Isaac Hayes passed away today, Sunday the 10th, in Memphis, Tennessee at age 65.
- Click here to read his obituary in The Washington Post.
- A memorable moment below:▼ A video clip of Hayes (as introduced Rev. Jesse Jackson) making his entrance on August 20, 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Watts, at a concert filmed for the 1973-released movie 'Wattstax'.
He kicks off with his big hit...
- Below:▼ Also from 'Wattstax', performing 'Rolling Down A Mountain'.
- Below:▼ From 1974, a trailer for the 'blaxploitation' film, 'Truck Turner' in which Hayes played the title role. Also keep an eye out for Nichelle Nichols and Yaphet Kotto.