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"Theme from Shaft"

American soul/funk song by Isaac Hayes (1971)

Composed by Isaac Hayes and recorded by him in 1971, the song "Theme from Shaft" was used as the opening theme of the film Shaft. The song went to #1 in America in November 1971, and even reached #6 on the Easy Listening charts. It earned Hayes the Academy Award for Best Original Song, making him the first African-American to win in that category.

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