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Isaac Hayes

25/4/15 – Theme From Shaft – Isaac Hayes – 1971

Whether it’s the wah-wah, the stabbing brass, the hi-hat, the arrangement or Isaac Hayes’ baritone delivery, Shaft is one of the great musical extravanganzas of the seventies. Written by Hayes and arranged by Johnny Allen, like Burt Bacharach it’s the arrangement that is key. Allen apparently also worked with Hayes on his 1969 album, Hot Buttered Soul although […]