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From the Archives: Soul Musician Isaac Hayes.

Composer and musician Isaac Hayes. The new movie “Shaft” features the theme music that he wrote for the original 1972 “Shaft” film and which won him an Oscar. HAYES is also an actor, who has held roles in the movies "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," "Posse," and "It Could Happen to You." He's also a regular voice (as the Chef) on the cable animation show "South Park." (REBROADCAST from 7/28/94)


Other segments from the episode on June 16, 2000

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 16, 2000: Interview with Isaac Hayes; Interview with Kennan Ivory Wayans; Review of the film "Shaft"; Obituary for George Segal; Obituary for Jacob Lawrence.


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