TODAY   |  December 24, 2013

Santana reunites with homeless ex-bandmate

Legendary musician Carlos Santana reunited with his former drummer from his original blues band, Marcus Malone, after 40 years. Santana says he intends to help his former bandmate, who has fallen on hard times.

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>>> we're back now at 8:13 with what's trending today. good christmas story this morning. rock and roll hall of famer carlos santana is making one homeless man's christmas dreams come true. he happens to be a former band mate of his. he came across marcus malone on the street while he was working on a separate story. he claims he was a percussionist in the santana blues band and after a reporter verified the story, he staged a special reunion.

>> man.

>> the magnificent malone .

>> oh, man. look at you.

>> marcus the magnificent malone .

>> those two former band mates hadn't seen each other in almost 45 years.

>> amazing.

>> he hopes to help malone get back on his feet starting with a reunion in the recording studio . they'll get back together playing music. they haven't done it since the 1960s .

>> very cool.