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Carlos Santana is a guitarist, composer, singer and band-leader who helped to shape the concept of "world music" by his experiments with blending many styles of music from a multitude of ethnic sources. He was born Carlos Augusto Alves Santana on July 20, 1947, in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico. He is one of six children born to Jose Santana ... See full bio »

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La Bamba Composer
Zodiac Soundtrack
Desperado Soundtrack
The Fan Soundtrack


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 2019 Tyga & YG & Santana: Mamacita (Video short)
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 2010 Artists for Haiti: Somos el mundo 25 por Haiti (Video short)
Chorus / Guitar
 2010 Artists for Haiti: We Are the World 25 for Haiti (Video short)
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 2006 Santana Feat. Sean Paul, Joss Stone: Cry Baby Cry (Video short)
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 2000 Santana Feat. the Product G&B: Maria Maria (Video short)
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 1999 Santana Feat. Rob Thomas: Smooth (Video short)
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 1992 Santana: Somewhere in Heaven (Video short)
 1981 Santana: Changes (Video short)
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 1981 Santana: E Papa Re (Video short)
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 1981 Santana: I Love You Much Too Much (Video short)
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 1981 Santana: Searchin' (Video short)
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 1981 Santana: Winning (Video short)
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Other Works:

(Album): "Shaman". Features duets with Dido, Seal, P.O.D., Plácido Domingo, Michelle Branch, Chad Kroeger and more. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 7 Interviews | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mr. Carlos Santana | Santana


5' 9" (1.75 m)


Cindy Blackman | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Gene Simmons is not a musician, he's an entertainer. A musician is Coltrane (John Coltrane), Bob Marley. KISS is Las Vegas entertainment. A musician doesn't need the mask. See more »


Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 (as a member of Santana. See more »


Melodic blues-based guitar See more »

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