Tag Archives: isaac hayes

  • TV One’s New ‘Unsung’ Season Features Lou Rawls and Others

    Feb 2, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *The new season of TV One’s “Unsung” has kicked off with some major interviews and interesting discoveries with big stars like Isaac Hayes, Lou Rawls, Mint Condition, Johnny Gill, The Whispers, and so many more. The docu-series covers the life and careers of dynamic African American stars, discussing their journey to success and some failure. […]

  • ‘Theme From Shaft’ Guitarist Skip Pitts Dies at 65

    May 2, 12 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *You may not recognize his name, but you certainly know his signature wah-wah guitar – which powered such hits Isaac Hayes’ “Theme from Shaft” and The Isley Brothers’ hit “It’s Your Thing.” Musician Skip Pitts, who received guitar advice from his neighbor Bo Diddley as a kid growing up in Washington, died Tuesday at Methodist […]

  • Snoop Dogg to be Honored with BMI Icon Award at 2011 BMI Urban Awards

    Jun 26, 11 by jeveal1 Leave a comment

    *Snoop Dogg will be saluted as a BMI Icon at the BMI Urban Awards, slated for Friday, August 26 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. BMI President & CEO Del Bryant will share hosting duties with Catherine Brewton, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Atlanta, as the entertainment community gathers to celebrate the most-performed urban songs, songwriters […]

  • Tenn. May Name Section of I-40 after Isaac Hayes

    Jun 4, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *A section of Interstate 40 in Tennessee is a step closer to being named after legendary soul musician Isaac Hayes. The state Senate unanimously passed a measure Thursday to rename the stretch of road “Isaac Hayes Memorial Highway.” The House approved it without opposition in April, and Gov. Phil Bredesen is expected to sign the […]