Isaac Lee Hayes Jr. was an American singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and voice artist. Hayes was one of the creative forces behind the Southern soul music label Stax Records. He served as both an in-house songwriter and as a session musician and record producer in the mid Sixties. Hayes was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 in recognition of writing scores of notable songs for himself and others. Hayes was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. In addition to music he acted in film and television from 1973 until 2006 in shows such as The A-Team, Miami Vice, and Southpark as well as movies like Truck Turner, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, and All Dogs Go to Heaven.