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The Essential Santana


Initial release : 2002

Sony 86698

A compilation collecting material released on Columbia between 1969 and 1987.

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  • Jingo (Olatunji/Santana)
  • Evil Ways (Henry/Zack)
  • Soul Sacrifice (Areas/Brown/Carabello/Rolie/Santana/Shrieve)
  • Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen (Green/Szabo)
  • Oye Como Va (Puente)
  • Samba Pa Ti (Santana)
  • Everybody's Everything (Brown/Moss/Santana)
  • No One to Depend On (Carabello/Escovedo/Rolie)
  • Toussaint l'Overture (Areas/Brown/Carabello/Rolie/Santana/Shrieve)
  • Guajira (Areas/Brown/Reyes)
  • La Fuente del Ritmo (Lewis)
  • In a Silent Way (Zawinul)
  • Love, Devotion and Surrender (Kermode/Santana)
  • Mirage (Patillo)
  • Carnaval (Coster/Santana)
  • Let the Children Play (Patillo/Santana)
  • Jugando (Areas/Santana)
  • She's Not There (Argent)
  • Dance Sister Dance (Baila Mi Hermana) (Chancler/Coster/Rubinson)
  • Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile) (Coster / Santana)
  • Stormy (Buie/Cobb)
  • Well...All Right (Allison/Holly/Mauldin/Petty)
  • Open Invitation (Lambert/Margen/Potter/Santana/Walker)
  • Aqua Marine (Pasqua/Santana)
  • You Know That I Love You (Ligertwood/Pasqua/Santana/Santana/Solberg)
  • All I Ever Wanted (Ligertwood/Santana/Solberg)
  • Winning (Ballard)
  • Hold On (Thomas)
  • Nowhere to Run (Ballard)
  • Say It Again (Garay/Goldstein/Lapeau)
  • Veracruz (Cohen/Miles/Rolie/Santana/Thompson)
  • Blues for Salvador (Santana/Thompson)
  • The Healer (Hooker)
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