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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    Stomu YamashtaThe Man From the East OSTIsland
    Deep experimental jap jazz dude who also did Bowie film Man Who fell to Earth innit
    • Stomu Yamashta – Ana Orori
    • Stomu Yamashta – What a Way to Live in Modern Times
    • Stomu Yamashta – Mandala
    • Original LP£18.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UK GATEFOLD VINYL
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    Kenny Clare & Ronnie StephensonDrum Spectacular (1966)Music For Pleasure
    1966 Drum/Big Band workout spectacular featuring band conducted by the great Tubby Hayes.
    • Kenny Clare & Ronnie Stephenson – Drum Spectacular
    • Kenny Clare & Ronnie Stephenson – Big Noise From Winnetka
    • Original LP£8.99
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    James NewtonIn Venice (1988)Celestial Harmonies
    deep jazz meets new age experimental solo flute
      • Original 2×LP£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGEuropean vinyl, sleeve has 2 old price stickers on
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      Buddy RichBuddy Rich Plays And Plays And Plays (1977)RCA
        • Original LP£8.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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        Stéphane GrappelliThe Talk Of The Town (1975)Black Lion Records
          • Original LP£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA vinyl
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          James LastBeach Party (1970)Polydor
          With the groovy batucada 'Happy Brasilia' - heavy percussion instrumental from man like James!
            • Original LP£8.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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            Les McCannLes McCann Plays The Hits (1966)Limelight
              • Original LP£25.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, textured sleeve
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              Les McCann Ltd.Live At Shelly's Manne-HoleLimelight
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl, textured sleeve
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                Buddy RichSuperstarRCA International (1974)
                UK pressing
                  • Original LP£9.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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                  Hugh MasekelaTomorrow (1987)WEA
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA vinyl in orig shrink, mint, sealed opened once
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                    Quartette Trés Bien"In" Motion - The Exciting Piano And Rhythms Of The Quartette Tres Bien (1966)Decca
                    Rare Quartette Tres Bien tough percussive piano trio + percussion. Original USA vinyl
                      • Original LP£25.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                      Clark TerryAt The Montreux Jazz FestivalPolydor
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                        The Bobby Hackett SextetBobby Hackett's Sextet (1976)Storyville
                          • Original LP£7.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl

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                          Art BlakeyButtercorn Lady (1966)Mercury
                          Quality Limelight UK press
                            • Original LP£20.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl , some sleeve wear, top spine wear,

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                            Clark TerryClark Terry's Big-B-a-d-Band Live At The Wichita Jazz Festival 1974Vanguard
                              • Original LP£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK LP Vinyl.
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                              Claude GordonHis Trumpet And OrchestraKiavier Records
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                              Sonny DunhamHold EverythingGolden Era Records
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original UK Vinyl top spine part split

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                              Count Basie OrchestraOn My Way & Shoutin' Again! (1962)Verve Records
                                • Original LP£7.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl MARK ON SIDE B TRACK ONE so cheap

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                                Harold BettersOn Your Account: Harold Betters In Concert With Dollar Savings Bank (1969)Bettersound
                                Rare independent pressing double album from trombonist Harold Betters and group
                                  • Original LP£18.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original heavy gatefold USA LP Vinyl. Vinyl is unplayed but not great pressing.
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                                  Gary Burton And Stephane GrappelliParis Encounter (1972)Atlantic
                                  w/ Steve Swallow on electric bass and Bill Goodwin on drums
                                    The George Shearing QuintetShearing On Stage! (1959)Capitol Records
                                      • Original LP£6.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: GOriginal = Original UK Vinyl, VG- only and lot of sleeve wear so cheap

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                                      Gloria Coleman Ltd.Sings And Swings Organ (1971)Mainstream Records
                                      Funky organ on Mainstream 1971
                                        • Original LP£15.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                        Gene Krupa & Buddy RichThe Original Drum Battle! Jazz at the Philharmonic (1984)Verve Records
                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK vinyl

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                                          Don SebeskyThree Works For Jazz Soloists & Symphony Orchestra (1979)Gryphon
                                          Double Lp
                                            • Original 2×LP£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA LP Vinyl. Gatefold, top spines split
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                                            Mel TorméThe Torme Touch (1981)Bethlehem Records
                                              • Original LP£7.99
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                              Burt BacharachFutures (1977)A&M
                                              This is deep! Check the audio to "Futures". Moody, moody, left-field tune!
                                              • Burt Bacharach – Futures
                                              • Original LP£10.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl

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                                              Michał UrbaniakNanavaMotown
                                              Jazz fusion on Motown 12"
                                                • Original 12"£8.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal 12" Vinyl
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                                                Cal TjaderSoul Sauce (1964)Verve
                                                Seminal Latin Jazz album including the seminal "Soul Sauce" (Guacha Guara), "Tanya", "Afro-Blue" and loads more. Essential!
                                                • Cal Tjader – Soul Sauce
                                                • Cal Tjader – Tanya
                                                • Original LP£40.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve has name written on back and some damage at bottom back.
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                                                John BlairSouthern Love (1976)Columbia
                                                Crazy violin disco jazz fusion!
                                                  • Original LP£9.99
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                                  Bill WatrousThe Tiger Of San Pedro (1975)Columbia
                                                  Heavy Dingwalls-style fusion - check"The Tiger of San Pedro"
                                                  • Bill Watrous – The Tiger Of San Pedro
                                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                  Arthur PrysockTo Love Or Not To Love (1968)Verve Records
                                                  Jazz vocalist 1968 LP
                                                    • Original LP£12.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                                    Oscar Brown Jr.Between Heaven And Hell (1962)Columbia
                                                    Wicked jazz vocals album 
                                                    • Oscar Brown Jr. – mr. kicks
                                                    • Original LP£25.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, 6-eyes Colombia first pressing.
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                                                    Sonny StittLittle Green Apples (1969)Solid State Records (2)
                                                    late 60s boogaloo and funky grooves
                                                      • Original LP£12.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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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: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, sticker mark/tear top right, spine wear

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                                                      Wayne HendersonBig Daddy's Place (1977)ABC
                                                      Includes the classic jazz dancers tune 'Lady Bug' (Big Dingwalls tune!). Uplifting!
                                                      • Wayne Henderson – Lady Bug
                                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOrig USA vinyl

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                                                      Leon ThomasBlues And The Soulful TruthFlying Dutchman
                                                      Great deep funky vocal jazz. Includes 'Shape Your Mind To Die'. 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                                                        • Original LP£60.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl, gatefold, sleevewear, top and bottom spines part split.
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                                                        • Reissue LP£10.99
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                                                        Gato BarbieriEuphoria (1979)A&M Records
                                                        Latin-tinged jazz, 79
                                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl

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                                                          Dave BrubeckGone With The WindColumbia (1959)
                                                          1959 album
                                                            • Original LP£15.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl 6-eyes original Colombia Records

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                                                            Duke EllingtonGreatest Hits (1983)CBS
                                                              • Original LP£7.99
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+European pressing
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                                                              Lorez AlexandriaHow Will I Remember You? (1978)Discovery Records
                                                              Independent small label release 1978 - this is an amazing version of Lorez's jazz dance bomb Baltimore Oriole probably better than the original. Check...
                                                              • Lorez Alexandria – Baltimore Oriole
                                                              • Original LP£50.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl, 2nd press and sleeve (actually rarer than the first!)

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                                                              Mark MurphyMark Murphy Sings The Nat King Cole Songbook Volume One (1985)Muse Records
                                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl in great condition.
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                                                                Grady TateMovin' Day (1974)Janus Records
                                                                Includes Tate's version of Van Morrison's Moondance - a Dingwalls/jazz dance favourite. Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (in shrink) small...
                                                                • Grady Tate – Moondance
                                                                • Original LP£35.00
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                                                                Oscar Brown Jr.Tells It Like It Is (1962)CBS
                                                                Jazz dance vocal classics a-plenty!
                                                                • Oscar Brown Jr. – jeannine
                                                                • Oscar Brown Jr. – the snake
                                                                • Original LP£40.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, sleeve wear
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                                                                Roland VazquezThe Tides Of TimeSoundwings
                                                                Fusion
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl.
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                                                                  Ramsey LewisUp Pops (1967)Cadet
                                                                  Classic Richard Evans production at the mighty Chess Records from 1967. featuring mainstay of the label Ramsey Lewis in full flow along with Cleveland...
                                                                  • Ramsey Lewis – Party Time
                                                                  • Original LP£15.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve wear, back card part unglued, spine wear,

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                                                                  Terry GibbsEl Nutto (1965)Mercury
                                                                  Quality Limelight UK press
                                                                    • Original LP£18.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl , wear, top spine taped

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                                                                    Dave ValentinLand Of The Third Eye (1980)Arista GRP
                                                                    Excellent latin-jazz fusion lp from flautist Dave Valentin including top version of Earth, Wind and Fire's 'Fantasy'.
                                                                      • Original LP£12.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in orig shrink, cutout, with original inner, vinyl peachy!

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                                                                      Monty AlexanderSpunky (1965)Pacific Jazz Records
                                                                      Wicked boogaloo/ soul jazz sounds from pianist Alexander w/ Paul Humphrey on drums. This is the first album he made in America after leaving Jamaica where...
                                                                      • Monty Alexander – Spunky
                                                                      • Original LP£35.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl some sleeve wear/minor creasing, spine wear

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                                                                      Chico HamiltonThe Gamut (1968)Solid State
                                                                      Arranged by Jimmy Cheatham with wordless vocals by Jackie Arnold. Check out the rockin' "MSP"! Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (wear, spine...
                                                                        • Original LP£30.00
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