Sunday, August 10, 2008

R.I.P Isaac Hayes

From the New York Times:

Isaac Hayes, the pioneering singer, songwriter and musician whose relentless ''Theme From Shaft'' won Academy and Grammy awards, has been found dead at home. He was 65.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says a family member found Hayes unresponsive near a treadmill on Sunday. He was pronounced dead about an hour later at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Read more here.

Isaac Hayes Wikipedia Page
Isaac Hayes Official Website

Watch "Chef's Chocolate Salty Balls", one of the best of Hayes' many classic contributions as Chef to "South Park", here

(Jonathan Graef)

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