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Isaac Hayes

Posted in Memorial Park Cemetery (TN) with tags , on May 30, 2013 by Cade


August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008

Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was an influential musician, producer and song-writer known for his funky blues style.  Though he wrote many songs for others, including the smash hit “Soul Man,” he was probably most known for his solo albums Hot Buttered Soul and Black Moses and certainly for his work on the motion picture soundtrack for 1971’s Shaft, for which he won 2 Grammys and an Academy Award.  Hayes enjoyed a somewhat odd career resurrection in the 1990’s when he voiced the character, Chef, on the long-running animated comedy South Park. Continue reading