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Isaac Hayes

, 1942-2008 US, Covington, Tennessee
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Producer of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. Chef (4) Chef's Special Ed Lee (2)

American singer, keyboardist, producer, songwriter, and actor. Born: 20 August 1942 in Covington, Tennessee, USA. Died: 10 August 2008 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA (aged 65). Signed to the Stax record label during the 1960s and 1970s, Hayes played an important role in shaping the "Memphis sound". First active for the label as musician and later songwriter/producer (usually teaming up with David Porter), he enjoyed his biggest success as a solo artist in 1971 with the soundtrack to the movie Shaft. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002 (Performer). As an actor, he is best known as the voice of Chef (4) on the animated tv-series South Park (1997-2006). Isaac Hayes is the father of Isaac Hayes III.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Vibraphone
  • Organ
  • Keyboards
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Theme From Shaft - Remastered on Shaft by Isaac Hayes
Hung Up On My Baby on Tough Guys by Isaac Hayes
Walk On By on Ultimate Collection: Isaac Hayes by Isaac Hayes
Medley: Ike's Rap II / Help Me Love on Black Moses by Isaac Hayes
Hung Up On My Baby - Extended Jam on The Spirit Of Memphis by Isaac Hayes
Theme From "Shaft" on Ultimate Isaac Hayes: Can You Dig It? by Isaac Hayes
Run Fay Run on Ultimate Isaac Hayes: Can You Dig It? by Isaac Hayes
Walk On By on Hot Buttered Soul by Isaac Hayes
That Loving Feeling on Chocolate Chip by Isaac Hayes
Hyperbolicsyllablecsesquedalymistic - Album - Remaster on Hot Buttered Soul by Isaac Hayes

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Hung Up On My Baby - Part 1 & 2Isaac Hayes2018Single
The Spirit Of Memphis (1962-1976)Isaac Hayes2017Single
Stax ClassicsIsaac Hayes2017Compil.
Do Your ThingIsaac Hayes And Bar-Kays2016Album
Coleção Folha Soul & Blues 12Isaac Hayes2015Compil.
Legenden Des Soul - Die ZeitIsaac Hayes2014Compil.
Essential AlbumsIsaac Hayes2011Album
Sings For LoversIsaac Hayes2009Compil.
Volume 2Isaac Hayes2009Compil.
Shaft Anthology: His Big Score And More!Isaac Hayes • Gordon Parks • Johnny Pate2008Compil.
Live At Montreux 2005Isaac Hayes2007Album
The Love CollectionIsaac Hayes2007Compil.
The Very Best Of Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes2007Compil.
Soul LegendsIsaac Hayes2006Compil.
InstrumentalsIsaac Hayes2006Compil.
For The Sake Of Love / Don't Let GoIsaac Hayes2004Compil.
Greatest Love SongsIsaac Hayes2004Compil.
C. C. Rider / Laura, We're On Our Last Go-RoundIsaac Hayes2004Single
The Black Moses Of SoulIsaac Hayes2004Album
At WattstaxIsaac Hayes2003Album
Hits From ShaftIsaac Hayes2003Single
InstrumentalsIsaac Hayes2003Compil.
Shaft / Son Of ShaftIsaac Hayes / Bar-Kays2002Album
Ashley Beedle Re-Edit Series 001Isaac Hayes / Brainstorm2001Album
The Man!Isaac Hayes2001Compil.
Out Of The Ghetto - The Polydor YearsIsaac Hayes2001Compil.
Club Classics 16Nina Simone / Isaac Hayes / Jean Knight2001Album
Club Classics 41Isaac Hayes / Velvet 99 / Gigi D'Agostino / Yves Deruyter2001Album
Out Of The Ghetto - The Polydor YearsIsaac Hayes2000Compil.
Theme From "Shaft 2000"Isaac Hayes2000Album
Theme From ShaftIsaac Hayes2000Single
Is It Really Home ?Isaac Hayes2000Single
Shaft 2000Isaac Hayes2000Single
Ultimate CollectionIsaac Hayes2000Compil.
Theme From ShaftIsaac Hayes2000Album
Best Of Isaac Hayes XLIsaac Hayes2000Compil.
Good LoveIsaac Hayes As Chef1999Single
The Best Of Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1998Compil.
You're The First, The Last, My EverythingGloria Gaynor Feat. Isaac Hayes1998Album
Super Ike's BreaksIsaac Hayes1996Compil.
Papa Was A Rolling StoneIsaac Hayes & Soul II Soul1996Single
The Best Of The Polydor YearsIsaac Hayes1996Compil.
Thanks To The FoolIsaac Hayes1995Single
Branded/Raw & RefinedIsaac Hayes1995Compil.
Funky JunkyIsaac Hayes1995Compil.
Greatest HitsIsaac Hayes1995Compil.
BrandedIsaac Hayes1995Album
Walk On ByIsaac Hayes1995Single
Ike's MoodIsaac Hayes1995Album
Black Moses: The Old School Revival!Isaac Hayes1995Compil.
The CollectionIsaac Hayes1995Compil.
FragileIsaac Hayes1995Single
FragileIsaac Hayes1995Album
Only If You Were Here / Oh Come All Ye FaithfulIsaac Hayes / Ideal1995Single
So Glad You Were BornIsaac Hayes1995Single
WonderfulIsaac Hayes1994Compil.
The Man From "Shaft"Isaac Hayes1994Compil.
The Very Best OfIsaac Hayes / Gloria Gaynor1993Compil.
Double FeatureIsaac Hayes1993Compil.
The Very Best OfIsaac Hayes1993Compil.
Theme From Shaft / Don't Let Go / Shaft IIIsaac Hayes1992Single
Best Of 2 Super Artists On 1 Great Compact DiscBarry White / Isaac Hayes1992Compil.
The Very Best OfIsaac Hayes1991Compil.
Dark And Lovely (You Over There)Barry White Duet Isaac Hayes1991Single
Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1991Compil.
Theme From Shaft / Walk On ByIsaac Hayes1989Single
Don't Let Go / Don't Stop The FeelingIsaac Hayes / Roy Ayers1989Album
Theme From ShaftIsaac Hayes1989Single
Isaac Hayes - Il RockIsaac Hayes1989Compil.
ShowdownIsaac Hayes1988Single
Let Me Be Your EverythingIsaac Hayes1988Single
Love AttackIsaac Hayes1988Album
Theme From "Shaft" / Do The Funky ChickenIsaac Hayes / Rufus Thomas1988Single
Theme From Shaft / Mr. Big StuffIsaac Hayes / Jean Knight1988Album
Isaac's Moods - The Best Of Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1988Compil.
If You Want My Lovin', Do Me Right (Special Club Mix)Isaac Hayes1987Single
The Very Best OfIsaac Hayes1987Compil.
U-TurnIsaac Hayes1986Album
The Best Of Isaac Hayes, Volume 1Isaac Hayes1986Compil.
You Needed Me / You Never Cross My MindMillie Jackson & Isaac Hayes1986Single
The Best Of Isaac Hayes (Volume 2)Isaac Hayes1986Compil.
Hey GirlIsaac Hayes1986Single
Thing For YouIsaac Hayes1986Album
Theme From 'Shaft' / Never Can Say GoodbyeIsaac Hayes1985Single
Greatest Hit SinglesIsaac Hayes1982Compil.
Lifetime ThingIsaac Hayes1981Album
I`m Gonna Make You Love Me / I`m So ProudIsaac Hayes1981Single
Lifetime Thing / FugitiveIsaac Hayes1981Single
I Ain't Never / Love Has Been Good To UsIsaac Hayes1980Single
It's All In The GameIsaac Hayes1980Single
Light My FireIsaac Hayes1980Album
And Once AgainIsaac Hayes1980Album
Enterprise: His Greatest HitsIsaac Hayes1980Compil.
Don't Let GoIsaac Hayes1979Album
A Few More Kisses To Go / What Does It TakeIsaac Hayes1979Single
Royal Rappin'sMillie Jackson & Isaac Hayes1979Album
I Changed My Mind / Do You Wanna Make LoveMillie Jackson & Isaac Hayes1979Single
Gala Apresenta O Melhor De Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1979Compil.
Feels Like The First Time / You Never Cross My MindMillie Jackson & Isaac Hayes1979Single
Feels Like The First TimeMillie Jackson & Isaac Hayes1979Album
Don't Let GoIsaac Hayes1979Single
O Melhor DeIsaac Hayes1978Single
Best Of ShaftIsaac Hayes1978Album
Shaft II / Zeke The FreakIsaac Hayes1978Album
The Best Of Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1978Compil.
PortraitIsaac Hayes1978Compil.
ChronicleIsaac Hayes1978Compil.
Zeke The FreakIsaac Hayes1978Album
Just The Way You AreIsaac Hayes1978Single
Theme From ShaftIsaac Hayes1978Single
Excerpts From Shaft / Excerpts From Radio City/No. 1 RecordIsaac Hayes / Big Star1978Compil.
For The Sake Of LoveIsaac Hayes1978Album
HotbedIsaac Hayes1978Album
Feel Like Makin' LoveIsaac Hayes1978Single
Four Tracks From Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes Movement / Isaac Hayes1977Compil.
Under My Thumb / Is The Same Old Song / Stranger In ParadiseRonnie Jones / Isaac Hayes1977Single
Golden Era Of Pop TheIsaac Hayes1977Compil.
Stranger In ParadiseIsaac Hayes1977Single
Theme From ShaftIsaac Hayes1977Single
Medley / I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself - Walk On ByIsaac Hayes & Dionne Warwick1977Album
A Man And A WomanIsaac Hayes & Dionne Warwick1977Album
Feelings = SentimientoIsaac Hayes & Dionne Warwick1977Single
New HorizonIsaac Hayes1977Album
Feelings / By The Time I Get To Phoenix / Say A Little PrayerIsaac Hayes & Dionne Warwick1977Single
Theme From Shaft / Do Your ThingIsaac Hayes1977Single
Moonlight Lovin' (Mènage Á Trois) / Stranger In ParadiseIsaac Hayes1977Album
Isaac Hayes' Greatest HitsIsaac Hayes1977Compil.
Shaft / Who's Making LoveIsaac Hayes / Johnnie Taylor1977Album
Theme From "Shaft" / Theme From "The Men" (Instrumental)Isaac Hayes1977Single
By The Time I Get To Phoenix / Say A Little PrayerIsaac Hayes and Dionne Warwick1977Single
Moonlight Lovin' (Ménage À Trois)Isaac Hayes1977Single
Out Of The Ghetto / It's Heaven To MeIsaac Hayes1977Single
Golden Hour Presents Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1976Compil.
Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak)Isaac Hayes1976Single
Disco Coneccion (Disco Connection)Isaac Hayes1976Single
The Best Of Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1976Compil.
Rock Me Easy Baby (Pt. I)Isaac Hayes1976Single
Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak)Isaac Hayes1976Album
Groove-A-ThonIsaac Hayes1976Single
Groove-A-ThonIsaac Hayes1976Album
Golden HitsIsaac Hayes1975Compil.
Good Love 6-9969Isaac Hayes1975Single
Come Live With Me / Body LanguageIsaac Hayes1975Single
Use MeIsaac Hayes1975Album
Chocolate ChipIsaac Hayes1975Album
Chocolate ChipIsaac Hayes1975Single
Title Theme / Hung Up On My BabyIsaac Hayes1974Single
JoyIsaac Hayes1974Single
Alegria (Joy Part 1) / Alegria (Joy Part 2)Isaac Hayes1974Single
The Best Of Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1974Compil.
Wonderful / Someone Made You For MeIsaac Hayes1974Single
Tough GuysIsaac Hayes1974Album
Truck Turner (Original Soundtrack)Isaac Hayes1974Album
Stax Is Soul. The Isaac Hayes AlbumIsaac Hayes1974Compil.
Live At The Sahara TahoeIsaac Hayes1973Album
Rolling Down A Mountainside / (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be RightIsaac Hayes1973Single
JoyIsaac Hayes1973Album
Пуканки / Тема От Филма "Shaft" / Ко-ко / Много СмешноGershon Kingsley / Isaac Hayes / The Sweet1973Single
Theme From "Shaft" / Ellie's Love ThemeIsaac Hayes1973Single
Rolling Down A Mountainside (Cayendo De Una Montaña)Isaac Hayes1973Single
Theme From Shaft / (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be RightIsaac Hayes1973Single
Portrait Of Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1973Compil.
This Is Isaac Hayes Vol. 2Isaac Hayes1972Compil.
Theme From The Men / Type ThangIsaac Hayes1972Single
Isaac Hayes StarportraitIsaac Hayes1972Compil.
Good Love 6-9969 / Do The Funky Penguin Part 1Isaac Hayes / Rufus Thomas1972Single
Do Your Thing / Ellie's Love ThemeIsaac Hayes1972Single
La Vedova Bianca / Theme From Shaft / My World / Dopo TeOrietta Berti / Isaac Hayes / Bee Gees / Vicky Leandros1972Single
Soundtrack De "Shaft"Isaac Hayes1972Single
Do Your Thing / Mama Papa (Nana Nana)Isaac Hayes / Cardinal Point1972Single
This Is Isaac Hayes Vol.1Isaac Hayes1972Compil.
An Enterprise Special from the Stax OrganizationIsaac Hayes1972Album
Let's Stay TogetherIsaac Hayes1972Single
Shaft / Is That The WayIsaac Hayes / Tin Tin1971Single
ShaftIsaac Hayes1971Single
ShaftIsaac Hayes1971Album
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'Isaac Hayes With Bar-Kays, The Memphis Horns And The Memphis Symphony1971Single
This Is Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1971Compil.
The Look Of Love / You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'Isaac Hayes1971Single
Lo Mejor De Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1971Compil.
Never Can Say Goodbye / I Stand AccusedIsaac Hayes1971Single
Theme From ShaftIsaac Hayes1971Single
Never Can Say GoodbyeIsaac Hayes1971Single
Black MosesIsaac Hayes1971Album
The Isaac Hayes MovementIsaac Hayes1970Album
Something / By The Time I Get To PhoenixIsaac Hayes1970Single
I Stand AccusedIsaac Hayes1970Single
The Look Of Love / Ike's MoodIsaac Hayes1970Single
...To Be ContinuedIsaac Hayes1970Album
The Isaac Hayes MovementIsaac Hayes1970Album
Hot Buttered SoulIsaac Hayes1969Album
Walk On By / By The Time I Get To PhoenixIsaac Hayes1969Single
The Misteletoe And Me / Winter SnowIsaac Hayes1969Single
Precious, Precious / Going To Chicago BluesIsaac Hayes1968Single
Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1968Compil.
Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1968Compil.
Presenting Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes1967Album
Sweet Temptation / LauraIsaac Hayes1964Single
Ultimate Isaac Hayes - Can You Dig It?Isaac HayesCompil.
Be YourselfIsaac HayesSingle
Pursuit Of The Pimpmobile / Don't Look Any FurtherIsaac Hayes / Dennis EdwardsAlbum
Shaft / Apres ToiIsaac HayesSingle
Santafe / Theme From ShaftTitanic / Isaac HayesSingle
Riches To Rags (Mmmkay) / Good LoveNappy Roots / Isaac HayesSingle
Walk On By / Tired Of Being AloneIsaac Hayes / Al GreenSingle
Theme From "Shaft" / Look At YourselfIsaac Hayes, Uriah HeepSingle
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