Isaac Hayes – From Shaft To Chef

This day (August 10, 2008), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Isaac Hayes, an American songwriter, musician, singer and actor.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Shaft (2005) . Chocolate Salty Balls (2002) . Never Can Say Goodbye . Fragile (1996) . I Stand Accused . Rolling Down A Mountainside (1973) . Walk On By (1969) .

TOP 10

Isaac Hayes Top 10 :

Theme From Shaft . Run Fay Run . Walk On By . Never Can Say Goodbye . Do Your Thing . Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic . By The Time I Get To Phoenix . The Look Of Love . Ellie’s Love Theme . The Mistletoe And Me .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on September 23, 1969, Hot Buttered Soul is the second studio album by Isaac Hayes. >>

Released in November 1971, Black Moses is a double album by Isaac Hayes >>

Recorded on August 20, 1972 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Isaac Hayes at Wattstax is Isaac Hayes‘ performance the Wattstax music festival. >>

Isaac Hayes‘ Shaft is the soundtrack (released on July 2, 1971) of the eponymous American blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1969] Janis Joplin is on the 6th episode of US TV show The Music Scene on ABC next to Richie Havens, Jerry Lee Lewis, Isaac Hayes and English band Ten Years After. >> 19 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1973] Stax Records organizes a concert with all their roster – The Dramatics, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Albert King, Little Milton, Johnnie Taylor, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Luther Ingram, Isaac Hayes and many more – to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Watts riots at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum >> 110 MINUTES on RVM

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Wikipedia : This day (August 10, 2008), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Isaac Hayes, an American songwriter, musician, singer and actor.

Isaac Hayes : He emerged in the summer 1969 with the landmark Hot Buttered Soul, and his career would never be the same again. The LP was uniquely composed of four lush, sensual arrangements, framed by the opening 12-minute version of Walk On By and the closing 18-minute take on By the Time I Get To Phoenix.

@allmusic : Few figures exerted greater influence over the music of the 1960s and 1970s than Hayes; after laying the groundwork for the Memphis soul sound through his work with Stax-Volt Records,

@last.fm : In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Hayes became famous as a recording artist in his own right, scoring with critically and commercially successful albums such as Hot Buttered Soul and Black Moses. Hayes is best known today for composing the score to the 1971 blaxploitation film Shaft.

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