On June 15, 1999.

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On June 15, 1999, “Arista” label released “Supernatural”, the seventeenth Santana album. It was recorded 1999, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Clive Davis, Jerry ‘Wonder’ Duplessis, The Dust Brothers, Alex González, Charles Goodan, Lauryn Hill, Art Hodge, Wyclef Jean, Fher Olvera, K.C. Porter, Dante Ross, Matt Serletic and Stephen Harris. The album was huge commercial success, selling more than thirty million copies worldwide, and becoming Santana’s best sold album ever. It was certified 15 x Platinum in the US by the”RIIA’. “Supernatural”  won nine “Grammy Awards”, including “Album of the Year”, and three “Latin Grammy Awards” including “Record of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana – vocals, guitars, congas, percussion, sleigh bells
  • Eric Clapton – guitars
  • Everlast – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Francis Dunnery, Al Anderson – rhythm guitar
  • B. Eckl – rhythm guitar
  • Sergio Vallín – rhythm guitar
  • Loris Holland – keyboards
  • Chester D. Thompson – keyboards
  • George Whitty – keyboards
  • Tom Barney – bass
  • Benny Rietveld – bass
  • Billy Johnson – drums
  • Carter Beauford – drums
  • Horacio Hernandez – drums
  • Luis Conte – percussion, congas
  • Karl Perazzo – percussion, congas
  • Raul Rekow – congas
  • Raul Rekow – congas
  • C. Porter – vocals, accordion, programming
  • Rob Thomas – vocals
  • Tony Lindsay, Karl Perazzo – vocals
  • Dave Matthews – vocals
  • Lauryn Hill, Cee-Lo Green – vocals
  • The Product G&B – vocals
  • Fher Olvera – vocals
  • Eagle-Eye Cherry – vocals
  • Karl Perazzo – vamp out vocal
  • Danny Wolinski – saxophone, flute
  • Earl Gardner –trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Mic Gillette, Marvin McFadden – trumpet
  • Julius Melendez, William Ortiz – trumpet
  • Jose Abel Figueroa, Mic Gillette – trombone
  • Steve Touré – trombone
  • Jeff Cressman, Jose Abel Figueroa – trombone
  • Joseph Daley – tuba
  • Jeremy Cohen – violin
  • Daniel Seidenberg, Hari Balakrisnan – viola
  • Joseph Herbert – cello
  • Jose Quintana – vocal direction
  • Fher, Tony Lindsay, Jeanie Tracy – backing vocals
  • Lenesha Randolph – backing vocals
  • Dante Ross, John Gamble – programming
  • Kobie Brown, Che Pope – programming
  • Mike Mani – programming
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Andre for Screaming Lizard – Pro Tool editinh
  • Chein Garcia Alonso – Spanish translation

Track listing:

  1. (Da Le) Yaleo – Carlos Santana, Shakara Mutela, Christian Pollon
  2. Love of My Life – Carlos Santana
  3. Put Your Lights On – Everlast
  4. Africa Bamba – Carlos Santana, Ismaïla Touré, Sixu Tidiane Touré
  5. Smooth – Itaal Shur, Rob Thomas
  6. Do You Like the Way – Lauryn Hill
  7. Maria Maria – Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Raul Rekow ,Wyclef Jean, Jerry “Wonder” Duplessis
  8. Migra – Carlos Santana, Rachid Taha, Tony Lindsay
  9. Corazón Espinado – Fher Olvera
  10. Wishing It Was – Eagle-Eye Cherry, Michael Simpson, John King, Money Mark ,(Mark Ramos Nishita) Porter
  11. El Farol – Carlos Santana, Porter
  12. Primavera – Porter, B. Eckl, Cheín García Alons
  13. The Calling – Carlos Santana, Chester D.Thompson, Freddie Stone, Linda Graham

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