Special Thanks to Miramar Productions, Tom Mehren, Director of Audio Sales
and Esther Shin, Publicity Miramar Recordings.

This is Part 2 of an exclusive interview via E-Mail with Gregg Rolie by Scott Sullivan of the Storm WWW Page.

Q: Fans have E-mailed the Storm WWW Page with overwhelming positive response to the "Abraxas Pool" album. They basically want to know if there is any plans for a tour and/or a follow-up album in the future?

A: Thanks to all the fans!! As far as the future, as I have said, if the situation presents itself.

Q: Are there any videos for the "Abraxas Pool" album and/or plans to do any?

A: No, not at this time, but we always have many plans. :)

Q: Of all the albums you have done, what one would you like to be remembered for?

A: I like them all for many reasons. [Santana, Journey, Solo Albums, Abraxas Pool and The Storm] But, if I had to be pinned down on just one, I think I would have to say it is Santana's "Abraxas" album.

Q: There was a song I heard on a very early Santana album. I think it was called "The Years Going By". What is it titled and who wrote the song?

A: The name of the song is really "As the Years Go Passing By" and we got the song from Albert King.

Q: What type of keyboard equipment did you use on this project?

A: The keyboard equipment that I used on "Abraxas Pool" album was a Hammond B-3, JV-80, D-550, JX and TK-7.

Q: I heard that there is a new version of the "Abraxas Pool" album. That it has new artwork and a new mix of the album. Is that true?

A: No, there isn't a new version of the album. However, we do have two edits that were done for radio and this might be what you heard.

Q: What new bands of the last few years have you liked?

A: The new bands I like are 311, the Wallflowers, and Collective Soul to name a few.

Q: What are your favorite tracks on the "Abraxas Pool" album?

A: I would have to say my favorite tracks are Boom Ba Ya Ya, A Million Miles Away, Bailia Mi Cha-Cha, Waiting for You, Going Home, Szabo and Don't Give Up.

Q: Which ones were the best or most fun to play live?

A: All of them!!

Q: Have there been times you felt like giving up music and what has gotten you through those times?

A: I do sometimes get frustrated with the "business" side of music, but not the creative drive. It always seems to survive the times!

Thanks to Gregg Rolie for taking the time for this follow-up interview, we look forward to more great music from you in the furure. Scott Sullivan of the Storm WWW Page.