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Carlos Santana Passes Out During Michigan Concert

Heat exhaustion and dehydration were to blame

(Newser) - Rock legend Carlos Santana collapsed on stage during a concert Tuesday night at Pine Knob Music Theater, near Detroit. TMZ reports that the guitar great was midway through a set and singing “Joy” when he seemed to realize something was wrong. He took a seat in front of the...

Before the Game, Citizenship
Before the Game, Citizenship

Before the Game, Citizenship

Carlos Santana of Cleveland Indians take the oath

(Newser) - Not even a cold, rainy day could hinder Carlos Santana's joyful smile. The Indians first baseman was sworn in as a US citizen on Friday, taking the oath with 83 others while his two young daughters fought for his attention, per the AP . Afterward, Santana beamed with pride. "...

Reporter Finds Santana's Old Bandmate—Homeless

An unlikely TV segment brought them together after 40 years

(Newser) - It's probably not often that California's KRON's "People Behaving Badly" news segment ends with heartwarming news. But that has been the case this month, following Stanley Roberts' piece on illegal dumpsites in Oakland. In the course of his reporting, Roberts interviewed Marcus Malone , who was searching...

Santana to Georgia: You Should Be Ashamed of Yourself

Blasts state for 'cruel law,' and has harsh words for Arizona, too

(Newser) - Carlos Santana is not happy with Georgia's new immigration law —or the Arizona law it's modeled on, for that matter. "The people of Arizona, and the people of Atlanta, Georgia, you should be ashamed of yourselves," the musician said at yesterday's annual baseball Civil...

Elvis Costello Pulls Out of Israel Concerts in Protest

'Sometimes silence is better than adding to static'

(Newser) - Elvis Costello has canceled two concerts he was due to play in Israel this summer to protest the nation's treatment of Palestinians. "There are occasions when merely having your name added to a concert schedule may be interpreted as a political act that resonates more than anything that might...

Stars Remake 'We Are the World'

(Newser) - One hundred stars of stage and screen converged on Henson Studios in Los Angeles yesterday to record a new version of iconic 1985 hit "We Are the World." The all-new recording is designed to raise money for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Once again produced by Quincy Jones, the song features...

Carlos Santana to Obama: Legalize Pot

Rocker advises tax revenue go to education

(Newser) - Carlos Santana has a request for President Obama: Legalize pot. The musician says legalization is “really way overdue” and compares the current state of affairs it to Prohibition, the AP reports. His idea for the tax revenue? “Take all that money and invest it in teachers and in...

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