SANTANA - MARATHON VINYL LP (Release date: 08/12/2022)
The legendary Santana set the music world on fire back in the late-60s with their hypnotic blend of Latin-fused rock, jazz, and soul, augmented with the brilliant and skillful musicianship of their leader and guitarist Carlos Santana. Bursting on the scene with the worldwide smash hit single "Evil Ways," this first offering would prove to become a huge catalyst for things to come. Throughout the remainder of the late-70s and beyond, Carlos Santana would take the band to the top of all the popular music charts with a plethora of further hit singles and classic albums like 1979's Marathon. No stone is left unturned, as this masterpiece is loaded with powerful cuts like the title track, "Stand Up/Runnin," "You Know That I Love You," "Hard Times," "Summer Lady" and "All I Ever Wanted." Marathon also marked the first appearances of vocalist Alex Ligertwood and keyboardist Alan Pasqua on a Santana record. Friday Music is pleased to offer yet another installment in their vast Santana 180 Gram Vinyl Series with a offering of Santana's 1979 album Marathon, mastered by Joe Reagoso and pressed at RTI.