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Australian singles charts:
Black Magic Woman entered the Kent charts on 11 January 1971 and peaked at #29.
The song is on Abraxas which entered the Kent album charts on 25 January 1971. The album reached #1 on 22 February 1971.
Peter Green (Black Magic Woman), Gábor Szabó (Gypsy Queen)
Fred Catero, Carlos Santana
Record label of Australian release:
BONUS TRACKS BELOW – Original version of Black Magic Woman by Fleetwood Mac and a live version
Black Magic Woman was written by British musician Peter Green and first appeared as a Fleetwood Mac single in various countries in 1968.
Santana is an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1966 by Mexican-American guitarist and songwriter Carlos Santana.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Magic_Woman
Santana keybord player Gregg Rolie sang lead on Black Magic Woman. He went on to join Journey in 1973.
The 1:49 instrumental at the end is called Gypsy Queen, written by the Hungarian jazz guitarist Gábor Szabó.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/santana/black-magic-woman
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
Original version in 1968 of Black Magic Woman by Fleetwood Mac. The single wasn’t released in Australia.
Songwriter: Peter Green
Producer: Mike Vernon
Fleetwood Mac live in 1970 at The Boston Tea Party
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