"Blues For Salvador" Tour: Canada/USA West
Carlos Santana/Wayne Shorter Tour: USA West-East-Midwest
Carlos Santana/Wayne Shorter Tour: Europe
Reunion Tour: USA West-South-East-Midwest
Reunion Tour: USA West-South
Reunion Tour: USA South-East
Unknown Dates

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Jan 23 Sat: Blues For Salvador. Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium, Oakland, CA
Exact: Caribbean Allstars, Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza: Caught In The Middle - Caribbean Allstars, Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza: Unity - Caribbean Allstars, Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza: Rub-A-Dub Tonight - Caribbean Allstars, Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza: Rasta - Caribbean Allstars, Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza: Loosen Up - Alicia Mendoza - Carlos Santana, Chester Thompson: Blues For Salvador - Tower Of Power: Real Soul Love - Tower Of Power: Down To The Nightclub - Tower Of Power: She's A Pro, But She's A Con - Tower Of Power: How Could This Happen To Me? - Tower Of Power: Playing For Keeps - Tower Of Power: Way Down Low To The Ground - Tower Of Power, Carlos Santana, Chester Thompson, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir: What Is Hip? - Tower Of Power, Carlos Santana, Chester Thompson, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir: Soul Vaccination/Funkify - Santana, Wayne Shorter: Mandela - Tower Of Power, Armando Peraza, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir: Turn On Your Lovelight - Tower Of Power, Armando Peraza, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir: Goodnight Irene - Tower Of Power, Armando Peraza, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir: You're Still A Young Man - Bonnie Raitt: Love Me Like A Man - Bonnie Raitt: Los Companos - Bonnie Raitt: Angel From Montgomery - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: I Feel So Good - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: White Lightnin' - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: Let's Make Love, Not War - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: My Baby Pulls My Strings - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: Rocket In My Pocket - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: Hey Baby, Be My Girl - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: Hold On Tight - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: Get Rhythm - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: Greenlight - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: The Last Time - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: The End Of The World - Bonnie Raitt, NRBQ: Me And The Boys - Boz Scaggs: Ballin' Jack - Boz Scaggs: Got A Good Mind To Give Up Living - Boz Scaggs: Nadine - Various Artists: Cloud Nine - Various Artists: Jam - Various Artists: Johnny B. Goode - Various Artists: Shake, Rattle And Roll - Various Artists: Aranjuez/Angel Negro - Various Artists: Squib Cakes

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Jan 25 Mon: The All-Star Reggae Session. Ft. Charles, Kingston, Jamaica
Release: "The All-Star Reggae Session" in 1988 on VHS-NTSC (HBO Video USA 0122)
Note: Carlos Santana is guest of Neville Brothers on: My Blood In South Africa - It Ain't No Use.
Jan 31 Sun: Jaco Pastorius Benefit. Omni Theatre, Oakland, CA
Exact: Fever (1)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7) - Fannie Mae (1)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7) - I Shot The Sheriff/Easy To Slip (1)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7) - Goodness And Mercy (4)(7) - Mandela/Band Introduction (1)(2)(4)(7)(8)(9)(10) - Burn (1)(2)(4)(7)(8)(9)(10)
Musicians: Hiram Bullock (1), Don Alias (2), Bob Weir (3), Carlos Santana (4), Jose "Chepito" Areas (5), Michael Carabello (6), Chester Thompson (7), Victor Bailey (8), Herbie Hancock (9), Wayne Shorter (10), Various Artists
Feb 4 Thu: Today Show. NBC Studios, New York, NY
5 min.
Exact: Blues For Salvador
Note: TV show. Complete performance broadcast live on American TV NBC. Carlos Santana plays with Chester Thompson. Host Bryan Gumbel interviews Carlos Santana before and after the rendition of the song.
Feb: The Plant, Sausalito, CA
Note: Recording of Ndugu's "Old Friends New Friends".
March 12 Sat: Late Night With David Letterman. NBC Studios, New York, NY
Note: TV show.
March 18 Fri: Bammies '88. Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
11 min.
Exact: Cloud Nine/Masacote/Mandela
Musicians: Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza, Chester Thompson, Randy Jackson, Pharoah Sanders, Tony Williams…
Note: Complete performance broadcast live on American TV. Before the performance, the Lifetime Achievement Award is given to Armando Peraza.
April 10 Sun: New George's, San Rafael, CA
Note: Carlos Santana is guest of Caribbean Allstars.
April 27 Wed: Larry King Radio Show. San Francisco, CA
Note: Radio show.

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April: Santana #38 (The Promise Band)
Carlos Santana (g/perc/vo), Alphonso Johnson (b), “Ndugu” Leon Chancler (ds), Jose “Chepito” Areas (perc), Armando Peraza (perc/vo), Chester Thompson (kbd/vo)

"Blues For Salvador" Tour: Canada/USA West

April 29 Fri: Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
138 min.
Exact: In A Silent Way/Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - The Healer - Incident At Neshabur - Kinesis - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Wonderful Combination - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - 'Trane - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Cloud Nine/Band Introduction - Europa - Mandela - "Ndugu" Leon Chancler/? - Blues For Salvador - Aranjuez/Jam/Deeper, Dig Deeper
April 30 Sat: Paramount Theatre, Seattle, OR
Incomplete: Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - Incident At Neshabur - The Healer - Kinesis - Super Boogie - Goodness And Mercy - Wonderful Combination - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Aranjuez/'Trane - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina

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May 1 Sun: Opera House, Spokane, WA
May 2 Mon: Civic Auditorium, Portland, OR

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May 4 Wed: Cuthbert Amphitheatre, Hult Center, Eugene, OR
Exact: Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - The Healer - Kinesis - Super Boogie/Blues For Salvador - Wonderful Combination - ? - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - 'Trane/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler/Cloud Nine/Band Introduction - Happy Birthday David Crockett/Mandela - Coal Train - I Want You - Hannibal/Deeper, Dig Deeper - Europa - Katia/Black Satin

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May 5 Thu: Civic Auditorium, Redding, CA
May 6 Fri: Community Center Theatre, Sacramento, CA

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May 7 Sat: Cinco De Mayo Concert. The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA
W/Carlos Hernandez, Eddie Palmeri

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May 8 Sun: Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA
137 min.
Exact: Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - The Healer - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Kinesis - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - 'Trane - "Ndugu" Leon Chancler/Cloud Nine/Band Introduction - Mandela - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Wonderful Combination - Trying Again - Masacote - Blues For Salvador - Deeper, Dig Deeper - Europa - Hannibal

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May 10 Tue: Sherwood Hall, Salinas, CA
125 min.
Exact: Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - The Healer - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - For Those Who Chant - Wonderful Combination - Masacote - Kinesis - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - 'Trane - "Ndugu" Leon Chancler/Cloud Nine/Band Introduction - Mandela - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper - Cloud Nine - Blues For Salvador - Hannibal

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May 11 Wed: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
Exact: In A Silent Way/Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - The Healer - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Wonderful Combination - Kinesis - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen (1)(2) - Oye Como Va (1)(2) - Cloud Nine/Masacote/Mandela - Blues For Salvador - Deeper, Dig Deeper (3) - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez (3) - Europa - Hannibal
W/Gregg Rolie (1), Michael Shrieve (2), Caribbean Allstars (3)

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May 12 Thu: In The Studio. Santana "Abraxas"
Note: Radio show. 62-min. segment broadcast during the week of July 22, 1991 on American radio. Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie and Michael Shrieve talk about "Abraxas" (Santana's 2nd album).
May 13 Fri: Open Air Amphitheatre, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

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May 14 Sat: Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Incomplete: In A Silent Way/Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - The Healer - Kinesis - Super Boogie/Blues For Salvador - Wonderful Combination - Savor/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Cloud Nine/“Ndugu” Leon Chancler - Mandela - For Those Who Chant - Trying Again - Hannibal - Incident At Neshabur (1)
W/Sadao Watanabe (1)

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May 15 Sun: County Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA
May 16 Mon: Celebrity Theatre, Anaheim, CA
May 17 Tue: Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, AZ
94 min.
Exact: Bailando/Aquatic Park - Bella - Smooth Criminal - The Healer - Kinesis - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Once It's Gotcha - Crew Introduction/Mandela - Europa - Trying Again - ?/Guajira - Blues For Salvador - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction

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May 21 Sat: Sweetwater Bar, Mill Valley, CA
Note: Carlos Santana is guest of John Lee Hooker (1st show) on: Boogie Chillin’. Carlos Santana is guest of John Lee Hooker (2nd show) on: The Healer -Boom Boom - It Serves Me Right To Suffer.

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June: Carlos Santana/Wayne Shorter Band
Carlos Santana (g/perc/vo), Wayne Shorter (sax), Alphonso Johnson (b), “Ndugu” Leon Chancler (ds), Jose “Chepito” Areas (perc), Armando Peraza (perc/vo), Chester Thompson (kbd/vo), Patrice Rushen (kbd)

Carlos Santana/Wayne Shorter Tour: USA West-East-Midwest

June 15 Wed: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne II - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Bella - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler - Goodness And Mercy/Band Introduction - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant - The Healer - Hannibal - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Mandela - Elegant People - Ballroom In The Sky - Once It's Gotcha
Note: “Wayne II” formerly known as “Kinesis”.

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June 17 Fri: Cesar's Latin Palace, San Francisco, CA
Note: Carlos Santana is guest of Neville Brothers.
June 24 Fri: Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA
Exact: Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Band Introduction - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant - The Healer - Serpentine Fire - Wayne II - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Mandela - Elegant People - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Ballroom In The Sky - ?/Blues For Salvador - Once It's Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper
June 25 Sat: Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield, MA
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne II - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Band Introduction - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant - The Healer - Mandela
June 26 Sun: Kool Jazz Festival. Academy Of Music, Philadelphia, PA
Incomplete: Mandela - Elegant People - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Ballroom In The Sky - Blues For Salvador - Once It's Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Band Introduction - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant
June 27 Mon: Meadowbrook Music Festival. Rochester Hills, MI
160 min.
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne I - Wayne II - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant - Coal Train - Mandela - Blues For Salvador - Band Introduction - Elegant People - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Ballroom In The Sky - Once It’s Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper

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June 28 Tue: Riverside Theatre, Milwaukee, WI
June 30 Thu: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne II - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Mandela - Elegant People
July 1 Fri: Nautica Stage, Cleveland, OH
Incomplete: Serpentine Fire - Blues For Salvador - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant/Happy Birthday "Ndugu" Leon Chancler - Mandela - Elegant People - Wayne I - Once It's Gotcha - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Wayne II - Ballroom In The Sky - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh
July 2 Sat: Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY
Exact: Fireball 2000 - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Mandela - Ballroom In The Sky - Once It's Gotcha - Band Introduction - Elegant People - Goodness And Mercy - Deeper, Dig Deeper
July 3 Sun: Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

Carlos Santana/Wayne Shorter Tour: Europe

July 7 Thu: Palais De La Musique Et Des Congres, Strasbourg, France
Incomplete: Mandela - Ballroom In The Sky - Fireball 2000 - Incident At Neshabur - ? - Shhh - Wayne II - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler - Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Serpentine Fire - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Once It's Gotcha - Elegant People - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction - Smooth Criminal

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July 8 Fri: Theatre Antique, Vienne, France
July 9 Sat: Grande Parade Du Jazz. Jardins Des Arenes De Cimiez, Nice, France
130 min.
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne II - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler - Mandela - Ballroom In The Sky - Once It's Gotcha - Elegant People - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Band Introduction - Deeper, Dig Deeper - Europa

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July 10 Sun: North Sea Jazz Festival. Statenhal, The Hague, Netherlands
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne II - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy/Band Introduction - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant - Mandela - Ballroom In The Sky - Once It's Gotcha - Deeper, Dig Deeper
July 11 Mon: Paris Jazz Festival. Palais Des Sports, Paris, France
151 min.
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne II - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler - Mandela - Ballroom In The Sky - The Healer - Elegant People - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction - Europa - Cloud Nine

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July 13 Wed: Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Note: Two shows played in the same evening.
July 14 Thu: Montreux Jazz Festival. Casino De Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland

July 16 Sat: Umbria Jazz Festival. Stadio Renato Curi, Perugia, Italy
Incomplete: Mandela - Ballroom In The Sky - For Those Who Chant - Sanctuary/Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Europa - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine/Right Now
Note: 66-min. segment broadcast at an unknown date on Italian TV Rai Due.
July 17 Sun: Pori Jazz Festival. Kirjurinluoto Park, Pori, Finland
Incomplete: Serpentine Fire * - Blues For Salvador * - Goodness And Mercy * - Once It's Gotcha */** - Sanctuary/Super Boogie ** - Hong Kong Blues ** - Incident At Neshabur ** - Elegant People * - Europa * - Deeper, Dig Deeper *
Note: * 46-min. segment broadcast at an unknown date on Finnish radio, ** 42-min. segment broadcast at an unknown date on Finnish TV.
July 18 Mon: Muncher Klaviersommer '88. Gasteig Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany
Incomplete: Wayne II - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary/Super Boogie - For Those Who Chant/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler - Mandela - Ballroom In The Sky - Once It's Gotcha - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Deeper, Dig Deeper
Note: 120-min. segment broadcast at an unknown date on German TV.

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July 20 Wed: Les Arenes, Beziers, France
July 22 Fri: Pinede Gould, Antibes, France
Incomplete: Serpentine Fire - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary/Super Boogie - For Those Who Chant - Mandela - Once It's Gotcha (1) - Elegant People (1)(2) - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina
W/Hiram Bullock (1), Bill Cosby (2)
July 23 Sat: Chateau De l'Emperi, Salon De Provence, France
Incomplete: Serpentine Fire - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary/Super Boogie - For Those Who Chant/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler

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July 24 Sun: Palacio Municipal De Deportes, San Sebastian, Spain
Incomplete: Serpentine Fire - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary/Super Boogie
Note: 89-min. segment broadcast in 1988 on Spanish radio.
July 26 Tue: Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain
160 min.
Exact: Serpentine Fire - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant/"Ndugu" Leon Chancler - Mandela - The Healer/Once It's Gotcha - Elegant People/Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction

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July 27 Wed: Plaza De Toros, Valencia, Spain
Incomplete: Mandela - Wayne II - Serpentine Fire - Wayne I - Incident At Neshabur - Shhh - Fireball 2000/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Blues For Salvador - Sanctuary - For Those Who Chant/Aranjuez - Once It’s Gotcha
July 28 Thu: Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain

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July 30 Sat: Lycabettus Amphitheatre, Athens, Greece
July 31 Sun: Lycabettus Amphitheatre, Athens, Greece

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Aug 8 Mon: Rockline
Note: Radio show. Broadcast live on American radio. Listeners ask Carlos Santana questions of their choice.

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Aug: Santana #39 (Reunion Band)
Left to Right: Chester Thompson (kbd/vo), Armando Peraza (perc/vo), Michael Shrieve (ds), Jose "Chepito" Areas (perc), Alphonso Johnson (b), Carlos Santana (g/perc/vo), Gregg Rolie (kbd/vo)

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Reunion Tour: USA West-South-East-Midwest

Aug 26 Fri: Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA
Exact: Mandela - For Those Who Chant - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Incident At Neshabur - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Toussaint L'Overture - Once It's Gotcha - Blues For Salvador - Deeper, Dig Deeper - Europa

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Aug 28 Sun: Six Flags, St. Louis, MO
135 min.
Exact: Mandela - For Those Who Chant - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - The Healer - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Once It's Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
Aug 31 Wed: Chastain Park, Atlanta, GA
Incomplete: Soul Sacrifice - Once It’s Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
Sept 2 Fri: Mosque Theatre, Richmond, VA
Sept 3 Sat: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
Incomplete: Mandela - For Those Who Chant - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal/Alphonso Johnson - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - The Healer - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Band Introduction

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Sept 4 Sun: Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY

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Sept 5 Mon: Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT
Sept 8 Thu: Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield, MA
138 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - For Those Who Chant - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - ? - ? - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Blues For Salvador - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Jingo - Once It's Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
Sept 9 Fri: Pier 84, New York, NY
157 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - For Those Who Chant - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - Masacote - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Once It's Gotcha - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Samba Pa Ti - Cloud Nine - Cavatina - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction - Europa - Jingo
W/Hal Miller

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Sept 10 Sat: Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
Sept 11 Sun: Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY
Sept 12 Mon: Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
149 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - Blues Jam - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Blues For Salvador - Jingo/Alphonso Johnson - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Good Morning Little School Girl/Love Theme From "Spartacus"/Cavatina - Once It's Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
Sept 13 Tue: Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA
124 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo/Incident At Neshabur - Aqua Marine - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Jingo - ? - Toussaint L'Overture - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction

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Sept 14 Wed: Pier 84, New York, NY
Incomplete: The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo/Incident At Neshabur - Aqua Marine - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine/Alphonso Johnson - Toussaint L’Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Once It’s Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction

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Sept 16 Fri: Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI

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Sept 17 Sat: Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur- Aqua Marine - ? - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Toussaint L’Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Blues For Salvador (1) - Move Baby Move - Once It’s Gotcha - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
Releases:
(1) "Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on Oct 18, 1988 on VHS (Col: USA 19V 49007, France 049007)
(1) "Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on LD-NTSC (Col/Sony Japan ID6333CB)
(1) "Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on Sept 12, 2006 on DVD-R1 (Legacy USA 82876 89534 9)
Sept 17 Sat: St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI
Note: Carlos Santana is guest of Buddy Guy for 47 min. on: Super Boogie - I Feel So Good - Everything Gonna Be All Right - Spirit Jam - Outro Jam.
Sept 18 Sun: Poplar Creek Music Theatre, Chicago, IL
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Incident At Neshabur- Aqua Marine - Savor/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Jingo - Toussaint L’Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Cloud Nine - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction - Goodness And Mercy

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Reunion Tour: USA West-South

Sept 27 Tue: The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - Aqua Marine - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
Sept 28 Wed: The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
149 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - For Those Who Chant (1) - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine - Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Blues For Salvador - Europa - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
W/Joe Zawinul (1)
Sept 30 Fri: County Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA

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Oct 1 Sat: Open Air Amphitheatre, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

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Oct 2 Sun: Pacific Amphitheatre, Costa Mesa, CA
110 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Europa - Savor/Jose “Chepito” Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Once It’s Gotcha - Toussaint L’Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Everybody’s Everything (1)(2)(3) - Coal Train (1)(2)(3) - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction (1)(2)(3)
W/Cesar Rosas (Los Lobos) (1), Jimmy Vaughan (2), Stevie Ray Vaughan (3)
Note: In the same evening, Carlos Santana is guest of Stevie Ray Vaughan on: Jam.
Oct 4 Tue: Release of "Viva Santana!"
Santana's 18th album. Original releases on 3LP(foc) (Col USA 44344, Netherlands 462500 1), on 2CD (Col USA C2K 44344, Austria 462500 2, Japan 46DP 5334~5)
Guitars: Carlos Santana, Neal Schon, Chris Solberg
Bass: David Brown, Alphonso Johnson, Keith Jones, David Margen
Vocals: Pete Escovedo, Ernie Johnson S5#5, Alex Ligertwood, Buddy Miles, Rico Reyes, Gregg Rolie, Carlos Santana, Greg Walker
Keyboards: Richard Baker, Tom Coster, Sterling Crew, Gregg Rolie, David Sancious, Chester Thompson
Drums: "Ndugu" Leon Chancler, Graham Lear, Michael Shrieve
Timbales: Jose "Chepito" Areas, Coke Escovedo, Orestes Vilato
Congas: Michael Carabello, Armando Peraza, Raul Rekow
Side 1: 1. Everybody's Everything (3:28) - 2. Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen (5:18) - 3. Guajira (5:36) - 4. Jungle Strut (5:27) - 5. Jingo (4:12)
Side 2: 1. Ballin' (6:24) - 2. Bambara (1:26) - 3. Angel Negro (4:10) - 4. Incident At Neshabur (5:30) - 5. Just Let The Music Speak (4:38)
Side 3: 1. Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues (12:27) - 2. Song Of The Wind (4:56) - 3. Abi Cama (1:43) - 4. Vilato (0:44) - 5. Paris Finale (3:34)
Side 4: 1. Brotherhood (4:20) - 2. Open Invitation (6:18) - 3. Aqua Marine (6:45) - 4. Dance Sister Dance (Baila Mi Hermana) (6:38)
Side 5: 1. Peraza I (2:40) - 2. She's Not There (4:22) - 3. Bambele (2:48) - 4. Evil Ways (3:52) - 5. Daughter Of The Night (4:50) - 6. Europa (7:11)
Side 6: 1. Peraza II (1:24) - 2. Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen (6:24) - 3. Oye Como Va (4:17) - 4. Persuasion (2:45) - 5. Soul Sacrifice(8:47)
Recorded: S1#1 Columbia Studios, San Francisco, CA June 5, 1971, S1#2 Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA June 4, 1970/June 5, 1970, S1#3 Columbia Studios, San Francisco, CA Feb 1971, S1#4 Montreux Jazz Festival. Casino De Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland May 1, 1971, S1#5, S5#4 Pacific Recording, San Mateo, CA May 1969, S2#1 Coast Recorders Fall 1967, S2#2 The Automatt, San Francisco, CA Fall 1980, S2#3 The Automatt, San Francisco, CA Oct 14, 1982, S2#4 Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA July 4, 1971, S2#5 The Plant, Sausalito, CA Jan 2, 1986, S3#1 Agoura, Hartford, CT July 14, 1985, S3#2 Probably Paris, France Sept 1977, S3#3 to S3#5 Palais Des Sports, Saint-Ouen, France April 18, 1983 or April 19, 1983, S4#1 Live 1985, S4#2, S5#2 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA Aug 9, 1985, S4#3 The Automatt, San Francisco, CA July 1979, S4#4 California Jam 2 March 18, 1978, S5#1, S6#1 S.I.R. Studios, San Francisco, CA Summer 1985, S5#3 Winterland, San Francisco, CA Dec 31, 1973, S5#5 The Automatt, San Francisco, CA Jan 1982, S5#6 Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan Oct 24, 1979, S6#2, S6#3 The Forum, Montreal, Canada Sept 22, 1982, S6#4, S6#5 Woodstock Music & Arts Festival. Bethel, NY Aug 16, 1969
Re-release:
“Viva Santana!” on March 25, 2009 on 2CD + DVD-R2 (Sony Japan SICP 2192-4)

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Oct 4 Tue: Fresno County Fairgrounds, Fresno, CA
1st show
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Smooth Criminal/Alphonso Johnson - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Europa - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Once It's Gotcha - Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice
2nd show
Incomplete: Everybody's Everything - Mandela - The Healer - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Europa - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza
Oct 6 Thu: Aladdin Theatre, Las Vegas, NV
Oct 7 Fri: Mesa Amphitheatre, Mesa, AZ
146 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - ? - Europa - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine/Alphonso Johnson - Se A Cabo - Incident At Neshabur - Everybody's Everything/Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Cavatina - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
Oct 8 Sat: Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre, Santa Fe, NM
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - ? - Europa - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine/Alphonso Johnson - Everybody's Everything/Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice/Cavatina - Samba Pa Ti - Once It's Gotcha - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction

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Oct 9 Sun: Special Events Center, University Of Texas, El Paso, TX
Oct 12 Wed: Music Hall, Houston, TX

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Oct 13 Thu: Bayfront Plaza, Corpus Christi, TX
Oct 14 Fri: Palmer Auditorium, Austin, TX
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Europa - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine/Alphonso Johnson - Everybody's Everything/Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Cavatina - Once It's Gotcha/Band Introduction

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Oct 15 Sat: Sunken Garden Theatre, San Antonio, TX
Oct 16 Sun: Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX

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Oct 18 Tue: Release of "Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana"
Santana's 1st video. Original release on VHS (Col USA 19V 49007, France 049007)
Tracks: 1. Going Home - 2. Persuasion - 3. Jingo - 4. Evil Ways - 5. Incident At Neshabur - 6. Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - 7. Europa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile) - 8. She's Not There/Armando Peraza - 9. Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - 10. Samba Pa Ti - 11. All I Ever Wanted - 12. I Love You Much Too Much - 13. Blues For Salvador - 14. Soul Sacrifice - 15. Bella - 16. Treat
Recorded: #1 Audio from "Welcome" (Santana's 5th album), #2, #3 Ed Sullivan Show. New York, NY Oct 24, 1969, #4 Tanglewood Music Festival. Lenox, MA Aug 18, 1970, #5 Family Dog On The Great Highway, San Francisco, CA Feb 4, 1970, #6 Medley 1970 through 1987, #7 Pavillon De Paris, Paris, France Dec 5, 1976, #8 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA Aug 9, 1985, #9 Concert For The Americas. Altos De Chavon, Chavon, Dominican Republic Aug 22, 1982, #10 Gymnacio Nacional, San Salvador, El Salvador Sept 28, 1973, #11 Concert For The Americas, Altos De Chavon, Chavon, Dominican Republic Aug 22, 1982/The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA July 14, 1979 or Long Beach Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA Nov 16, 1979, #12 The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA Aug 12, 1981 or Aug 13, 1981 or Aug 14, 1981, #13 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH Sept 17, 1988, #14 Woodstock Music & Arts Festival. Bethel, NY Aug 16, 1969, #15 Promotional video/Interdependence Concert. Izmajlovo Stadium, Moscow, USSR July 4, 1987, #16 Beat Club. NDR Studios, Bremen, Germany June 22, 1970
Re-releases:
"Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on LD-NTSC (Col/Sony Japan ID6333CB)
"Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on Sept 12, 2006 on DVD-R1 (Legacy USA 82876 89534 9)
“Viva Santana!” on March 25, 2009 on 2CD + DVD-R2 (Sony Japan SICP 2192-4)

DVD-R1

2CD + DVD-R2

Nov 5 Sat: Estadio Nou Camp, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen ¬ - Oye Como Va ¬ - Europa ¬ - Angel Negro (1) ¬ - Savor/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine/Alphonso Johnson - Everybody’s Everything/Toussaint L’Overture - Soul Sacrifice - Samba Pa Ti - Once It’s Gotcha/Band Introduction
W/Jorge Santana, Mexican Singers (1)
Note: * broadcast in July 1989 on Mexican radio WFM. 60-min. segment broadcast in July 1992 on Mexican TV.

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Reunion Tour: USA South-East

Nov 23 Wed: Mahaffey Theatre, St. Petersburg, FL

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Nov 25 Fri: Sunrise Music Theatre, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
124 min.
Exact: Mandela - The Healer - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Smooth Criminal (1) - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen (1) - Oye Como Va (1) - Europa - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza - Goodness And Mercy - Cloud Nine/Alphonso Johnson - Everybody's Everything/Toussaint L'Overture - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez/? - Blues For Salvador - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
W/Carlos "Patato" Valdez (1)
Nov 26 Sat: Sunrise Music Theatre, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1st show
Incomplete: Everybody's Everything - The Healer - Smooth Criminal - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Oye Como Va - Europa - Band Introduction - Cloud Nine - Soul Sacrifice - Bella - Once It's Gotcha - ? - ? - Cavatina
2nd show
Incomplete: Mandela - For Those Who Chant - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Taboo - Spirits Dancing In The Flesh - Samba Pa Ti - Savor/Jose "Chepito" Areas/Armando Peraza (1) - Goodness And Mercy - Toussaint L'Overture - Deeper, Dig Deeper/Band Introduction
W/Carlos "Patato" Valdez (1)
Nov 27 Sun: Tupperware Convention Center Auditorium, Kissimmee, FL
W/Carlos "Patato" Valdez
Dec 2 Fri: Late Night With David Letterman. NBC Studios, New York, NY
Note: TV show. Complete performance broadcast on same day on American TV NBC. Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza, Chester Thompson play with the Late Night With David Letterman Band on: Once It’s Gotcha - Mandela/Deeper, Dig Deeper.
Dec 10 Sat: San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, CA

Unknown Dates

?: Release of Clyde Criner's "Behind The Sun"
Original releases on LP (RCA/Novus USA 3029-1-N), on CD (RCA/Novus Austria PD83029)
Tracks: Black Manhattan (5:59) - Kinesis (3:42) - Behind The Sun (2:49)
Musicians: Clyde Criner, David Darlington, Michael Gregory, Omar Hakim, Rodney Holmes, Kevin Jones, Marcus Miller, Jose (Tito) Ocasio, Craig Rivers, Carlos Santana, Steve Thornton
Recorded: The Power Station, New York, NY Oct 1987

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?: Release of "The All-Star Reggae Session"
Original release on VHS-NTSC (HBO Video USA 0122)
Tracks: My Blood In South Africa - It Ain't No Use
Musicians: Neville Brothers, Carlos Santana
Recorded: Ft. Charles, Kingston, Jamaica Jan 25, 1988
Re-release: "A Reggae Session" on Sept 24, 2002 on DVD-R1 (Warner Bros. USA)

DVD-R1

?: Release of "Santana '68"
Original release on LP (Cicadelic USA 1004)
Side 1: 1. Jingo (long version without vocals) (9:50) - 2. El Corazon Manda (long version) (11:42)
Side 2: 1. La Puesta Del Sol (different version of "Fried Neckbones And Some Home Fries") (10:20) - 2. Persuasion (different intro) (5:10) - 3. As The Years Go Passing By (Blues version) (3:50)
Musicians: Carlos Santana, Jose "Chepito" Areas, David Brown, Michael Carabello, Gregg Rolie, Neil Schon, Michael Shrieve
Recorded: Pacific Recording, San Mateo, CA 1968-1969
Re-release: "Evolution. The Original Recordings" on Feb 15, 1994 on 2CD (Thunderbolt UK CDTB 502)
Note: The re-release "Evolution. The Original Recordings" from Feb 15, 1994 on 2CD includes extra tracks from Pacific Recording, San Mateo, CA 1968-1969:
CD 1: 1. Jingo (long version without vocals) (9:46) - 2. El Corazon Manda (long version) (11:52) - 3. La Puesta Del Sol (different version of "Fried Neckbones And Some Home Fries") (10:29) - 4. Persuasion (different intro) (5:19) - 5. As The Years Go Passing By (3:53) - 6. Soul Sacrifice (fast version) (4:58) - 7. Fried Neckbones And Some Home Fries (10:39) - 8. Jam In G Minor (14:48)
CD 2: 1. Latin Tropical (11:28) - 2. Let's Get Ourselves Together ("Shades Of Time" instrumental) (2:08) - 3. Acapulco Sunrise (2:35) - 4. Coconut Grove, Hawaii (2:28) - 5. Hot Tamales (8:04) - 6. El Corazon Manda (original mix) (6:13) - 7. Jam In E (8:33) - 8. Jammin' Home (8:19) - 9. With A Little Help From My Friends (4:09) - 10. Travelin' Blues (4:52)
Tracks CD2#7-#10 possibly recorded at Neal Schon's auditions San Francisco, CA Fall 1970. These tracks have been since re-released on over 500 items worldwide.

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