Theme from Shaft (4:44)

Cover of The Ultimate Isaac Hayes 1969-1977

From The Ultimate Isaac Hayes 1969-1977 and 198 other releases

According to the Theme From Shaft Songfacts, this won a Grammy for Best Instrumental Arrangement and an Oscar for Best Original Score. The Oscar win made Hayes the first African-American to win an Academy Award in a composer category.

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  • rockandrolljoe

    A number 1

    19 Jan 8:03pm Reply
  • supermediadave

    Was "The Man"

    29 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Cosmopolitan22

    A classic masterpiece.

    26 Nov 2014 Reply
  • RIPJDilla

    Such a massive boner right now. Song is beyond words.

    17 Oct 2014 Reply
  • supermediadave

    Everyone knows the amazing talent of Mr. Hayes. This is a masterpiece.

    15 Sep 2014 Reply
  • verbcake

    I loved it on the Simpson's when Bart and Lisa sing the song at a karaoke bar.

    8 Sep 2014 Reply
  • zmatster

    Can you dig it?

    15 Aug 2014 Reply
  • karnickel

    17 Jun 2014 Reply
  • TuneBlendR

    Isaac Hayes was a genius... what a talent!

    16 Jun 2014 Reply
  • riosapolinar

    wow!

    2 Jun 2014 Reply
  • Oppressotron

    You know, for the first couple seconds I thought it was going to be Supernaut by Sabbath. Then the guitar kicks in and the matter is completly settled. I can dig it.

    29 May 2014 Reply
  • sharv11

    oh yeah!

    27 May 2014 Reply
  • uryappo

    It' a coolness Funk!!!

    24 Apr 2014 Reply
  • Fingasnapz

    1971...still funky

    6 Apr 2014 Reply
  • davidgarciab

    this is the song .... isaac thank you...you are in my hearth

    2 Jan 2014 Reply
  • JackWillie

    This is funky soul music, I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    24 Dec 2013 Reply
  • TWHsr

    Cool.

    22 Nov 2013 Reply
  • didgeridoo-fm

    ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ cooolllll♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ coooolllllll♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ coooooolllllllllll♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪

    15 Oct 2013 Reply
  • JuttaE

    ♪ ♥ Լ☮Ɣ€ ♥ ♪

    4 Oct 2013 Reply
  • LILABNER3

    so cool

    2 Oct 2013 Reply
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