Santana, Abraxas – Santana III

Sony/Legacy has released the first three Santana albums on CD. In the tradition of Legacy’s critically acclaimed Expanded Edition series, these reissued masterpieces include all of the orginal music and album artwork, and feature new liner notes by Ben Fong-Torres. Also included are new interviews with Carlos and Gregg Rolie, unpublished photos, memorabilia and, of course, unreleased bonus tracks!

Each album has been 24-bit digitally mastered from the original source tapes for stunning sound quality.

Also released from Sony/Legacy is The Best of Santana. This is a compilation CD containing 16 of the most commercially popular songs.

All four of these CDs have just been released. Out for domestic release only is The Best of Santana.


All recorded live at the Woodstock Festival, August 16, 1969:
“Savor” previously unissued
“Soul Sacrifice”
“Fried Neckbones” previously unissued

All recorded live at The Royal Albert Hall, April 18, 1970:
“Se A Cabo” previously unissued
“Toussaint L’Overture” previously unissued
“Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen” previously unissued

Santana (III)
All recorded live at the Fillmore West, July 4, 1971:
“Batuka” previously unissued
“Jungle Strut” previously unissued
“Gumbo” previously unissued

The Best of Santana
The selections are as follows:
“Jingo,” “Hold On,” “Evil Ways,” “Bella,” “Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen,” “Winning,” “Oye Como Va,” “All I Ever Wanted,” “Samba Pa Ti,” “Dance Sister Dance,” “She’s Not There,” “Europa,” “No One To Depend On,” “Everybody’s Everthing,” “Open Invitation,” & “Soul Sacrifice”