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Carlos Santana’s Journey Toward Perfection

Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 21 February 1980

"I’VE WANTED SOME Roy Rogers boots ever since I was a kid." Seated in his manager’s office, Devadip Carlos Santana pulls on a glistening red cowboy boot with elaborate white trim. The ornate shoe clashes violently with his almost luminous navy-blue velvet suit, and the thirty-two-year-old guitarist puts it back in its box.

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