Thursday, October 14, 2010

ALBUM REVIEW: Santana Covers Album Tracklist Unveiled

LAS VEGAS - MAY 27:  Music legend Carlos Santa...Image by Getty Images via @daylifeHi all,

This article is a little old, but it talks about Carlos Santana's latest release, which looks like a ripper!

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As previously reported, Santana's forthcoming release will be a collection of classic rock cover songs. Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time will be released on September 21 and features Carlos Santana teaming up with a variety of singers to tackle these legendary songs.

The guitarist himself had been discussing some of the collaborations (AC/DC's "Back in Black" with Nas, Cream's "Sunshine of Your Love" with Rob Thomas), but only now has the full tracklist been released. The album will be available in two versions: a 12-track standard edition and a deluxe, 14-track edition. The extra two songs are Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son" with Creed's Scott Stapp and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Under the Bridge" featuring Latin singer Andy Vargas.

Santana's Guitar Heaven track list

1. Whole Lotta Love featuring Chris Cornell (Led Zeppelin)
2. Can't You Hear Me Knockin' featuring Scott Weiland (The Rolling Stones)
3. Sunshine of Your Love featuring Rob Thomas (Cream)
4. While My Guitar Gently Weeps featuring india.arie and Yo-Yo Ma (The Beatles)
5. Dance the Night Away featuring Pat Monahan (Van Halen)
6. Back in Black featuring Nas and Janelle MonĂ¡e (AC/DC)
7. Riders on the Storm featuring Chester Bennington and Ray Manzarek (The Doors)
8. Smoke on the Water featuring Jacoby Shaddix (Deep Purple)
9. Photograph featuring Chris Daughtry (Def Leppard)
10. Bang a Gong featuring Gavin Rossdale (T. Rex)
11. Little Wing featuring Joe Cocker (Jimi Hendrix)
12. I Ain't Superstitious featuring Jonny Lang (Howlin' Wolf, Jeff Beck Group)
13. Fortunate Son featuring Scott Stapp (Credence Clearwater Revival)*
14. Under the Bridge featuring Andy Vargas (Red Hot Chili Peppers)*

*Deluxe edition only
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1 comment:

  1. Dr Robert,
    this is a superb tracklist. I would never have expected such from Santana. AC/DC, Led Zep and a real surprise Def Leppard's Photograph.
    Do you know if the album is actually out yet?

    Again thanks for the info,