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The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
ABC Records was an American record label founded in New York City in 1955.
The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Ada Foah is a town on the southeast coast of Ghana, where the Volta River meets the Atlantic Ocean.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Al Bell (born Alvertis Isbell, March 15, 1940) is an American record producer, songwriter, and record executive.
All Dogs Go to Heaven is a 1989 animated musical fantasy comedy-drama film directed and produced by Don Bluth, and released by United Artists and Goldcrest Films.
The original American Basketball Association (ABA) was a men's professional basketball league, from 1967 to 1976.
American Playhouse is an anthology television series periodically broadcast by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States.
And Once Again is the fifteenth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Anne Archer (born August 24, 1947) is an American actress.
Anonymous Rex is a 2004 science fiction film directed by Julian Jarrold.
Anton Media Group, formerly Anton Community Newspapers, and also known by its legal name Long Island Community Newspapers, Inc. is a print media company based in Mineola, New York, on Long Island in Nassau County and produces 17 weekly newspapers in Nassau County as well as Long Island Weekly and special sections such as Healthy Living, Camp & School, and Dining Guides.
Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.
Avron B. Fogelman (born March 1, 1940 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American businessmanhttp://www.mcsk12.net/Hall_of_Fame/Avron_Fogelman.pdf and real estate developer.
The Baltimore Claws was an American basketball team which was supposed to appear in the 1975–76 season in the American Basketball Association.
Bankruptcy is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay debts to creditors.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis is a 706-bed medical facility in Memphis, Tennessee.
Barry White (born Barry Eugene Carter; September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter and composer.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
Ben F. Branch (January 8, 1928 – August 27, 1987) Chicago Tribune, August 28, 1987 was an American entrepreneur, jazz tenor saxophonist, and bandleader.
Bernard Jeffrey McCullough (October 5, 1957 – August 9, 2008), better known by his stage name Bernie Mac, was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and voice actor.
Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr. (May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri.
William Harrison Withers Jr. (born July 4, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Black Moses is the fifth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is an ethnic subgenre of the exploitation film that emerged in the United States during the early 1970s.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Blues Brothers 2000 is a 1998 American musical comedy film that is a sequel to the 1980 film The Blues Brothers, written and produced by John Landis and Dan Aykroyd.
Booker T. & the M.G.'s is an instrumental R&B/funk band that was influential in shaping the sound of Southern soul and Memphis soul.
Brainwashing (also known as mind control, menticide, coercive persuasion, thought control, thought reform, and re-education) is the concept that the human mind can be altered or controlled by certain psychological techniques.
Branded is the 21st and final studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is one of five United States performing rights organizations, along with ASCAP, SESAC, Global Music Rights, &. It collects license fees on behalf of songwriters, composers, and music publishers and distributes them as royalties to those members whose works have been performed.
Burt Freeman Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist Hal David.
"By the Time I Get to Phoenix" is a song written by Jimmy Webb.
Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for medical or recreational use.
Carla Venita Thomas (born December 21, 1942) is an American singer, who is often referred to as the Queen of Memphis Soul.
CB4 is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Tamra Davis and starring Chris Rock.
Charles Oscar Finley (February 22, 1918 – February 19, 1996), nicknamed Charlie O or Charley O, was an American businessman who is best remembered for his tenure as the owner of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics.
Jerome "Chef" McElroy is a cartoon character on the Comedy Central series South Park who was voiced by Isaac Hayes.
Chef Aid: The South Park Album is a 1998 soundtrack/compilation album based on the American animated comedy series South Park.
Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (born June 12, 1941) is an American jazz pianist/electric keyboardist and composer.
Chocolate Chip is the seventh studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
"Chocolate Salty Balls (P.S. I Love You)" is a 1998 song from the animated comedy TV series South Park, performed by the character Chef and featured on the soundtrack album Chef Aid: The South Park Album.
The Church of Scientology is a multinational network and hierarchy of numerous ostensibly independent but interconnected corporate entities and other organizations devoted to the practice, administration and dissemination of Scientology, a new religious movement.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Comedy Central is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Covington is a city in central Tipton County, Tennessee, United States.
Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
David Porter (born November 21, 1941) is an American record producer, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
"Déjà Vu" is a hit 1979 ballad song written by Isaac Hayes and Adrienne Anderson and recorded by Dionne Warwick in 1979.
Marie Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American singer, actress and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Disco Connection is the eighth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Don't Let Go is the fourteenth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Doug E. Fresh (born September 17, 1966) is a Barbadian-American rapper, record producer, and beatboxer, also known as the Human Beat Box And the pioneer of 20th-century American beatboxing, Fresh is able to accurately imitate drum machines and various special effects using only his mouth, lips, gums, throat, tongue and a microphone.
Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s.
Elijah Joy (born Erik C. Nedd; May 15, 1985) is an African-American emcee, television host, singer, writer, vegan celebrity chef, and green living advocate from Washington, DC.
Escape from New York is a 1981 American post-apocalyptic science-fiction action film co-written, co-scored and directed by John Carpenter.
Fantasy Records is an American record company and label founded by brothers Max and Sol Weiss in 1949.
Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003.
Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter.
Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.
Fire, Ice and Dynamite (German original title Feuer, Eis und Dynamit) is a German feature length sports film directed by Willy Bogner in 1990.
Flipper is a 1996 adventure film remake of the 1963 film of the same name (which in turn began a TV series that ran from 1964 to 1967), starring Paul Hogan and Elijah Wood.
For the Sake of Love is the twelfth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Freedom is a magazine published by the Church of Scientology since 1968.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Girlfriends is an American sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Hall of Fame is a hall of fame to honor musical recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance.
Groove-A-Thon is the ninth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895October 26, 1952) was an American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian.
Haywood Nelson (born March 25, 1960 in New York City) is an American actor.
"Hold On, I'm Comin (officially registered as "Hold On, I'm Coming", and shown on the original single release as "Hold On! I'm a Comin) is a 1966 single recorded by soul duo Sam & Dave, issued on the Atlantic-distributed Stax label in 1966.
Hot Buttered Soul is the second studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
Humanitarianism is an active belief in the value of human life, whereby humans practice benevolent treatment and provide assistance to other humans, in order to better humanity for moral, altruistic and logical reasons.
Hunter is an American crime drama created by Frank Lupo, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991.
Hustle & Flow is a 2005 American drama film written and directed by Craig Brewer and produced by John Singleton and Stephanie Allain.
"I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself" is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 American action comedy parody film of blaxploitation films written, directed by, and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans in his feature film directorial debut.
Interstate 40 (I-40) is a major east-west Interstate Highway running through the south-central portion of the United States generally north of Interstate 10 and Interstate 20 but south of Interstate 70.
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.
Isaac Lee Hayes III, also known as Ike Dirty, (born June 10, 1975) is an American record producer and voice-over actor who currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
It Could Happen to You is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Nicolas Cage and Bridget Fonda.
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time is a 1975 Canadian comedy film.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jerry Butler, Jr. (born December 8, 1939) is an American soul singer-songwriter and politician.
Joseph Alexander Mullaney (November 17, 1924 – March 8, 2000) was an American professional basketball player and coach.
John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
Jovem Pan is the main Brazilian radio station based in São Paulo, Brazil, leading the largest Latin America radio stations network, Jovem Pan Sat.
Joy is the sixth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak) is the tenth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Juke joint (or jook joint) is the vernacular term for an informal establishment featuring music, dancing, gambling, and drinking, primarily operated by African Americans in the southeastern United States.
Charles Kemmons Wilson (January 5, 1913 – February 12, 2003) was the founder of the Holiday Inn chain of hotels.
The Kentucky Colonels were a member of the American Basketball Association for all of the league's nine years.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Kill Bill: Volume 1 is a 2003 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Kill Switch is a 2008 direct-to-video film that was later released for theatrical distribution starring Steven Seagal and directed by Jeff F. King.
Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 – January 24, 1986), often referred to by his initials LRH, was an American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology.
Lifetime Thing is the sixteenth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Live at the Sahara Tahoe is the first live album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Love Attack is the eighteenth studio album by American Soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Matthew Richard Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an American actor, animator, writer, director, producer, singer, and songwriter.
Memorial Park Cemetery was founded in 1924 by E. Clovis Hinds on initial 54 acres (.22 km2).
The Memphis Sounds were an American professional sports franchise that played in Memphis, Tennessee from 1970 until 1975 as a member of the American Basketball Association.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Miami Vice is an American television crime drama series created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by Michael Mann for NBC.
Mid-South Coliseum is a multi-purpose arena located in Memphis, Tennessee that seated 10,085 people.
Mike Storen is an American sports executive, perhaps best known for his tenure as commissioner of the American Basketball Association.
Mildred Virginia Jackson (born July 15, 1944), known professionally as Millie Jackson, is an American R&B and Soul singer-songwriter and former model.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
In the fictional universe of the Stargate franchise, the people of Earth have encountered numerous extraterrestrial races on their travels through the Stargate.
The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.
The National Press Club is a professional organization and business center for journalists and communications professionals.
"Never Can Say Goodbye" is a song written by Clifton Davis and originally recorded by The Jackson 5.
New Horizon is the eleventh studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
The ONE Campaign is an international, nonpartisan, non-profit, advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support policies and programs that are saving lives and improving futures.
Opie and Anthony is an American radio show hosted by Gregg "Opie" Hughes and Anthony Cumia that aired from 1995 to 2014, with comedian Jim Norton serving as co-host from 2001.
Orientation: A Scientology Information Film is a 1996 short film shown by the Church of Scientology to people before they attend their first Scientology service.
Otis Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Percy Mayfield (August 12, 1920 – August 11, 1984) was an American rhythm-and-blues singer with a smooth vocal style.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Point Blank Records is a record label subsidiary of Virgin Records.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Posse is a 1993 American revisionist Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles.
Presenting Isaac Hayes is the debut studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American director, writer, and actor.
Raw & Refined is the twentieth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
Raw foodism, also known as following a raw food diet, is the dietary practice of eating only (or mostly) food that is uncooked and unprocessed.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Regions Financial Corporation is a bank and financial services company headquartered in the Regions Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
Reindeer Games (alternatively titled Deception) is a 2000 American crime thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer, written by Ehren Kruger, and starring Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise and Charlize Theron, with Dennis Farina, James Frain, Donal Logue, Danny Trejo, and Clarence Williams III in supporting roles.
Return to Sleepaway Camp is a 2008 slasher film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 American musical adventure comedy film and a parody of the Robin Hood story.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Rural Metro Fire, founded in 1948, is an American private fire department that provides fire protection and emergency medical services, to individual homeowners and commercial businesses in unincorporated locations throughout the United States, primarily under a subscription-based model.
Sam & Dave were an American soul and R&B duo who performed together from 1961 until 1981.
Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.
Sam Cooper Boulevard is an urban freeway in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A..
Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer.
Save the Children is a 1973 American documentary film directed by Stan Lathan and written by Matt Robinson.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
Scientology is a body of religious beliefs and practices launched in May 1952 by American author L. Ron Hubbard (1911–86).
Screen Actors Guild Awards (also known as SAG Awards) are accolades given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and prime time television.
Shaft is a 1971 American blaxploitation action-crime film directed by Gordon Parks and written by Ernest Tidyman and John D. F. Black.
Shaft is a 2000 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Dan Hedaya, Busta Rhymes, Toni Collette and Richard Roundtree.
Sharon Ann Leal (born October 17, 1972) is an American actress and singer.
Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Sherman Brothers were an American songwriting duo that specialized in musical films, made up of Robert B. Sherman (December 19, 1925 – March 6, 2012) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928).
Sir Sidney Poitier, (born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Sliders is an American science fiction and fantasy television series created by Robert K. Weiss and Tracy Tormé.
Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco.
Social commentary is the act of using rhetorical means to provide commentary on issues in a society.
The "Songs of the Century" list is part of an education project by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the National Endowment for the Arts, and Scholastic Inc. that aims to "promote a better understanding of America's musical and cultural heritage" in American schools.
A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and music publisher/songwriter Abe Olman and publisher/executive Howie Richmond to honor those whose work represents and maintains the heritage and legacy of a spectrum of the most beloved songs from the world's popular music songbook.
"Soul Man" is a 1967 song written and composed by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, first successful as a number 2 hit single by Atlantic Records soul duo Sam & Dave,.
Soul Men is an American musical comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, Sharon Leal and Sean Hayes, released on November 7, 2008.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden for the Comedy Central television network.
South Park is a first-person shooter video game based on the American animated comedy series of the same name.
South Park Rally is a kart-style racing video game based on the American animated comedy series South Park.
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut is a 1999 American adult animated musical comedy film based on the Comedy Central animated television series South Park.
South Park: Chef's Luv Shack is a 2D game show-style party video game based on the television show South Park.
South Park: The Stick of Truth is a 2014 role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios and published by Ubisoft.
Southern soul is a type of soul music that emerged from the Southern United States.
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith is a 2005 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.
Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a Canadian-American military science fiction adventure television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's ''Stargate'' franchise.
Stax Records is an American record label, originally based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Steven Lee Cropper (born October 21, 1941) is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer.
A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death.
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra.
Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996, on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
The Tennessee General Assembly (TNGA) is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Teresa Lynn Strasser (born June 8, 1970) is an American writer and television personality known for hosting the first season of the home makeover show While You Were Out on TLC.
That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998 to May 18, 2006.
The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series that ran on NBC from 1983 to 1987 about former members of a fictitious United States Army Special Forces unit.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.
The Adam Carolla Show is a morning radio program that was syndicated, starring Adam Carolla, which began airing on January 3, 2006 and ended on February 20, 2009.
The Bar-Kays are an American soul, R&B, and funk group formed in 1966.
The Bernie Mac Show (often shortened to Bernie Mac in syndication) is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001, to April 14, 2006.
The Chambers Brothers are an American soul band, best known for their eleven-minute 1968 hit "Time Has Come Today".
"The China Probrem" is the eighth episode in the twelfth season of the American animated television series South Park.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Education of Max Bickford is an American drama series that aired Sundays at 8:00 pm (EST) on CBS during the 2001–02 television season.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Hughleys is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 22, 1998 to April 28, 2000 and on the UPN network from September 11, 2000 to May 20, 2002.
The Isaac Hayes Movement is the third studio album by the American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as the Jacksons, are an American family music group.
The Men was an umbrella title for three crime/adventure dramas aired in the United States by ABC as part of its 1972-73 lineup.
"The Return of Chef" is the first episode in the tenth season of the American animated television series South Park.
The Rockford Files is an American television drama series starring James Garner that aired on the NBC network between September 13, 1974, and January 10, 1980, and has remained in syndication to the present day.
"Theme from Shaft", written and recorded by Isaac Hayes in 1971, is the soul and funk-styled theme song to the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, Shaft.
Three Tough Guys (also known as Tough Guys) is a 1974 crime-action film directed by Duccio Tessari.
Tipton County is a county located on the western end of the U.S. state of Tennessee, in the Mississippi Delta region.
"Trapped in the Closet" is the twelfth episode in the ninth season of the American animated television series South Park.
Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III (born October 19, 1969) is an American actor, animator, writer, director, producer, singer, and songwriter.
The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.
Truck Turner (also known as Black Bullet) is a 1974 blaxploitation film, starring Isaac Hayes and Yaphet Kotto, and directed by Jonathan Kaplan.
U-Turn is the seventeenth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Uncle Sam is a 1996 American horror comedy film directed by William Lustig, and written by Larry Cohen.
The United Paramount Network (UPN) was an American broadcast television network that launched on January 16, 1995.
Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, and an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals.
"Walk On By" is a song composed by Burt Bacharach, with lyrics by Hal David for singer Dionne Warwick in 1963.
Wattstax was a benefit concert organized by Stax Records to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the 1965 riots in the African-American community of Watts, Los Angeles.
"When Something Is Wrong with My Baby" is a classic hit song, a soul ballad, written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, recorded in Memphis and sung by Sam & Dave, and first released in 1967 by Stax Records.
WRKS (105.9 FM, "The Zone") is a radio station licensed to Pickens, Mississippi, although its studio is located in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
"You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" is a song written by Phil Spector, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil.
Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) is a Los Angeles–based non-profit organization.
...To Be Continued is the fourth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes, issued in 1970 on Stax Records' Enterprise label.
The 1975 ABA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the American Basketball Association's 1974-1975 season.