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Carlos Santana

What do you know about Carlos Santana?
Try this Alan's FANatical About Music Trivia quiz.
You'll find the answers at the bottom of the page.

Take 2 points for each right answer.  Maximum this page: 20 points!

1) On July 20, 1947, where was Carlos Santana born?Carlos Santana

  1. Autlande Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico

  2. Tijuana, Mexico

  3. Mexico City, Mexico

2) Where did Carlos graduate from high school?

  1. Mission High School, San Francisco, CA

  2. Mission High School, Los Angeles, CA

  3. Mission High School, Tijuana, Mexico

3) What song from their first album Santana hit #9 on the U.S. pop charts?

  1. I Can Hear You Singing

  2. Miracle

  3. Evil Ways

4) In 1970, the group reached its early commercial peak with their second album, Abraxas.  Black Magic Woman hit #4 on the pop charts.
Who wrote the song?

  1. Paul McCartney (Beatles)

  2. Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac)

  3. Keith Richards (Rolling Stones)

5) The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was a historic event held at Max Yasgur's 600 acre dairy farm in the rural town of Bethel, New York from August 15 to August 18, 1969.
What day did Santana perform?

  1. Friday 8/15

  2. Saturday 8/16

  3. Sunday 8/17

6) What year did he marry Deborah King?

  1. 1973

  2. 1976

  3. 1979

7) The album Amigos was released in 1976 which featured the songs Dance, Sister, Dance and Let It Shine and had a strong funk and Latin sound.
What song from the album also received considerable airplay on FM album oriented rock stations with the instrumental and re-introduced Santana back into the charts.

  1. Europa (Earths Cry Heavens Smile)

  2. Reacing out 2 U

  3. Samba Pa Ti

8) In 1992, Carlos performed on what musicians album, Solo Para Ti? The songs included one of his own songs.

  1. John Lee Hooker

  2. Vernon Reid

  3. Ottmar Liebert

9) In 1998 and 1999, he worked on his new album for Arista records. Smooth was the BIG hit from the album. However, he did win a Grammy for the Best Pop Instrumental.
What was the song?

  1. El Farol

  2. Whatever Happens

  3. The Game of Love

10) On October 19, 2007, his wife of 34 years, Deborah Santana, filed for divorce citing "irreconcilable differences", they have three children, ages 23, 22, and 17.

  • True or False?

The Four Tops

1) A.  2) A.  3) C.  4) B.  5) B.  6) A.  7) A.  8) C.  9) A.  10) True

  • 1. Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico
  • 2. Mission High School, San Francisco, CA
  • 3. Evil Ways
  • 4. Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac)
  • 5. Saturday 8/16
  • 6. 1973
  • 7. �Europa (Earths Cry Heavens Smile)
  • 8. Ottmar Liebert
  • 9. El Farol
  • 10. True


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