Michael Shrieve

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Michael Shrieve (born July 6, 1949, in San Francisco) is an American drummer, percussionist, and later, an electronic music composer. He is best known as the drummer in Santana, playing on their first eight albums from 1969 through 1974. His performance at the 1969 Woodstock festival, when he was 20 years old, made him one of the youngest musicians to perform at the festival. Shrieve's drum solo during an extended version of "Soul Sacrifice" in the Woodstock film has been described as "electrifying".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1984 Transfer Station Blue Michael Shrieve 5
1988 The Leaving Time Michael Shrieve & Steve Roach 3 1
1989 Stiletto Michael Shrieve 1
1993 Octave of the Holy Innocents Jonas Hellborg with Buckethead and Michael Shrieve 1
1994 Fascination Michael Shrieve 1
1995 Two Doors Michael Shrieve 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2008 Michael Shrieve's Spellbinder Live At Tost Michael Shrieve 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Transfer Station Blue Michael Shrieve 1

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