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Santana – Smooth

Santana - Smooth ft. Rob Thomas (Official Video)
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What is it?

The song Smooth by Santana featuring Rob Thomas from the 1999 music album Supernatural.

Music Video

Song

Live Performance

What is it about?

This is how Wikipedia describes this song:

“Smooth” is a collaboration between Latin rock band Santana and Matchbox Twenty vocalist Rob Thomas.

The song was written by Itaal Shur and Thomas, produced by Matt Serletic and sung by Thomas.

In the United States, it topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 weeks; it was the final number-one hit of the 1990s and the first number-one hit of the 2000s.

“Smooth” is the only song to appear on two decade-end Billboard charts.

As of 2018, “Smooth” is ranked the second most successful song of all time by Billboard.

It won three Grammy Awards: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

Worldwide, the song reached number one in Canada and the top 10 in Australia, Austria, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

My Thoughts

Recently I was walking outside during the quarantine after exercising while listening to music, and at some point I got to this song in my random shuffle of my music; and it went well with the moment.

I remember daydreaming about people jamming to this song either inside or outside during the quarantine, from a safe distance of course, I wish the song would have gone on a bit longer because Carlos Santana was doing an amazing job with his guitar solo.

I remember this song from back when it first came out, and I owned the music album back then.

The end,

-John Jr

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