Santana ‎– Lotus

Label:
CBS ‎– CBS 66 325, CBS ‎– SOPZ 7-8-9
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3 × Vinyl, LP, Album
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A1 Meditation
A2 Going Home
Arranged By – Alice Coltrane, The New Santana Band*Bass – Doug RauchDrums – Michael ShrieveOrgan [Hammond] – Richard KermodeOrgan [Yamaha] – Tom CosterPercussion – Carlos Santana, Leon ThomasPercussion [Latin] – Armando Peraza, Jose "Chepito" Areas*
A3 A-1 Funk
Bass – Doug RauchBongos, Congas – Armando PerazaCongas, Timbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Drums – Michael ShrieveLead Guitar, Effects [Echo Plex], Percussion – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond], Electric Piano – Richard KermodeOrgan [Yamaha] – Tom CosterWritten-By – The New Santana Band*
A4 Every Step Of The Way
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeLead Guitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Michael Shrieve
B1 Black Magic Woman
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Vocals – Leon ThomasWritten-By – Peter Green (2)
B2 Gypsy Queen
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Gabor Szabo
B3 Oye Como Va
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Tito Puente
B4 Yours Is The Light
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Richard Kermode
B5 Batukada
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrievePercussion [Latin] – Carlos Santana, Leon Thomas, Richard Kermode, Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – The New Santana Band*
B6 Xibaba (She-Ba-Ba)
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Airto*
C1 Stone Flower (Introduction)
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Antonio Carlos Jobim
C2 Waiting
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Old Santana Band, The*
C3 Castillos De Arena, Part 1 (Sand Castle)
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano, Organ [Yamaha] – Tom CosterGuitar, Effects [Echo Plex] – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Richard KermodeTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Chick Corea, Joachim Young, The New Santana Band*
C4 Free Angela
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Richard KermodeOrgan [Yamaha] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Bayete*
C5 Samba De Sausalito
Bass – Doug RauchBongos, Congas – Armando PerazaCongas, Timbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Drums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Tom CosterGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Richard KermodeWritten-By – Jose "Chepito" Areas*
D1 Mantra
Bass – Doug RauchDrums – Michael ShrieveEffects [Sound Effects], Percussion – Leon ThomasElectric Piano – Tom CosterGuitar, Percussion – Carlos SantanaOrgan [Hammond] – Richard KermodePercussion [Latin] – Armando Peraza, Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Carlos Santana, Michael Shrieve, Tom Coster
D2 Kyoto (Drum Solo)
Electric Piano – Tom CosterSoloist, Drums – Michael Shrieve
D3 Castillos De Arena, Part 2 (Sand Castle)
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano, Organ [Yamaha] – Tom CosterGuitar, Effects [Echo Plex] – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Richard KermodeTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Chick Corea, Joachim Young, The New Santana Band*
D4 Se A Cabo
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar, Vocals – Carlos SantanaMaracas, Vocals – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond], Vocals – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Jose "Chepito" Areas*
E1 Samba Pa Ti
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Carlos Santana
E2 Savor
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeLead Guitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Old Santana Band, The*
E3 Toussaint L'Overture
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano, Vocals – Richard KermodeGuitar, Vocals – Carlos SantanaMaracas, Vocals – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales, Vocals – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Old Santana Band, The*
F Incident At Neshabur
Bass – Doug RauchCongas – Armando PerazaDrums – Michael ShrieveElectric Piano – Richard KermodeGuitar – Carlos SantanaMaracas – Leon ThomasOrgan [Hammond] – Tom CosterTimbales – Jose "Chepito" Areas*Written-By – Albert Gianquinto*, Carlos Santana

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First distribution in Italy
Cover and two inserts made in Germany
Records made in Japan with SIAE round stamp on labels
Matt inner bags

Recorded live at Osaka Koseinenkin Hall July 3, 4 1973, Japan.

Catalog numbers:
CBS 66 325 - on cover and spine.
(81047 / 48 / 49) - on backcover and spine.

Issued in a 6-panel gatefold cover, with two T-shaped 8-panel inserts,
with artwork, credits and The New Santana Band's itinerary in Japan.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area A-side, stamped): 7 A 520
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area B-side, stamped): 7 B 520
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area C-side, stamped): 8 A 520
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area D-side, stamped): 8 B 520
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area E-side stamped): 9 A 520
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out area F-side, stamped): 9 B 520
  • Price Code (Elipsed): Bx3
  • Rights Society: SIAE

Other Versions (5 of 28) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SOPZ 7-8-9 Santana Lotus(3xLP, Album, Quad) CBS/Sony SOPZ 7-8-9 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
S 66 325 Santana Lotus(3xLP, Album, Ltd) CBS S 66 325 Spain 1977 Sell This Version
CSCS 5434〜5 Santana Lotus = ロータスの伝説(2xCD, Album, RE + Box) CBS/Sony CSCS 5434〜5 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
SOPZ 7-8-9 Santana Lotus(3xLP, Album, Quad, Ltd, S/Edition) CBS/Sony SOPZ 7-8-9 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
MHCP 1002~4 Santana Lotus(3xCD, Album, RE, RM, Pap) Sony Records Int'l MHCP 1002~4 Japan 2006 Sell This Version

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