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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    Gavin ChristopherGavin Christopher (1976)Island Records
    Nice boogie funk jazz LP
      • Original LP£15.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, sleeve wear
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      Curtis AmyMustang (1967)Verve
      Tenor and Soprano man Amy with a very young Jimmy Owens and Kenny Barron on cuts like the modal "Shaker Heights". Wicked jazz dance tune 'Mustang' ORIGINAL...
      • Curtis Amy – mustang
      • Original LP£35.00 £20.00
        Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Original Vinyl looks clean but has background noise

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      Jack McDuffRock Candy (1972)Prestige
      Tough, smokin soul jazz organ sounds. Excellent 1972 double album compilation of McDuff's 60s toons. ORIGINAL UK GATEFOLD ISSUE VINYL
      • Jack McDuff – jive samba
      • Original 2×LP£14.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl small sticker removal mark
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      Victor FeldmanVictor Feldman Plays Everything In SightPacific Jazz
      Multi-instrumentalist Feldman plays everything you hear on this album with the combo of mostly piano, vibes, drums and percussion giving it a swingin',...
        • Original LP£25.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, sticker on front, slight surface marks,

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        Eartha KittDown To Eartha (1955)RCA
        Original UK 10" pressing. Includes old-school Wag Club (remember that?) jazz dancer style 'Mambo de Paree'.
        • Eartha Kitt – Mambo de Paree
        • Original LP£9.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK Vinyl
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        Alfredo De La FéTriunfo (1982)Toboga Records
        Rare quality salsa
          • Original LP£25.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Mexican Vinyl in original shrinkwrap
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          Chico HamiltonJazz Milestones Series (1968)Pacific Jazz
          Collection of tracks from various incarnations of the Chico Hamilton Quintet with sidemen extradornaire such as Paul Horn, Eric Dolphy and Fred Katz.
            • Original LP£19.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA very clean but minor pops, gatefold, some spine wear
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            Martin DennyThe Versatile Martin Denny (1963)Liberty
            Includes nice version of Night in Tunisia
              • Original LP£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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              Cannonball Adderley SextetJazz Workshop Revisited (1963)Riverside
              Killer soul jazz featuring Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes. Includes the classic 'Jive Samba'.
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG-Original USA vinyl
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                The Three SoundsVibrations (1966)Blue Note
                Tough piano soul jazz on Blue Note
                • The Three Sounds – fever
                • The Three Sounds – it was a very good year
                • Original LP£30.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl cat. BST 84248 Blue/Black liberty press label
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                Cannonball Adderley And His OrchestraAfrican Waltz (1961)Riverside Records
                Original soul jazz on Riverside.
                • Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra – African Waltz
                • Original LP£20.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl, original crackback laminated sleeve in good conditions

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                Elena DuranCalifornia Suite / Suite For Flute And Jazz Piano (1981)RCA
                jazz meets classical.Original USA vinyl
                  • Original LP£9.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                  Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos JobimFrancis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim (1967)Reprise Records
                  Multitalented Brazilian musician Jobim's talent was revealed to a larger world in 1959 by his and Luis Bonfa's score for the film Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus)...
                  • Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim – Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars
                  • New LP £21.99
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                  • Original LP£15.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK Vinyl crackback laminate sleeve
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                  Herbie MannHerbie Mann Returns To The Village Gate (1963)Atlantic
                  Hardcore heavweight afro-rhythmic jazz fusion. w/ Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Chief Bey, Dave Pike and more. Rare and killer w/ the awesome "New York Is A Jungle"
                  • Herbie Mann – New York Is A Jungle Festival
                  • Original LP£15.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: GOriginal USA Vinyl VG+ GREAT! /Sleeve G+ (tears on back), Atlantic inner, red/purple label
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                  Freddie HubbardSuper Blue (1978)CBS
                  Fusion 78 w/ Joe Henderson, Hubert Laws, George Benson, Jack De Johnette.
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                    Wilbur NilesThrust (1983)Montage
                    Private-press fusion jazz album from Wilbur Niles and Thrust released on the tiny Montage label out of Philadelphia. Check the latin-tinged San Juan Hustle Rare!...
                    • Wilbur Niles – San Juan Hustle
                    • Original LP£20.00
                      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-
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                    Charles EarlandCharles III (1973)Prestige
                    Featuring Lee Morgan, Virgil Jones, Billy Cobham, Billy Harper, Maynard Parker, Garnett Brown and more. Between jazz and soul, keyboardist Charles Earland...
                    • Charles Earland – girl, you need a change of mind
                    • Charles Earland – my favorite things
                    • Original LP£30.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in orig shrink
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                    Deodato / AirtoIn Concert (1974)CTI
                    Featuring Airto and Flora, Hugo Fattoruso, John Tropea and David Amaro. Produced by Creed Taylor, string arrangements by Bob James. CTI, 1974.
                      • Original LP£9.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                      Stanley ClarkeHot Fun (1976)Nemperor Records
                      Heavy fusion funk
                      • Stanley Clarke – Hot Fun
                      • Original 7"£8.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 45
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                      The Brecker Brothers BandBack To Back (1976)Arista
                      Classic funk jazz fusionOriginal USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                        • Original LP£9.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, cutout
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                        Lester BowieRios Negroes / The Great Pretender (1982)ECM Records
                        Not something you're going to see everyday - promo Lester Bowie 12"
                          • Original LP£20.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA 12" Vinyl PROMO ONLY
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                          Stanley ClarkeTime Exposure (1984)Epic
                          Early 80s bass jazz fusion.
                            • Original LP£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                            Maynard FergusonConquistador (1977)CBS
                            Produced by Bob James. Tough Rocky theme tune!
                            • Maynard Ferguson – gonna fly now
                            • Original LP£10.00
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                            Josh White, Jr.One Step Further (1968)United Artists Records
                            Groovy 60s lounge jazz vocals
                            • Josh White, Jr. – I've Gotta Be Me
                            • Josh White, Jr. – This Room
                            • Original LP£15.00
                              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl mint, sealed, opened once
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                            Victor FeldmanSecret Of The Andes (1982)Palo Alto Records
                            nice west coast fusion
                              • Original LP£12.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                              Father Herrera And The Trio EspJazz Goes To Church (1968)Enterprise
                              Jazz is the preacher! Surreal jazz and sermon style! Check it out - groovy version of 'So What'!.
                              • Father Herrera And The Trio Esp – So What
                              • Original LP£25.00
                                Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA pressing LP mint, sealed opened once
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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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                              Gene AmmonsBad! Bossa Nova (1962)Prestige
                              Great latin tinged soul jazz on Prestige 1962
                                • Original LP£30.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG-Original = USA Original Vinyl. This is first pressing Prestige silver/black label NJ address on label. The record has marks and plays with some noise (VG-), the sleeve has a lot of age wear and taped spine

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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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                                        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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                                          Charlie Palmieri And His OrchestraVuelve El GiganteTico Records
                                          Pretty mashed -listening copy only
                                            • Original LP£7.99
                                              Vinyl condition: G-Sleeve condition: VG-Original Venezuelan pressing
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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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                                                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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                                                        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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                                                          Jelly Roll MortonThe King Of New Orleans Vol. 2 (1961)RCA
                                                          New Orleans legend
                                                            • Original LP£9.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                                            Keith JarrettFacing You (1972)ECM Records
                                                            Original German pressing ECM Records
                                                              • Original LP£18.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original German Vinyl

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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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                                                                      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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