Weekday Wayback: Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul

Released in 1969, Hot Buttered Soul was Isaac Hayes' sophomore album and first commercial success. The album is widely considered a landmark among soul music and with two tracks that exceed eight minutes, the album challenged the three-minute long track industry standard of soul music. "Walk On By" and "Hyperbolicsyllablescequedalymistic" trek into previously uncharted R&B territory with dynamic arrangements and unforgettable instrumentation. This album is an essential to any collection, so give it a listen!

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