The “Piano Man” who became one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time with such hits as “Just the Way You Are,” “Uptown Girl” and “Allentown” was awarded the nation’s highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts.
For Carlos Santana, music has always been a calling. He idolized his mariachi musician father as a boy in their remote hometown in Mexico and later grew up with the Woodstock generation after immigrating to San Francisco.
If you live in Maryland, D.C. or Virginia you’re probably familiar with The Bayou. In its heyday the Georgetown nightclub hosted the likes of Billy Joel, U2, Kiss and Eddie Murphy.