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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

"Evil Ways" is a song by Santana from their 1969 album Santana. It's about a girl who is spiteful. "You've got to change your evil ways, baby/Before I stop lovin' you." She makes her boyfriend jealous by hanging out with her friends. "You hangin' 'round, baby/With Jean and Joan and-a who-knows-who." She is constantly letting him down. The middle section includes a Hammond organ solo played by Gregg Rolie while the double-time outro section includes a 90-second guitar solo performed by Carlos Santana. Some organs accompany his guitar until it fades out. Released as a single in early 1970, it became the band's first top forty and top ten hit in the U.S. peaking at number nine on the Billboard Pop Singles chart.


The song is a cover written by Sonny Henry, performed by Willie Bobo.



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