The Best Carlos Santana Albums of All Time

Over 70 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Carlos Santana Albums of All Time
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A rock icon, it's safe to say that Carlos Santana isn't only one of the best guitar players ever, but is one of the greatest bands of all time. List of the best Carlos Santana albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Carlos Santana discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Carlos Santana albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Carlos Santana singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Carlos Santana album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Carlos Santana album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Carlos Santana album of all time?" or "What are the top Carlos Santana albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Examples of albums on this list: Supernatural, Santana and many more.This list of popular Carlos Santana CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You may want to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent.

  • Love Devotion Surrender
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    • Artist: Carlos Santana, John McLaughlin
    • Release Date: 1973
    • Tracks: A Love Supreme, Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord, Meditation
    • Length (mins): 00:38:58
    • Label: Columbia
    • Genres (Music): Jazz fusion
    30 votes
  • The Swing of Delight
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    • Artist: Carlos Santana
    • Release Date: 1980
    • Tracks: Gardenia, La Llave, Song for My Brother
    • Label: Columbia
    21 votes
  • Blues for Salvador
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    • Artist: Carlos Santana
    • Release Date: 1987
    • Tracks: Hannibal, Bella, 'trane
    • Length (mins): 00:45:11
    • Label: Columbia
    • Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Hard rock, Instrumental rock
    20 votes
  • Havana Moon
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    17 VOTES
    • Artist: Carlos Santana
    • Release Date: 1983
    • Tracks: Havana Moon, Daughter of the Night, Ecuador
    • Label: Columbia
    17 votes
  • Illuminations
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    15 VOTES
    • Artist: Santana, Carlos Santana, Alice Coltrane
    • Release Date: 1974
    • Tracks: Angel of Sunlight, Illuminations, Bliss: The Eternal Row
    • Label: Columbia
    15 votes
  • Oneness: Silver Dreams - Golden Reality
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    • Artist: Carlos Santana
    • Release Date: 1979
    • Tracks: Silver Dreams Golden Smiles, I Am Free, Free as the Morning Sun
    • Label: Columbia
    16 votes