Sunday, August 10, 2008

Sad news: Isaac Hayes dies at 65

People reports:
Soul music pioneer Isaac Hayes – whose 1971 Theme from Shaft won the Oscar and Grammys – died Sunday in Memphis, where he lived. He was 65. A releative discovered an unresponsive Hayes near an exercise machine in their home at midday, and Hayes was pronounced dead at 2:10 p.m. when he arrived at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office tells PEOPLE. READ MORE

Isaac Hayes: The man who influenced the course of black music