VIBE: Santana – Soul Sacrifice
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Santana – Soul Sacrifice (Album 1969)
Woodstock Music Festival 1969, New York USA
Carlos Santana – Guitar
Gregg Rolie – Keyboards, Organ
David Brown – Bass
Michael Shrieve – Drums
Michael Carabello – Percussion, Congas
Jose Areas – Percussion, Congas
“Soul Sacrifice” is an instrumental written and recorded by the American rock group Santana. Identified as one of the highlights of the 1969 Woodstock festival and documentary film, “Soul Sacrifice” features extended guitar passages by Carlos Santana and a percussion section with a solo by drummer Michael Shrieve.
“Soul Sacrifice” was one of Santana’s earliest compositions. Carlos Santana recalled the group wrote it when bassist David Brown joined. It has been described as “a perfect example of the amalgam of old-world guaguanco rhythms and strictly American licks” and includes “interplay between Santana and [Gregg] Rolie … hammered home by [Mike] Carabello’s and [Jose ‘Chepito’] Area’s congas and the sinuous drums and bass of [Mike] Shrieve and Brown”
At the time, Santana was only 22 yrs and drummer was only 20.
Members from Santana tell the story about their famous woodstock performance under the influence of LSD.
Santana says that his guitar was a snake, he was tripping balls. Another member abstained from LSD during the concert, but claims he met Jesus during the performance.