Original Funk, Soul, Disco and Boogie 45s in stock

James BrownGet Up, Get Into It, Get InvolvedKing
Classic JB Funk! Killer tune. UNPLAYED USA original 45.
LibertyGirl You Better Wake Up / (Instrumental)BASF
BOMB TUNE! Killer funky jazz instrumental fender rhodes-led tune! Dingwalls style dancer! Mint Unplayed USA Original 45.
The MirettesHe's All Right With MeSoul Fox
Northern Soul tune  with the instrumental on the B side. UNPLAYED 45
Etta JamesJump Into Love (1976)Chess
Heavy Betty Davis-stylee boogie funk. Tough tune!UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Soulful StringsListen HereCadet
Funky Richard Evans production! Mint unplayed USA 45 original.
Brother To BrotherChance With You (1976)Turbo Records
Seriously funky Ron Hardy/Larry Levan fave! Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
Johnny HammondThunder & Lightning (1973)Kudu
HEAVY organ funk on CTI/Kudu , arranged by Pee Wee Ellis, produced by Creed Taylor Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on...
The TrammpsThat's Where The Happy People Go (Long Version) (1975)Atlantic
THE BOMB soulful disco philly ANTHEM - uplifting & groovy. Paradise Garage/Loft/Gallery monster groover - just gets better and better Original = USA Unplayed...
YambúSunny (1975)Montuno Records
WICKED latin/disco/funk/jazz KILLER! We love this! Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ unplayed /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
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The Last PoetsO.D./Black Thighs (1970)Douglas
Proto-rap in original USA picture sleeve!  O.D. is the A, but Black Thighs is the tune - wicked Percussion + proto-rap. Killer.UNPLAYED Original...
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The RimshotsSuper Disco (1976)Stang Records
Funky disco groover Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
Idris MuhammadTurn This Mutha Out (1977)Kudu
Tough funky boogie Kudu/CTI Creed Taylor productionOriginal unplayed USA 45 VG
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WarAll Day Music/Summer (1976)United Artists Records
CLASSIC laid-back War groovy anthem!Mint unplayed original independent  label USA 45.
The Cannonball Adderley QuintetInside Straight / Saudade (1973)Fantasy
WICKED deep jazz funky groover! KILLER. Original USA 7"Vinyl VG- ( unplayed but fair amount of background pops) /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and...
CurrentTheme From "Rocky" (Gonna Fly Now) (1977)Playboy Records
oh yes! Synth-tastic disco version of the theme from Rocky. No set should be without it!Mint unplayed original USA 45 (Playboy Records)!
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New Arrival Vinyl - Just In 1000s of Jazz, Funk & Soul Classic Albums

Paul JacksonBlack Octopus (1978)Eastworld
Absolutely seminal album of rare groove funk jazz from Headhunters' bass player Paul Jackson. All-star line-up featuring Herbie Hancock, Bernie Maupin,...
Donald ByrdBlack Byrd (1973)Blue Note
Written and produced by Larry Mizell, their first collaboration! Original = blue label liberty USA. Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (with blue...
Marlena ShawThe Spice Of Life (1969)Cadet
All-time seminal album from Marlena Shaw recorded for Chess in 1969, arranged and produced by the great Charles Stepney and Richard Evans, featuring the...
Dorothy AshbyAfro-Harping (1968)Cadet
Definitive deep funky album from harpist Dorothy Ashby. Excellent late 60's soulful jazz harp recorded for Chess with arrangements by Richard Evans and...
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Roy Ayers UbiquityRed, Black & Green (1976)Polydor
Classic Roy Ayers album featuring deep jazz legend Harry Whitaker on keyboards alongside Strata East musicians Charles Tolliver and Sonny Fortune! Funky...
Sun RaLanquidityPhilly Jazz
The best Sun Ra album! Super-deep, funky odd-ball jazz with spooky whispered vocals! Cult classic deep experimental jazz with an outer-space alien groove!...
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian JacksonWinter In AmericaStrata-East
Classic, classic album originally on Strata East and featuring 'The Bottle'. Gil Scott Heron is a legendary soul/jazz/spoken word hero and this is one...
Johnny HammondGambler's Life (1974)Salvation
Larry Mizell production on the CTI off-shoot Salvation Records
Freddie HubbardRed Clay (1970)CTI
Definitive early 70s deep funky jazz fusion album featuring the ultimate b-boy jazz break intro on the title track 'Red Clay". 
Weldon IrvineCosmic Vortex (1974)BMG
100% Stone-cold rare groove classic. "Walk that Walk" is a heavyweight monster tune. ESSENTIAL!By 1974, 31 year-old Weldon Irvine was ready for the next...
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Oneness Of JujuAfrican RhythmsBlack Fire Music
Funky deep jazz!
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Don BlackmanDon BlackmanGRP
This has to be the greatest rare groove album ever: it's brimming with classic tracks such as the 2 step perfection of Heart's Desire, Holding You Loving...
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JujuA Message From MozambiqueBlack Fire Music
Deep, conscious Afro Jazz album from 1973 now reissued
Curtis MayfieldCurtisWarners
C-l-a-s-s-i-c album including 'Move On Up'!
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Michael JacksonThriller (1982)Epic
'Wanna Be Startin Somethin', 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean' and, er, 'The Girl Is Mine'. Still one of the greatest albums ever!
Curtis MayfieldRoots (1971)Buddah
Classic Curtis Mayfield, from the conscious lyrics of "Beautiful Brother Of Mine" to the heavy deepness of "Underground". (original not gatefold)
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Muddy WatersElectric Mud (1968)Cadet Concept
Heavy, Heavy, Heavy psychedelic funk rock! One of the finest albums recorded on Cadet - Marshall Chess's off-shoot label for Chess Records. Featuring the...
John ColtraneA Love Supreme: The Complete MastersImpulse!
This album-length suite was Coltrane's gift to God. An undeniable masterpiece, one of the best albums recorded, in any genre, ever. The Complete Masters...
Antonio Carlos JobimStone FlowerSony BMG
Jobim on CTI from 1970 with label stalwarts Joe Farrell, Hubert Laws and Ron Carter, arranged and conducted by Deodato. Nice deep instrumental - heavier...
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Sabu MartinezAfro TempleTico
The holy grail of Latin Funk! Originally released in Sweden in the late 70s, this was Sabu Martinez's supreme left-field heavy, heavy, heavy latin funk...
Ann SextonThe Beginning (1977)Sound Stage 7
Wicked, wicked, wicked funky female Memphis southern soul.
AirtoFree (1972)CTI
Tough Brazilian meets Jazz fusion from Airto Moreira, produced by Creed Taylor in 1972 for CTI! Line-up includes Flora Purim, Ron Carter, Chick Corea,...
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Yusef LateefEastern Sounds (1961)Prestige
One of the all-time best 'modal' jazz albums! A bona fide classic that every jazz fan should own! Highly recommended!
A Tribe Called QuestMidnight Marauders (1993)Jive
C-L-A-S-S-I-C! "Award Tour", "Electric Relaxation" and loads more! NB: Track 15 is on CD only
The 24 Carat BlackGhetto: Misfortune’s WealthStax
HEAVY, HEAVY, HEAVY break-heavy deep, deep funk - check out the incredible vocal cut Ghetto Misfortunes Wealth and the moody left-field instrumental cut...
Bobby HutchersonHappenings (1967)Blue Note
Hardcore deep jazz with Bobby joined by Herbie Hancock, Bob Cranshaw and Joe Chambers
Pharoah SandersSummun Bukmun Umyun - Deaf Dumb BlindAnthology Recordings
Official reissue of this seminal Pharoah Sanders via Anthology that was originally on Impulse. Classic deep jazz with Gary Bartz, Lonnie Liston Smith,...
John GordonErotica SuiteEverland Jazz
Everland Jazz reissue John Gordon's 1978 LP 'Erotica Suite'. This is super rare, deep, spiritual, modal jazz - one of the rarest albums to...
Shamek FarrahFirst ImpressionsPure Pleasure / Strata-East
An absolute stone cold killer on Charles Tolliver’s Strata-East label, originally released in 1974. Check the haunting, funky title track ‘First Impressions’...
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Cecil McBeeMutimaEverland Jazz
Just landed! - Super deep jazz from Cecil McBee on Strata-East vinyl new vinyl - boom! Includes the seminal heavy cut 'Tulsa Black' w/ Dee Dee Bridgewater,...
Bernard WrightNard (1981)Arista
Rare groove classic! Bernard Wright was part of the Tom Browne/Don Blackman crew that emerged from a musical academy in Queens NY in the late seventies...
Dom Um RomaoDom Um RomaoMuse
Killer, killer Brazil - jazz fusion with the incredible Batucada of 'Braun Blek Blue'. Essential!
Sun RaAngels And Demons At Play (1967)Saturn Research
Seminal deep jazz with 'Tiny Pyramids'. Recorded in Chicago late 50s - a true high point! All-star line-up, essential recording.
Elvin Jones With Joe FarrellThe UltimateBlue Note
Classic Elvin Jones LP with Joe Farrell on fire, switching between tenor, soprano and flute.
Esther PhillipsFrom A Whisper To A Scream (1971)Kudu
This is a killer funky soul fusion album on Kudu featuring Phillips' great version of the Gil Scott-Heron classic "Home Is Where The Hatred Is". Line-up...
Freddie HubbardRed Clay (1970)CTI
Definitive early 70s deep funky jazz fusion album featuring the ultimate b-boy jazz break intro on the title track 'Red Clay". 
Bobby HutchersonComponentsBlue Note
100% essential Blue Note Bobby Hutcherson LP. Vibist Hutcherson joined by Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Joe Chambers....
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Erasmo CarlosSonhos E Memórias 1941 - 1972Light In The Attic
Sonhos E Memórias ('Dreams And Memories') is a unique blend of Brazilian pop, rock, soul and jazz but often in an intimate singer-songwriter...
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James BrownHell (1974)Polydor
Includes a whole host of hits, psychedelic funk at it's very best - "Papa Don't Take No Mess", 'Please, Please, Please", "Coldblooded" and many, many more....
Jon LucienRashidaRCA
Sumptuous tropical-flavoured jazz dance vocal classic ! Includes "Would You Believe In Me", "Rashida" and "Love Everlasting".Original = Original USA Vinyl...

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We were completely blown away by the music of the late Cameroonian master musician, Francis Bebey when a compilation emerged on the Born Bad imprint last...
Brian BennettVoyage (A Journey Into Discoid Funk)Isle Of Jura Records
Isle Of Jura’s first LP reissue, the highly sought after ‘Voyage – A Journey Into Discoid Funk’ by Brian Bennett originally released in 1978. A...
Severed HeadsBig Saints RewardOptimo Trax
Optimo Trax issue the classic, late 80s proto-house dubs from Australian industrial music pioneers, Severed Heads!
Tronco TraxxWalk 4 MeHenry Street Music
Anniversary reissue of this house / ballroom anthem by Robbie Tronco - classic NYC voguing traxx from the mid 90s! ESSENTIAL!
RezzettRezzett LPThe Trilogy Tapes
Rezzett further explores the fuzzy techno experimentalism of the illusive duo's previous releases on the excellent and ever reliable Trilogy Tapes. Lo-fi,...
Ishmael EnsembleThe ChapelSevern Songs
Upfront exclusive at Sounds Of The Universe! Following up on last year’s excellent LP 'Song's For Knotty', after the evolution from solo Ishmael to...
BostonianKeep The GrooveClap City Records
Clap City reissue this cult, sought after modern soul / disco gem ‘Keep the Groove’ by Bostonian which captured the soulful sound of Detroit upon it's...
Chip WickhamShamal WindLovemonk
Flautist and SOTU favourite Chip Wickham follows up his critically acclaimed 2017 debut 'La Sombra' with another ace, 'Shamal Wind'. After the Latin and...
SlintSpiderlandTouch And Go
Defining math / post rock album from Slint, originally released on Touch And Go in 1991. Essential.
Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992Various ArtistsMusic From Memory
Music From Memory take us on a trip to the heart of the Amazon rainforest. This double LP explores the outer reaches of Brazilian music, where...
Ishio DaiMirage / Island DubEFFECITIVE96
Figurehead of the Japanese jungle scene, Ishio Dai releases 'Mirage / Island Dub' on his own Effective label. Working around a lick from Skatalite...
Holger CzukayCinemaGrönland
**Vinyl format is eligible for free shipping in the UK!** Superb retrospective of material from the creative mind of one of the great musical mavericks,...
Ezra CollectiveJuan Pablo: The PhilosopherEnter The Jungle Records
Ezra Collective finally drop their highly anticipated debut! The hotly tipped collective play a tight mix of spiritual jazz, influenced by traditional...
The Lightmen Plus OneFree As You Wanna BeNow-Again Records
Revolutionary, spiritual jazz from the unlikely city of Houston, Texas, reissued for the first time! 'Free As You Wanna Be' predates the maverick jazz...
Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Full ExperienceDisco DevilGet On Down
Official reissue of this rare and truly oddball gem from the eccentric mind of Lee "Scratch" Perry! Using the same rhythm as Max Romeo's classic "Chase...
Pantsula! The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa, 1988 - 1990Various ArtistsRush Hour
Late 80s, South African dance floor tracks selected by DJ Okapi and Rush Hour boss, Antal! In the late 1980s and early 90s, Pantsula was the name given...
Glenn BrancaThe AscensionSuperior Viaduct
Lush vinyl reissue of this classic post minimalist 'guitar army' drone rock album originally released on cult New York indy label, 99 Records in the early...
Glenn BrancaLesson Number 1Superior Viaduct
** First-time vinyl reissue. LP + Bonus single-sided 12" featuring Lee Ranaldo & Thurston Moore **  Superb Glenn Branca reissue! Early 80s...
Madlib Medicine ShowNo. 1 - Before The Verdict With Guilty SimpsonMadlib Invasion
Your eyes are not deceiving you, Madlib is back alongside fellow Stones Thrower hard nut Guilty Simpson for a new 17-track raw hip-hop album! The album...
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EquiknoxxFly Away / Fly DubSwing Ting
More oddball dancehall hybrids from the brilliant Equiknoxx crew! Crazy limited copies available - get in quick!
Scott GroovesThe Five HeartbeatsNatural Midi
Scott Grooves is back with more Natural Midi vibes! Killer beatdown house / reduced techno vibes from the Detroit producer!
French Disco Boogie Sounds Vol. 3Various ArtistsFavorite Recordings
Thirteen more forgotten and hidden tracks, all produced whether in France, in French, or by French artists between 1977 and 1987. With most of these titles...
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Ron Trent7th Heaven (Tribute To The Energy Of Frankie Knuckles)Electric Blue
**Repressed!** The Chicago house legend pays tribute to the legacy of Frankie Knuckles with the deep, spiritual house treatment. Absolute heartbreaker,...
Ron TrentDance Floor Boogie DelitesOnly One Music
Reissue of this CLASSIC deep, spiritual Chicago house gem from the one and only Ron Trent that was originally released on his peerless Prescription label...

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Disco Hamam 4Various ArtistsDisco Hamam
Disco Hamam is back with their fourth volume of Turkish and Middle Eastern disco edits - expert cut n paste work from Tokyo Matt and the Afacan Soundsystem!
The Bush ChemistsEarth RockerPartial Records
Mid 90s U.K. melodica dark roots instrumental from The Bush Chemists with version
King GeneralJoker Smokin'Partial Records
Vocal rootsy dancehall tune from 1996 with production from The Bush Chemists.
Poor Boy RappersLow Rider RapSoul Jazz Records
NEW £1000+ KILLER LA low-rider electro rap groover. MASSIVE tune + seriously hip twisted electro instrumental courtesy of the great Rich Cason. BUMPIN! SUPER-RARE...
Mars by 1980 - The Story of Electronic MusicBy David Stubbs
This is a one-off very special order mailout SIGNED COPIES of wicked new book on electronic music 'Mars By 1980' by David Stubbs and get £4 OFF also!! ...
Weather ReportMysterious Traveller (1974)Columbia
Heavyweight fusion, 74 Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
MonyakaRocking TimeHornin' Sounds
Taken from the original master tapes, rare roots reggae tune from 70s New York band Monyaka with extended vocal & Dub version plus dubplate mix. As always...
Michal UrbaniakBody English (1976)Arista
Heavyweight Polish violin fusion for dancers! Featuring the distinctive vocals of Urszula Dudziak. Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (minor...
The SuffersEverything HereShanachie
Houston's award-winning 8-piece ensemble The Suffers, drop sophomore full-length album, Everything Here. Contemporary, southern soul, straight from the...
D-Operation DropGhori / Natty CoilScrub A Dub
Ghori from D-Operation Drop is a driving soundsystem roller with a low swung beat crushed through 80’s sci-fi algorithms and burnt onto analog tape....
Jimmy SmithHobo Flats (1963)Verve
Not only does this 1963 LP pair Jimmy's organ with the creative charts of Oliver Nelson, but also with Zoot Sims, Clark Terry, Jimmy Cleveland, Milt Hinton...
SilkieImperviousDeep Medi Musik
10 years on since Silkie's debut 12" on Mala's DEEP MEDi MUSIK, he makes his return with this new hotly anticipated 12"
Pink RhythmIndiaBe With Records
Be With Records reissue of the essential, classic, Brit-funk EP from Pink Rhythm. Richly melodic, funk fuelled cruisers, with the added blue-eyed soul...
Walter Gavitt FergusonKing Of Calypso Limonense (The Legendary Tape Recordings, Vol​.​1)Bongo Joe
99-year-old Walter Gavitt Ferguson from Costa Rica is a humble soul and a living legend, a Calypsonian of mythical proportions. Rooted like an old tree...
Etran de L’AirNo. 1Sahel Sounds
Based in the Northeast of Niger, Etran de L’Air is one of the longest running bands in Agadez. They play a loud and raucous version of Saharan rock,...
Confidence ManOut The Window (feat. Andrew Weatherall & Greg Wilson remixes)Heavenly
Hand stamped 12" limited to just 250 copies featuring Greg Wilson and Andrew Weatherall remixes! That big balearic tune off the groups album gets a couple...
Mongo SantamariaSoul BagColumbia Records
Very funky latin soul. Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (half in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
One G Plus ThreeSummertime / Poquito Soul (1970)Gordo
Two KILLER Latin Funk Jazz tunes!  Original unplayed vinyl USA ORIGINAL 45 copy.
Altın GünTatli Dile Güler Yüze / HababamBongo Joe
Altın Gün offer an exciting mix of Turkish folk, psychedelia, funk and rock.After performing in Istanbul with Jacco Gardner, bassist Jasper Verhulst...
Nat BirchallTunji / Mode for TraneJazz45
Nat Birchall follows up on his killer reggae roots album "Sounds Almighty" and returns with a couple of sides of blissful cosmic & spiritual jazz. Recommended!!!!
Danny TUp DehScotch Bonnet
The reggae city of Leeds gets a celebration on the new serious stepping release from Scotch Bonnet Records. The Yorkshire capital’s production partnership...
Bar-KaysBanging The Wall (1985)Mercury
1985 LPOriginal USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
WarGalaxy (1977)MCA
It's a classic! This is the funky disco anthem "Galaxy" by War. Essential! Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
Grover Washington JrMister Magic (1974)Kudu
All-time rare groove jazz funk anthem! Serious Creed Taylor production on Kudu (the label he ran after CTI) recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's 1974. All star...
Jerry ButlerNothing Says I Love You Like I Love You (1978)Philadelphia International Records
Produced by Gamble/Huff w/ classic Philly session players in tow Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
WarPlatinum Jazz (1977)United Artists
"War Is Coming! War Is Coming"! Seminal latin-funk-jazz-rock killer! Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG (staining) 100% Guarantee on this and...
AirtoPromises Of The Sun (1976)Arista
Autographed by man like Airto!1976 release from Airto includes a killer Batucada plus great Brazilian fusion.Original = USA vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG has wear 100%...
CameoSecret Omen (1979)Chocolate City
Cameo, 1979 Rare Original = USA Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
Barry WhiteSings For Someone You Love (1977)20th Century
Includes the all-time classic "It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me". Original = USA vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Sonny StittSoul Girl (1973)Paula Records
This one is a bit of a slip thru the net little known classic - recorded in Chicago with a killer line-up including Richard Evans, Jodie Christian, Cleveland...
Dionne WarwickeThen Came You (1975)Warner Bros
Soulful outing from Dionne that sees her joined by The Spinners on the title track and including "Move Me No Mountain". Rare Groove anthem! Original...
Toquinho & ViniciusUm Pouco De Ilusão (1980)Ariola
Great 1980 bossa/samba LP from Toquinho & Vinicius de Moraes Original = Original BRAZILIAN Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Jimmy SmithWho's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1964)Verve
Stomping, heavyweight organ-jazz. This album is jumping! Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ in great condition 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Charlie ByrdAquarius (1969)Columbia
60s Bossa jazz instrumentals. Original USA vinyl Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG (wear)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
Brass ConstructionBrass Construction (1975)United Artists
Rare-groove all time classic LP with 'Movin', 'Peekin', 'Changin' and more!Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
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