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Singer and songwriter who co-founded the soul music label Stax Records alongside David Porter in the 1960s. He and Porter wrote the popular 1967 song “Soul Man” for the duo Sam & Dave. Hayes also earned recognition for his Academy Award-winning original song “Theme from Shaft” for the 1971 film Shaft.
His mother died while he was still young, and his father deserted the family. He was largely raised by his maternal grandparents. He married his third wife Adjowa Hayes in 2005. He had a total of eleven children: seven daughters and four sons.
How did Isaac Hayes die?
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||65 years|
|Birthday||August 20, 1942|
|Death date||August 10, 2008|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I think the kids today need to hear more about morals and values.Isaac Hayes
I’d always loved strings. When I was in high school and saw strings playing on stage, an orchestra or a symphony, all those bows moving at the same time… wow.Isaac Hayes
I first heard African drum rhythms and chants at the movies. Then, when I had the opportunity to go to Africa and visit the villages, I heard the real, raw, true rhythms and realised the origins of the old Negro spirituals I grew up with in the South.Isaac Hayes
Guys in slavery sang praises to the Lord to deliver them from bondage.Isaac Hayes
Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it’s because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older.Isaac Hayes