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Isaac Hayes

 
 
Isaac Hayes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 30, 2015
1. Isaac Hayes Marker
Inscription. In the 1970s Hayes was a multiple gold and platinum-selling recording star. His recording of "Shaft" won an Oscar, Golden Globe, and three Grammy awards. He wrote or co-wrote over 200 songs for Stax Records including "Hold On, I'm Coming" and "Soul Man." His career included acting roles in movies and on television. Hayes was born in 1942 in Covington, Tennessee, and grew up in Memphis, graduating from Manassas High School in 1962. (Marker Number 4E 124.)
 
Location. 35° 10.24′ N, 90° 1.912′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on N. Manassas Street just from Wells Ave., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Manassas High School. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Manassas High School / The Cora P. Taylor Auditorium (a few steps from this marker); North Memphis Driving Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Memphis 13/Gordon Elementary School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Winchester Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Adams/Fort Pike (approx. 1.3
Isaac Hayes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 30, 2015
2. Isaac Hayes Marker
miles away); Lauderdale Courts / Presley Family at Lauderdale Courts (approx. 1 miles away); St. Mary's Catholic Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Poplar Tunes / One-Stop Shop (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Link to Lansky Clothiers Marker where Isaac Hayes, Elvis and others bought their clothes on Beale Street in Memphis
 
Also see . . .
1. Isaac Hayes - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 1, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Theme from Shaft performed by Isaac Hayes at the 1972 Academy Awards. (Submitted on September 1, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Isaac Hayes Marker with Gospel Temple Baptist Church in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 30, 2015
3. Isaac Hayes Marker with Gospel Temple Baptist Church in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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