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!).

    All our original vinyl is 100% guaranteed. This means if you are not happy with the condition when you receive it, just return it to us and we will refund your money - no problem.

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    Duke EllingtonToast To The DukeWorld Record Club
      • Original LP£7.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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      Count Basie And His OrchestraSing Along With Basie (1958)Columbia Records
      Original USA pressing
        • Original LP£9.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, top spine part split
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        Naná VasconcelosBush Dance (1987)Island Records
        w/ Arto Lindsay
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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          Jon LucienPremonition (1976)Columbia
          Essential 70s jazz vocal fusion from the man. Original Jazz dance style.
          • Jon Lucien – Mi Vida
          • Jon Lucien – Gaku
          • CD£10.99
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          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,

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          Jimmy McGriffSomething To Listen To (1970)United Artists
          Killer organ groove soul jazz. Original blue and black liberty pressing Blue Note original vinyl. RARE.
            • Original LP£20.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, taped lower spine

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            Stan KentonStan Kenton Today (1972)Decca
            UK pressing
              • Original 2×LP£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl,
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              Duke EllingtonHail To The DukeNew World
              UK mono
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl, sleeve and lp in great condition
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                Devadip Carlos SantanaThe Swing Of Delight (1980)CBS
                Hardcore - still deep double album.
                  • Original 2×LP£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+ORIGINAL = Original UK Vinyl

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                  Duke Ellington And His OrchestraSuch Sweet ThunderCBS
                    • Original LP£8.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl in great cond
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                    Mel TorméMel Tormé And The Marty Paich "Dek-tette" (1956)London Records
                    Original UK vinyl jazz vocals
                      • Original LP£15.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                      Tony BennettFor Once In My LifeColumbia
                        • Original LP£8.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl in great condition
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                        Francy Boland And Orchestra2. Red Hot (1977)MPS Records
                          • Original LP£25.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original German LP Vinyl
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                          Duke Ellington And His OrchestraEllington Jazz Party (1959)Classic Records
                            • Original LP£20.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, 6 eyes Colombia label, top spine part split, stocker removal mark,
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                            Great EllingtoniansGreat Ellingtonians Vol. 1 & Vol. 2World Record Club
                              • Original 2×LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK LP Vinyl
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                              Clarke-Boland Big BandOpen Door (1975)Happy Bird
                                • Original LP£12.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                Francy Boland And Orchestra3. White HeatMPS Records
                                  • Original LP£15.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original German vinyl
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                                  The Gil Evans OrchestraInto The Hot (1961)Impulse!
                                  Classic album from Miles Davis' arranger. Original mono copy, clean on Impulse, Impulse inners!
                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl minor ageing edge wear
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                                    Ella FitzgeraldElla (1969)Reprise
                                    Ella goes soul! Great funky version of "Get Ready"!
                                    • Ella Fitzgerald – get ready
                                    • Original LP£20.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl , small sticker removal mark

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                                    Frank FosterManhattan Fever (1968)Blue Note
                                    Rare Blue Note, recorded in '68/69, featuring Marvin Stamm, Bob Cranshaw, Garnett Brown and produced by the great Duke Pearson. Killer!
                                    • Frank Foster – Little Miss No Nose
                                    • Frank Foster – You Gotta Be Kiddin'
                                    • Original LP£50.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA First pressing blue/white Liberty Blue Note, Van Gelder stamp in dead wax, Liberty inner, minor sleeve wear, name written on back, audition copy stamp on back

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                                    • CD£9.99
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                                    Bill PottsThe Jazz Soul Of Porgy & Bess Conducted, Orchestrated And Arranged By Bill PottsUnited Artists Records
                                      • Original LP£30.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl super thick card with page insert attached, taped bttom spine, sleeve some wear gatefold original 1959 lp

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                                      Joe TurnerAnother Epoch-Stride Piano (1976)Pablo Records
                                        • Original LP£10.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl
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                                        John MayallJazz Blues Fusion (1972)Polydor
                                        with Blue Mitchell trumpet and Freddy Robinson on guitar in the band!
                                          • Original LP£15.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl , some spine wear and lower spine
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                                          The Cannonball Adderley QuintetMercy, Mercy, Mercy! - Live At "The Club" (1966)Capitol
                                          "Live at 'The Club'" boasts the cover of this 1966 album. Of course, this turned out to be a lie, as did the entirety of the original liner notes. Mercy,...
                                          • The Cannonball Adderley Quintet – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
                                          • CD£7.99
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                                          • Original LP£30.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl , upper and lower spines taped

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                                          Stan Kenton And His OrchestraRoad Show (1959)Capitol Records
                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl mono pressing
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                                            Willie BoboSpanish Grease (1965)Verve Records
                                            Excellent latin boogaloo jazz sounds from Harlem's finest Willie Bobo. ORIGINAL USA VINYL some wear to sleeve
                                              • Original LP£25.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                                              The Hi-Lo'sThe Hi-Lo's Happen To Bossa Nova (1963)Reprise Records
                                              Nice early (1963) USA vocals of Brazil bossa nova classic tunes
                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, in great condition
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                                                Lionel HamptonYou Better Know It!!! (1965)Impulse!
                                                w/ Clark Terry, Ben Webster, Hank Jones, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson
                                                  • Original LP£60.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl heavy thick sleeve gatefold original Mono first pressing Impulse Records heavy, heavy wax A-78, orig inner. Peachy and rare!

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                                                  Francy Boland And Orchestra1. Blue Flame (1976)MPS Records
                                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original German LP Vinyl
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                                                    Harry BelafonteBelafonte Sings Of Love (1968)RCA Victor
                                                      • Original LP£10.00
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                                                      Benny BaileyBig Brass (1960)Candid
                                                        • Original LP£40.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl original first pressing in great condition
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                                                        The BlackbyrdsCity Life (1975)Fantasy
                                                        All-time classic jazz-funk produced by Donald Byrd and including "Rock Creek Park"!
                                                        • The Blackbyrds – rock creek park
                                                        • LP£18.99
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                                                        • Original LP£20.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, gatefold sleeve

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                                                        Dizzy Gillespie And His OrchestraDizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra (1958)RCA
                                                          • Original LP£25.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original French LP Vinyl - superheavy vinyl almost an acetate! vinyl in very good condition
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                                                          Jack JonesJack Jones Sings Michel Legrand (1971)RCA Victor
                                                            • Original LP£7.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                            Tino ContrerasJazz Jazz (1975)Trebol
                                                            Rare, rare latin LP - from the man who recently been discovered by Gilles Peterson
                                                              • Original LP£50.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original MEXICAN Vinyl, minor wear to sleeve
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                                                              André PrevinLike Young, Like BlueMetro Records
                                                                • Original 2×LP£12.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                Claude Thornhill And His OrchestraPlay For DancingDesign Records
                                                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                  Frank SinatraSinatra Swings (1976)Music For Pleasure
                                                                    • Original LP£7.99
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl,
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                                                                    The Human Arts EnsembleWhisper Of Dharma (1977)Arista
                                                                    w/ Charles Bobo Shaw, Joe Bowie, Oliver Lake, recorded in St Louis 1972
                                                                      • Original LP£25.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                                      AirAir Lore (1979)Arista Novus
                                                                      AAC M heavyweights - Steve McCall, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins
                                                                        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£35.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl , minor surface marks plays fine

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                                                                        The Ramsey Lewis TrioBarefoot Sunday BluesArgo (6)
                                                                          • Original LP£12.00
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                                          DreamsDreams (1970)Columbia
                                                                          Fusion
                                                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

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                                                                            Stan GetzFocus (1961)Verve
                                                                            Stan Getz with vocal and strings composed and arranged by Eddie Sauter
                                                                            • Stan Getz – Night Rider
                                                                            • Original LP£25.00
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl , heavy gatefold orig press

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                                                                            Gentle ThoughtsGentle Thoughts (1977)JVC
                                                                            Fusion
                                                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl , small sticker removal mark

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                                                                              Fats DominoGetaway With Fats Domino (1965)ABC Paramount
                                                                              New Orleans monster!
                                                                                • Original LP£20.00
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

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                                                                                Jelly Roll MortonHot Jazz, Pop Jazz, Hokum And Hilarity (1966)RCA Victor
                                                                                  • Original LP£7.99
                                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                                                  Jackie And RoyLovesick Verve (1967)
                                                                                  Excellent hard to find jazz vocal album. Nice bossa and groovy swinging stuff.
                                                                                  • Jackie And Roy – Samba Triste (Sad Samba)
                                                                                  • Jackie And Roy – I Wonder What's The Matter With Me
                                                                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                                                  John Coltrane & John KlemmerMasters Of The Saxophone (1978)At Ease
                                                                                  Made for armed forces only LP
                                                                                    • Original LP£18.00
                                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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                                                                                    Wade MarcusMetamorphosis ( 1976)Impulse!
                                                                                    Fusion
                                                                                      • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, creasing to sleeve at bottom
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                                                                                      Duke EllingtonNew Orleans Suite (1977)Atlantic
                                                                                      Silver 'that's jazz' edition. Deep record!
                                                                                        • Original LP£15.00
                                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl,

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