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

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Sun Aug 10 17:54:26 EDT 2008


 What a loss.  A true pioneer who had a vision and followed it.  His musical output from 1967 thru 1973 is just classic and set a blueprint for soul and funk and hip-hop to this very day.

- Flash
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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 
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> 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/_ 
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