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Isaac Hayes
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Isaac Hayes


: 20 August 1942


: Leo


: 10 August 2008


: 65 years


  • Isaac Lee Hayes Jr
When was Isaac Hayes born?20 August 1942
When did Isaac Hayes die? / Died10 August 2008
How many years did Isaac Hayes live? / Lived65 years
Zodiac sign:Leo

 Isaac Hayes facts

  • (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and voice artist
  • Hayes was one of the creative forces behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an in-house songwriter and as a session musician and record producer, teaming with his partner David Porter during the mid-1960s
  • Hayes and Porter, along with Bill Withers, the Sherman Brothers, Steve Cropper, and John Fogerty were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 in recognition of writing scores of notable songs for themselves, the duo Sam & Dave, Carla Thomas, and others
  • Hayes is also a 2002 inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • The song "Soul Man", written by Hayes and Porter and first performed by Sam & Dave, has been recognized as one of the most influential songs of the past 50 years by the Grammy Hall of Fame
  • It was also honored by The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, by Rolling Stone magazine, and by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as one of the Songs of the Century
  • During the late 1960s, Hayes also began a career as a recording artist
  • He had several successful soul albums such as Hot Buttered Soul (1969) and Black Moses (1971)
  • In addition to his work in popular music, he worked as a composer of musical scores for motion pictures
  • He was well known for his musical score for the film Shaft (1971)
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