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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Santana are rock legends who are considered one of the best bands in history and feature Carlos Santa, one of the best guitar players of all time. List of the best Santana albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Santana discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Santana albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Santana singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

If you think the greatest 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 Santana album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Santana album of all time?" or "What are the top Santana albums?" then this list will answer your questions.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, including Abraxas and Supernatural.This list of popular 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 can use the albums in this fact-based list to create a new one, just like this one, to start your own.

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Abraxas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Abraxas 1970

"Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen"

"Oye Como Va"

"Incident at Neshabur"

2
140 25
Caravanserai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Caravanserai 1972

"Stone Flower"

"Waves Within"

"All the Love in the Universe"

3
131 24
Legacy Edition is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Santana 1969

"Evil Ways"

"Jingo"

"Soul Sacrifice"

4
106 17
Santana III: Legacy Edition is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Santana III 1971

"No One to Depend On"

"Batuka"

"Jungle Strut"

5
71 15
Moonflower is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Moonflower 1977

"Let the Children Play"

"Jugando"

"Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)"

6
56 16
Borboletta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Borboletta 1974

"Life Is Anew"

"Give and Take"

"One with the Sun"

7
83 43
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Supernatural 1999

"Smooth"

"Maria Maria"

"Put Your Lights On"

8
47 17
Welcome is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Welcome 1973

"Going Home"

"Love, Devotion & Surrender"

"Yours Is the Light"

9
45 17
Amigos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Amigos 1976

"Europa"

"Let Me"

"Tell Me Are You Tired"

10
40 17
Santana IV is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
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"Love Makes the World Go Round"

"Choo Choo"

"Shake It"

11
32 14
Festivál is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Festivál 1977

"Verão Vermelho"

"Carnaval"

"Reach Up"

12
32 19
Inner Secrets is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Inner Secrets 1978

"Stormy"

"Well All Right"

"Move On"

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

13
21 15
Shangó is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Shangó 1982

"Hold On"

"What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)"

"The Nile"

14
17 12
Zebop! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Zebop! 1981

"Winning"

"The Sensitive Kind"

"Changes"

15
14 9
Spirits Dancing in the Flesh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Spirits Dancing in the Flesh 1990

"Who's That Lady"

"Jin-go-lo-ba"

"Choose"

16
19 15
Marathon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Marathon 1979

"You Know That I Love You"

"Stand Up"

"Lightning in the Sky"

17
19 16
Shaman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Shaman 2002

"The Game of Love"

"Feels Like Fire"

"Why Don't You & I"

18
13 12
Milagro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Milagro 1992

"Introduction"

"Right On"

"Grajonca"

19
10 9
Freedom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Freedom 1987

"Veracruz"

"Love Is You"

"Praise"

20
11 11
Shape Shifter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Shape Shifter 2012

"Eres La Luz"

"Mr. Szabo"

"Nomad"

21
11 11
Corazón is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Corazón 2014

"Oye 2014"

"Iron Lion Zion"

"Indy"

22
9 9
Beyond Appearances is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Beyond Appearances 1985

"Say It Again"

"Breaking Out"

"Written in Sand"

23
7 11
All That I Am is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
All That I Am 2005

"I'm Feeling You"

"Just Feel Better"

"Cry Baby Cry"

24
13 18
Guitar Heaven: Santana Perform... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Santana Albums of All Time
Guitar Heaven: Santana Performs the Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time 2010

"Smoke on the Water"

"Photograph"

"Whole Lotta Love"