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Soul Musician Isaac Hayes

Hayes rose to the top of the charts in the 1970's on the Stax label, a soul record label. He released his first solo album, "Presenting Isaac Hayes," in 1968. His next album, "Hot Buttered Soul," became a gold record in the 1970's. His 1972 soundtrack to the movie "Shaft," went platinum and won an Oscar for "Theme From Shaft." Hayes is also an actor, who has held roles in the movies "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," and "Posse." He was in the Nicholas Cage movie, "It Could Happen to You." It's been seven years since he's released any new albums. Now he has two new releases: "Branded," (a vocal album) and "Raw & Refined" (an instrumental.) (REBROADCAST from 1994)

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Other segments from the episode on June 20, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 20, 1995: Interview with Isaac Hayes; Review of Doctor Ammondt's album "The Legend Lives Forever in Latin"; Review of Warren Zevon's album "Mutineer."

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