Tag Archives: Hot Buttered Soul

CULT CLASSIC: ISAAC HAYES MOVEMENT-DISCO CONNECTION.

Cult Classic: Isaac Hayes Movement-Disco Connection. Disco. Never has a musical genre divided opinion like the D word.   It’s been described as musical Marmite. People either love disco, or they loathe it. There’s no in-between. However, forty years ago, in 1976, disco’s star was in the ascendancy. Artists were jumping onto the disco bandwagon. …

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ISAAC HAYES MOVEMENT-DISCO CONNECTION.

ISAAC HAYES MOVEMENT-DISCO CONNECTION. Disco. Never has a musical genre divided opinion like the D word.   It’s been described as musical Marmite. People either love disco, or they loathe it. There’s no in-between. However, forty years ago, in 1976, disco’s star was in the ascendancy. Artists were jumping onto the disco bandwagon. Especially artists …

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DAVID PORTER-GRITTY, GROOVIN’ AND GETTIN’ IT.

DAVID PORTER-GRITTY, GROOVIN’ AND GETTIN’ IT. By the summer of 1969, David Porter was one of the most important people at Stax Records. He’d played his part in the label’s success story since 1961, when he cowrote That was The Life I Live, the B-side to Barbara Stephens’ single I Don’t Worry. Soon, David established …

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ISAAC HAYES-BLACK MOSES.

ISAAC HAYES-BLACK MOSES. In a previous article, I wrote about how Isaac Hayes’ solo career was very nearly short-lived. After the commercial failure of 1967s Presenting Isaac Hayes, Isaac was all set to give up his solo career, and concentrate on his songwriting and production duties at Stax. It was lucky he didn’t though, 1969s …

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ISAAC HAYES-HOT BUTTERED SOUL.

ISAAC HAYES-HOT BUTTERED SOUL. As someone who is a huge fan of the Stax record label, I’ve always loved the music of Isaac Hayes. He was one of the creative forces behind Stax, writing many of the songs for many artists on the label, many with David Porter, one of his songwriting partners. Not only …

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