Carlos Santana in 1972 ~ Even today his avid passion towards the alchemy of music not just as a sound but a message of fire, love, & peace within shows what true art is or can be. This photograph shows his depth within the present. Always thorough & soulful.
Carlos Santana's "Signed Gibson SG Special" with P-90's ~ Heritage Cherry | Circa 1961-63 •Carlos performed with this "red SG Special" at Woodstock's historical concert, in 1969 ... before, the release of, Santana's very "first album". This Gibson, and one other - with humbucker's, were Carlos' main guitars, until 1972, when he opted over to Gibson's Les Paul standards and customs. In 1986, Carlos Santana turned over this "Iconic Axe", to the Hard Rock Cafe!