...To Be Continued (Isaac Hayes album)

...To Be Continued is the fourth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes, issued in 1970 on Stax Records' Enterprise label. The LP includes Hayes' cover of the Burt Bacharach/Hal David composition "The Look of Love", which was issued as a single in an edited form, peaking at #79 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] Hayes had covered Bacharach/David songs on his previous albums Hot Buttered Soul ("Walk On By") and The Isaac Hayes Movement ("I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself").

...To Be Continued
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1970
RecordedSummer 1970
GenreSoul, jazz, funk
Length42:03
LabelEnterprise
ProducerIsaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes chronology
The Isaac Hayes Movement
(1970)
...To Be Continued
(1970)
Shaft
(1971)

The ...To Be Continued album as a whole peaked at #1 on the Billboard Black Albums and Jazz Albums charts, and at #11 on the Billboard 200.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Ike's Rap I"Isaac Hayes3:59
2."Our Day Will Come"Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson5:27
3."The Look of Love"Burt Bacharach, Hal David11:13
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Medley: Ike's Mood I/You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"Hayes/Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil15:33
2."Runnin' Out of Fools"Kay Rogers, Richard Ahlert5:52

PersonnelEdit

  • The Memphis Horns and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra: instrumentation
    • Richard "Johnny" Davis - trumpet
    • Bill Bell - trombone
    • Ernie Bernhardt - trumpet
    • Jackie Thomas - trombone
    • Edwin Hubbard - flute
    • Robert Snyder - violin
    • Ann Spurbeck - violin
    • James Terry - flute
    • Nick Vergos - English horn, oboe
    • John Wehlan - violin
    • Vincent de Frank - cello
    • Joe De'Gerolamo - French horn
    • Ed Freudberg - violin
    • Gloria Hendricks - violin
    • Nino Ravarino - viola
    • Hal Saunders - violin
    • Joan Gilbert - violin
    • John Davis - trumpet
    • Jack Fonville - flute
    • D'Gerolamo - French horn
    • Richard Dolph - French horn
    • Noel Gilbert - violin

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bowman, Rob (1997). Soulsville U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records. New York: Schirmer Trade. ISBN 0-8256-7284-8. Pg. 213–214
  2. ^ Jason Birchmeier. "To Be Continued - Isaac Hayes | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-08-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)