Isaac Hayes is Gone

10 Aug

Rest in Peace, Isaac — you were a good man!

Isaac Hayes, the pioneering singer, songwriter and musician whose relentless “Theme From Shaft” won Academy and Grammy awards, died Sunday, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said. He was 65.

A family member found Hayes unresponsive near a treadmill and he was pronounced dead about an hour later at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, according to the sheriff’s office. The cause of death was not immediately known. http://www.isaachayes.com/

Eileen & I pictured with our friend, Isaac Hayes

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