EVIL WAYS

Latest update on 11/01/2016

Artist: Willie Bobo
Author: Clarence 'Sonny' Henry
Label: Verve
Year: 1967

Latin R&B pioneer from New York; B-side of Up Up And Away and on his lp Bobo Motion. With author Sonny Henry on rhythm guitar, Patato Valdez on congas (pre Santana) and Melvin Lastie on cornet, freshly moved in from New Orleans to San Francisco. Fried Neck Bones was another early days Santana setlist favorite, as witnessed on their earliest recorded Live At The Fillmore 1968, released in '97.

Covers:

1969:

Santana [first hit]

1970:

Chet Baker

1971:

Cal Tjader

1974:

Stanley Turrentine

1982:

Carmen McRae

1989:

Mellow Man Ace [foundation for Mentirosa; hit US]

1995:

Rusted Root [in film Home For The Holidays]

See also: Spanish Grease.

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