Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music. The band's sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set...Wikipedia
Born: 20th July, 1947, Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Santana
Blues for Salvador is a 1987 album by Carlos Santana, dedicated to his wife, Deborah Santana. The record was released by Carlos Santana as a solo project, not with the Santana band. It won the 1989 Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, his first Grammy ever.
Resides in San Francisco.
He was voted the 90th Greatest Rock `n` Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A news reporter for a San Francisco television station has reunited rock guitarist Carolos Santana with a former bandmate he hadn't seen in decades and who now lives on the streets of Oakland.
Reporter Stanley Roberts ran into percussionist Marcus "The Magnificent" Malone while working on a story about illegal dumping last week, KRON-TV in San Francisco reports (http://bit.ly/JVGjGa).
Although he initially was skeptical of the homeless man's claim that the Santana Blues Band got its start in his mother's garage in the... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
Carlos Santana has signed and sent one of his famous guitars to Greece and more precisely on stage of the Greek "X-Factor".
Last week the presenter Sakis Rouvas announced the existence of this guitar and the fact that one of the contestants will take it.Group "Burning Sticks",Maria from the girls and Charis from the boys are the run-ups.The Christmas Eve the judges-Katerina Gagaki,Giorgos Leventis,Giorgos Theofanous and Nikos Mouratidis will choose one of them live.
Sakis Rouvas has repetedly expressed his jealosity about the fact. Read More
Posted by mandia27 4 years ago
Red carpet, book signings, glam parties & movie premieres have magic in the air, but also perfume! Perfume choices reflect qualities of the celebrity clients who waft them. Every year, perfume designers release new creations & compete for the attention of the public & the stars that intrigue the world. Some are passing favorites, while some classics still rule. Charlize Theron is said to love the magnolia, rose, cinnamon, peachy blend that lifts out of the vanilla & sandalwood bottom notes of Dolce Vita by Christian Dior. An overwhelming classic, no doubt. Kate... Read More
Posted by doren 5 years ago
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – President Barack Obama brushed off a question about legalizing marijuana in his online town hall last month, but guitar god Carlos Santana says he wishes he would seriously consider it.
"Legalize marijuana and take all that money and invest it in teachers and in education," Santana said in an interview this week. "You will see a transformation in America."
During his online town hall on March 26, Obama fielded a question about whether legalization of the illicit drug would help pull the nation out of recession. Obama... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Carlos Santana is on tour and has an album coming out, but in an interview with Rolling Stone posted online on Friday the rocker said he sees himself one day heading up a church in Hawaii.
Santana also told the magazine about the pain of recently going through a divorce from his wife of 34 years, Deborah.
The 61-year-old rocker described in the interview how his faith has helped him get through low points in his life, and that he would like to start a church in Maui, Hawaii.
"I`m going to stop playing when I`m 67 and... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
Born to poverty. Destined for stardom. He Lived the American Dream.
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.
I think if Jimi had had the right person, she would have said: `Let`s go to Hawaii and get rid of Jimi for a week. You need to crystallize your existence and achieve that clarity of vision. This is the word that separates human beings from gods: willingness. Most people don`t have that willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims. And, like Jim Morrison or Jimi Hendrix or Marvin Gaye, they die as victims. But John Coltrane didn`t die as a victim.
You can take things that Jimi Hendrix took, from Curtis Mayfield or from Buddy Guy for example, because we are all children of everything, even Picasso. But if you want to stand out, you have to learn to crystallize your existence and create your own fingerprints. With one note people know me, or Eric, or Jeff Beck, or Jimi Hendrix. I would say to him or her: learn to develop your own voice. It`s like someone said: if you take from just one person, it`s stealing. But take from everyone, and it`s research.