Name: Mike Balitao, 35 years of age
Location: Bakersfield, California / Oxnard, California
Santana Fan Since: I’ve been a Santana Fan Since 2007.
Why You Love Santana’s Music: I feel in love with his music and I started listening to him on July 2007 it’s really amazing on how him and I connect just like that and man when I hear his music I’m happy. Graceful and very awesome music. Have you ever heard his music suddenly you get these goose bumps? That’s how I feel his emotion when he plays the guitar. He puts so much feeling that the guitar cry. Also I love all his music. My 1st favorite music of his was “Samba Pa Ti” and the 1st time I heard it I cry because I just so love the song. 2nd is “Oye Como Va” that’s a good beat, then “Europa”, then “Black Magic Woman”, etc. It’s gonna make ya dance cry and have goose bump at the same time. I can name a lot of his song I have his Supernatural album the Abraxas, Shaman, etc. My Favorite songs of his was “Samba Pa Ti”, “Europa”, “Waiting”, “I love You Much Too Much”, “Maria Maria”, “Smooth”, “El Farol”, “Curacion”, “Jingo”, “Incident At Neshabur”, “Cry Baby Cry”, “Brotherhood”, “Serpents and Doves”, “Praise”, “Black Magic Woman”, “Oye Como Va”, “Just Feel Better”, “Make Somebody Happy”, “Shape Shifter”, ETC., a lots more.
How Many Times You’ve Seen Carlos Live and Where/When: I’ve seen Santana 2 times. 1st was at Hard Rock Las Vegas on September 1, 2010. 2nd was at Rabo Bank in Bakersfield on September 27, 2011.
Random Santana-related Fact: I bought his perfumes and shirts.