Friday, July 20, 2007

Oye Como Va!

Happy Birthday to Carlos Santana, born 60 years ago today in Autlán de Navarro's, Jalisco (now home to Carlos Santana Square - to find it, just follow Carlos Santana Ave to the statue of Carlos Santana.) About four decades ago, young Carlos asked the muscial question, "what if we took a regular four-piece rock band and added, like, nine drummers?" The rest is history.

Here's an old clip from outdoor concert in upstate New York:

What was that about Mexicans only coming north to do the jobs we don't want to do?

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