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Amigos (Santana album)

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Released  March 26, 1976
Amigos (1976)  Festival (1977)
Release date  26 March 1976
Label  Columbia Records
Length  41:14
Artist  Santana
Producer  David Rubinson
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Studio  Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco
Genres  Rock music, Jazz fusion, Music of Latin America, Funk, Psychedelic rock, Funk rock
Similar  Santana albums, Blues rock albums

Santana dance sister dance 1976


Amigos is the seventh studio album from Santana. It contained a minor U.S. hit single in "Let It Shine" and was the band's first album to hit the top ten on the Billboard charts (it ultimately reached gold record status) since Caravanserai in 1972. In Europe the song "Europa" was released as a single and became a top ten hit in several countries.

Contents

New vocalist Greg Walker joined the group. It would be the last Santana album to include original bassist David Brown.

This album has been mixed and released in stereo and quadraphonic.

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Side one

  1. "Dance Sister Dance (Baila Mi Hermana)" (Leon Chancler/Tom Coster/David Rubinson) – 8:15
  2. "Take Me with You" (instrumental) (Chancler/Coster) – 5:27
  3. "Let Me" (Coster/Carlos Santana) – 4:51

Side two

  1. "Gitano" (Armando Peraza) – 6:13
  2. "Tell Me Are You Tired" (Chancler/Coster) – 5:42
  3. "Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)" (instrumental) (Coster/Santana) – 5:06
  4. "Let It Shine" (David Brown/Ray Gardner) – 5:43

Personnel

  • Greg Walker – vocals
  • Carlos Santana – guitars, background vocals, percussion, congas, jurro
  • Tom Coster – acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer, ARP Pro Soloist, ARP Odyssey, ARP String Ensemble, Hohner Clavinet D6, background vocals
  • David Brown – bass guitar
  • Leon "Ndugu" Chancler – drums, timbales, Remo Rototoms, percussion, congas, background vocals
  • Armando Peraza – congas, bongos, background vocals, vocal on "Gitano"
  • Ivory Stone – background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – background vocals
  • Charts

    Album

    Singles

    Songs

    1Dance Sister Dance (Baila Mi Hermana)8:16
    2Take Me With You5:27
    3Let Me4:51

    References

    Amigos (Santana album) Wikipedia


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