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Best Covers: Santana “Black Magic Woman”

Carlos Santana said he was transported back to the first time he played “Black Magic Woman” during every performance of the song.

Written by Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green and released by that band in 1969, the version recorded by Santana the following year was included on their album Abraxas and has become a signature track.

Le Classique: Santana “Samba pa ti”

For forty years and as many albums later, Santana has sold more than 100 million records and reached more than 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date,Santana has won ten Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy.  Among many other honors, Carlos Santanahas been cited by Rolling Stone as #15 on their list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. Currently Santana is headlining a multi-year residency at House of Blues at Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas.

April 15, 2016 marks the release date of “Santana IV” the wildly anticipated studio album that reunites the revered early 70’s line up. “Santana IV” features 16 all-new tracks written and produced by the band that burst with the same unparalleled and superlative energy that made Santana a pioneering force in world music and a household name across the globe. Tonight Cap Roig Festival gives us the opportunity to enjoy his music on stage. Mariscal Mauro has chosen “Samba pa ti” as le classique.