Theme From Shaft - Various - Blaxploitation (CD)

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  1. Details A landmark album released by Isaac Hayes and the Bar-Kays at the height of their powers in , Shaft not only resulted in an Oscar win for Hayes, but launched the wah-wah workout and #1 smash-hit, “Theme from Shaft” into cultural ubiquity. Its legacy transcends time as not only one of the most lasting and mos.
  2. Feb 26,  · Shaft director Gordon Parks explained in a interview with The Crisis magazine that “I think [Shaft] can emerge as a black hero for black kids.” Many of the films were explicit in their connection between the revolutionary Black Power Movement of the time, and the music often played with that idea too. But let’s go back.
  3. The album is also the soundtrack of the movie " Fragment Of Fear " from LP " The Gentle Giant " () from LP " Stretchin' Out In Bootsy's Rubber Band " () credited to Bootsy's Rubber Band from LP " Atlantis " () from LP / CD " Journey To The Urge Within " () from LP / CD " The Language Of Truth " ().
  4. Not only are there two takes of "Theme from Shaft" (Isaac Hayes ' smash hit, and Bernard Purdie 's killer instrumental version), but two different versions of "Are You Man Enough," by the Four Tops; one is an extended mix for the end credits.
  5. Jun 08,  · Over the next decade, 'Shaft' spawned an estimated similarly themed "blaxploitation" films plus five sequels, including Warner Bros.' June 14 release, 'Shaft,' starring Samuel L. Jackson and.
  6. “Theme from ‘Shaft’” not only told private detective John Shaft’s story, it made clear his intentions: John Shaft was going to get what he wanted by whatever means possible—and he was going to do it according to his own terms.
  7. Oct 07,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft () YouTube The O'Jays - Back Stabbers (Ruud's Extended Mix) - Duration: Ruud Mixer 7,, views.
  8. Dec 11,  · The movie is widely considered a prime example of the blaxploitation genre. The Shaft soundtrack album, recorded by Isaac Hayes, was also a success, with the "Theme from Shaft.

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