Carlos Santana Youtube – Samba Pa Ti

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 | Electric Guitar, Rock Guitar

Carlos Santana is the guitar player that for me has the sweetest distortion I have ever heard.   There is a romantic side to every musician, some are a little afraid to admit it.  But when I was 14, and that’s 38 years ago I oddly enough had the intelligence (or testerone levels) to recognise the beauty of the song Samba Pa Ti.  I first heard it on the Abraxas album, with the Greg Rollie playing awesome keyboards.  I think that the Abraxas album was a milestone in contemporay music. From memory Santana as playing a Yamaha guitar here and I think at the time he was using Mesa Boogie amps.

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4 Comments to Carlos Santana Youtube – Samba Pa Ti

timethief
August 26, 2008

Santana still rocks! I’m a long time fan. I love Supernatural. :)

acoustic
August 27, 2008

May favourites are Europa and samba Pa Ti, and a lot of the tunes off Borboletta

wayne
February 8, 2009

Just my opinion but I think he is one of the best of the best.

Denise Gomez
November 9, 2009

I only wish the song was longer…like an entire side of an album….one could make love to that song for hours….

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