Alexander John "Alex" Ligertwood is a Scottish singer, guitarist and drummer. He is best known as the lead vocalist of Santana (1979–1983, 1984–1985, 1987, 1989–1991, 1992–1994) on hits such as "All I Ever Wanted", "You Know That I Love You", "Winning" and "Hold On". He has also performed with The Senate (Scottish white soul cover band in mid-late 1960s), The Jeff Beck Group (1970), Brian Auger's Oblivion Express (1971–72, 2012–), Once featuring John Cipollina & friends (1988) and the Average White Band (1989) and provided vocals for David Sancious.
Ligertwood also sang lead vocals on "Crank It Up", a track by The Dixie Dregs, on their 1982 album Industry Standard, as well as lead vocal on "Double Bad" from Jeff Lorber's 1984 album In the Heat of the Night.
In the mid-2000s, he toured with World Classic Rockers, and most recently sang on a version of the Scorpions classic song "Is There Anybody There" on former Scorpions drummer Herman Rarebell's solo album Acoustic Fever in 2013.
Ligertwood is currently recording with Latin Rock legends El Chicano and is featured on vocals in several tracks from their most recent studio album due to be released in April 2014.