Sounds of the Universe first began as a shop specialising in rare original vinyl - over 25 years ago! We source original vinyl from all around the world - America, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Nigeria, Europe, Jamaica and even further afield. We sell original albums, 45s, 12”s (and books too!).

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    Soulful StringsAnother Exposure (1968)Cadet
    Killer Charles Stepney and Richard Evans of the deep, deep orchestral house band at Chess studios, 1968. On fire - check out 'Soul Message'. Rare.
    • Soulful Strings – Soul Message
    • Original LP£18.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, cutout top right
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    Billy CobhamPowerplay (1986)GRP
    Fusion
      • Original LP£8.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, library sticker on front
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      Impulse Artists On TourImpulse Artists On Tour (1974)Impulse!
      Deep stuff!
        • Original LP£15.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, gatefold sleeve, cutout hole
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        Sérgio MendesNonstop (Remixed Version) (1986)A&M Records
          • Original 12"£7.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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          Biddu OrchestraBlue-Eyed Soul (1975)Epic
            • Original LP£5.00
              Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGCondition VG- so reduced
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            The Jeff Lorber FusionGalaxian (1981)Arista
              • Original LP£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl
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              Ramsey LewisSolid Ivory (1974)Cadet
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                Ramsey Lewis And Nancy WilsonThe Two Of Us (1984)Columbia
                  • Original LP£8.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                  Carla BleyEscalator Over The Hill (1974)JCOA Records
                  Triple LP
                    • Original 3×LP£18.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA LP Vinyl - Vinyl is fine but sleeve has lot of creasing, wear, no booklet
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                    Jackie & RoyChanges (1966)Verve
                    Rare 1966 album from jazz vocalists Jackie Cain and Roy Kral. Album produced by the great Creed Taylor and with arrangements by Oliver Nelson.
                      • Original LP£25.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP, original Verve inner, small sticker removal mark, great condition

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                      Jay HoggardDays Like These (1979)Arista GRP
                      Top fusion with Nana Vasconcelos, Chico Freeman, Patti Austin, Marcus Miller and Dave Valentin. Tough! USA GATEFOLD ORIGINAL VINYL
                      • Jay Hoggard – samba pa negra
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP cutout sleeve

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                      Bill Black's ComboIt's Honky Tonk TimeHi Records
                        • Original LP£8.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                        Richard HolmesWorkin' On A Groovy Thing (1969)World Pacific Jazz
                        Very funky organ soul jazz. Original USA gatefold vinyl. RARE w/Listen Here
                          • Original LP£25.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in great condition, thick gatefold sleeve

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                          John KlemmerArabesque (1978)ABC Records
                          Orig. USA pressing . w/ Lenny White, Airto and Oscar Castro Neves!
                            • Original LP£8.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl

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                            Ray CharlesDo I Ever Cross Your Mind (1984)CBS
                              • Original LP£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                              Al JarreauJarreau (1983)Warner Bros. Records
                              w/ groovy Step by Step
                                • Original LP£10.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP

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                                Bobbi Humphrey The Best OfEpic (1980)
                                Comilation album. Original USA vinyl
                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl name on front

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                                  Ramsey LewisThe Piano Player (1969)Cadet
                                  Wicked spaced-out Charles Stepney/Richard Evans production on Cadet from 1969. Features a great version of "Whenever, Wherever" as also played by Rotary...
                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, pen mark on front, age wear
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                                    Lambert, Hendricks & RossThe Hottest New Group In Jazz (1962)Columbia
                                    rare jazz vocals
                                      • Original LP£25.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGUSA original 6-eyes colombia label, some age wear to sleeve, small price sticker removal mark
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                                      Lambert, Hendricks & RossHigh Flying (1961)Columbia
                                      Excellent vocal jazz rare LP
                                      • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – Farmer's Market
                                      • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – Mr. P. C.
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl, surface marks plays well, bottom spine part split, some ageing to cover
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                                      Peggy LeeI'm A Woman (1963)Capitol Records
                                      w/ One Note Samba, A Taste of Honey
                                        • Original LP£12.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                        Collins-Shepley GalaxyLennon And McCartney Live! (1970)MTA Records (2)
                                        Funky big band Beatles covers
                                          • Original LP£15.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, cutout hole
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                                          Bob James4 (1977)CTI
                                          CTI, 1977, produced by Creed Taylor
                                            • Original LP£9.99
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl

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                                            Roy AyersIn The Dark (1984)Columbia
                                              • Original 12"£7.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                              John KlemmerInvolvement (1967)Chess
                                              Chess, 1967 
                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl

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                                                Richard "Groove" HolmesMisty (1966)Prestige
                                                Prestige soul jazz organ trio
                                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA vinyl in shrink
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                                                  Chico FreemanTradition In Transition (1982)Elektra Musician
                                                    • Original LP£10.00
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                                                    Bob James12 (1984)Tappan Zee Records
                                                      • Original LP£8.99
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP gatefold

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                                                      Michel LegrandAfter The Rain (1983)Pablo Records
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                                                        • Original LP£12.00
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                                                        Bill JustisAlley Cat / Green Onions: Bill Justis Plays 12 Big Instrumental Hits (1962)Smash Records (4)
                                                        groovy 60s instrumentals
                                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP
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                                                          Rufus HarleyBagpipe Blues (1966)Atlantic
                                                          The unbelievably deep Rufus Harley - the Roland Kirk of the bagpipes. Listen to him disentangle and deconstruct Mary Poppins to seriously deep leftfield...
                                                          • Rufus Harley – chim chim cheree
                                                          • Original LP£30.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                          • Reissue LP£11.99
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                                                          The Chris Hinze CombinationBamboo Magic (1978)Atlantic
                                                          Rare funky flute fusion led by Hinze with all-star backing from the likes of Richard Tee, Hubert Eaves, Reggie Lucas, Ron Cuber, Michael Brecker, Philip...
                                                          • The Chris Hinze Combination – bamboo magic
                                                          • Original LP£18.00 £3.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: G-Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl looks fine but something wrong with pressing so very cheap

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                                                          Curtis FullerBlues-ette (1984)Savoy Jazz
                                                            • Original LP£15.00
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                                                            Peggy LeeClose Enough For Love (1979)DRG Records
                                                            Soulful late 70s!
                                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                                              Dizzy GillespieDizzy On The French Rivera (1962)Philips
                                                                • Original LP£8.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: GSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl NOT GREAT CONDITION VINYL so cheap
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                                                                Lionel HamptonGolden Vibes (1959)Columbia
                                                                1959 LP
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG

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                                                                  The Rod Levitt OrchestraInsight (1965)RCA Victor
                                                                  Rare jazz LP
                                                                  • The Rod Levitt Orchestra – Stop Those Men!
                                                                  • Original LP£25.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                                  Buddy MerrillLand Of A Thousand Guitars (1968)GNP Crescendo
                                                                  • Buddy Merrill – Mac Arthur Park
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                                                                  Eric GalePart Of You (1979)Columbia
                                                                    • Original LP£7.99
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                                                                    Stan KentonPlays Chicago (1974)Creative World
                                                                    Stranger things have happened - big band arranger plays covers of Chicago tunes! Includes version of Larry Willis (Chicago band member)'s tough 'Inner...
                                                                      • Original LP£10.00
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                                                                      Woody HermanPresents A Concord Jam Volume 1 (1981)Concord Jazz
                                                                        • Original LP£8.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                                        Earl GrantStand By Me (1966)Decca
                                                                          • Original LP£10.00
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                                                                          Urbie GreenTwenty-One Trombones (1967)Project 3 Total Sound
                                                                          Trombone led big band instrumentals. Original gatefold USA vinyl
                                                                            • Original LP£9.99
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                                                                            Slide HamptonWorld Of Trombones (1979)West 54
                                                                            w/ Curtis Fuller, Steve Turre, Papo Vazquez and more. Big group includes nice version of Coltrane's Impressions
                                                                              • Original LP£18.00
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG


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                                                                              The J.J. Johnson QuintetJ. J. In Person!Columbia Special Products
                                                                              JJ Johnson, Nat Adderley, Tommy Flannagan, Wilbur Little and Albert Heath.
                                                                                • Original LP£20.00
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl promo copy, 100% guaranteed original vinyl.
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                                                                                King PleasureMr. Jazz (1962)United Artists
                                                                                Rare jazz vocal album.
                                                                                  • Original LP£19.99
                                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl,
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                                                                                  Johnny LytleSwingin' at The GatePacific Jazz
                                                                                  Super jazz album from vibes man Lytle.
                                                                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl gatefold.

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                                                                                    Maynard FergusonM.F. Horn Two (1972)Columbia
                                                                                    Funky Maynard - with tough version of Shaft
                                                                                      • Original LP£9.99
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                                                                                      The Chris Hinze CombinationSister Slick (1974)CBS
                                                                                      Very funky european fusion
                                                                                        • Original LP£12.00
                                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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