Carlos Santana & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin – Love Devotion Surrender (Full Album)

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Love Devotion Surrender is an album released in 1973 by guitarists Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin, with the backing of their respective bands, Santana and The Mahavishnu Orchestra. The album was inspired by the teachings of Sri Chinmoy and intended as a tribute to John Coltrane. It contains two Coltrane compositions, two McLaughlin songs, and a traditional gospel song arranged by Santana and McLaughlin. It was certified Gold in 1973 (Wikipedia, https://goo.gl/wxNGYG).

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “After three decades, Love Devotion Surrender still sounds completely radical and stunningly, movingly beautiful”.

Track listing:
Side one
1. “A Love Supreme” John Coltrane 7:48
2. “Naima” Coltrane 3:09
3. “The Life Divine” John McLaughlin 9:30
Side two
4. “Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord” traditional 15:45
5. “Meditation” McLaughlin 2:45
Total length: 38:44

Personnel:
Mahavishnu John McLaughlin – guitar, piano
Carlos Santana – guitar
Mahalakshmi Eve McLaughlin – piano
Larry Young (under his Muslim name Khalid Yasin) – piano, organ
Doug Rauch – bass guitar
Jan Hammer – Hammond organ, drums, percussion
Billy Cobham – drums, percussion
Don Alias – drums, percussion
Mike Shrieve – drums, percussion
Mingo Lewis – percussion
Armando Peraza – congas, percussion, vocals

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Released: July 20, 1973
Recorded: October 1972, March 1973[1]
Length: 38:44
Label: Columbia
Producer: Carlos Santana & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin

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