TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Isaac Hayes’ ‘Black Moses’
Happy 45th Anniversary to Isaac Hayes’ Black Moses, originally released in November 1971. Staring ground-breaking genius of Isaac Hayes’ 1971 pinnacle. LISTEN: songs here, the majority are covers and the great joy of an Isaac Hayes cover is the way in which he comparison to Isaac Hayes’ 1971 album Black Moses, which goes down as one of the most outrageously TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Isaac Hayes’ ‘Black Moses’ context of both Stax Records and Isaac Hayes, so intertwined were their histories and destinies. Hot Isaac Hayes
Remembering Isaac Hayes Today on What Would Have Been His 75th Birthday (Born 8/20/42)
Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Isaac Hayes’ musical legacy and share your personal Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Isaac Hayes’ musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Remembering Isaac Hayes Today on What Would Have Been His 75th Birthday (Born 8/20/42) Isaac Hayes; after laying the groundwork for the Memphis soul sound through his work with Stax-Volt , Hayes issued his debut solo LP Presenting Isaac Hayes, a loose, jazz-flavored effort recorded in the Isaac Hayes distinctive figures in music. After a pair of 1970 releases, The Isaac Hayes Movement and To Be
50 Greatest Live Albums of All Time: 'Wattstax: The Living Word’ (1972)
Staple Singers, Albert King, the Soul Children, and Carla Thomas. Isaac Hayes was the headliner, and
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ (1994)
Isaac Hayes indebted symphonic soul of “Glory Box.” With only three studio albums and one live album
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Curtis’ (1970)
Hayes’ Shaft (1971), Curtis managed to be as wholly funky, lyrically pointed and socially conscious solo album was thoroughly brilliant. Predating both Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On (1971) and Isaac
ALBUM REVIEW: Omar’s ‘Love In Beats’ Showcases an Artist at the Peak of His Powers
memorable basslines. “Vicky’s Tune” is sprinkled with stardust keys, Isaac Hayes’ flute, and ends with
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Tricky’s ‘Maxinquaye’ (1995)
Around the Corner” (Isaac Hayes’ “Ike’s Rap II,” which was also lifted by Portishead on their “Glory
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The D.O.C.’s ‘No One Can Do It Better’ (1989)
track by the Sylvers, Parliament Funkadelic, Melvin Bliss, and Isaac Hayes remain just as funky as
Happy 75th Birthday to Maceo Parker, Born February 14, 1943
Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Isaac Hayes, and his former employer James Brown. Discography: Amazon | iTunes Listen:
ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Black Panther: The Album’ Further Cements Kendrick Lamar’s Creative Legacy
), Bobby Womack (Across 110th Street), and Isaac Hayes (Shaft) among others. But with Lamar
Massive Attack’s ‘Mezzanine’ Turns 20 | An Anniversary Retrospective
cleansing wave built around an Isaac Hayes sample and is a welcome palate cleanser, so much so it is
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Boogie Down Productions’ ‘Sex and Violence’
single. The Pal Joey-produced tune permeates with aggressive energy, with its expert use of Isaac Hayes’ “A Parker, mixing the keys and guitar from Isaac Hayes’ “Joy” with the bassline from Joe Thomas
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Compton’s Most Wanted’s ‘Music to Driveby’
illegal means. Over a slow loop from Isaac Hayes’ “The Look of Love,” Eiht assumes the role of 17 smooth track built around a sample of Isaac Hayes’ “Blue’s Crib.” Eiht dumps more lyrical shots
SOUNDTRACK SALUTE: Seven ‘70s Soundtracks That Still Sound Dyn-o-mite Today
. Iconic songs have a way of doing that to you. Isaac Hayes’ Shaft soundtrack plays out just like a
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Hooverphonic’s Debut Album ‘A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular’
an instantly recognizable sample of Isaac Hayes’ devastatingly wonderful 1969 cover of Burt
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 10 Years of The Raconteurs’ ‘Consolers of the Lonely’
Horns—a group famous for their decades of performances with Stax artists like Isaac Hayes and Otis
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Digable Planets’ ‘Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)’
Planets, but also references The Jackson 5, Isaac Hayes, and The Black Panther Party. Listening to
Public Enemy’s ‘He Got Game’ Turns 20 | An Anniversary Retrospective
films was a leftover of the 1970s, when the Isaac Hayes’s and Curtis Mayfield’s of the world
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of Alicia Keys’ Debut Album ‘Songs in A Minor’
U” harkens back to 1970s soul, thanks to strings and flutes provided by the Isaac Hayes Orchestra
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of LL Cool J’s ‘Bigger and Deffer’
from the Isaac Hayes song of the same name, it’s one of the first “fuck the haters” hip-hop tracks, as
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