2003 – Santana wraps up his Supernatural tour and donates $2 million to help conquer the AIDS crisis in South Africa.
1999 – Rumors leak to the press that record executive Clive Davis is about to be removed from Arista, the label he founded, after a power struggle with Arista’s owner. However, Davis, who produced Santana’s comeback record Supernatural, stays on to the end of his contract.
1999 – Veteran rock band Santana sees its newest release “Supernatural” jump to the top spot at the nation’s retailers. It’s the Carlos Santana-led group’s first No. 1 release in 28 years.
1973 – Record executive Clive Davis is fired from Columbia for misappropriating $100,000. He later founded Arista Records and engineered Santana’s comeback with Supernatural.
1947 – Carlos Santana is born n Autlan de Navarro, Mexico… this day in rock history! Carlos Santana has been reinventing and reshaping the landscape of the known universe’s musical culture for close to four decades. A visionary artist with no regards for genre boundaries, Carlos’ fluid sound long ago laid claim to the concept […]
1937 – Dave Prater (Sam and Dave) is born this day in rock history! Samuel David Moore (born October 12, 1935, Miami, Florida) and Dave Prater (May 9, 1937, Ocilla, Georgia – April 9, 1988, Sycamore, Georgia) were American Soul and Rhythm & Blues (R&B) singers who were members of the soul vocal duo Sam […]