In 1970, Carlos Santana saw his big break as a rock musician. With the album Abraxas is his second LP made it to No. 1 on the Billboard charts. For a Latino musician who presented himself as a guitar god with raw energy, a totally unexpected success. Producer Fred Catero, also Janis Joplin and Chicago produced was set in the studio on the right mix and create an equally musically impressive, and sonically compelling album.
Discreet 38 years later we now get to hear what was banished really on the master tapes. Shawn R. Britton tells us his opinion as an engineer with very subtle. In the outlet zone of the LP is to read in small print: Rock it Carlos!
Half-speed mastering on 180g vinyl in gatefold sleeve.
first Singing Winds, Crying Beasts
second Black Magic Woman / Gypsy Queen
3rd Oye Como Va
4th Incident at Neshabur
fifth Se a Cabo
6th Mother's Daughter
7th Samba Pa Ti
8th Hope You're Feeling Better