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Carlos Santana is this week's guest on Alt.Latino. Maryanne Bilham/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Carlos Santana: Why 1972's divisive, spiritual 'Caravanserai' wasn't 'career suicide'

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Carlos Santana on World Cafe

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Four of the most influential Latin Rock albums of 1971. Anamaria Sayre/NPR Illustration hide caption

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Long Hair And Lowriders: Latin Rock In 1971

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Santana in 1970 (left to right): Carlos Santana, José "Chepito" Areas, Mike Carabello, David Brown, Gregg Rolie and Mike Shrieve. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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50 Years Later, Santana's 'Abraxas' Still Changes The Game

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Gaby Moreno teamed up with Flor de Toloache singer Mireya Ramos for a cover of David Bowie's "Lady Grinning Soul," which is featured in this new music roundup. Gonzalo Marroquín/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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May's Latin Music Roundup: New Songs For Emotional Release

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Vocalist Jorge Drexler is one of the artists that Alt.Latino listeners turn to for comfort. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listener Picks: Songs Of Hope And Calm

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The lineup of Santana as of May, 1969, photographed in San Francisco. From left: Michael Shrieve, Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Jose 'Chepito' Areas, David Brown and Michael Carabello. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Chuck Berry is one of the early rock and roll artists who were inspired by Latin music. Terry Fincher/Getty Images hide caption

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The Cuban Roots Of Rock And Roll

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Santana's cultural mash-up made a statement about Latin music that still reverberates to this day. Tucker Ranson/Getty Images hide caption

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Santana's Debut Album Turns 50 Years Old

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Attendees at candlelight vigil held recently in El Paso overcome with emotion. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Amor Eterno' For El Paso, Gilroy, Dayton And Beyond

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Clockwise from left: Lizzo, Gary Clark Jr., Maggie Rogers Lizzo (Lissa Alicia/WXPN), Gary Clark Jr. (Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist), Maggie Rogers (Olivia Bee/Courtesy of the artist) hide caption

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Gary Clark Jr. On World Cafe

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"Everything's new to me, with purity and innocence," Carlos Santana says. "It's all in how your heart perceives things." Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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For Santana, 'Africa Speaks' Album Is About 'Manifesting Divine Voodoo'

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Carlos Santana's new album, Africa Speaks, features Spanish vocalist Buika (right). Maryanne Bilham/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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'Africa Speaks' To Carlos Santana's Past

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Carlos Santana On World Cafe

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The English roots-rock and folk duo Ida Mae. Their debut full-length Chasing Lights is on our short list of the best new albums out on June 7. Dean Chalkey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On June 7

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Carlos Santana has a new EP out now and a busy 2019 ahead. Roberto Finizio/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Latin Music For Winter 2019: Iconic Offerings And New Discoveries

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