Isaac Hayes and Mr. Pitts together at a Stax show in Memphis. (alan spearman/commercial appeal/file 2003)
Charles Pitts; played guitar on ‘Theme from Shaft’; at 65
By Chris Talbott Associated Press / May 4, 2012
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Charles “Skip’’ Pitts, the longtime Memphis guitar player for Isaac Hayes whose distinctive sound helped define soul and make “Shaft’’ cool, has died. He was 65.
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