The great Carlos Santana. Been rockin since Woodstock and still going strong.
Santana is a Band formed by Carlos Augusto Alves Santana. Carlos (DOB July 20, 1947) is a Mexican American musician. He is well known for his guitar skills. Santana as a band grew in popularity during the 60’s and 70’s with their innovations in salsa, jazz and rock music. Carlos Santana was placed at 15th spot by rolling stones on the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.
Carlos Santana has contributed a lot to the world of music and has been awarded 10 Grammy awards for his contributions. Although he earned great reputation during the 70’s but was struggling to perform well during the 80’s and did not achieve commercial success. During the early 90’s he was struggling to get contracts and no label was willing to work with him. But in 1999 he recorded an album “supernatural” with mostly young musicians. The album was a commercial success, but the success was mainly enjoyed by the young lead singer. The single “smooth” from that album spent 12 weeks at number one on the billboard hot 100.
Carlos Santana is no doubt one of the most admired and respected musician of the 20th century. He has devoted his life to music and has been providing the world with great rhythms for almost 5 decades.