The soul world has been shocked by the sad news of the sudden death of the legendary ISAAC HAYES. HAYES, aged 65, was found unconscious at his Memphis home by his wife on Sunday afternoon. He was lying next to a still-running treadmill. The iconic HAYES was rushed to Memphis’s Baptist East Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2.00pm. At the present time the cause of death is still unknown but the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department have ruled out foul play. Family members have indicated that HAYES was suffering from a number of medical conditions and had, indeed, suffered a stroke in 2006. www.soulandjazzandfunk.com offer condolences to the HAYES family … full obituary to follow.