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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    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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    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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      Maynard FergusonFreaky (1970)Atlantic
      Funky - nice version of Young Holt's Wack Wack
      • Maynard Ferguson – Wack-Wack
      • Original LP£9.99
        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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        AirAir Lore (1979)Arista Novus
        AAC M heavyweights - Steve McCall, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins
          Don Ellis And His OrchestraAutumn (1968)Columbia
          Funky large orchestra jazz fusion led by Ellis w/ John Klemmer, Frank Strazzeri and more in the group.
            • Original LP£12.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl

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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£35.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl , minor surface marks plays fine

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            • Reissue LP£12.99
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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£25.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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            Duke EllingtonCollages (1973)MPS Records
              • 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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                • CD£7.99
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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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                    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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                    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£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl,

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                        Billy Eckstine & Sarah VaughanPassing StrangersMercury
                        Original UK vinyl, laminate sleeve
                          • Original LP£8.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl

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                          Lou DonaldsonRough House Blues (1966)Cadet
                          Early Cadet/Argo
                            • Original LP£35.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, minor surface marks plays fine
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                            Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy - The Original Television Sound Track (1973)MGM Records
                            sammy gets pretty funky on 'get it on' and the some
                              • Original LP£12.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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                              Connie FrancisSings Spanish & Latin American Favorites (1960)MGM Records
                                • Original LP£10.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA Vinyl (spines part split, tape on spines)

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                                Eddie HarrisSings The Blues (1972)Atlantic
                                With strings/horns/voices arranged by the great Richard Evans.
                                • Eddie Harris – Ten Minutes To Four
                                • Original LP£15.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                The Laurie Johnson OrchestraSomething's Coming (1967)Columbia
                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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                                  Eddie HarrisThe Electrifying Eddie Harris (1968)Atlantic
                                  Classic, classic soul jazz latin tinged groovy album featuring 2 killers "Listen Here' and "Sham Time".
                                  • Eddie Harris – Listen Here
                                  • Eddie Harris – Sham Time
                                  • Original LP£25.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA vinyl

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                                  Charles EarlandThe Great Pyramid (1976)Mercury
                                  Classic jazz funk fusion from Philadelphia's mighty burner Charles Earland. Featuring a stellar line up of musicians including Gabor Szabo and Randy Brecker...
                                  • Charles Earland – Ahead Of Your Time
                                  • Charles Earland – Drifting
                                  • Original LP£15.00
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                                  • CD£13.99
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                                  The New Don Ellis BandThe New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground (1969)Columbia
                                  Heavyweight funky electric big band jazz fusion!
                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl

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                                    Gene HarrisYesterday, Today & Tomorrow (1973)Blue Note
                                    Wicked funky jazz on Blue Note double vinyl
                                    • Gene Harris – Monk's Tune
                                    • Original 2×LP£40.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original blue label liberty Blue Note. Double gatefold album, original Blue Note house inners
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                                    Stanley MyersKaleidoscope (1966)Warner Bros. Records
                                    ORIG soundtrack 1966
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                      The TrioLive From Chicago (1961)Verve Records
                                        • Original LP£12.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, heavy gatefold sleeve
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                                        Bud ShankMagical Mystery (1968)World Pacific Records
                                          • Original LP£20.00
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                                          Arthur PrysockI Worry About You (1960)Old Town Records
                                          Independent label - hard to find early jazz vocal LP
                                            • Original LP£25.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, top spine taped
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                                            Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan (1954)EmArcy
                                            1954 LP on Emarcy
                                              • Original LP£15.00
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                                              HiroshimaThird Generation (1983)Epic
                                              Quality Japanese fusion.
                                                • Original LP£9.99
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                Henry "Red" AllenFeeling Good (His First In Person Album)Columbia
                                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl

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                                                  Lenny WhiteVenusian Summer (1975)Nemperor Records
                                                  Heavy fast-fusion with Larry Coryell, Al DiMeola and Raymond Gomez sharing the guitar honours.
                                                    • Original LP£12.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl

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                                                    David SanbornAs We Speak (1982)Warner Bros. Records
                                                      • Original LP£7.99
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                                                      Groove HolmesBroadway (1982)Muse Records
                                                      Original USA vinyl
                                                        • Original LP£20.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl

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                                                        Herb AlpertBeyond (1980)A&M Records
                                                          • Original LP£8.99
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                                                          Stan Butcher & His OrchestraBig Band Blowout (1970)Fontana
                                                          Nice UK big band w/Bill Le Sage on vibes innit
                                                            • Original LP£8.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UKVinyl
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                                                            Ralph MacDonaldCounterpoint (1979)Marlin
                                                            Disco fusion from percussionist Ralph MacDonald, featuring 'Discolypso'
                                                              • Original LP£9.99
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                              Chick CoreaFriends (1978)Polydor
                                                              w/ Joe Farrell, Steve Gadd and Eddie Gomez
                                                                • Original LP£15.00
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                                                                The CrusadersGhetto Blaster (1984)MCA Records
                                                                  • Original LP£8.99
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                                                                  David McCallumMusic - It's Happening Now! (1967)Capitol Records
                                                                  The man from UNCLE conducts ...
                                                                    • Original LP£12.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl some surface scratches
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                                                                    Byron Parker And His Percussion EnsembleNothing But Percussion (1961)Westminster
                                                                      • Original LP£12.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                                      The Jazz CrusadersOld Socks, New Shoes...New Socks, Old Shoes (1970)Chisa
                                                                      Early killer set from Jazz Crusaders (before they became the Crusaders). Recorded in 1970 and featuring a heavyweight version of Sly Stone's "ThankyouFalletinMeBeMyself"....
                                                                      • The Jazz Crusaders – Thank You
                                                                      • Original LP£20.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original vinyl - sealed and opened once but has some water damage to top left of sleeve inside shrinkwrap
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                                                                      EllingtoniaReevaluations: The Impulse Years (1973)Impulse!
                                                                        • Original 2×LP£15.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                        Herbie MannReggae (1974)Atlantic
                                                                        Herbie does reggae .. with Tommy McCook, Gladstone Anderson, Bobby Ellis and more!
                                                                          • Original LP£7.99
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl , bit sleeve damage top left

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                                                                          Norman ConnorsRomantic Journey Buddah (1977)
                                                                          Includes Connors' deep version of Pharoah Sanders' 'Thembi' and Phillip Mitchell's vocal disco boogie classic 'Once I've Been There'
                                                                            • Original LP£9.99
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl bit of sleeve creasing
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                                                                            Henry ManciniThe Big Latin Band Of Henry Mancini (1969)RCA Victor
                                                                            Includes Mission Impossible, Hang Em High (as covered by Jackie Mittoo!) and more 60s film tracks
                                                                              • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                              Jelly Roll MortonThe King Of New Orleans Jazz (1959)RCA Victor
                                                                                • Original LP£12.00
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl,
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