Remastered CD of the original soundtrack for Shaft, just in time for the 6/14 release of a new Shaft film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Roundtree (The Original John Shaft)! The deluxe 2-CD set contains the remastered version of the original soundtrack as disc 1, and the score for disc 2.
Upon its debut in the summer of 1971, Shaft became the first double album of original studio material released by an R&B artist. The album peaked at number 1 on Billboard and spent 60 weeks on the chart. The following year the album won a Grammy for Best Film Score and “Theme" won the Oscar for Best Original Song.