Isaac Hayes Dead at 65

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Isaac Hayes Dead at 65

Isaac Hayes packed a lot of excitement and achievement into his 65-year life, which ended Sunday an hour after his wife Adjowa found him unconscious and collapsed near a treadmill in his Memphis home. He had written hit songs, made platinum records, starred in movies, was elected to two music Halls of Fame and provided the voice of Chef on South Park, which gave him a memorable if premature sendoff in 2006. But the biggest triumph for this self-described Black Moses had to be on April 10, 1972, when his Theme from Shaft won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Time