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Santana – Santana (Legacy Edition)

Published on November 18, 2010 By Music Mook

Man, I love me some early Santana! After creating a huge storm of tribal electricity at Woodstock in August of 1969, the band exploded into the collective consciousness of young music lovers everywhere. Their debut album was a lively, mostly improvisational affair that followed a very simple rule: play in the studio with the same […]

Santana – Lotus

Published on October 22, 2010 By Music Mook

Somewhere in the Land of the Rising Sun waves lap up against the shore, pushed there not by wind, and not by the moon, but by Carlos Santana’s guitar in 1973… After creating pure magic with 1972’s Caravanserai, Carlos Santana hit the road for what seemed to be a quest for spiritual rock nirvana and the […]

Santana – Santana III (Legacy Edition)

Published on October 14, 2010 By Music Mook

Article first published as Music Review: Santana – Santana III (Legacy Edition) on Blogcritics. After their raw and exciting self titled debut Santana, and the successful followup Abraxas, Santana decided to go dark and mysterious with their near perfect third album titled, well, Santana III. The cover art, which I just can’t seem to get enough […]

David Crosby – If I Could Only Remember My Name

Published on September 30, 2010 By Music Mook

Remember that 10 album list we mentioned a while back in the Sinatra/Jobim review? Well, this is one of those albums… Released in the winter of 1971, If I Could Only Remember My Name was Crosby’s first solo effort and will forever stand as a testament to just how talented the man really was. After […]

Santana – Live At The Fillmore ’68

Published on September 20, 2010 By Music Mook

Article first published as Music Review: Santana – Live at the Fillmore ’68 on Blogcritics. After their legendary performance at Woodstock in the late summer of 1969, and their blistering self titled debut album, Santana would skyrocket to much deserved stardom and cement a place in rock history. But here, in the warm sounding Fillmore […]

Vault Discovery – Santana: Tanglewood 1970

Published on August 12, 2010 By Music Mook

Yes, that’s right, you heard right, vintage 1970 Santana Live at the Tanglewood now up for stream and download on Wolfgang’s Vault! And let me tell ya’, take it from me, this is one hot, scorching, incredible show! Trust me, I know what I’m doing. The first thing that jumps out, as usual for me […]