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  • 1. 

    What Santana song includes the lyrics "You get out your cold feet, baby"?

    • A.

      Angel Of Sunlight

    • B.

      Jungle Strut

    • C.

      Everybody's Everything

    • D.

      No One To Depend On

    Correct Answer
    C. Everybody's Everything
    Explanation
    The Santana song that includes the lyrics "You get out your cold feet, baby" is "Everybody's Everything".

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  • 2. 

    What Santana song includes the lyrics "New thoughts will purify my mind"?

    • A.

      Waves Within

    • B.

      All The Love Of The Universe

    • C.

      Future Primitive

    • D.

      Song Of The Wind

    Correct Answer
    B. All The Love Of The Universe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All The Love Of The Universe." This song by Santana includes the lyrics "New thoughts will purify my mind."

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  • 3. 

    What Santana song has the lyrics "You are the freedom I've been searching for"?

    • A.

      Dawn Go Within

    • B.

      The River

    • C.

      The Chosen Hour

    • D.

      Transformation Day

    Correct Answer
    B. The River
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The River" because it is the only option that contains the lyrics "You are the freedom I've been searching for." This indicates that the song "The River" is the one being referred to in the question.

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  • 4. 

    What 1972 Santana album had no hit singles?

    • A.

      Santana III

    • B.

      Caravanserai

    • C.

      Moonflower

    • D.

      Zebop

    Correct Answer
    B. Caravanserai
    Explanation
    Caravanserai is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that did not have any hit singles. Santana III had the hit singles "Everybody's Everything" and "No One to Depend On," Moonflower had the hit singles "Black Magic Woman" and "Oye Como Va," and Zebop had the hit single "Winning." Therefore, Caravanserai stands out as the album without any hit singles.

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  • 5. 

    What is the 8th track on Santana's "Borboletta" album?

    • A.

      Promise Of A Fisherman

    • B.

      Here And Now

    • C.

      Practice What You Preach

    • D.

      Mirage

    Correct Answer
    D. Mirage
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mirage". This answer is based on the fact that the question asks for the 8th track on Santana's "Borboletta" album, and "Mirage" is the only option provided that could potentially be the 8th track. However, without further information about the album's tracklist, it is not possible to confirm this answer with complete certainty.

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  • 6. 

    What year did Raul Rekow join Santana as a percussionist?

    • A.

      1984

    • B.

      1977

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      1970

    Correct Answer
    B. 1977
    Explanation
    Raul Rekow joined Santana as a percussionist in 1977.

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  • 7. 

    What album did Santana make with Alice Coltrane?

    • A.

      Lotus

    • B.

      Havana Moon

    • C.

      Illuminations

    • D.

      Spirits Dancing In The Flesh

    Correct Answer
    C. Illuminations
    Explanation
    Santana collaborated with Alice Coltrane on the album "Illuminations."

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  • 8. 

    Who is Santana percussionist Coke Escovedo's niece?

    • A.

      Sheila E.

    • B.

      Salma Hayek

    • C.

      Appollonia

    • D.

      Jennifer Lopez

    Correct Answer
    A. Sheila E.
    Explanation
    Coke Escovedo's niece is Sheila E. This is because the question asks for the niece of Santana percussionist Coke Escovedo, and Sheila E. is the only option listed that is related to Coke Escovedo. The other options, Salma Hayek, Appollonia, and Jennifer Lopez, are not mentioned in relation to Coke Escovedo in the question.

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  • 9. 

    Who was a vocalist in Santana during 1973?

    • A.

      Greg Walker

    • B.

      Joel Badie

    • C.

      Luther Rabb

    • D.

      Leon Thomas

    Correct Answer
    D. Leon Thomas
    Explanation
    Leon Thomas was a vocalist in Santana during 1973.

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  • 10. 

    How many children does Santana band founder Carlos Santana have?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    Carlos Santana has three children.

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  • 11. 

    When did Columbia Records release a "Greatest Hits" album for Santana?

    • A.

      1974

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1975

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    A. 1974
    Explanation
    Columbia Records released a "Greatest Hits" album for Santana in 1974.

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  • 12. 

    What Brazilian vocalist sang on Santana's "Borboletta" album?

    • A.

      Luciana Souza

    • B.

      Monika Oliveira

    • C.

      Flora Purim

    • D.

      Joao Gilberto

    Correct Answer
    C. Flora Purim
    Explanation
    Flora Purim is the correct answer because she is a Brazilian vocalist who collaborated with Santana on his album "Borboletta". Flora Purim is known for her unique vocal style and her contributions to the jazz fusion genre. She has a distinct and powerful voice that adds depth and emotion to her performances. Her collaboration with Santana on "Borboletta" showcases her talent and musicality.

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  • 13. 

    What was Santana's tenth album?

    • A.

      Blues For Salvador

    • B.

      The Swing Of Delight

    • C.

      All That I Am

    • D.

      Marathon

    Correct Answer
    D. Marathon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Marathon." Marathon is Santana's tenth album.

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  • 14. 

    Who wrote the song "Black Magic Woman"?

    • A.

      Eric Clapton of Roosters

    • B.

      Greg Lake of Atomic Rooster

    • C.

      John Mayall of Bluesbreakers

    • D.

      Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac
    Explanation
    Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac wrote the song "Black Magic Woman".

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  • 15. 

    What decade is the hit single "Smooth" by Santana Featuring Rob Thomas from?

    • A.

      Seventies

    • B.

      Eighties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    C. 2000's
    Explanation
    The hit single "Smooth" by Santana Featuring Rob Thomas is from the 2000's.

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  • 16. 

    Which artist collaborated with Carlos Santana on his album "Supernatural"?

    • A.

      Madonna

    • B.

      Rob Thomas

    • C.

      Britney Spears

    • D.

      Jennifer Lopez

    Correct Answer
    B. Rob Thomas
    Explanation
    Rob Thomas collaborated with Carlos Santana on his album "Supernatural". This collaboration resulted in the hit song "Smooth", which became one of the biggest hits of both artists' careers. The song won multiple Grammy Awards and helped propel the album to massive success, reaching number one on the Billboard 200 chart and selling over 30 million copies worldwide. The collaboration between Rob Thomas and Carlos Santana brought together their unique musical styles and created a memorable and successful partnership.

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  • 17. 

    What was Carlos Santana's best selling album in the 80's?

    • A.

      Havana Moon

    • B.

      Festival

    • C.

      Zebop!

    • D.

      Milagro

    Correct Answer
    A. Havana Moon
    Explanation
    Havana Moon was Carlos Santana's best selling album in the 80s. This album, released in 1983, featured a fusion of rock, Latin, and jazz influences, and included popular tracks such as "Watch Your Step" and "Havana Moon." The album's success can be attributed to its catchy melodies, energetic performances, and Santana's signature guitar playing. It received positive reviews from critics and resonated well with audiences, leading to its commercial success and becoming Santana's best selling album during that decade.

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  • 18. 

    Carlos Santana was born in what Mexican city?

    • A.

      Tijuana

    • B.

      Guadalajara

    • C.

      Autlan De Navarro

    • D.

      Mexico City

    Correct Answer
    C. Autlan De Navarro
    Explanation
    Carlos Santana was born in Autlán de Navarro, a city in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Autlán de Navarro is known for its rich cultural heritage and is often referred to as the birthplace of Carlos Santana. He was born there on July 20, 1947, and grew up in a musical family. Santana's Mexican roots and upbringing in Autlán de Navarro have had a significant influence on his music, blending elements of rock, Latin, and blues.

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  • 19. 

    Carlos Santana started his musical career with what band?

    • A.

      Santana

    • B.

      The Strangers

    • C.

      Los Hijos De Miguel

    • D.

      Vamanos

    Correct Answer
    B. The Strangers
  • 20. 

    Who nicknamed Carlos Santana "Devadip"?

    • A.

      Phil Collins

    • B.

      The Dhali Lama

    • C.

      Sri Chinmoy

    • D.

      Willie Nelson

    Correct Answer
    C. Sri Chinmoy
    Explanation
    Sri Chinmoy nicknamed Carlos Santana "Devadip".

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  • 21. 

    What is Carlos Santana's son's name?

    • A.

      Chicco

    • B.

      Sonny

    • C.

      Salvador

    • D.

      Miguel

    Correct Answer
    C. Salvador
    Explanation
    Salvador is the correct answer because Carlos Santana's son's name is Salvador.

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  • 22. 

    Who was the second person to play bass for the band Santana?

    • A.

      Bob Livingston

    • B.

      David Brown

    • C.

      Ricky Wellman

    • D.

      Pete Escovedo

    Correct Answer
    B. David Brown
    Explanation
    David Brown was the second person to play bass for the band Santana. This can be inferred from the question that asks for the second person to play bass for the band.

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  • 23. 

    What Santana song's lyrics begin with "Tell me the things that you see"?

    • A.

      Savor

    • B.

      Guajira

    • C.

      Shades Of Time

    • D.

      Yours Is The Light

    Correct Answer
    C. Shades Of Time
    Explanation
    The lyrics of the song "Shades Of Time" by Santana begin with the line "Tell me the things that you see."

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  • 24. 

    What Santana song's lyrics include the words "Just like a ship out to sea"?

    • A.

      Lightning In The Sky

    • B.

      Stormy

    • C.

      The River

    • D.

      Stone Flower

    Correct Answer
    D. Stone Flower
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Stone Flower. The lyrics of the song include the words "Just like a ship out to sea."

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  • 25. 

    What drummer did three Santana members perform with?

    • A.

      Ian Paice

    • B.

      Mitch Mitchell

    • C.

      Buddy Miles

    • D.

      Alan White

    Correct Answer
    C. Buddy Miles
    Explanation
    Buddy Miles is the correct answer because he performed with three Santana members.

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  • 26. 

    What Santana song honors a famous Brazilian singer?

    • A.

      Verao Vermelho

    • B.

      Para Los Rumberos

    • C.

      Samba De Sausalito

    • D.

      Flor De Canela

    Correct Answer
    A. Verao Vermelho
    Explanation
    "Verao Vermelho" is the correct answer because it translates to "Red Summer" in English, which is a tribute song by Santana to the famous Brazilian singer Tim Maia. The song pays homage to Maia's music and his impact on Brazilian culture.

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  • 27. 

    Who acted as Santana's first manager?

    • A.

      Chris Solberg

    • B.

      Raul Rekow

    • C.

      David Robinson

    • D.

      Stan Marcum

    Correct Answer
    D. Stan Marcum
    Explanation
    Stan Marcum is the correct answer because he acted as Santana's first manager.

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  • 28. 

    What name did guru Sri Chinmoy give Carlos Santana?

    • A.

      Haritbaran

    • B.

      Vishnu

    • C.

      Saaz

    • D.

      Devadip

    Correct Answer
    D. Devadip
    Explanation
    Guru Sri Chinmoy gave Carlos Santana the name Devadip.

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  • 29. 

    What promoter gave the Santana band its first big break?

    • A.

      Jac Holzman

    • B.

      Bill Graham

    • C.

      Andrew Loog Oldham

    • D.

      David Gilmour

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Graham
    Explanation
    Bill Graham is the correct answer because he was a famous concert promoter in the 1960s and 1970s who played a crucial role in launching the careers of many bands, including Santana. He gave the Santana band their first big break by booking them to perform at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, which helped them gain significant exposure and popularity in the music industry.

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  • 30. 

    What year did Bob Livingston leave Santana?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1974

    Correct Answer
    A. 1969
    Explanation
    Bob Livingston left Santana in 1969.

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  • 31. 

    Who co-produced Santana's debut album?

    • A.

      Brent Dangerfield

    • B.

      Tom Costner

    • C.

      Tito Puente

    • D.

      Coke Escovedo

    Correct Answer
    A. Brent Dangerfield
    Explanation
    Brent Dangerfield is the correct answer because he was one of the co-producers of Santana's debut album. He played a significant role in the production process, contributing to the overall sound and success of the album.

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  • 32. 

    How many siblings does Santana bandleader Carlos Santana have?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Eleven

    Correct Answer
    B. Six
    Explanation
    Carlos Santana has six siblings.

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