[JPL] Isaac Hayes - R.I.P.
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Sun Aug 10 17:02:20 EDT 2008
Unbelievable. The "Black Moses"...gone. "Hot Buttered Soul" changed everything for me. His impact on soul music is profound...as a writer and performer. This is sad news indeed. If anyone is interested I did an R&B Chronicles program on Isaac.
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> Subject: [JPL] Isaac Hayes - R.I.P.
> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> Date: Sunday, August 10, 2008, 4:45 PM
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> Isaac Hayes, Memphis soul legend, dead at 66
> By Hank Dudding
> Originally published 03:02 p.m., August 10, 2008
> Updated 03:28 p.m., August 10, 2008
> Legendary soul music performer Isaac Hayes died this
> afternoon after he was
> found unconscious in his Shelby County home.
> A family member found the entertainer next to a running
> treadmill at about 1
> p.m. Sunday, said Steve Shular, spokesman for the Shelby
> County Sheriff's
> Hayes was rushed to Baptist Memorial Hospital, where he was
> pronounced dead
> at 2:10 p.m.
> Hayes' wife, their 2-year-old son and another family
> member had gone to the
> grocery store around noon, Shular said. When they returned,
> they found Hayes
> Rescue workers responded to a 911 call, and they performed
> CPR at Hayes'
> home at 9280 Riveredge in the eastern part of Shelby
> County, near Forest Hill
> and Walnut Grove.
> The Sheriff's Office is conducting a routine
> investigation, said Shular, but
> “nothing leads us to believe this is foul play.”
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