“On April 10th, Oscar night, America shared the Isaac Hayes experience.”
Isaac Hayes’ Shaft soundtrack released in August of 1971 and went on to become Hayes’ best-known L.P. and the Stax record label’s best-selling disc. “Theme from Shaft” won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1972.
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Previously on Vintage Ads: Stephen Stills, ‘Manassas’ (1972)