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Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time [Deluxe Ed.]

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The longest-running, most successful partnership in rock history takes flight anew as legendary Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame inductees Carlos Santana and Clive Davis collaborate on the concept album Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time.

Working from their collective encyclopedic knowledge of rock, Santana and Davis devised a list of guitar-centric titles -- and then invited a Who's Who of guest vocalists to perform on each track.

"The cuts are special and the guest stars are special," said Clive Davis. "But what is unique and why this album stands for more than just the individual songs or titles, is that they were indeed chosen because they're guitar classics. ...

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Editorial Reviews

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The longest-running, most successful partnership in rock history takes flight anew as legendary Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame inductees Carlos Santana and Clive Davis collaborate on the concept album Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time.

Working from their collective encyclopedic knowledge of rock, Santana and Davis devised a list of guitar-centric titles -- and then invited a Who's Who of guest vocalists to perform on each track.

"The cuts are special and the guest stars are special," said Clive Davis. "But what is unique and why this album stands for more than just the individual songs or titles, is that they were indeed chosen because they're guitar classics. And they celebrate the guitar because of the performance of Carlos Santana."

Full Track List:

  • Whole Lotta Love / Chris Cornell
  • Can't You Hear Me Knockin' / Scott Weiland
  • Sunshine Of Your Love / Rob Thomas
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps / india.arie & Yo-Yo Ma
  • Dance the Night Away / Pat Monahan
  • Back In Black / Nas
  • Riders On the Storm / Chester Bennington & Ray Manzarek
  • Smoke On the Water / Jacoby Shaddix
  • Photograph / Chris Daughtry
  • Bang A Gong / Gavin Rossdale
  • Little Wing / Joe Cocker
  • I Ain't Superstitious / Jonny Lang

New York Times - Jon Pareles
"Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time" tries for surefire material. It unleashes Santana - guitarist and band, with guest lead singers - on familiar songs from the 1960s into the 1990s.... And of course there's Mr. Santana's lead guitar: wailing, wah-wahing and shredding to stoke every instrumental moment.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/21/2010
  • Label: Arista
  • UPC: 886977720727
  • Catalog Number: 777207
  • Sales rank: 8,118

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Whole Lotta Love - Chris Cornell (3:56)
  2. 2 Can't You Hear Me Knocking - Scott Weiland (5:48)
  3. 3 Sunshine Of Your Love - Rob Thomas (4:46)
  4. 4 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - India.Arie (6:08)
  5. 5 Photograph - Chris Daughtry (4:13)
  6. 6 Back in Black - Nas (4:23)
  7. 7 Riders on the Storm - Chester Bennington (5:28)
  8. 8 Smoke on the Water - Jacoby Shaddix (5:10)
  9. 9 Dance the Night Away - Chris Daughtry (3:26)
  10. 10 Bang a Gong - Gavin Rossdale (3:43)
  11. 11 Little Wing (4:57)
  12. 12 I Ain't Superstitious - Jonny Lang (4:04)
  13. 13 Fortunate Son - Scott Stapp (3:45)
  14. 14 Under the Bridge - Andy Vargas (3:00)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Making of Guitar Heaven (13:11)
  2. 2 Interview with Carlos Santana and Clive Davis (20:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Santana Primary Artist
Joe Cocker Vocals
Freddie Ravel Organ, Piano, Keyboards
Yo-Yo Ma Cello
Ray Manzarek Organ
Dennis Chambers Drums
Nas Vocals
Howard Benson Keyboards
Kim Bullard Keyboards
Chris Cornell Vocals
Jeff Cressman Trombone
Bill Ortiz Trumpet
Karl Perazzo Percussion, Conga
Tim Pierce Rhythm Guitar
Benny Rietveld Bass
Raul Rekow Conga
Scott Weiland Vocals
Rob Thomas Vocals
Joel Shearer Rhythm Guitar
Gavin Rossdale Vocals
Carlos Santana Guitar
Jonny Lang Vocals
Matt Serletic Organ, Synthesizer, Keyboards
Angie Aparo Background Vocals
Scott Stapp Vocals
Pat Monahan Vocals
India.Arie Vocals
Chester Bennington Vocals
Jacoby Shaddix Vocals
Marc VanGool Rhythm Guitar
Chris Daughtry Vocals
Andy Vargas Vocals
Robyn Troup Vocals, Background Vocals
Sherree Brown Background Vocals
Tommy Anthony Rhythm Guitar
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Jack Bruce Composer
John Fogerty Composer
Ian Gillan Composer
George Harrison Composer
Mick Jagger Composer
Jimmy Page Composer
Robert Plant Composer
David Lee Roth Composer
Brian Johnson Composer
Jim Morrison Composer
Ritchie Blackmore Composer
Roger Glover Composer
Jon Lord Composer
Ray Manzarek Composer
John Densmore Composer
John Paul Jones Composer
Howard Benson Arranger, Programming, Producer
John Bonham Composer
Pete Brown Composer
Kim Bullard Programming
Eric Clapton Composer
Steve Clark Composer
Clive Davis Producer, Executive Producer
Paul DeCarli Digital Editing
Joe Elliott Composer
Flea Composer
John Frusciante Composer
Jimi Hendrix Composer
Ted Jensen Mastering
Anthony Kiedis Composer
Robert John "Mutt" Lange Composer
Ian Paice Composer
Jim Reitzel Engineer
Keith Richards Composer
Rick Savage Composer
Chad Smith Composer
Eddie Van Halen Composer
Alex Van Halen Composer
Pete Willis Composer
Angus Young Composer
Malcolm Young Composer
Mike Plotnikoff Engineer
Carlos Santana Arranger, Producer
Mark Dobson Engineer, Digital Editing
Doug Trantow Engineer, Digital Editing
Carlton Lynn Engineer, Digital Editing
Matt Serletic Arranger, Programming, Producer
Alex Arias Engineer, Digital Editing
Michael Anthony Composer
Nate Dube Engineer, Digital Editing
Michelle Holme Art Direction
Hatsukazu "Hatch" Inagaki Engineer
Marc VanGool Guitar Techician
Chad Wilson Management
Mike Leisz Engineer, Digital Editing
Doug Grean Engineer, Digital Editing
Robby Krieger Composer
Alberto Seveso Illustrations
Adam Fells Management
Mike "Hoss" Keifer Management
Michael Vrionis Management
Paul "Skip" Rickert Management
Micki Alboff Management
Marc Feld Composer
Kathy Suhy Management
Dan de Serpa Management
Steven Vrionis Management
Sarah Cervinski Management
Rita Gentry Management
Renee Rael grooming
Maria Vrionis Management
Alia Fahlborg Producer, Management
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  • Posted August 22, 2011

    Awesome!

    Every song is great though I would have chosen someone else to sing on Riders in the Storm.

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