Enterprise: His Greatest Hits (Cass, Album, Comp). Star Gold (2xLP, Comp).
Only 15 left in stock (more on the way). Customers who bought this item also bought. This remastered CD is a collection of 18 greatest hits including 'Theme from Shaft', 'Walk On By', and many more! It also includes rare photographs and notes by Rob Bowman, author of Soulsville . The Story of Stax Records. Disc: 1. 1. Precious, Precious. 2. Walk on By. 3. By the Time I Get to Phoenix.
What are the best albums by Isaac Hayes? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. Isaac Hayes is ranked number 630 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 3,589. Members who like this artist also like: Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield and The Rolling Stones.
Greatest Hit Singles. Best known for his classic Shaft soundtrack and role on South Park, Isaac Hayes has one of the deepest and impressive discographies in modern music. This singles collection focuses on his heyday, kicking off with Hot Buttered Soul-era tracks such as "Walk On By" and "By The Time I Get To Phoenix.
A decent attempt to present some of Isaac Hayes' past hits on an anthology. But as one of R&B and soul's first concept and album artists, it's impossible to appreciate his contributions out of sequence. His early and mid-'70s albums helped change the course of contemporary black music production approaches, and that can't be understood by listening to condensed versions of hit singles, or even just by hearing the singles themselves removed from the album context.
Isaac Hayes and David Porter. The Clash's 1980 watershed London Calling, which Rolling Stone declared the best album of the Eighties, became a double album not by design but because they were writing so many songs so quickly at the time. Joe, once he learned how to type, would bang the lyrics out at a high rate of good stuff," Jones recalled. But he's applied his old-school craft to a host of rock styles, scoring hits as a blue-collar balladeer ("She's Always a Woman") or a doo-wop soul man ("The Longest Time"), trying out jazzy Scorcese-like streetlife serenades ("Zanzibar," "Stiletto"). His signature song, "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant," is an epic seven-minute tale of suburban dreams biting the dust down at the Parkway Diner.
Isaac Hayes recorded the song five years later, in 1969, and reached number 30 on the Hot 100 chart and number 13 in the R&B charts with his version. Walk On By" has since charted numerous times in various countries, with wildly different arrangements. Isaac Hayes, 1969, see above. Thee Midniters recorded an instrumental version on their 1969 album Giants. We Five released a version as a single in 1969. The Dells recorded a version on their 1972 album, The Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits, released on Cadet Records, produced by Charles Stepney. Cliff Richard with Olivia Newton-John for Cliff Live in Japan '72. The Undisputed Truth on their 1973 album Law of the Land.