Issac Hayes dead at age 65

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    Soul Legend Issac Hayes Passes Away at age 65
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Aug. 10) -Isaac Hayes, the pioneering singer, songwriter and musician whose relentless "Theme From Shaft" won Academy and Grammy awards, died Sunday, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office said. He was 65. how sadly he will be missed and loved by millions
    as we pay respect and honor this pioneer and musician of black soul & funk


    http://www.popeater.com/music/article/soul-legend-isaac-hayes-passes-away/126811
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Hayes

    -- Soul singer and arranger Issac Hayes, who won Grammy awards and an Oscar for the theme from the 1971 action film "Shaft," has died, sheriff's officials in Memphis, Tennessee, reported Sunday.
    [​IMG] Singer Issac Hayes seen performing in the U.K. last year. Hayes was found dead Sunday at age 65.
    Relatives found Hayes, 65, unconscious in his home next to a still-running treadmill, said Steve Shular, a spokesman for the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.
    Paramedics attempted to revive him and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 2 p.m., the sheriff's department said.
    No foul play is suspected, the agency said in a written statement.
    Hayes was a longtime songwriter and arranger for Stax Records in Memphis, playing in the studio's backup band and crafting tunes for artists such as Otis Redding and Sam and Dave in the 1960s
    http://www.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/10/hayes.obit/index.html
     
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    isaac hayes...

    along with david porter,isaac hayes was one of the top songwriters at stax records long before he started his legendary singing career..r.i.p.
     
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    Join us TONIGHT (12 Aug) @ 9pm EST for:

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    Isaac Hayes!

    in Destee CHAT
     
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    RIP Brother Isaac Hayes.
     
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