[JPL] Isaac Hayes - R.I.P.

Jae Sinnett jaejazz at yahoo.com
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.

Jae Sinnett 


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> Subject: [JPL] Isaac Hayes - R.I.P.
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> 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 
> Office. 
> 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 
> unresponsive. 
> 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.” 
> _http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2008/aug/10/isaac-hayes-memphis-soul-leg
> end-dead-66/?printer=1/_ 
> (http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2008/aug/10/isaac-hayes-memphis-soul-legend-dead-66/?printer=1/)
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