Isaac Hayes Isaac Hayes is a renowned soul musician, who 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.
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Memphis soul label Stax records celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. One of its biggest stars was Isaac Hayes, who topped the charts in the '70s, going gold with the album Hot Buttered Soul and platinum with his 1972 soundtrack to the movie Shaft. The latter won him an Oscar.

This interview first aired on July 28, 1994.