The Official Carlos Santana thread. (The place for all things Carlos)

bodia

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Why did Carol Alt sign your guitar?

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Gotta be honest, I thought the same thing when I saw that signature. Off to find a current pic of Carol!
 

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Interesting his signature changed a slight bit over the years, this was signed *pre-PRS*, right around the time he recorded "Swing of Delight".
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I was told my backplate came from a PRS employee, and it was signed at the plant. Hearsay to me, so I don’t really know. I’ve had it for many years (mid 90s?).
 

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I was walking through PS one day and saw a Santana on a rack. I asked, “What’s that color?” and was told it was a brand new color developed for Carlos. I asked if I could use that color, and was told yes. Here is the 2nd “salmon” that was the result of that day; one of my favorite colors:

Are you tired of it yet?
I really like that colour.
 

bodia

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I was walking through PS one day and saw a Santana on a rack. I asked, “What’s that color?” and was told it was a brand new color developed for Carlos. I asked if I could use that color, and was told yes. Here is the 2nd “salmon” that was the result of that day; one of my favorite colors:


How far down the Dibs List would I be if I hopped on now?
 
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