[JPL] Isaac Hayes - R.I.P.
jturton at comcast.net
Sun Aug 10 20:35:54 EDT 2008
The news of Issac's passing was making the rounds backstage at Newport
this afternoon while Herbie and company were on stage. It is very sad
News indeed. I remember Issac's memorable set at Newport a couple of
years ago and what a thrill it was to hear him after many many years.
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On Aug 10, 2008, at 5:02 PM, Jae Sinnett wrote:
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> 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
> --- On Sun, 8/10/08, JazzCorner at aol.com <JazzCorner at aol.com> wrote:
>> 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.”
>> Lois Gilbert
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