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Special Review #77 - 'Hot Buttered Soul' - Isaac Hayes

Hot Buttered Soul
Album by Isaac Hayes
Released September 1969
Soul – 9/10

 

Isaac Hayes is one of the all-time great voices of American soul. He had a tremendously powerful voice that could snap from booming to soothing in a single moment, and an imagination that may have been bettered by some of soul’s greatest innovators, but often gets overlooked in the grand scheme of things. 749 more words

Music

I Stand Accused

The late great Isaac Hayes; yes the same artist that is famous for singing the theme sound trek for the original Shaft movie. Hayes was a pioneering artist made a record album called “I Stand Accused;” I can recall the picture of that album that my father had in his collection of records and when that picture popped into my head I swear that I could smell the scent of the vinyl record in the album’s jacket. 104 more words

Daily Prompt

Escape from New York

The ever wonderful Gill invited me to take part in a blogathon to honour Kurt Russell and I simply couldn’t refuse.

Director

John Carpenter

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Movie Reviews

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History

Kadena - Hung Up On My Baby

The essence of a good song is the hook. The essence of a good hip hop song is the sample. For those of you who grew up in the golden age watching MTV when videos mattered, obsessively taping Yo! 320 more words

Flea Market Funk

That's Blaxpolitation! 12: SHAFT (MGM 1971)

“That Shaft is a bad mother…”

“Shut your mouth!”

“But I’m talkin’ about Shaft”

“We can dig it!”

Cracked Rear Viewer

That's Blaxpolitation! 12: SHAFT (MGM 1971)

“That Shaft is a bad mother…”

“Shut your mouth!”

“But I’m talkin’ about Shaft”

“We can dig it!”

Cracked Rear Viewer