Carlos Santana

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Sheila E: 'I'm mad that Prince isn't here any more'
Following childhood abuse, music saved the musician’s life – and led to a creative and romantic partnership with Prince. Now she’s passing on her skills and beating the drum for Biden

Emine Saner

11, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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In the contest of memes, the Olympics takes the gold
Funny faces, astonishing athleticism and all-round doofus Ryan Lochte have made sure it’s been a month rich in retweets

Elena Cresci

14, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Carlos Santana: ‘You can get high on what’s within you’
The musician, 68, on Woodstock, being discriminated against at school and making people cry with one note

Ed Vulliamy

16, Jul, 2016 @1:00 PM

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Santana review – defiantly contemporary Latin fusion
O2 Arena, LondonCarlos Santana proves his brand of Latin-jazz-rock is still going strong in a joyous jigsaw of party tunes

Caroline Sullivan

28, Jul, 2015 @11:59 AM

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Carlos Santana: my family values
The musician talks about his charismatic father and how being abused by a friend of his parents led to a long estrangement from his mother

Interview by Caroline Rees

12, Dec, 2014 @12:59 PM

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Clive Davis: ‘Janis Joplin thought sleeping with me would make things seem less corporate’
The veteran record producer talks about his key collaborations with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys – and his regrets for those he never signed

Paul Lester

05, Nov, 2014 @5:32 PM

Joan Baez - in pictures
For more than half a century, Joan Baez has been music’s most outspoken activist. Ahead of her European tour we look back on a life of performance and protest

30, Aug, 2014 @11:05 PM

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Carlos Santana by NIcola Jennings

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Nicola Jennings

19, Jul, 2013 @11:02 PM

Watch Eric Clapton, Bobby Bland and more talk about BB King

In a clip from BB King: The Life of Riley, a new documentary directed by Jon Brewer, Bobby Bland, Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, Walter Trout, Joe Bonamassa, John Mayall, Aaron Neville and Eric Clapton talk about the great bluesman

Guardian music

07, Oct, 2012 @8:29 AM

BB King: The Life of Riley – film trailer

Watch the trailer to the new documentary BB King: The Life of Riley, directed by Jon Brewer. The film tells the story of the life of the great bluesman and features contributions from, among others, Bono of U2, Dr John, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana

Guardian music

07, Oct, 2012 @8:27 AM

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Carlos Santana: 'My daughter beat me at Guitar Hero'
He once did so much acid he thought his guitar was a snake. But don't worry, these days Carlos Santana is more interested in singing through his fingers and comparing himself to a horse

Peter Robinson

19, Sep, 2012 @11:58 AM

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Carlos Santana to publish memoir
Guitarist will tell his life story 'to help readers discover the sanctity, grace, and divinity in themselves'

Sean Michaels

14, Sep, 2012 @11:23 AM

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