Track List

Theme From Shaft

Bumpy's Lament

Walk From Regio's

Ellie's Love Theme

Shaft's Cab Drive

Cafe Regio's

Early Sunday Morning

Be Yourself

A Friend's Place


No Name Bar

Bumpy's Blues

Shaft Strikes Again

Do Your Thing

The End Theme

Isaac Hayes - Shaft: Music From The Soundtrack (2xLP)
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Shaft is Isaac Hayes' crowning achievement. Besides being one of the most successful soundtrack albums of all time - spending over a year on Billboard's pop album chart, which it also topped - it opened the door for a number of other R&B artists, including Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, and Norman Whitfield, to write for motion pictures. In addition to such memorable tunes as "Ellie's Love Theme," "Soulville," the Wes Montgomery inspired "Cafe Regio's," and the nearly 20-minute funk opus "Do Your Thing," the double album includes the classic "Theme from Shaft," itself a No. 1 pop hit. The song earned Hayes an Oscar for Best Song, while the album also took home a Grammy for Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture.