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Santana - Greatest Hits CD (album) cover




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2.80 | 35 ratings

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3 stars Nice hits from early Santana!

Santana is one of the artists featured on this site that i knew since i was a kid, the figure of Carlos Santana is of course well known here in Mexico so his (their) music is played frequently in radio stations or any other public places; I am sure there is a lot of people here who love Santana and their musical style.

Well this review is being written while i read some other Santanaīs album reviews, i want to review Caravanserai but i think i need more time, so now i can go to the easy way and review a compillation album.

This greatest hits collection does not actually contain the bandīs best songs, simply because this CD was released back in 1974 where the band had released only their first 3 albums, so after that there are a lot of great tunes which that greatest hits tag would fit best. Though some of their better known songs were composed during that early era.

A clear example is the opener, "Evil Ways" which has always been a favourite of mine, from their very first album and a memorable track. In this album you will find 10 tracks, and a running time of 35 minutes of nice jazzy, caribbean full of percussion Santana music.

Some other tracks you will find here are "Samba pa Ti", "Jingo", "Sa A Cabo" and a shorter version of "Black Magic Woman", so if you like Santana, you will enjoy this short compillation album, and if you are a collector buy it, it is cheap.

Not bad at all, though there are better CDīs. 2.75 rounded to 3 stars!

Enjoy it!

memowakeman | 3/5 |


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