Carlos Santana was born on July 20, 1947.
He is a Grammy Award-winning rock musician and a superb guitarist. Santana became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a blend of rock, salsa and jazz fusion. The band’s sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar set against Latin percussion.
Carlos experienced a tremendous resurgence of popularity and acclaim in the last 10 years. Rolling Stone magazine named Santana #15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003.
Happy Birthday Carlos!