The Essential Memphis Library: Isaac Hayes’ ‘Hot Buttered Soul’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 10, 2020 9:38 AM CT | Published: August 10, 2020 4:00 AM CT

This 1969 album established Hayes’ sound and persona. It not only made him a star, but it made him a new kind of star. 

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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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