in Las Vegas. With the music legend sleeping, his Fisker Karma drove out of the lane...

Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, Shirley MacLaine To Be Honored By Kennedy Center

13th September 2013 -

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This year's Kennedy Center honorees include Singer/ songwriter Billy Joel, pianist and composer Herbie Hancock, musician Carlos Santana, and actress Shirley MacLaine, and opera soprano Martina Arroyo: all who will be honored in a fabulous...

Pop Singer Miguel Bose Is Latin Academy's Person of the Year

9th May 2013 -

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The Spanish-Italian-Panamanian-Colombian pop singer Miguel Bose has been named the Latin Academy's Person of the Year for 2013. The singer, author and actor will be honored at a benefit gala on November 20 in Las...

Latin Grammy Awards: Jesse & Joy Take Four!

16th November 2012 -

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Colombian rocker Juanes took home the best album award while Mexican brother-sister duo Jesse & Joy and their pop hit 'Corre!' ran away with four awards at the 13th Annual Latin Grammys, The BBC reports....

Santana - Maria Maria

26th January 2012 -

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Santana Bella

20th February 2010 -

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Santana Into The Night featuring Chad Kroeger

3rd December 2008 -

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Santana - Luz, Amor Y Vida

10th September 2008 -

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Santana - Somewhere In Heaven

10th September 2008 -

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Santana - Ultimate Santana

29th October 2007 -

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Santana Ultimate Santana Album Review There have been 'Best of' Santana discs before, mostly collected from the early instrumental discs. Here, however, 'ultimate' may just literally mean 'the latest' disc, as there are mandatory new...

Santana - Cry Baby Cry

6th June 2006 -

 Review

Santana Cry Baby CrySingle ReviewAnother come back for Carlos Santana, this time with dance hall star Sean Paul and British gem Joss Stone, not the best fusion of vocals I must say. Joss Stone is...

Santana Relieved He Went Public About Child Molestation Hell

6th November 2005 -

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Guitar great CARLOS SANTANA hopes his 2000 revelation about the sex abuse he suffered as a youth has helped others overcome painful childhood memories. The rocker shocked fans by revealing all about the darkest...

Santana, Just Feel Better, Audio

31st October 2005 -

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SANTANAAlbum: "All That I Am"Released: October 31stCarlos Santana is one of the few musicians to whom the word legend can truly apply. In a career that has spanned more than four decades, this worldwide superstar...

Carlos Santana Is Bald

7th April 2004 -

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A fan of Latino musical superstar CARLOS SANTANA has unveiled the real reason he always wears headscarves - he's almost completely bald underneath. A devotee claims to have shared a spa with the SMOOTH...

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I went to the Santana concert last night at Coor Amphitheater in San Diego. Very dissapinted that Sanatana did not play any of the music that made him famous, he did not play Black Magic Woman, Evil Ways, Oyo como va etc... Many people were very dissapointed. I looked forward to this concert for a long time and bought the best box tickets and what a dissapointment. It's as if he is now catering to the younger crowd and forgotten the people who helped make him who he is. I will never go to another Santana concert and will make sure everyone I know hears about the ripoff his concert was. Just three more songs (BACK IN THE DAY ONES)would have turned the night around for the thousands who went to see him. From,Ex Loyal Fan

8 years 9 months ago
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can i point out to ftvdragon that u never made him who he is. he got where he is today through playing the guitar to an exceptional level. i saw him in london a few days ago and he was amazing. and while i prefer the older music that he has done compared to some of the newer stuff i think of it as one of the best concerts i have ever been to because of the way he played and also the atmosphere that he created. and if u do truely believe that you made him what he is today then it is the "kids" that are going to take him places in the future. and to not go to another concert because he didnt play what you wanted, to me, sounds very immature. and at what time are you refering to as in the good ones?from,a music fan

8 years 2 months ago
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KEITHO

Manchester UK MAY 2006The band played more of the really stuff.Soul sacrifice.love supreme.Evilways etc no black magic or oya como va but refreshing change back to when I saw them in 1978.The band played well and complimented each other.The atmosphere was superb,But the crowd who only know Smooth etc were dissappointed with the fantastic long tracks and drum and guitar solos.But for me a die hard Santana head BRILLIANT...

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