Sacred Fire: Live in South America

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Sacred Fire - Live in South America
Live album by Santana
Released October 19, 1993
Genre Latin rock, Chicano rock, jazz rock
Length 77:19
Label Polydor
Producer Carlos Santana, Chester Thompson
Santana chronology
Sacred Fire: Live in South America
Live At The Fillmore 1968
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Sacred Fire: Live in South America is an album by Santana, released in 1993. This album is dedicated to the life of Cesar Chavez.

There is also a video of this album, by the similar name of Sacred Fire: Live in Mexico, featuring additional songs not featured on the album. It features shots of Carlos playing guitar at various historic sites around Mexico City.[2]

The album peaked at 181 in the Billboard 200.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Angels All Around Us" (Sanders) – 1:57
  2. "Vive la Vida (Life Is for Living)" (Sefolosha) – 4:18
  3. "Esperando" (Santana, Thompson, Perazzo, Charles) – 5:58
  4. "No One to Depend On" (Carabello, Escovedo, Rolie) – 4:38
  5. "Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen" (Green/Szabo) – 8:53
  6. "Oye Como Va" (Puente) – 5:07
  7. "Samba Pa Ti" (Santana) – 6:49
  8. "Guajira" (Brown, Areas, Reyes) – 6:13
  9. "Make Somebody Happy" (Santana, Ligertwood) – 7:14
  10. "Toussaint l'Overture" (Santana, Areas, Brown, Carabello, Rolie, Schon, Shrieve) – 6:52
  11. "Soul Sacrifice/Don't Try This at Home" (Santana, Areas, Brown, Carabello, Rolie, Schon, Shrieve/Perazzo, Rekow) – 7:26
  12. "Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)" (Santana, Coster) – 6:11
  13. "Jin-Go-Lo-Ba" (Olatunji) – 5:43

A bonus disc with 3 additional tracks (Spirits Dancing in the Flesh, Wings of Grace, Get It in Your Soul) were included in a limited edition Japanese re-release.



  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Sacred Fire: Live in South America at AllMusic
  2. ^ Santana: Sacred Fire, Live in Mexico (DVD video). Island Def Jam Music Group. 1993. OCLC 47982489. Retrieved May 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sacred Fire: Santana Live in South America - Santana | Awards | AllMusic". Retrieved 26 November 2013.