Paul Jackson Black Octopus (1978)

    • Paul Jackson – Tiptoe Thru The Ghetto
    • 1. Black Octopus Part 1 - Many Directions
    • 2. Black Octopus Part 2 - Eight Ways Of Love
    • 3. Funk Times Three
    • 4. Burning In The Heat (Of Your Love)
    • 5. Tiptoe Thru The Ghetto

    Absolutely seminal album of rare groove funk jazz from Headhunters' bass player Paul Jackson. All-star line-up featuring Herbie Hancock, Bernie Maupin, Webster Lewis. Only ever released in 1978 in Japan this is an absolutely must-have album!

    People also bought

    Weldon IrvineCosmic Vortex (1974)BMG
    100% Stone-cold rare groove classic. "Walk that Walk" is a heavyweight monster tune. ESSENTIAL!By 1974, 31 year-old Weldon Irvine was ready for the next...
      • Reissue LP£12.99
        In stockAdd to Bag
      • CD£11.99
        Out of stock
      Freddie HubbardRed Clay (1970)CTI
      Definitive early 70s deep funky jazz fusion album featuring the ultimate b-boy jazz break intro on the title track 'Red Clay". 
        • Reissue LP£12.99
          Out of stock
        James MasonRhythm of Life (1977)Chiaroscuro
        Absolutely essential jazz funk album! A rare groove classic and the only album James Mason recorded. Every track's a winner but look out for "Sweet Power...
        • James Mason – sweet power your embrace
        • James Mason – free
        Dom Um RomaoDom Um RomaoMuse
        Killer, killer Brazil - jazz fusion with the incredible Batucada of 'Braun Blek Blue'. Essential!
        • Dom Um Romao – Braun-Blek-Blu
        Gil Scott-Heron & Brian JacksonWinter In AmericaStrata-East
        Classic, classic album originally on Strata East and featuring 'The Bottle'. Gil Scott Heron is a legendary soul/jazz/spoken word hero and this is one...
          • New LP (180g)£14.99
            Out of stock
          The Rhythm MakersYou're Never Too Old (To Get On Down) / How Much I Love You (1974)Vigor Records
          SUPERB rare groove funky mover Original Unplayed USA 45
          • The Rhythm Makers – You're Never Too Old (To Get On Down)
          Lonnie SmithAfrodesiaGroove Merchant
          Classic funky jazz / rare groove album
            • Reissue LP£11.99
              Out of stock
            Sarah Vaughan"Live" In Japan (1973)Mainstream Records
            Double LP
              • Original 2×LP£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl.
                100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
                Out of stock
              Ruby RushtonEleven Grapes / One Mo' Dram22a
              Brand new, limited, 7” single from the Tenderlonious-led jazz quartet Ruby Rushton. The music is rooted in the spiritual concepts of jazz heroes such...
              • Ruby Rushton – Eleven Grapes
              • Ruby Rushton – One Mo' Dram
              Merceditas ValdesAche II (1988)Areito
              Quality deep roots Cuban salsaOriginal = Original CUBAN Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG- (has wear) +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+ 100%...
              • Merceditas Valdes – Ritmo Cadente
              • Original LP£25.00
                Out of stock
              Benny CarterLive And Well In Japan! (1978)Pablo Live
              Original = Original UK Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not...
                • Original LP£12.00
                  Out of stock
                Nick WaltersAwakening featuring The Paradox Ensemble22a
                22a present a new project from one of the most respected, yet underrated musicians in the UK Jazz scene. Trumpeter, friend and long time label affiliate...
                • Nick Walters – 34268
                • Nick Walters – Dear Old Thing
                • Nick Walters – Brahman
                • Nick Walters – Zeno
                • LP£14.99
                  Out of stock
                FreedomDance Sing Along / Set You Free (1979)Malaco Records
                Boogie funk groovy disco tune.Unplayed original USA 45
                • Freedom – Set You Free
                • Original 12"£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA 12" Vinyl in TK house sleeve and inner
                  100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
                  Out of stock
                • Original 7"£10.00
                  Out of stock
                Ray BarrettoAcidFania
                100% Essential album includes the classic Acid and The Soul Drummers! This is perhaps the single most famous latin album there is, featuring the classic...
                • Ray Barretto – El Nuevo Barretto
                • Ray Barretto – Acid
                • Ray Barretto – Soul Drummers
                • Ray Barretto – Sola Te Dejare
                • Ray Barretto – Espiritu Libre
                Ray BarrettoHard HandsFania
                Killer funky latin album featuring "Hard Hands", "Abidjan" and the cult classic "Love Beads" ( a jazz dance classic!). Alongside "Acid" this is Ray Barretto's...
                  • Reissue LP£12.99
                    Out of stock
                  Marvin GayeYou're The ManTamla
                  Check this out - lost album from Marvin Gaye, the follow up to What's Going On! Holy moly - Now that's not something you're going to see every day! Quality...
                  • Marvin Gaye – You're The Man
                  • Marvin Gaye – The World Is Rated X
                  • Marvin Gaye – Piece Of Clay
                  • Marvin Gaye – Where Are We Going?
                  • Marvin Gaye – I'm Gonna Give You Respect
                  • Marvin Gaye – Try It. You'll Like It
                  • Marvin Gaye – You Are That Special One
                  • Marvin Gaye – We Can Make It Baby
                  • Marvin Gaye – My Last Chance
                  • Marvin Gaye – Symphony
                  • Marvin Gaye – I'd Give My Life For You
                  • Marvin Gaye – Woman Of The World
                  • Marvin Gaye – Christmas In The City (instrumental)
                  • Marvin Gaye – You're The Man (Version 2)
                  • Marvin Gaye – I Wan't To Come Home For Chistmas
                  • Marvin Gaye – I Going Home (Move)
                  • Marvin Gaye – Checking Out (Double Clutch)
                  • 2×LP£25.99
                    Out of stock
                  KasandraDon't Pat Me On The Back And Call Me Brother (1968)Capitol Records
                  Funky late-60s groover.Unplayed original USA 45
                  • Kasandra – Don't Pat Me On The Back And Call Me Brother
                  • Original 7"£10.00
                    Out of stock
                  Rotary ConnectionHey LoveCadet
                  BACK IN PRINT - LONG OUT!Essential psychedelic soul/rock Rotary Connection album featuring the legendary "I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun", "Love Has Fallen...
                  • Rotary Connection – I Am The Blackgold Of The Sun
                  • Reissue LP£12.99
                    Out of stock
                  Sonny OkosunMother & Child (1982)His Master's Voice
                  Rare Original Nigerian vinyl - funky Okosun sounds! Vinyl VG- plays well, sleeve F lot of wear/tear. Looks like it might actually be signed by Mr Okosun!+High-end...
                  • Sonny Okosun – Mother & Child
                  • Original LP£15.00
                    Out of stock
                  Esther PhillipsFrom A Whisper To A Scream (1971)Kudu
                  This is a killer funky soul fusion album on Kudu featuring Phillips' great version of the Gil Scott-Heron classic "Home Is Where The Hatred Is". Line-up...
                    • CD£8.99
                      Out of stock
                    • Original LP£25.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+(surface marks plays fine)
                      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
                      Out of stock
                    • Reissue LP£12.99
                      Out of stock
                    Oneness Of JujuSpace Jungle Luv (1976)Black Fire
                    Amazing sought-after record from the brainchild of one J. Pluncky Branch and one of the greatest underground jazz groups. Space Jungle Luv goes...
                      • LP£12.99
                        Out of stock
                      Muhavishla Ravi HatchudBombay PalaceOuternational Sounds
                      Killer, early 70s funk bomb by Muhavishla Ravi Hatchud and The Indo Jazz Following. Super-rough organ funk, like a dream combination of Mingus, Jimmy Smith...
                      • Muhavishla Ravi Hatchud – Part 1
                      • Muhavishla Ravi Hatchud – Part 2
                      • 7"£10.99
                        Out of stock
                      Bobby HutchersonHappenings (1967)Blue Note
                      Hardcore deep jazz with Bobby joined by Herbie Hancock, Bob Cranshaw and Joe Chambers
                      • Bobby Hutcherson – Rojo
                      Weldon IrvineSinbad (1976)Sony Music Japan
                      'Music Is The Key'. The Glorious soul two-step anthem 'I Love You' featuring Don Blackman. Weldon Irvine's deep funky soulful jazz albums are truly incredible....
                      • Weldon Irvine – I Love You
                      • Reissue LP£12.99
                        Out of stock
                      • CD£12.99
                        Out of stock
                      The Soulful DynamicsEverybody Needs SomebodyAOE
                      Killer rare 7" from Leroy Tucker- known simply as L.T. and his band The Soulful Dynamics. Essential reissue from Athens Of The North!
                      • The Soulful Dynamics – Everyone Needs Someone
                      • The Soulful Dynamics – Crazy About You Baby
                      • 7"£10.99
                        Out of stock