Santana

Between Good and Evil

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Sony Music Special Markets' budget-priced compilation Between Good and Evil, drawn from the band's 1969-1977 Columbia Records catalog, is intended for the casual fan of Santana. It includes the group's two biggest hit singles of that period, "Evil Ways" and "Black Magic Woman," plus three other tracks from the massively popular first two Santana albums, "Soul Sacrifice" (the song the band performed in the Woodstock movie), "Persuasion," and "Samba Pa Ti." The other five tracks are taken from slightly later LPs: "Song of the Wind" from 1972's Caravanserai, "Practice What You Preach" from 1974's Borboletta, "Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)" from 1976's Amigos, "Jugando" from 1977's Festival, and "I'll Be Waiting" from 1977's Moonflower. The disc is a highlights sampler rather than a hits or even a best-of collection, useful for the music fan who just wants a smattering of Santana, as long as it doesn't cost much. [Between Good and Evil has also been released under the title Black Magic Woman.]

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