7 Carlos Santana Collaborations That Are Timeless

Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas perform during the 42d Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2000. 

Carlos Santana has been crooning generations throughout the years with his guitar. The iconic Mexican-American musician, who has won 10 GRAMMY Awards and three Latin GRAMMYs, became a household name in the late '60s and early '70s with this band, Santana. Known as the pioneers of fusing rock, blues, and Latin American jazz, Santana has blessed the world with songs such as “Black Magic Woman,” “Samba Pa Ti,” and “Europa.”

Today (July 20) marks Santana's 71st birthday, and to honor one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Billboard rounded up his best collaborations that are simply timeless. Check them out below:

"Maria, Maria" ft. The Product G&B

"Necio" ft. Romeo Santos

"Smooth" ft. Rob Thomas

"Corazon Espinado" ft. ManĂ¡

"The Game of Love" ft. Michelle Branch

"Illegal" ft. Shakira

"La Flaca" ft. Juanes (Jarabe de Palo cover)