Isaac Hayes death has been confirmed. Isaac Hayes was a popular songwriter who won both, Grammy and Academy awards for the theme to the 1971 pulp fiction and action movie – Shaft.
He died in Memphis, TN and was 65 years old.
Isaac Hayes was found unconscious by family members next to a tread mill in his basement at about noon time.
I have heard reports that he died of of a stroke.
Some of the popular songs Isaac Hayes co-wrote were – Soul Man, You don’t know like I know etc. and Shaft won him the Oscar for best musical score. In fact it was a double whammy for his as it won him the Grammy as well.
Isaac Hayes’s influence on music was immense and Isaac was truly a great American.
Do you guys remember him and his work?