Click on the artist(s) name to check out their "artist Essential"

Bachman - Turner Overdrive
Bad Company
Badfinger
Beach Boys
Billy Joel
Blood, Sweat And Tears
Blue Oyster Cult
Bob Dylan
Boston
Buffalo Springfield
Byrds
David Bowie
Jackson Browne
Jimmy Buffett
The Band
The Beatles
More Links



Carlos Santana

By the time he joined Greg Rolie in 1966 to found the band that still bears his name, Mexican-born teenager Carlos Santana was already a veteran musician; he played the clubs and bars of Tijuana as a child and continued to hone his craft when his family moved to San Francisco in the early '60s. And, while he's probably best known for his work with the Santana band, the guitarist has shown fearless creativity and openness to unusual collaborations, as eventually seen in the band's Supernatural and Shaman, in his solo projects.

His solo work has always run concurrently with his work in the band, and drawn inspiration from many traditions. Even as the Santana band was bursting on the local scene in 1968, for example, Carlos Santana was making his recording debut on The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper. In subsequent years, he's worked with such varied colleagues as John McLaughlin, Herbie Hancock, Willie Nelson, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Booker T. and the MG's, as well as contributing the score to the movie "La Bamba." There's no predicting what spirit will move Carlos Santana next, but chances are the results will be interesting -- and rigorously faithful to the convictions that sparked their creation.

Written by: Mary Eisenhart

http://www.santana.com/

Wolfgang's Vault Information


Advisory Board Login

Login to access chat and Drive Contests
Not a member? Sign up here.

Email Address:  
 
OR
 
Login via
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
11:00pm
The Deep End
Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
7:00am
Rock 'n Roll Roots
Featuring the 60's and 70's (3hrs)
8:00pm
Sunday Night Star
Jim Boehm of Skokie (1hrs)
9:00pm
The Classics
The Who Hits 50! (2hrs)
Monday, Nov 24, 2014
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1980
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
Ringo Starr
5:00pm
Lost & Found
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
Guns n' Roses
10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1980
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1968
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
Alice Cooper
5:00pm
Lost & Found