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By Lou Marzeles



Lou Marzeles

Carlos Santana switches mid-song between two of his tools-of-the-trade Paul Reed Smith electric guitars.

'OYE COMO VA': That's not just the name of one of Santana's biggest hits, it was also a kind of salutation at his concert at Maryhill Winery Sunday night, in searing triple-digit heat. The song's title roughly translates to "Hey, How's It Going?" Answer: judging from the wildly enthusiast crowd, just great, thanks! The event sold out overnight back in January, and the packed Maryhill grounds were covered with dancing people a lot younger (and some older) than the 69-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Between (very long) songs, Santana exhorted his audience to live in peace, compassion, and kindness.


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