Stax Classics
Isaac Hayes

Presenting music from the GRAMMY® and Academy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and actor Isaac Hayes. The artist began his career co-writing such iconic hits as Sam & Dave’s “Soul Man,” but became a star in his own right with his deep baritone vocals and signature sonic explorations. This collection spans Hayes’ solo career, and includes such tracks as the Jimmy Webb cover “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”, “Hyperbolicsyllabicsequedalymistic” and, of course, the “Theme From Shaft.”. This collection highlights the music of GRAMMY® and Academy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and actor Isaac Hayes. Hayes, who began his career as a songwriter and producer at Stax, co-writing such iconic hits as Sam & Dave’s “Soul Man” and “Hold On! I’m Comin’,” became a star in his own right with 1969’s Hot Buttered Soul. The title, which featured Hayes’ deep baritone vocals and signature sonic explorations, opened the door for a slew of groundbreaking titles, including Hayes’ iconic, award-winning 1971 score for film Shaft, and his critically-acclaimed double album, Black Moses. This album spans Hayes’ solo career, and includes such tracks as the Jimmy Webb cover “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”, “Hyperbolicsyllabicsequedalymistic” and, of course, the “Theme From Shaft.”

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TRACK LISTING:

  1. Theme From Shaft
  2. Walk On By (single)
  3. Never Can Say Goodbye (single)
  4. The Look of Love (single)
  5. By the Time I Get to Phoenix (single)
  6. I Stand Accused (single)
  7. Run Fay Run
  8. Do Your Thing (single)
  9. Wonderful (single)
  10. Hyperbolicsyllabicsequedalymistic
  11. Soulsville (single)