Carlos Santana's "Signed Gibson SG Special" with P-90's ~ Heritage Cherry | Circa 1961-63 •Carlos performed with this "red SG Special" at Woodstock's historical concert, in 1969 ... before, the release of, Santana's very "first album". This Gibson, and one other - with humbucker's, were Carlos' main guitars, until 1972, when he opted over to Gibson's Les Paul standards and customs. In 1986, Carlos Santana turned over this "Iconic Axe", to the Hard Rock Cafe!
SANTANA!!! 1969 - Carlos Santana (guitar, vocals; born 7/20/47), Jose Chepito Areas (timbales; born 7/25/46), David Brown (bass; born 2/15/47), Mike Carabello (congas; born 11/18/47), Gregg Rolie (keyboards, lead vocals; born 6/17/47), Michael Shrieve (drums; born 7/6/49)