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Isaac Hayes

Stax Records artists gather at “Wattstax” (1973)

August 20, 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

Atlantic publish ‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett,’ his second album…

‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett’ is his second album (containing ‘Land of 1000 Dances’ and ‘In the Midnight Hour’) released in August 1966 by Atlantic. Track listing : . 1.Land of 1000 Dances (Chris Kenner) – 02:28. 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner) – 02:58. 3.634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 03:00. 4.Barefootin’ (Robert Parker) […]

This week In Soul Artists 27

Barry White, Luther Vandross, George Mccrae, Anthony Hamilton, Isaac Hayes, James Ingram, Patti Austin, Esther Phillips, Roberta Flack, The Neville Brothers, Lizz Wright, Sarah Vaughan, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 227 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Barry White […]

Isaac Hayes releases ‘Shaft,’ the soundtrack of the Gordon Parks…

Isaac Hayes’ ‘Shaft’ is the soundtrack (released on July 2, 1971 by Enterprise) of the eponymous American ‘blaxploitation’ film directed by Gordon Parks. Track Listing : 1.Theme From Shaft (Isaac Hayes) – 04:39 . 2.Bumpy’S Lament (Isaac Hayes) – 01:51 . 3.Walk From Regio’S (Isaac Hayes) – 02:24 . 4.Ellie’S Love Theme (Isaac Hayes) – […]

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after ‘Lady Soul’ by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) – 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:36 . 3.See Saw (Steve Cropper, Don […]

Arista publish Dionne Warwick’s ‘Dionne’ produced By Barry…

Dionne Warwick’s ‘Dionne’ is an album (and her best seller ) produced By Barry Manilow and released in May, 1979 by Arista. Track Listing : 1.Who, What, When, Where, Why (Rupert Holmes) – 03:15 . 2.After You (Doug Frank, Doug James) – 04:02 . 3.The Letter (Wayne Carson Thompson) – 03:11 . 4.I’Ll Never Love […]

Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’…

Otis Redding’s ‘The Soul Album’ is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco. Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) – 03:31 . 2.It’S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) – 02:47 […]

Stax publish ‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla…

‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas is a studio album (her fourth and his sixth and final) released on March 16, 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 02:48 . 2.Let Me Be Good To You (Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Carl Wells) – 02:48 . […]

Albert King records ‘Born Under a Bad Sign’ with Booker T. &…

Albert King’s ‘Born Under a Bad Sign’ is his second studio album recorded on March 3, 1966 & June 9, 1967 and released in August 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Born Under A Bad Sign (William Bell, Booker T. Jones) – 02:47 . 2.Crosscut Saw (R.G. Ford) – 02:35 . 3.Kansas City (Jerry Leiber, […]

Volt/Atco publish ‘The Dock of the Bay,’ the first posthumous Otis…

Otis Redding’s ‘The Dock of the Bay’ is his seventh (and first posthumous) album recorded at Stax Studio and released on February 23, 1968 by Volt/Atco. Track Listing : 1.(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (Steve Cropper, Otis Redding) – 02:38 . 2.I Love You More Than Words Can Say (Eddie Floyd, Booker T. […]

Tricky releases ‘Maxinquaye,’ his debut album featuring Martina…

Tricky’s ‘Maxinquaye’ is his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird on vocals and released on February 20, 1995 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Overcome (Marcella Detroit, Tricky) – 04:30 . [Sample : Moonchild (Shakespears Sister)] . 2.Ponderosa (Howie B, Martine, Tricky) – 03:31 . [Sample : Maa Tujhe Salaam (Jagjit Singh), Midnight Theme (Manzel)] . 3.Black […]

Stax publish Eddie Floyd’s debut album : ‘Knock On Wood’…

Eddie Floyd’s ‘Knock On Wood’ is his debut album recorded from July till December 1966 at Stax Studios in Memphis, Tennessee and released on January 26, 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 03:05 . 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner, Fats Domino) – 03:05 . 3.But It’S Alright […]