The above clip was captured in Tulsa, Okla. According to setlist. Only a couple of years later, it became a signature song and major hit for Santana. Supposedly, there were artistic disagreements between him and the band about the tour, which was then in the planning stages.
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Hello there! Our song this week is Black Magic Woman. We will review the original performed by Fleetwood Mac. We will then discuss a cover version by Carlos Santana, and a reggae-style cover by Dennis Brown. His ensemble was like an incubator for promising young musicians. In the early 60s, he was a member of various British blues bands. Green then joined the Bluesbreakers as their lead guitarist in mid
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Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in in London. Due to numerous line-up changes, the only original member present in the band is its eponymous drummer, Mick Fleetwood. Despite band founder Peter Green naming the group by combining the surnames of two of his former bandmates Fleetwood, McVie from John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, bassist John McVie played neither on their first single nor at their first concerts. The keyboardist, Christine McVie, who joined the band in while married to John McVie, appeared on all but two albums, either as a member or as a session musician. She also supplied the artwork for the album Kiln House.
It became a classic hit by Santana and sung by Gregg Rolie in , reaching 4 in the U. In the song was also covered by Gary Hoey on his album Bug Alley. The song became one of Santana's staples and one of their biggest hits. Abraxas reached 1 on the charts and hit quadruple platinum in , partially thanks to "Black Magic Woman. While the song follows the same general structure of Peter Green's version, also set in common time, in D Dorian and using the same melody and lyrics, it is considerably different, with a slightly altered chord pattern D minor 7 D minor 7 A minor 7 A minor 7 D minor 7 D minor 7 G minor 7 G minor 7 D minor 7 A minor 7 D minor 7 D minor 7.