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Isaac Hayes
Birth: Aug. 20, 1942
Tipton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2008
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Musician, Composer, Actor. A legendary artist of soul music during the 1970s, he is best known for the Oscar and Grammy Award winning score "Theme From Shaft" (1971). Born in Covington, Tennessee, he found early success as a session musician with Otis Redding. Along with David Porter, Hayes co-wrote the Sam and Dave hit "Soul Man" (1967). In addition to "Shaft", Hayes contributed to numerous movie soundtracks and showed versatility as an actor in television series such as "The Rockford Files", "The A-Team", "Hunter", "Miami Vice" and provided his voice in the animated series "South Park" as Chef. Among his film credits are "Escape from New York" (1981), "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" (1988) and "Prime Target" (1991). He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. (bio by: C.S.) 

Cause of death: Stroke
Memorial Park Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.10858, -89.87408
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Aug 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28919897
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- Alys from England
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015

- rw2009
 Added: Sep. 7, 2015
One of the Greatest Songwriter's and muscianas of all time. I loved his music movies.One of the most influential Black People of the 20th century. You live on through your music and contributions to world. Black Moses. RIP!!!!!!
- Mikal Muhammad
 Added: Aug. 30, 2015
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