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Isaac Hayes - Shaft: Music From The Soundtrack Click here to see this CD at Amazon.com!

By Barney Hoskyns

The "Theme from Shaft" is now so ingrained in popular consciousness as the blaxploitation-movie track that it's hard to listen to it without a faint smirk. ("Who's the black private dick that's a sex machine to all the chicks?"!!) But if you can get past the inadvertent humor, it's still a devilishly exciting piece of music--all hi-hat 16ths, wah-wah guitar, strings, and woodwind, like a Norman Whitfield Motown production taken to a baroque extreme. The rest of the album consists mainly of incidental mood music of no great worth: "Walk from Regio's," "Ellie's Love Theme"--you know the sort of thing. Only two other tracks feature the Black Moses pipes, while the endless "Do Your Thing" takes its place in the catalog of Hayes epics that began with Hot Buttered Soul.

Tracks
1. Theme from Shaft9. Friend's Place
2. Bumpy's Lament10. Soulsville
3. Walk from Regio's11. No Name Bar
4. Ellie's Love Theme12. Bumpy's Blues
5. Shaft's Cab Ride13. Shaft Strikes Again
6. Cafe Reggio's14. Do Your Thing
7. Early Sunday Morning15. End Theme
8. Be Yourself

 

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Artist: Isaac Hayes

Released: September 13, 1971

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