“Shaft” – Isaac Hayes


Who remembers when the movie “Shaft,” came out? This was 1971, the soundtrack was written and recorded at Stax studio, where Hayes was an original writer and studio band player. Not only did the movie hustle in a period of “Black Exploitation” movies, but the track, a soul and Funk number, “Shaft” hit number two on the soul charts and number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Can you dig it?

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