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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    Gary Burton & Keith JarrettGary Burton & Keith Jarrett Atlantic (1971)
    with Steve Swallow on bass and Bill Goodwin on drums. Produced by Joel Dorn
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, pen ark on front
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      Brian Auger's Oblivion ExpressStraight Ahead (1974)RCA
      Groovy, funky 74 album from UK organist Brian Auger and his group.
      • Brian Auger's Oblivion Express – Bumpin' On Sunset
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl LP
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      Ron CarterAnything Goes (1975)Kudu Records
      Kudu Records, produced by Creed Taylor. W/ Steve Gadd, Ralph Macdonald, Barry Rogers, Hubert Laws, Brecker Brothers, Dave Sanbourn, Patti Austin, recorded...
        • Original LP£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, large library sticker on front
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        Brian Auger & The TrinityDefinitely What! (1969)ATCO Records
        Wicked heavy organ grooves.
        • Brian Auger & The Trinity – A Day In The Life
        • Brian Auger & The Trinity – Red Beans And Rice
        • Original LP£60.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl orig. gatefold vinyl - killer​

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        Bobby BryantThe Jazz Excursion Into Hair (1969)World Pacific Jazz
        w/ orchestra conducted by Shorty Rogers. USA original gatefold vinyl
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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          Norman ConnorsSaturday Night Special (1975)Buddah
          Jean Carn on vocals, Norman Connors, Gary Bartz, Eddie Henderson, Carlos Garnett, Bill Summers, Buster Williams - hardcore! Includes a heavy version of...
          • Norman Connors – Maiden Voyage
          • Norman Connors – Akia
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl. Sleeve has spine wear
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          Dave BrubeckTruth Is Fallen (1972)Atlantic
          Featuring Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra + New Heavenly Blue rock group + Chorus + Brubeck on piano. Phew!
            • Original LP£12.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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            Dave BrubeckTwo Generations Of Brubeck " Brother, The Great Spirit Made Us All" (1974)Atlantic
            1974 USA original vinyl.
              • Original LP£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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              Sonny CrissWarm & Sonny (1976)ABC Impulse!
              Nice funky disco-y jazz 76
                • Original LP£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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                The Cannonball Adderley QuintetAccent On Africa (1968)Capitol
                David Axelrod production
                  • Original LP£20.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                  Charlie ByrdAquarius (1969)Columbia
                  60s Bossa jazz instrumentals.
                    • Original LP£12.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                    Cal TjaderCal Tjader Sounds Out Burt Bacharach (1968)Skye Records
                    Wicked 60s funky/jazzy latin vibes from Cal
                      • Original LP£30.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP heavy gatefold sleeve
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                      Paul WinterCommon Ground (1978)A&M
                      Spiritual Brazilian-tinged jazz. Check out the fantastic version of Sergio Mendes/Dorival Caymmi's classic Promise of A Fisherman - deep!
                      • Paul Winter – The Promise Of A Fisherman (Iemanja)
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl , cover has creasing bottom left

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                      Gene AmmonsGot My Own (1973)Prestige
                      Original soul jazz grooviness on Prestige, 1973. w/ Joe Beck, Idris Muhammad, Ron Carter, Mickey Roker, 
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                        Vikki CarrIt Must Be Him (1967)Liberty
                        Top female vocals easy listening does groovy version of Edu Lobo's bossa nova 'Reza' (Laia Ladaia). Tune!
                        • Vikki Carr – laia ladaia (reza)
                        • Original LP£8.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                        Dave Brubeck QuartetMy Favorite Things (1966)CBS
                        Dave Brubeck 1966 with Paul Desmond, Joe Morello and Gene Wright.
                          • Original LP£9.00
                            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl VG ONLY
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                          Charlie ByrdThe Touch Of Gold (Charlie Byrd Plays Today’s Great Hits) CBS (1966)
                          1966 bossa tinged jazz guitar
                            • Original LP£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                            Gene AmmonsBrother Jug! Prestige (1970)
                            With the MONSTER Jungle Strut. Killer A-list Soul Jazz Prestige (original purple label). Gene Ammons sax, Sonny Phillips organ, Billy BUtler guitar, Bob...
                            • Gene Ammons – Jungle Strut
                            • Original LP£40.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGRARE original purple label Prestige

                              Original = Original USA Vinyl sleeve has sticker removal tear

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                            Sammy Davis Jr.I Gotta Be MeReprise (1968)
                            1968 orig USA lp - it's got the groove SammyOriginal USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe -...
                              • Original LP£12.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                              Jimmy McGriffLive - Where The Action's At!Veep (1965)
                              Definitely one (if not the) rarest Jimmy McGriff funky jazz organ LPs to find. Dingwalls dancers favourite! Rare original USA 1965 vinyl
                              • Jimmy McGriff – Where it's at
                              • Original LP£30.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                              Chiles & PettifordLive At Jilly's (1965)Atlantic
                              Great jazz vocals album
                                • Original LP£20.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                Sivuca Live At The Village Gate (1975)Vanguard
                                Killer live album includes Aint No Sunshine and a monster batucada.
                                  • Original LP£35.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG
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                                  David BenoitThis Side Up (1985)Spindletop Records
                                  Fusion
                                    • Original LP£12.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                    Bobbi HumphreyTailor Made (1977)Epic
                                    Produced by Skip Scarborough, includes the rare-groove classic "Lover To Lover"!
                                    • Bobbi Humphrey – Lover To Lover
                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                    Collins / Shepley GalaxyTime Space and the Blues (1970)MTA
                                    Deep twisted large band sound.
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                      Clarke-Boland Big BandSax No End (1981)Pausa
                                      Quality US issue of 1967 MPS album from European jazz giants, the Kenny Clarke & Francy Boland big band. All star line-up that includes Bennie Bailey,...
                                        • Original LP£20.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                        Eddie HarrisThe Real Electrifying (1982)Mutt And Jeff
                                        Late-period independently released album with nice versions of his earlier hits such as 'Listen Here". Later re-issued by Ubiquity on CD. This is an original...
                                          • Original LP£18.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                          Gary Burton QuintetRing (1974)ECM Records
                                          w/ Path Metheny, Eberhard Webber, Bob Moses, Steve Swallow
                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl , sleeve wear, sticker removal mark, cutout
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                                            Phil UpchurchCompanions (1984)Jam
                                              • Original LP£10.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP inshrink
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                                              Dottie ClarkI'm Lost (1964)Mainstream Records
                                              Prod. by Joe Cain!
                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, some background noise, reduced
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                                                The Cannonball Adderley QuintetInside Straight / Saudade (1973)Fantasy
                                                WICKED deep jazz funky groover! KILLER. Original USA 7"Vinyl VG- ( unplayed but fair amount of background pops) /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and...
                                                • The Cannonball Adderley Quintet – Inside Straight
                                                Gil Scott-Heron And Brian JacksonThe First Minute Of A New Day (1975)Arista
                                                Classic, radical mid-70's album from Gil and The Midnight Band featuring "The Liberation Song", "Ain't No Such Thing As Superman" and the live spoken word/poem...
                                                  • Original LP£30.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                  The Dave Brubeck QuartetJazz Goes To College (1955)Columbia
                                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                                    Quartette Tres BienBoss Tres Bien (1964)Decca
                                                    It's a Dingwalls Jazz Dance classic! "Boss Tres Bien" is heavyweight drum heavy instrumental that was a classic among London's Jazz dancers in the 1980s....
                                                    • Quartette Tres Bien – Boss Tres Bien
                                                    • Original LP£50.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                    Don Randi TrioLast Night / With The Don Randi Trio (1962)Verve Records
                                                    Hard to find 1962 jazz trio LP
                                                      • Original LP£25.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in shrink
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                                                      Ray BryantQuizas, Quizas, Quizas/After Hours (1969)Cadet
                                                      Groovy Jazz instrumental produced by the great Richard Evans Original Chess Records unplayed USA 45
                                                      • Ray Bryant – Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
                                                      • Original 7"£7.99
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Chess Records unplayed USA 45
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                                                      Della ReeseBlack Is Beautiful (1970)Avco Embassy
                                                      USA gatefold original vinyl. Tough soul jazz from vocalist Reese and big band arrangements.
                                                      • Della Reese – Compared To What
                                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                      Ramsey LewisGoin' Latin (1966)Cadet
                                                      Killer Ramsey Lewis a la latin, arranged by Richard Evans on Chess/Cadet. Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in shrink)100% Guarantee on this...
                                                      • Ramsey Lewis – Blue Bongo
                                                      Quartette Tres BienHere It Is! (1966)Decca
                                                      Tough, tough percussive piano led instrumentals on 1966 original LP - check the audio for boogaloo tune.
                                                      • Quartette Tres Bien – Tracy's Boogaloo
                                                      • Original LP£20.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                      Dave ValentinKalahari (1984)GRP
                                                      Top jazz fusion with Dave Gruisin, Kevin Eubanks, Bill O'Connell and more.
                                                        • Original LP£8.99
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                                                        Bud Shank With The Bob Alcivar SingersLet It Be (1970)World Pacific Jazz
                                                        Nice Pacific jazz album with vocals - check the audio. Original USA vinyl album
                                                        • Bud Shank With The Bob Alcivar Singers – Long Time Gone
                                                        • Original LP£15.00
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                                                        Les McCann Ltd.McCanna (1964)Pacific Jazz
                                                        w/ the wicked percussive title track
                                                          • Original LP£45.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl, has some sleeve age wear, spine wear

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                                                          Mongo SantamariaMongo At Montreux (1971)Atlantic
                                                          Heavyweight latin jazz and funk fusion, circa 1971. USA ORIGINAL VINYL
                                                            • Original LP£18.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl has some sleeve wear/agewear
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                                                            Dick Schory's Percussion Pops OrchestraMovin' On (1971)Ovation Records
                                                            With the Gilles P/Dingwall's jazz-dancer Jungle Root
                                                              • Original LP£20.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                                                              Sea LevelSea Level (1977)Capricorn Records
                                                                • Original LP£9.99
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                Arthur Prysock The Best Of (1967)Verve
                                                                Mint original USA vinyl in once opened shrinkwrap.
                                                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                                  Freddie RoachThe Freddie Roach Soul Book (1966)Prestige
                                                                  Rare Prestige original funky organ jazz from 1966 featuring Freddie Roach (on loan from Blue Note presumably) alongside tough line-up including percussionist...
                                                                    • Original LP£40.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl has some surface marks to vinyl (orig blue label) but inconsequential - plays great, age wear to lower part of sleeve and lower spine bit of splitting

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                                                                    Barbara Thompson's ParaphernaliaWilde Tales (1979)MCA Records
                                                                    UK jazz
                                                                      • Original LP£8.99
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl

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                                                                      Charles McPhersonCharles McPherson (1971)Mainstream Records
                                                                      deep soul jazz on Mainstream 71
                                                                        • Original LP£25.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                                        Leslie Drayton & FunInnuendos (1987)Esoteric Records
                                                                        Independent label west coast fusion, 1987.
                                                                        • Leslie Drayton & Fun – happy eyes
                                                                        • Original LP£12.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA vinyl mint sealed opened once
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