On July 20, 1973.

Love Devotion Surrender

On July 20, 1973, “Columbia” label released “Love Devotion Surrender”, album by Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin. It was recorded October 1972 – March 1973, and was produced by Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin. “Love Devotion Surrender” was tribute to John Coltrane, containing two Coltrane’s compositions.


  • John McLaughlin- guitar, piano
  • Carlos Santana- guitar
  • Mahalakshmi Eve McLaughlin – piano
  • Larry Young (Khalid Yasin)- piano, organ
  • Jan Hammer- Hammond organ, drums, percussion
  • Doug Rauch- bass guitar
  • Billy Cobham- drums, percussion
  • Don Alias- drums, percussion
  • Mike Shrieve- drums, percussion
  • Mingo Lewis – percussion
  • Armando Peraza – vocals, congas, percussion
  • Glen Kolotkin – engineer
  • Ashok – design, cover photo
  • Pranavananda – photography
  • Sri Chinmoy- essay

Track listing:

  1. A Love Supreme – John Coltrane
  2. Naima – John Coltrane
  3. The Life Divine – John McLaughlin
  4. Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord – traditional
  5. Meditation – John McLaughlin

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