Carlos Santana Marries His Drummer

Guitar legend Carlos Santana is a married man again after exchanging vows with his drummer, Cindy Blackman.

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Guitar legend Carlos Santana is a married man again after exchanging vows with his drummer, Cindy Blackman, in a star-studded Hawaiian ceremony. Santana, 63, wed drummer Blackman on December 19 in front of 180 guests, including comedian George Lopez and musician pals Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, who performed at the nuptials at the Ritz-Carlton in Maui. The couple released doves "to release our purity and love into the cosmos." Santana proposed to Blackman, 51, during a concert back in July and now the rocker is looking forward to settling into married life. He tells People.com, "Cindy is a match with everything that I am, from fire of passion to vulnerability. Everything tastes better when you share it with your soul mate." Santana's previous marriage to Deborah, his wife of 34 years, ended in 2007. Thanks for the report to Hennemusic.com.

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    Kakatara
    Primus2112 wrote: larrytheguitar wrote: ^ Actually bass, upright bass, and cello chicks are the hottest. truth HaistaPaska92 wrote: I read the first line as Carlos Santana is married to a man. For a moment I was like WTF? They could have just been two cool straight dudes being married :p
    Always Sunny? haha
    j-falafel
    Like I Is wrote: For some reason, I think it's hilarious that her name is Blackman.
    Same here x] i also thought when i saw the headline "Can we get any more meaningless news on this site?"
    b_flo
    Carlos Santana is a great guy...and spacey. At 63, and balding, he still manages to get a rocker drummer babe, who still looks great @ 51. I forgot which legendary jazz drummer taught her how to play the drums.
    espChris93
    wow at all the people who more easily associated Carlos Santana as being homosexual than think that his drummer could be a woman. Am I the only one that didn't even think about that?
    Michael Stewart
    She's black! I was expecting white or Hispanic. Not saying anything is wrong with it, just I did not expect it.lol
    finalhack13
    PTJohe wrote: If I didn't know who his drummer was, I would have been pretty shocked by the news title.
    Amen to that.
    FloyDZeD
    TheMusicMaster7 wrote: Weird, that meant 3 years ago he was about 60 and his ex was only 34. He was old enough to be her DAD. O_o O_o O_o
    The article meant he and his ex were married for 34 years.
    TheMusicMaster7
    Weird, that meant 3 years ago he was about 60 and his ex was only 34. He was old enough to be her DAD. O_o O_o O_o
    juckfush
    Am I the only one who read the title as ''Carlos Santana Marries His Daughter''?
    Wakisazhi
    SomebodySomeone wrote: azisnomarsa wrote: I guess he will have to bang the drum slowly now azisnomarsa wrote: *cue CSI:miami intro* YEAH!!!!! lol I guess he will have to bang the drum slowly now
    I guess you can say she bangs the drums?
    Reighnart
    larrytheguitar wrote: ^ Actually bass, upright bass, and cello chicks are the hottest.
    Yes. Proven.
    Duv
    Lenny K's drummer. She dated Matt Sorum as well. As said above I'd love to have a musician wife so we could jam (in the clean sense of the word).
    mrRICHARD911
    Astaldo wrote: HaistaPaska92 wrote: I read the first line as Carlos Santana is married to a man. For a moment I was like WTF? +1
    +2
    zeppaddict141
    larrytheguitar wrote: ^ Actually bass, upright bass, and cello chicks are the hottest.
    good man, very good man
    Hungry_Hameds
    when i first read the headline i wondered if it was a bird, be funny if it was a famous drummer... 'Santana marries his drummer, Neil Peart'
    wangchowder86
    MonsterOfRock wrote: Drummer chick would be awesome. Now he can have sex in 6/8!
    After reading this comment I felt I could go without reading on. Well done.
    JohnnyChimpo241
    Primus2112 wrote: larrytheguitar wrote: ^ Actually bass, upright bass, and cello chicks are the hottest. truth HaistaPaska92 wrote: I read the first line as Carlos Santana is married to a man. For a moment I was like WTF? They could have just been two cool straight dudes being married :p
    +1 for the always sunny reference.
    hildesaw
    Alpha_Wolf wrote: Sooooo many drummer puns.
    Sounds like an EZDrummer to me...
    TractorMan
    TheMusicMaster7 wrote: Weird, that meant 3 years ago he was about 60 and his ex was only 34. He was old enough to be her DAD. O_o O_o O_o
    Wrong. Wife of 34 years means that they had been married for 34 years.
    Phiddler
    If Herbie Hancock and Wayne SHorter played at my wedding I'd be the happiest dude ever. . .
    gardenofgibson
    espChris93 wrote: wow at all the people who more easily associated Carlos Santana as being homosexual than think that his drummer could be a woman. Am I the only one that didn't even think about that?
    +1 you are not, my friend
    cooljew
    dweb23 wrote: MonsterOfRock wrote: Drummer chick would be awesome. Now he can have sex in 6/8! thiiiisssss!!!!?!!
    hahahaha also drummer chicks are definitely the hottest
    shaofu0424
    congrats to you both, mr. and mrs. santana... please bring more beautiful music into this world... and thank you for caravanserai- love that record... lol, i just said record... peace...
    d.c.guitar
    larrytheguitar wrote: ^ Actually bass, upright bass, and cello chicks are the hottest.
    Negative, those are usually nerdy and pale!
    aweisti
    saw the headline and thought why would he marry dennis chambers? why is DC not playing with carlos anymore?
    Bezza27
    wow this is great, a great event for my favourite guitarist and one of my favourite bands may be reforming.
    -Annihilation-
    At first I was like "whoa,he married a man?" then I read the rest. I'll bet he was tappin' that before they got married..
    Astaldo
    HaistaPaska92 wrote: I read the first line as Carlos Santana is married to a man. For a moment I was like WTF?
    +1
    jm911
    when i saw the title i immediately thought of his badass drummer in the 60's Woodstock festival LOL anyway, drummer girls ftw. bass girls even more
    dweb23
    MonsterOfRock wrote: Drummer chick would be awesome. Now he can have sex in 6/8!
    thiiiisssss!!!!?!!