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Isaac Hayes Dead at 65

Isaac Hayes Dead at 65

Grammy and Oscar-winning musician Isaac Hayes died in Memphis, Tenn., at age 65 on Sunday afternoon, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said.

His wife, who found him unresponsive on the floor near a treadmill, immediately called police to the scene. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Hayes co-wrote the hit song “Soul Man” and provided the voice of “Chef” on South Park.

Our prayers and condolences go out to the Hayes friends and family.

RIP.

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