The younger Santana has just recreated his dads tune for A Song For My Father, a newly released compilation album featuring the kids of famous fathers like Bob Marleys son, Ky-Mani, and Brian Wilsons daughters, Wendy and Carnie Wilson, doing their pops pop songs.
Salvador enjoyed revamping Evil Ways, which he based on a live version his dad played in the 1980s that he thought was especially cookin.
Says Salvador: I updated it to a modern, get-up-and-go version with this pumping, driving vibe that makes you want to move. My dad loves it! Salvador admits it was tough trying to fill his dads shoes, but says growing up in the middle of music, all the time, was helpful.
Salvador explains: Ive always been the little kid playing the cowbell on stage for my dad and running around at the studio.
Now, he plans to make his dad even more proud this summer when he releases his as-yet untitled debut album.
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