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  Pedro Santana Lopes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pedro Miguel de Santana Lopes (born June 29, 1956) is a Portuguese politician, and was Prime Minister of Portugal in (2004 and 2005).
Santana Lopes was born in Lisbon, and graduated in Law from the University of Lisbon, where he was leader of the students Union.
Santana Lopes' short career as Prime Minister began inauspiciously, with some members of government being shuffled between departments on the same afternoon as the government was being inaugurated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pedro_Santana_Lopes   (860 words)

 Carlos Santana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carlos Santana's father was a mariachi violinist and young Carlos learned the violin originally, but switched to the guitar when he was eight years old.
The classic Santana lineup of their first two albums was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
Santana's record sales in the 1990s had been very low, and towards the end of the decade he was without a contract.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carlos_Santana   (1449 words)

 Santana hopes lightning strikes thrice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Santana began what he terms his rebirth by knocking out former African champion Ernest Koffi at 1:18 of the eighth and final round last night at the Strand Theatre as part of a card promoting Black History Month.
Santana's other mistake was the placement of his jab in the early rounds.
Santana obeyed, and with a contingent of Lawrence fans chanting his name from the balcony, took control of the fight in the fifth round.
www.eagletribune.com /news/stories/20010222/SP_001.htm   (720 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Metro -- Santana High School Shooting
Thousands of Santana students, staff members and parents joined hands in unity and cheered for their school yesterday – the first anniversary of the day gunfire shook the campus and killed two students.
Santana High School will mark today's anniversary of the shooting rampage that killed Bryan Zuckor and Randy Gordon and injured 13 others with ceremonies honoring the victims and the perseverance of the school and community.
Chaos reigned at Santana High School yesterday as sheriff's deputies stormed the campus in emergency operation mode after a fistfight in a hall led to false reports of "shots fired" on campus.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/metro/santana   (1540 words)

 Cy Santana -- The Hardball Times
Santana improved to 19-6 on the season, raised his league-leading strikeout total to 254, and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 2.65.
Santana has been 10.5% better than Schilling at keeping runners off base, his slugging percentage allowed is 21.9% better, and his total offense allowed is either 17.3% better or 15.5% better than Schilling's, depending on if you'd rather use OPS allowed or Gross Production Average (GPA) allowed.
You give Santana Schilling's run support and Schilling Santana's run support, and not only isn't this even a contest, Santana is probably being hyped as a legitimate MVP candidate (which he is anyway, but that's another issue).
www.hardballtimes.com /main/article/cy-santana   (1113 words)

 MusicWorld Feature: Santana Back On Top
Santana's acclaimed Arista Records album, "Supernatural" - which features cameo performances by Eric Clapton, Everlast, Matchbox 20's Rob Thomas, Lauryn Hill, Dave Matthews, Eagle Eye Cherry and Wyclef Jean - captured a remarkable eight awards, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year.
Born in Mexico in 1947, Santana was initially influenced by his father, a mariachi musician.
An insistent experimenter, Santana has the performed with a diverse range of musicians including jazz legend Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Ron Carter, country icon Willie Nelson, and r&b stalwarts like Booker T Jones and the Fabulous Thunderbirds.
www.bmi.com /musicworld/features/199911/santana.asp   (825 words)

 Santana's endless solos, preaching create a show for diehard fans only
But Santana, 56, seems to have missed an important lesson behind the success of those breakout albums -- that people would rather hear tight, accessible pop songs packed with personality and purpose than some dude with a mustache choking the living hell out of his guitar for three hours straight.
At least Santana, a man known for wearing tie-dye headbands and puffy painters' pants, was having a good fashion night in a checkered fedora hat and Havana shirt tastefully screen-printed with the glowing image of the Virgin Mary.
Santana spared us an encore but closed with a version of "A Love Supreme" that would have actually been better had it been played by John Coltrane in his current state.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/06/24/DDG6P7AB9G1.DTL&type=printable   (674 words)

 USATODAY.com - Santana leaves 'em fanning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Santana, 25, is a left-handed pitcher who baffles batters with a 95-mph fastball and a 74-mph changeup.
Santana hoped that his baseball future was as an outfielder — "My passion is for running and diving after baseballs," he says — but Reiner believed the young Santana didn't have the speed to be a position player and decided after watching his strong arm that he should be a pitcher.
When Santana returned to the Twins in 2002, he was a staple in the bullpen on a team that went to the American League Championship Series.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/al/twins/2004-07-26-santana-cover_x.htm   (1375 words)

 WRAL.com - Sound Bytes - Santana Is 'Everybody's Everything'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Santana's album, "Supernatural," and tracks from it won awards for album of the year, record of the year, song of the year, rock album, rock performance by a duo or group with vocal, pop performance by a duo or group with vocal, pop instrumental performance, pop collaboration with vocals and rock instrumental performance.
It was in San Francisco that Santana came of age and formed an interracial combo by the mid-'60s: the Santana Blues Band.
Santana and his band got their big break at Woodstock in 1969, where they played a blistering set while fried on "psychedelics." An unsigned band at the time of the festival, they were included at the behest of uber-promoter Bill Graham.
www.wral.com /soundbytes/142759/detail.html   (1292 words)

 Rock On The Net: Santana
Santana has spanned over 3 decades of music in various incarnations of members and players, with Carlos Santana always being the frontman and the inspiration for their blend of world music and rock sensibility.
Carlos Santana was born July 20, 1947 in Mexico and later moved to California with his family as a teenager.
Santana donated all proceeds from his North American tour to the AIDS charity, Artists for a New South Africa.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-s/santana.htm   (947 words)

 VH1.com : Santana : Biography
Santana was signed to Columbia Records, which sent producer David Rubinson to tape the band at a four-night stand at the Fillmore West December 19-22, 1968.
Santana's third album, Santana III, was performed by the seven band members, though several guest musicians were also mentioned in the credits, notably percussionist Coke Escovedo, who played on all the tracks.
Santana left Polydor and signed briefly to EMI before moving to Arista Records, run by Clive Davis, who had been president of Columbia during the band's heyday.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/santana/bio.jhtml   (1881 words)

 USATODAY.com - Spirit of Santana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Santana is 55 and has oodles of money, especially after selling 25 million copies worldwide of 1999's chart-hogging Supernatural, the star-studded comeback that swept nine Grammys and rescued Santana from the hippie artifact heap.
Santana, whose life entails the daily pursuit of "inner light," can't conceive of a higher compliment.
Santana's musings may seem fanciful until he points out practical applications.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2002-10-15-santana-cover_x.htm   (1328 words)

 Santana Back On Top: BMI MusicWorld® Feature Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Santana's Grammy triumph is just the latest installment in a career flush with achievement.
Over the course of his 30 year career, Santana has worn of variety of musical caps - seminal latin rocker, legendary guitarist, fusion jazz pioneer and AOR rock virtuoso among them.
While Santana's latest album has been hailed as a conceptual masterwork, it isn't the guitarist's first collaborative effort.
www.test.bmi.com /musicworld/features/199911/santana.asp   (816 words)

 Santana Tickets - Santana Concert Tickets - Sanatana Tour Dates & Schedule
Santana, the band, has sold more than 30 million concert tickets to fans in every region in the world and recently in 1998; Carlos Santana was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after winning 9 Grammy’s for the album Supernatural, the 36th album of his career.
Santana has been credited with inventing “World Music” with their mixture of Latin, Cuban and pan-Caribbean sounds and instruments.
These powerhouse collaborations are one of the reasons Santana has carved a niche in modern music that will be virtually impossible to replace by any newcomer, which is probably the primary reason Carlos Santana and his group are still at the top of their game.
www.premiumconcerttickets.com /santana.htm   (558 words)

 Johan Santana : Rotoworld.com - Johan Santana Biography from Rotoworld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Santana probably needed the ERA title to have a realistic chance of beating Bartolo Colon in the Cy Young balloting.
Santana loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth, but Joe Nathan came in and struck out all three men he faced to preserve the shutout.
Santana is bothered by a broken nail and blister on his left middle finger.
www.rotoworld.com /content/playerpages/player_previousnews.asp?sport=MLB&leaguenum=&id=6441   (668 words)

 The Santana
Taking on a full-keel wooden sailboat whose racing days were long over, a boat that had almost sunk into the mud in its berth behind the St. Francis Yacht Club, in San Francisco, resulting in the need for a year’s worth of work before she would be ready to sail again, was an unfathomable undertaking.
The answer was simple for the Kaplans: the love of sailing together with the unique nature of Santana, and the knowledge that one of the wonderful elements of sailing is that it is a lifelong interest entertaining a level of activity as varied as the different types of boats on the water.
The Kaplans were quick to execute Santana’s rescue mission, and both agree, she is completely unlike any boat they’ve known.
www.thesantana.com   (209 words)

 Santana: The Best of Santana: Volume 2 - PopMatters Music Review
Indeed, the blueprint for the famously eclectic sound that Santana has developed over the years is found on those first three albums, with their revolutionary concoction of Afro-Latino rhythms, jazz, blues and rock.
This is the sound of vintage Santana, the band effortlessly moving from a soulful groove to pounding Latin beats over which Carlos Santana lays down one of his trademark solos.
One of Santana's first forays into jazz is showcased on "Incident at Neshabur", an instrumental from the band's second album that's memorable for -- among other things -- Alberto Gianquinto's stellar piano playing and the band's masterful negotiation of the changing time signatures.
popmatters.com /music/reviews/s/santana-best2.shtml   (1064 words)

 Carlos Santana
In 1955, Santana moved from his hometown of Autlan to Tijuana; at the age of eight, Santana was influenced by such classic guitarists as B.B. King, T-Bone Walker, and John Lee
In 1961, Santana moved to San Francisco where he continued to develop his unique style of music; he formed the Santana Blues Band in 1966 which went on to play in the Woodstock Festival in 1969 and San Franscisco's Fillmore West in 1972 with the help of rock promoter Bill Graham.
In January 1998, Santana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame where he played 'Black Magic Woman' with Peter Green, who was also inducted at that time with Fleetwood Mac.
www.fleetwoodmac.net /penguin/santana.htm   (345 words)

 AudioRevolution.com CD Review of Santana's Abraxaz in DTS 5.1
Santana’s resurgence is no coincidence when you consider the musical and commercial success of Latin-pop acts like Ricky Martin, Enrique Eglasias, Mark Anthony, Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Lopez.
Consider a modern Santana record, complete with guest performances from Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20), Dave Matthews, Wyclef Jean (The Fugees), Lauryn Hill and Eric Clapton, along with a handful of Grammys, and you have an argument for Carlos Santana being one of the biggest rock stars on the planet – again.
When the vocals come in, the subtle strummings of Santana move to the rear tracks, while the front three channels present a very clear and far more resolute picture of what is in front of you.
www.audiorevolution.com /music/revs/santanadts.shtml   (711 words)

 Scuba Diving Thailand Phuket Liveaboard Similan island Thailand scuba diving Burma Banks Myanmar dive Mergui
Santana were the pioneers of scuba diving in Thailand and Similans scuba diving liveaboards back in the late 70's and even named dive sites such as "Elephant Head".
Santana's experienced team looks forward to showing you during your diving vacations the underwater treasures of dive Phi Phi islands, dive King Cruiser wreck, dive Racha Noi, dive Racha Yai, dive Shark Point, dive Anemone Reef, dive Koh Doc Mai and the Similan Islands.
Santana have been training scuba pro divers during their scuba vacations for more than 25 years to enjoy scuba diving in Thailand Phuket.
www.santanaphuket.com   (586 words)

 JS Online: Santana lights up with ol' black magic
Santana offered up one of his two comeback singles early in the evening, offering a slow and intricate classical guitar intro to the pop hit "Maria Maria," which united the many younger and more mature Santana fans in attendance.
Before the first number, Santana, 56, took to the mike to explain to the fans some of the non-musical passions he's indulged in during the past year.
Santana isn't shy about promoting preferred causes before those who paid mainly to hear his music, but you can't say the man doesn't put his money where his mouth is.
www.jsonline.com /onwisconsin/music/jul03/152987.asp   (493 words)

 Santana Reviews
The Arista debut of Carlos Santana and band gives fans of the soulful guitar vet two albums in one, but it's a decidedly good-news, bad-news proposition.
There are a couple of Santana best-of compilations out there, and even a few mastersound gold-plated CDs, but this collection is as good a place as any for a newcomer to explore.
Santana broke barriers, making ethnic-influenced music palatable to the mainstream, but this set doesn't sound like a history lesson.
www.iq451.com /music/santana.htm   (1537 words)

Santana's guitar technique is fantastic here, and adding a second guitarist (Neil Schon, later the co-founder of Journey) seems to help (I'm told that's his blistering wah-wah pedal work on "Everybody's Everything").
With Coster out of the band, Santana comes up short on ideas and retreats to covers and should-have-been covers, dashing among late-70s pop music genres like disco, arena rock, and fusion as if he's desperate to catch whatever train is leaving the station and doesn't care where it might be going.
Santana's playing is brilliant as usual, even on the duller tunes (Eagle-Eye Cherry's "Wishing It Was"), and you've got to give him credit for sticking a stinging attack on US immigration policy ("Migra") into such a commercial project.
www.warr.org /santana.html   (3250 words)

 Santana: Supernatural Live (2000) (V)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The renowned Carlos Santana collects musicians of various genres and asks them to perform with him live on stage at the Fillmore.
Santana and his partners in harmony play past favorites as well as debut a couple of new pieces written by the guest performers.
Extra's include some behind the scenes footage of Santana and his musical guests rehearsing for the coming show, a mini documentary (or featurette) of Santana and those close to him discussing the genesis of the project, and an art gallery with Santana talking about his artistry and feelings.
us.imdb.com /Title?0262748   (360 words)

 Abraxas by Santana CD at CD Universe
All the elements that made Santana's debut dazzling--roiling, polyrhythmic percussion, dense, pancultural influences, virtuoso guitar work--are here--sharpened and painted with the rich, heady sound of late-'60s San Francisco (Santana was just as exploratory and innovative as their hometown cohorts the Grateful Dead and the Jefferson Airplane).
Santana, Abraxas, and Santana (III) are the original classic gems from the Woodstock era lineup.
This is where all of the tunes from Santana's greatest hits are compiled from, however, these tunes are done so much more justice within the context tof the entire albums from which the came from.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/pid/1088836/a/Abraxas.htm   (751 words)

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