Isaac Hayes 1942-2008

August 11 2008: From Shaft to South Park, we look back at the life of soul singer Isaac Hayes, who has died aged 65
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1970s: A portrait of Isaac Hayes in New York Photograph: Norman Seeff/60 Cycle Media/AP
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1971: Isaac Hayes at Stax Records, Memphis, Tennessee. Not many people could pull off this hat ... Photograph: Charles Nicholas/EPA
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... or this psychedelic costume from 1970 Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty
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April 1972: Isaac Hayes holds his Oscar for best song - Theme from Shaft Photograph: AP
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1974: Isaac Hayes in the film Truck Turner Photograph: Everett Collection/Rex Features
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Here's Hayes from the 2005 movie Hustle & Flow Photograph: Alan Spearman/Crunk Pictures/Homegrown Pictures/New Deal Productions/The Kobal Collection
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Isaac Hayes in the 1973 Wattstax documentary Photograph: Ronald Grant Archive
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Isaac Hayes in The Bernie Mac Show. Bernie Mac also sadly died this week, on August 9 2008 Photograph: Wilmore Films/20th Century Fox/The Kobal Collection
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The character of Chef from South Park was voiced by Hayes, although the singer quit after the show ran an episode mocking Scientology Photograph: Comedy Central/AP
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August 2007: Isaac Hayes performs on the Open Air stage during the third day of the Big Chill festival at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills, England Photograph: Jim Dyson/Getty
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June 2008: Isaac Hayes performs during the 30th Celebrate Brooklyn Summer Season at the bandshell in Prospect Park, New York Photograph: Al Pereira/WireImage/Getty

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