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Isaac Hayes: Golden Hour Presents Isaac Hayes and Groove-a-thon

Simon Frith, Street Life, 20 March 1976

FOR A FEW YEARS Isaac Hayes' reputation veered alarmingly: genius? fraud? joke? God? The settled consensus was that he had founded a new sort of lush and self-indulgent black muzak — supper-lounge soul — and how you liked that depended which door you came in.

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