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ISAAC HAYES
Singer, keyboardist, producer, songwriter and actor.

Born: 20 August 1942 in Covington, Tennessee.
Died: 10 August 2008 in his Tennessee home.

Signed to the [l=Stax record label during the 1960s and 1970s, Hayes played an important role in shaping the "Memphis sound". First active for the label as musician and later songwriter/producer (usually teaming up with David Porter), he enjoyed his biggest success as a solo artist in 1971 with the soundtrack to the movie Shaft. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002 (Performer).

As an actor, he is best known as the voice of Chef (4) on the animated tv-series South Park (1997-2006).

Isaac Hayes is the father of Isaac Hayes III.
 
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ISAAC HAYES: LOVE ATTACK Expanded Edition (SOULMUSIC RECORDS)
When I started listening to this expanded edition, the hairs on the back of my neck stood upright. There’s just something wonderful about this guy; he gets under your skin as he manipulates lyrics into the musical stories. Usually over long versions at that, yet the results are often seductive, dreamy, and sometimes even defiant. Am currently listening to the sixth track in, “I Stand Accused” with vocal assistance from Brenda Jones Williams, although the calibre is, unfortunately, miles away...
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ISAAC HAYES: LOVE ATTACK Expanded Edition (SMCR-5138)
Track listing: 1. Love Attack 2. Let Me Be Your Everything 3. Showdown 4. Eye Of The Storm 5. Accused Rap 6. I Stand Accused '88 (featur...
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ISAAC HAYES MOVEMENT: DISCO CONNECTION (STAX)
Produced by Isaac Hayes when he was in a mellow mood, this CD has a nice, warm feeling throughout as he concentrates solely on the renowned musicians ...
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ISAAC HAYES: FOR THE SAKE OF LOVE (BBR)
This guy could charm the birds from the trees, or probably, more realistically, a woman into his bed. His voice alone is enough to….well, you get my ...
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ISAAC HAYES: AND ONCE AGAIN Expanded Edition (BBR)
There’s little this giant of a talent can do that I dislike: it’s his voice – deep, creamy and seductive. And so I was pulled into this release with ...
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Isaac Hayes June 1970 Interview
John Abbey: How did you first get together with David Porter, in the very beginning? Isaac Hayes: Well, we knew each other for a long time and we jus...
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 Isaac Hayes August 1975 Interview
 Isaac Hayes: Unsung - Full episode
 Isaac Hayes & Dionne Warwick: A Man & A Woman (SoulMusic Records)
 ISAAC HAYES & DIONNE WARWICK: A Man & A Woman (SMCR-5055)
 Isaac Hayes March 1978 Interview
 Isaac Hayes and Millie Jackson 1979 interview
 Isaac Hayes Tribute - Artists and Musicians Remember...
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