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

Carlos Santana speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about his latest album Africa Speaks and explains how to maintain a constant thirst for music discovery.
"Everything's new to me, with purity and innocence," Carlos Santana says. "It's all in how your heart perceives things." Source: Ethan Miller

In 1969, Carlos Santana and his band walked onto the stage at the legendary Woodstock Music Festival, as unknowns. "We had the element of surprise because nobody knew us."

Now, 50 years later, Santana operates more like a legend. But even with a genre-hopping discography and 10 Grammys to his name, Santana still approaches music making and performing with the wide-eyed vigor

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