...To Be Continued

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...To Be Continued
Studio album by Isaac Hayes
Released November 1970
Recorded Summer 1970
Genre Soul, jazz, funk
Length 42:03
Label Enterprise
1014
Producer Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes chronology
The Isaac Hayes Movement
(1970)
...To Be Continued
(1970)
Shaft
(1971)

...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").

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]

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Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Ike's Rap I" (Isaac Hayes) 3:59
2. "Our Day Will Come" (Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson) 5:27
3. "The Look of Love" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) 11:13
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Medley: Ike's Mood I/You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" (Hayes/Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) 15:33
2. "Runnin' Out of Fools" (Kay Rogers, Richard Ahlert) 5:52


Personnel[edit]

  • The Memphis Horns and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra: instrumentation
    • Johnny "Scat" 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
    • Nick Vergos: 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

Later Samples[edit]

  • "Ike's Rap I"
    • "Intro" by Nas, from the album Street's Disciple
    • "A Message to the Feds, Sincerely, We the People" by Nas, from the album Street's Disciple
  • "Our Day will Come"
  • "Ike's Mood I"
    • "Getting Married" by Nas, from the album Street's Disciple
    • "Make the Music With Your Mouth, Biz" by Biz Markie, from the album Goin' Off
    • "I Love You" by Mary J. Blige, from the album My Life
    • "One Love" by Massive Attack, from the album Blue Lines

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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