Black Magic Woman by Carlos Santana is a classic rock song.
Black Magic Woman is a song written by Peter Green that first appeared as a Fleetwood Mac single in various countries in 1968 and on the bands first UK album, I Loved Another Woman, subsequently appearing on the 1969 Fleetwood Mac compilation albums English Rose (US) and The Pious Bird of Good Omen (UK). It became a classic hit by Santana in 1970,
Carlos Santana played the song using a Gibson Les Paul Special.
The instrumental at the end of the song is called Gypsy Queen and was written by Hungarian jazz guitarist Gabor Szabo.
Mick Fleetwood called the original version Three minutes of sustain/reverb guitar with two exquisite solors from Peter [Green].
Santanas keyboard player Gregg Rolie sang lead on this song. Gregg Rolie later joined Journey in 1973.
Song Title: Black Magic Woman Artist: Santana Album: Abraxas Genre: classic rock Latin rock Lead Vocals: Gregg Rolie Lead Guitar: Carlos Santana Keyboards: Gregg Rolie Released: 1970 Number of listens: 12296 Current rank: 422 (updated weekly) Highest rank: 398 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)
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Xavier: This is Santanas best song.
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