Latest Isaac Hayes Stories

2010-01-27 10:05:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the Jan. 31 Grammy Awards®, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today unveiled the network's list of 15 Most Influential Film Soundtracks.

2008-08-24 15:00:26

Officials of Memphis International Airport say they probably won't change the airport's name to honor the late singer Isaac Hayes. During a memorial service for Hayes on Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen publicly suggested changing the name of the airport.

2008-08-22 18:00:32

By Wayne Risher The Airport Authority torpedoed U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen's request to rename Memphis International Airport for Stax legend Isaac Hayes. Three days after the Memphis Democrat proposed Isaac Hayes Memphis International Airport, airport commissioners soundly rejected the idea Thursday.

2008-08-22 18:00:22

Celebrities, friends and fans of legendary songwriter and performer Isaac Hayes attended a memorial service for him at Hope Presbyterian Church. They talk about the man and his music.

2008-08-20 21:00:26

By Wayne Risher Airport officials dig the monumental contributions Isaac Hayes made to Memphis music, but they reacted coolly to putting his name on Memphis International Airport. Responding Tuesday to U.S. Rep.

2008-08-19 21:00:16

By Hank Dudding With help from honking passers-by, young people loosely tied to the Memphis music scene countered a picket Monday by a radical Kansas church at the Isaac Hayes tribute. Members of Westboro Baptist Church planned to picket from 10:15 a.m.

2008-08-19 15:00:57

A star-studded turnout of mourners remembered U.S. singer-musician Isaac Hayes as a larger-than-life influence on many forms of popular music.

2008-08-17 18:00:18

By Lindsay Melvin After agreeing to open their 5,000-seat sanctuary to memorialize music legend Isaac Hayes, clergy at Hope Presbyterian Church were bombarded Thursday with scathing e-mails and phone calls.

2008-08-15 21:00:12

Hope Presbyterian Church in Memphis has come under fire for allowing a memorial for Scientologist Isaac Hayes to be held there, church officials said. The soul music icon died of a stroke Sunday. He was 65.

2008-08-13 15:00:36

By SARA THOMAS ISAAC Hayes, the pioneering singer, songwriter and musician whose Theme From Shaft won Academy and Grammy awards, has been found dead at his home. He was 65. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office said a family member found Hayes collapsed near a treadmill yesterday.

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