7. “Maria Maria”-[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carlos Santana[/lastfm]
One of the greatest guitarists of all time and the son of a mariachi violinist, Santana played at the original Woodstock in 1969.
Since then, Santana’s beautiful Spanish guitar skills have evolved with the popular music scene–making him a name on the lips of many generations. When Santana discovered this magic formula in the ’90s, he brought us “Maria Maria:”
Oh Maria Maria/She reminds me of a west side story/Growing up in Spanish Harlem/She’s living the life just like a movie star