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‘We thought of it as just another gig': Gregg Rolie talks Santana + Woodstock, 45 years later

‘We thought of it as just another gig': Gregg Rolie talks Santana + Woodstock, 45 years later

It was only later that he understood the magnitude of what had just happened.

‘It’s just going to be magical': Neal Schon sparked the long-awaited Santana reunion

‘It’s just going to be magical': Neal Schon sparked the long-awaited Santana reunion

For Neal Schon, the chance to connect again with childhood mentor Carlos Santana has been more than a musical journey: The Santana band reunion has been an emotional one, too.

‘We’re all playing at a different level': Neal Schon at work on three albums with Journey connections

‘We’re all playing at a different level': Neal Schon at work on three albums with Journey connections

The prospects of another Journey album remain unclear, but that doesn’t mean guitarist Neal Schon is sitting idly by. In fact, he’s working on three projects, all of them with Journey connections.

’90 percent of who I am today': Carlos Santana’s guitar inspiration might surprise you

’90 percent of who I am today': Carlos Santana’s guitar inspiration might surprise you

In the midst of a long-hoped-for reunion of the classic-era edition of his old band, Carlos Santana is giving credit to drummer Michael Shreive for his role in creating Santana’s signature sound.

‘We cherish you': Carlos Santana’s emotional reunion with homeless former bandmate

‘We cherish you': Carlos Santana’s emotional reunion with homeless former bandmate

Carlos Santana has reunited with the original congo player from the Santana Blues Band, after discovering that Marcus “The Magnificent” Malone had fallen on hard times.

‘The best Ringo has ever had': Ringo Starr returns for more dates with close-knit All-Starr Band

‘The best Ringo has ever had': Ringo Starr returns for more dates with close-knit All-Starr Band

The debate over whether this is the greatest All-Starr Band that Ringo Starr has ever assembled can be put off for another time. There is no question, however, that it’s one of the most closely knit

Did Journey’s Neal Schon almost replace Duane Allman in Derek and the Dominos?

Did Journey’s Neal Schon almost replace Duane Allman in Derek and the Dominos?

“I was kind of blown away,” Neal Schon says of an offer to join Eric Clapton in one of the turn-of-the-1970s biggest bands.

Gimme Five: Partial Journey reunions with Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Jonathan Cain

Gimme Five: Partial Journey reunions with Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Jonathan Cain

Fans of Journey’s best-known lineups — Gregg Rolie’s free-form 1970s version, and Steve Perry’s arena-ballad 1980s edition — have little hope of seeing any meaningful reunion of these wildly divergent camps.

Exclusive stream: Journey’s Gregg Rolie, “Look Into the Future” from Live at the Iridium (2013)

Exclusive stream: Journey’s Gregg Rolie, “Look Into the Future” from Live at the Iridium (2013)

“I haven’t heard this in 35 years,” Gregg Rolie allows, as he and guitarist Alan Haynes launch into a searching version of the title track from Journey’s 1976 album Look Into the Future. It’s never sounded better.

Pink Floyd, Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Dr. John, the Byrds – The Dutch Woodstock (2013)

As a 17-band menu of bands gathered for the three-day Holland Pop Festival in June 1970 outside of Rotterdam, Bob Hite of Canned Heat summed things up perfectly: “I feel less uptight here than I ever have anywhere.”