In February 1985.

beyond_appearances

In February 1985, “Columbia” label released “Beyond Appearances”, the thirteenth Santana studio album. It was recorded March – November 1984, at “Record One” and “Plant Studios” in California, and was produced by Val Garay.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana – vocals, acoustic 12-string and electric guitar
  • Greg Walker – lead and background vocals
  • Alex Ligertwood – lead, harmony and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • John Woodhead – guitar
  • Craig Hull – guitar
  • Chester D. Thompson – synthesizer, bass, keyboards, organ
  • Mitchell Froom- string synthesizer
  • David Adelstein – synthesizer, DMX drum machine, synthesizer bass
  • Steve Goldstein – synthesizer, keyboards
  • David Sancious– rhythm guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, guitar
  • Alphonso Johnson – bass
  • Bryan Garofalo  – bass
  • Bob Getter – string bass
  • Chester Cortez Thompson– drums, bass pedals
  • Craig Krampf – drums, DMX drum machine
  • Armando Peraza – bongos, percussion, shakers, congas
  • Orestes Vilato – vocals, bells, timbales, percussion, cymbals, woodblocks
  • Raul Rekow – vocals, chekere, congas, shakers
  • Anthony LaPeau – backing vocals
  • Robbie Patton, David Adelstein – arrangements
  • Steve Goldstein – associate producer
  • Val Garay, Richard Bosworth – recording
  • Duane Saykora – recording assistant
  • Wayne Lewis – engineer assistant
  • Val Garay – mixing
  • Jim Gaines – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Breaking Out – Alphonso Johnson, Alex Ligertwood
  2. Written in Sand – Mitchell Froom, Jerry Stahl
  3. How Long – Robbie Patton
  4. Brotherhood – David Sancious, Carlos Santana, Chester D. Thompson
  5. Spirit – Alphonso Johnson, Ale Ligertwood, Raul Rekow
  6. Say It Again – Garay, Steve Goldstein, Lapeau
  7. Who Loves You – Carlos Santana, Chester D.Thompson, Orestes Vilato
  8. I’m the One Who Loves You – Curtis Mayfield
  9. Touchdown Raiders – Carlos Santana
  10. Right Now – Ale Ligertwood, Carlos Santana

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