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Isaac Hayes: We Like Ike

Carol Cooper, Village Voice, 25 July 1995

As an opinionated teen in the early ‘70s, I hated Barry White for stealing Isaac Hayes’s sound – even though by 1973 Hayes had evolved so far beyond the gravel-voiced love god of his late-‘60s recordings that he wouldn’t have begrudged White or anybody else their assumption of his earlier incarnations.

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