Santana's Greatest Hits

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Santana's Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Santana
Released July 1974
Recorded May 1969 - July 1971
Genre Rock, jazz fusion, blues rock
Length 34:31
Label CBS
Producer Santana
Santana chronology
Santana's Greatest Hits
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B−[2]
Rolling Stone (not rated)[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 5/5 stars[4]

Santana's Greatest Hits is a 1974 compilation album by Santana. It offers highlights from the group's first three albums. It is the band's best-selling compilation album, selling over 7 million copies in the U.S. alone while selling more than 8 million records worldwide.[citation needed]

Three of the tracks are the edited single versions, as annotated below.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Evil Ways" (Single version) (Clarence "Sonny" Henry) (from Santana, 1969) - 3:00
  2. "Jingo" (Babatunde Olatunji) from Santana - 4:22
  3. "Hope You're Feeling Better" (Gregg Rolie) (from Abraxas, 1970) - 4:11
  4. "Samba Pa Ti" (Carlos Santana) (from Abraxas) - 4:47
  5. "Persuasion" (Single version) (Santana, Rolie, José Areas, David Brown, Michael Shrieve, Michael Carabello) (from Santana) - 2:34
  6. "Black Magic Woman" (Single version) (Peter Green) (from Abraxas) - 3:17
  7. "Oye Como Va" (Tito Puente) (from Abraxas) 4:19
  8. "Everything's Coming Our Way" (Santana) (from Santana III, 1971) - 3:16
  9. "Se a Cabó" (Areas) (from Abraxas) - 2:51
  10. "Everybody's Everything" (Santana, Tyrone Moss, Brown) (from Santana III) - 3:31