There was. But the best alternative was r&b, Motown etc., and racism was still rampant in society.
This stuff was what soothed the masses. I was 16 and I hated it.
Threads like this...and it doesn't just pertain to Santana....where a performer who has become an icon in the music world is bashed, and made fun of by a bunch of amateur, piss ant weekend warriors and bedroom players is one thing that drives me nuts about this place.
You don't care for his...
I met Carlos last year when the Doobies opened for them.
I became a fan of the person, who was warm, gracious, and very complimentary of many musicians.
The show he played later cemented my admiration of his playing, which had changed since I saw him back in the '70s and wasn't impressed. Last...
The Kingsmen circa 1963
Pat Metheny Group late 1970's
Discipline era King Crimson
Tower of Power