Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:37 Shaft Isaac Hayes Enterprise Records ENS 2-5002, ENS-2-5002
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:38 Super Bad Various Artists K‐tel (International budget record label) NU 427
1.1 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:42 Shaft Isaac Hayes EastWest 9031 76790-2
1.1 Theme From “Shaft” 4:41 The Best of Isaac Hayes, Volume 1 Isaac Hayes Enterprise Records, Stax FCD-60-001
1.20 Theme From "Shaft" 4:36 Top of the Stax: Twenty Greatest Hits Various Artists Stax SCD-88005-2
1.10 Theme From 'Shaft' 4:36 Dance Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists Arcade Music Company Nederland B.V. (not for release label use! NL branch of Dutch "Arcade" label) 01 3151 61
1.1 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:39 Shaft Isaac Hayes Stax SCD-88002
1.20 Theme From “Shaft” 4:36 Top of the Stax: Twenty Greatest Hits Various Artists Stax D 29057
1.8 Theme From “Shaft” 4:38 Hifi Visionen: Oldie-CD 18 Various Artists Hifi Vision 982 315 2
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:36 Rock Times, Volume 9: 1971-1972 Various Artists Zounds 27000299 A
3.11 Theme From Shaft 4:37 The Finest Masterpieces in Pop & Rock, Volume 1 Various Artists EMI Music Germany GmbH & Co. KG (do not use this as a release label!) 652Y-7 95672 2, 652Y-7 95673 2
1.9 Theme From Shaft 4:38 Tolle Scheibe, Folge 1 Various Artists
1.6 Theme From “Shaft” 4:38 Club Classics, Volume 2 Various Artists Electrola 1C 2CD 686-7 97659 2
1.5 Theme From "Shaft" 4:37 Dance Classics, Volume 2 Various Artists Arcade Deutschland GmbH (DE branch of Dutch "Arcade" label; this is not an imprint!) 04 3152 61
1.8 Theme From Shaft 4:35 Rhythm Divine Various Artists Dino Entertainment DIN CD 22
2.5 Theme From "Shaft" 4:34 Rhythm'n Blues Le Top Various Artists Carrère CA 805 9548-30349-2
1.13 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:38 Rock & Pop Diamonds 1971 Various Artists
1.5 Theme from Shaft 4:37 Pimps, Players & Private Eyes Various Artists Sire Records 2-26624
1.22 Theme From 'Shaft' 4:37 Tour of Duty 5: The Strongest Popclassics From the 60's and 70's Various Artists Magnum (Dutch Joint Venture from 1990-1997) 515 760-2
1.16 Theme From Shaft 4:39 Ciné Dancing 2 Various Artists BMG Ariola (not for release label use! company mostly named as distributor) 74321171702
1.7 Theme From Shaft 4:35 Dance Explosion: 50 Disco Hits From the 70’s, 2 Various Artists
1.20 Theme From Shaft 4:35 Disco Inferno Various Artists EastWest 9548-31963-2
1.18 Theme From Shaft 4:35 Disco Inferno Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 9548-32745-2, WE 833
1.1 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:40 Shaft Isaac Hayes Stax CDSXD 021
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:37 The Very Best Of Isaac Hayes Carrère 4509-93234-9
1.15 Theme From Shaft 4:36 Donna's Dansfolie 70-71-72 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), ARS Productions COL 477 824-2
1.12 Theme From Shaft 4:38 Funk Your Ass Off! Various Artists K‐tel (International budget record label) 330082-2
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:40 The Collection Isaac Hayes Connoisseur Collection vsop cd 210
1.4 Theme From Shaft 4:38 The Stax Soul Collection Various Artists Stax SCD 001-2
1.10 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Blaxploitation Various Artists Global Television RADCD43
1.20 Theme from Shaft 4:34 Disco Fever Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMIDCD16
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:39 Super Bad on Celluloid Various Artists Hip‐O Records HIPD-40107
1.7 Theme From Shaft 4:39 Ghetto Life Various Artists Camden (launched circa 1973; UK only as of 2004) 74321 628022
1.18 Theme From Shaft 4:35 20th Century Hits for a New Millennium: 1970–1974 Various Artists Disky DO 852802
1.1 Theme from 'Shaft' 4:38 Funk on Film Various Artists Chronicles (a label under UMG’s Universal Music Enterprises division) 314 565 012-2
1.15 Theme From Shaft 4:34 Pure Funk Various Artists Polymedia Music Service P2 58299
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:37 The Best of Blaxploitation Various Artists Global Television RADCD109
1.2 Theme From ‘Shaft’ 4:38 The Best of Shaft Various Artists Hip‐O Records HIPD-40152
1.4 Theme From 'Shaft' 4:39 Millennium Soul From Stax Various Artists ZYX Music ZYX 55154-2
1.15 Theme From Shaft 4:36 Funk Soul Brother Various Artists Global Television RADCD136
3.17 Theme From Shaft 4:36 20th Century Disco Various Artists Insight Music Ltd 564569
1.20 Theme From Shaft 4:34 Disco Inferno Various Artists Warner Fonit 9548-37830-2
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:37 The Best of Blaxploitation Various Artists Southbound CDSEWK 124
1.15 Theme From Shaft 4:38 This Is Cult Fiction: 17 Cult TV & Movie Classics Various Artists Virgin Records America (DO NOT USE! please refer to either “Virgin” or “Virgin America”) 7243 8 47850 2 4
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Ultimate Collection Isaac Hayes Hip‐O Records 314 541 434-2
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:39 Music From and Inspired by Shaft Various Artists LaFace Records 73008-26080-2 RE-1
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:39 Shaft: Music From and Inspired By Various Artists LaFace Records 73008-26081-2
1.10 Theme From Shaft 4:37 101% Pure Party-Perlen Various Artists RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 74321 72635 2
1.10 Theme From 'Shaft' 4:36 Dance Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 110773-A
1.1 Theme From 'Shaft' 4:37 New York Collection, 1972 Various Artists amc records NYC 1972
1.23 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Silver Disc: 25 Years of Ace Various Artists Ace (UK, started in 1978) ACE 25
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Theme From Shaft Isaac Hayes LaFace Records 74321-792581
1.1 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:41 Shaft Isaac Hayes XYZ Berlin Music SCD24 8802-2
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:38 Solid Gold Soul: Superbad! The Soul of the City Various Artists Time-Life Music R838-30
2.7 Theme From Shaft 4:38 The Grimleys Various Artists
2.20 Theme From Shaft 4:34 Disco Inferno Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing Italy 092748214-2
1.13 Theme From Shaft 4:36 The 70s, Volume 2 Various Artists Sony Music Special Products SSP 987961 2
1.13 Theme From Shaft 4:36 Soulsville Various Artists Fantasy (Jazz label started in the 50s), Stax, ZYX Music FANCD 6083-2
3.1 Theme From Shaft 4:36 The 70s Box (The Best of Disco, Glam, & Soul) Various Artists Sony Music Catalog (a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH, as well as its imprint) SMC 510906 2
1.1 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:39 Shaft: Music From the Soundtrack Isaac Hayes BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., Stax D 151939, SXSA-88002-6
1.2 Theme From Shaft 4:36 Superbad Various Artists Warner Dance WSMCD165
2.11 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Sound Track Various Artists Echo (UK 1994-) ECHCD54
1.12 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Kings & Queens of Soul Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM 519398 2
1.6 Theme From Shaft 4:36 Funk Club: Sensational Funk Grooves Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM 515313 2
2.10 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Good Morning Vietnam Various Artists Disky BX 903469
3.1 Theme From Shaft 4:32 Return of the Pusherman - Hustlin' Soul Various Artists Disky CB 903278
2.11 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Sound Track Various Artists Echo (UK 1994-) ECHCD 54A
2.12 Theme From Shaft 4:35 Die Hit-Giganten: Tanzsongs Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 82876 75603 2
2.6 Theme From Shaft 4:35 Old School Jams 6 Various Artists SPG Music Ltd. SPG 7017
4.16 Theme From Shaft 4:35 101 Jukebox Classics Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCDX 871
1.1 Theme From Shaft (vocal) 4:42 Shaft Isaac Hayes Stax
4.10 Theme From Shaft 4:36 100 Film Classics Various Artists Universal Music (plain logo: "Universal Music") 532.292-7
2.10 Theme From Shaft 4:39 Good Morning Vietnam Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 984 513-3
4.20 Theme From Shaft 4:36 Tour of Duty: Top 100 Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 530 721-7
2.1 Shaft 4:36 Can You Dig It? The Music and Politics of Black Action Films 1968-75 Various Artists Soul Jazz Records SJRCD214
1.1 Theme from Shaft 4:39 Shaft Isaac Hayes Stax
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:40 Shaft Isaac Hayes Stax 0888072317512
2.15 Theme From Shaft 4:37 That's Soul: Think Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 532 814-3
3.17 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Soul City Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 5335893
2.1 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Fetenhits: Funk & Soul Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 060075345231 (8)
2.5 Thème From Shaft 4:34 Hit Z Road, Volume 2 Various Artists Warner Music France 0190295927073
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:39 Shaft: Music From the Soundtrack Isaac Hayes Enterprise Records
1.14 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Classic Soul 2 (disc 2) Various Artists
1.15 Theme From "Shaft" 4:37 Great TV & Movie Themes Various Artists ZYX Records (same label as ZYX Music, but different imprint) GLX 9087
1.1 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Shaft Isaac Hayes
1.1 Theme from Shaft 4:38 Soundtrack Smashes Number 1s Various Artists
1.2 Theme From Shaft 4:37 Theme From Shaft Isaac Hayes
Promotion
1.7 Theme From Shaft 4:37 For the Troops II Various Artists Troop Songs Music
Bootleg
1.21 The Shaft Theme 4:35 Scrubs: Season 3 Various Artists

Relationships

bass guitar: James Edward Alexander (bassist, singer and songwriter)
drums and tambourine: Willie "Too Big" Hall
guitar: Charles Pitts
Michael Toles
electric piano: Lester Snell
electric piano, organ, piano and vibraphone: Isaac Hayes
bongos and congas: Gary Jones (percussionist)
lead vocals: Isaac Hayes
mastering: Joe Tarantino
producer: Isaac Hayes
edits: Theme From ‘Shaft’ (single edit)
mash-ups: How Does It Feel to Be Rich, Man? by Go Home Productions
remixes: Theme From Shaft (Karmadelic Sex Machine mix (Dirty Version))
Theme From Shaft (Karmadelic Sex Machine mix) (radio edit) (2000)
Theme From Shaft (Razor n' Guido Shaft 2000 mix) (2000)
sampled by: 100 Miles and Runnin’ by N.W.A
Dance All Nite by Poison Clan
Get Down by L.L. Cool J
Know How by Young M.C.
Reservoir Dogs by Jay-Z feat. The LOX, Beanie Sigel and Sauce Money
recording of: Theme From Shaft

Theme From Shaft

composer: Isaac Hayes
lyricist: Isaac Hayes
publisher: Irving Music, Inc.
is the basis for: Two Cool Guys (Theme From Beavis and Butt-Head Do America)