Santana’s Guitar Gently Weeps

To celebrate Carlos Santana‘s brand new album, Guitar Heaven…The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time, Clive Davis and Santana hosted a private VIP listening event at Vanity Nightclub in Las Vegas. The album, due Sept 21st, has Santana taking on iconic songs with the help of world-class collaborators including Rob Thomas, Nas, India.Arie, Gavin Rossdale, Chris Daughtry, Scott Stapp and others.

The first single from the album is a stirring rendition of George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” featuring India.Arie and Yo-Yo Ma (now available as a download):

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Celebrities at the event included album collaborators Arie, Rossdale and Daughtry, Olivia Harrison, NBA great Bill Walton, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, and Santana band members.

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