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Isaac Hayes

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Isaac Lee Hayes (born Aug 20, 1942, in Covington, Tennessee - died Aug 10, 2008, in Memphis, Tennessee) was an influential soul singer, songwriter, musician, producer, arranger, and actor. One of the key creative forces behind Memphis' Stax Records, Hayes began his recording career in 1962, soon playing saxophone for The Bar-Kays. Hayes and writing partner David Porter would pen numerous hits for Stax artists such as Sam and Dave ("Hold On! I'm Comin'", "Soul Man") and Carla Thomas ("B-A-B-Y") during the mid-1960s.

Tracks

Theme from Shaft

157

Do Your Thing

78

Use Me

66

You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'

29

True To Your Heart

28

Run Fay Run

18

Rejoice And Be Merry

15