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Isaac Hayes

Born: Aug 20, 1942 in Covington, TN
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Died: Aug 10, 2008 in Memphis, TN
Genre: R&B, Other
Biography: Few figures exerted greater influence over the music of the 1960s and 1970s than Isaac Hayes; after laying the groundwork for the Memphis soul sound through his work with Stax-Volt Records, Hayes began a highly successful solo career which predated not only the disco movement but also the evolution of ...Read full biography
Hot Buttered Soul
Released: 1969
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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Hot Buttered Soul
Released: 1969
Label: Stax
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Released at the tail end of the '60s, Hot Buttered Soul set the precedent for how soul would evolve in the early '70s, simultaneously establishing Isaac Hayes and the Bar-Kays as major forces within black ...Read full review
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