Soul Legend Isaac Hayes Dies
Old 08-10-2008, 05:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Soul singer and arranger Isaac 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.

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.
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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.


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Its a damn shame

Whats creepy is I read he just finished work on a movie called Soul Men with Bernie Mac & Sam Jackson. Thats quite a coincidence
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When he pulled that shit on south park i lost mad respect for him. Still a legend in music tho,

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Issac Hayes was a bad mother *(Shut your mouth)*
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It will be interesting to see if South Park tributes him in any way.
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wow. my favorite artist of the genre.

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Old 08-12-2008, 12:13 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Saw him at Massey Hall about 6 years ago. Place was 3/4 full. Never been more embarrassed for Toronto in my life. RIP.
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