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“Black Magic Woman” by Santana

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“Black Magic Woman” by Santana

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    “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 band’s 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].”
    Santana’s 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: 13295
    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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