Sunday, June 15, 2014

1000 SONGS - DAY 319 SONG # 350

Day 319: A Song Featuring Willie Nelson and Carlos Santana

It seems strange, but there is (at least - to my knowledge: exactly) one (rendering of a) song that features Carlos Santana on guitar and Willie Nelson on vocals, buenos dias got to go. And, even more unbelievable, it is a Tex-Mex kind of a song. Who would ever have thought of the Mexican-born inventor of "Latin Rock" to have recorded a song with the great Flaco Jimenez on accordion?  Where's my brown dog, where's my hound? The song was written by Greg Brown, and it is featured on Havana Moon, a very fine album by Carlos, recorded in 1983. Forget "Samba Pa Ti" (members of the generation fathered with the help of this song will nowadays have begotten children on their own), here it is, fine fine song and great musicianship in rendering it (Willie could have done something concerning his accent in the Spanish language):

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