Isaac Hayes

  • CAT # SCD-8585-25

    1. Ain't No Sunshine 10:36
    2. Rolling Down A Mountainside 4:20
    3. I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You) 4:22
    4. Wonderful 3:37
    5. Someone Made You For Me 4:05
    6. Ain't That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One) 4:22
    7. Baby I'm-A Want You 4:42
    8. The Mistletoe And Me 3:58
    9. Winter Snow 2:57

Singer, pianist, songwriter, arranger, producer, and sometime saxophonist Isaac Hayes revolutionized soul music, leading it away from the three-minute single into an era of symphonically orchestrated “concept” albums with extended cuts. This compact disc compiles seven shorter selections originally cut for 45 release. They include the 1974 hit “Wonderful,” a brilliantly reharmonized treatment of Hank Williams’s “I Can't Help It (If I’m Still in Love With You),” and two Sam and Dave-like duets by Hayes and David Porter. The set begins with two live performances from the 1972 Watts Summer Festival, with Hayes’s 17-minute rendition of Bill Withers’s “Ain’t No Sunshine” serving as a showcase for his urgent, blues-bitten alto saxophone work.

Find out more about Isaac Hayes


This double LP, released on Stax Records' Enterprise label in 1971, was the follow-up to Hayes' successful soundtrack for Shaft. Black Moses… More
Of the many wonderful blaxpoitation soundtracks to emerge during the early '70s, Shaft certainly deserves mention as not only one of the most… More
ne of the best-available Isaac Hayes compilations, Greatest Hit Singles bypasses a couple of his later disco hits, but the result is a more… More
Hot Buttered SoulFour-song long-player ushered in the era of album-oriented soul with hits "By the Time I Get to… More
2009 installment in the popular For Lovers series featuring romantic performances from one of the music world's most iconic performers.. More
Stax Reissues Isaac Hayes' Shaft In Deluxe Edition. Digitally Remastered With Bonus material And Extensive Liner Notes. More
Isaac Hayes' legendary Hot Buttered Soul album reissued on Stax with two bonus tracks and digital remastering. More
Stax reissues Hayes' 1976 album, "Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak" on CD for the first time. More
Stax Records Reissues Isaac Hayes' "Black Moses" album on CD in Deluxe Edition with extensive liner notes. More
Isaac Hayes's first album, Presenting Isaac Hayes, was a low-budget, jazz-imbued affair recorded on the spur of the moment with only bass and… More
This 24-bit remastered disc is a career-spanning collection of 18 greatest hits including “Theme from Shaft,” “Walk On… More
Isaac Hayes' 1969 solo debut Hot Buttered Soul set a soulful tone for the decade that followed, influencing innumerable artists and… More