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    NEW ORLEANS  funky boogie soul disco bomb 45! Latest Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe SOUL 7-inch series - after the now sold out Brief Encounter 'Human' 45. A massive slice of New Orleans genius - arranged by Wardell Quezergue, produced by Senator Jones, originally released locally in New Orleans in 1979. It's a bomb!... Read more
    NEW SUPER LTD. first edition of 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Alive's massive jazz dance/ latin/brazilian bomb 'Skindo Le Le' originally featured on Soul Jazz Records' London Jazz Classics.  A firm favourite at Gilles Peterson and Patrick Forge's... Read more
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    Surely one of the TUFFEST New Orleans Funk tunes ever made! The intensity of Marilyn Barbarin’s vocals are only matched by the super-tightness of Eddie Bo’s Soul Finders that accompany her – superb New Orleans wah-wah funk, locked in and in the pocket! A SUPERB Eddie Bo production, with original copies starting at £500! One of three LONG out... Read more
    NEW EXCLUSIVE SUPER LTD. edition of 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. KILLER, KILLER 100% Nu Yorican LATIN FUNK masterpiece just landed! Alongside 'Latin Strut' (also available on a ltd. edition 7") this is one of the toughest latin/funk tunes ever recorded in New York in 1974. THE BOMB! THIS... Read more
    100% Nu Yorican LATIN FUNK masterpiece out now! NEW SUPER LTD. first edition of 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. This is perhaps the toughest latin funk tune ever recorded - heavyweight percussion, blistering horns, wah-wah guitar - it's all here! THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly... Read more
    NEW LTD. FIRST EDITION 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Stone-cold CLASSIC monster soul anthem! Sounds wicked! THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly here from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe... Read more
    This is the first ever single from The Wild Magnolias - a massive, massive slice of super-percussive New Orleans second line funk meets Mardi Gras Indian chants and rhymes. Originally issued on the tiny independent Crescent City label in New Orleans in 1970. This was the only ever release on this bespoke label and is issued here on Soul... Read more
    All of the music featured here on this new Soul Jazz Records collection was created by Brazilian artists living and working in the USA in the 1970s. The album brings together some of these finest works and comes complete with extensive notes that explains the path these musicians took from Brazil to the USA and shows the political and musical links... Read more
    Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Stone-cold CLASSIC two-step funky soul bomb! Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe launches its SOUL 7-inch series in fine style with this FANTASTIC SUPER-RARE £150+ double sider. THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly here from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of... Read more
    CHECK THIS OUT!!! SUPERB sweet, sweet rare uplifting soul 45! ONLY  available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.  Richard Brown's Sweet and Kind was originally released and distributed locally in Gary, Indiana, in the mid-west of USA on the tiny Steeltown... Read more
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    ''Can You Dig It?' is as definitive as it gets, and treats its subject seriously, lovingly and with an attention to detail that makes it a necessary purchase. An exemplary collection that is near perfect.' WIRE MAGAZINE ‘Can You Dig It?’ charts the rise of ‘Black Action Films’ from 1970-75. It comes as a double-CD collection of the stunning... Read more
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    Chuck Carbo’s 'Can I Be Your Squeeze', backed with 'Take Care of Your Homework' are two of the most infectious break-heavy funk party tunes you will ever hear, written and produced by the legendary Eddie Bo and featuring the awesome syncopated drums of the phenomenal New Orleans drummer James Black.One of three LONG out of print MONSTER New Orleans... Read more
    New edition of this classic set of funk and soul from Chicago's legendary Chess Records. CD comes in new deluxe hardback card case edition and perfect bound booklet, 2xLP comes on heavyweight loud vinyl with with full accompanying sleevenotes. Soul Jazz Records latest release features classic and rare electric blues, funk and psychedelic soul music... Read more
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    Monster double CD pack with a whopping 68-page book accompaniment / Two volumes of seriously heavyweight vinyl gatefold and 8page insert. Featuring The Allman Brothers, Dan Penn, Leon Russell, Tony Joe White, Johnny Cash, Bobbie Gentry, Big Star, Link Wray, Area Code 615 and loads more! Delta Swamp Rock is an interstate southern road-trip through... Read more
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    New on Soul Jazz Records, the second volume of Delta Swamp Rock continues to journey into the heartland of the American south, exploring the musical links between country, rock and soul music in the 1960s and early 1970s.  Southern rock rose up in the 1970s on the huge commercial success of southern-based groups The Allman Brothers, Marshall... Read more
    Out-of print since its initial release over 8 years ago and not reissued and it features a monster 2 and a half hours of music! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Very Limited Edition Super Deluxe Heavyweight Box Edition (includes 4 LP + Insert + 2 Art prints + individual... Read more
    Fantastic new album of disco, modern soul and boogie from 1978-82 on Soul Jazz Records.This album is released to coincide with the massive new 360-page deluxe hardback book Disco – An Encyclopedic Guide To The Cover Art of Disco featuring over 2,000 album cover designs as well as over 700 12” sleeves, including sections on roller disco, disco instruction... Read more
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    This is a second selection of independent disco records featuring rare and classic tracks originally released in the USA between the halcyon years of 1977 and 1985.This release features only the finest disco, modern soul and boogie and is compiled by Disco Patrick who put together for Soul Jazz Records the mighty 'Disco - An Encyclopedic Guide to the... Read more
    Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. KILLER NEW ORLEANS FUNK PARTY BOMB!! One of the rarest of all New Orleans Funk singles issued here in exact repro artwork. The SEMINAL Dap Walk plus the mega-rare HEAVY B-side - hardcore! THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly here from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds... Read more
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    Seminal New Orleans party funk classic tune of all time! Featuring the phenomenal vocals of Juanita Brooks, the writing and production skills of Eddie Bo and the drums of James Black, the tightest funk drummer in the world! An absolutely stone-cold BOMB TUNE!One of three LONG out of print MONSTER New Orleans Funk 45s new limited edition pristine, loud... Read more
    NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, black label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Hold tight for the first on Soul Jazz Records' set of KILLER New Orleans Funk 45s! FANTASTIC UNBELIEVEABLY SUPER-RARE £150+ FUNK BOMB Seminal New Orleans Eddie Bo production from the near legendary Explosions... Read more
    NEW SUPER LTD 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. MASSIVE drum breaks and heavyweight MIAMI FEMALE FUNK. YVONNE FAIR was one of the earliest James Brown vocalists. This is the only release she made in Florida for Henry Stone's... Read more
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    NEW SUPER LTD. first edition of 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.ABSOLUTELY SEMINAL SOUL DISCO RARITY produced by the legendary PATRICK ADAMS. New York vocal quartet consisting of Dornell Chavous, Moses McNeil, Cleveland Dickerson and Harry... Read more
    In collaboration with Tate Liverpool, Soul Jazz Records release this stunning new collection entitled The World of Keith Haring featuring music influential to the artist Keith Haring including Fab 5 Freddy, Yoko Ono, Gray (Jean-Michel Basquiat’s group), The Jonzun Crew, Larry Levan, Talking Heads, Sylvester, Johnny Dynell and many others. The World... Read more
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    EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe.This is our second Betty Harris single in our series of New Orleans essential Funk 45s.THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly here from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe websites and shop. It is a very limited 500-copies pressing... Read more
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    Betty Harris’ The Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul features all of her classic deep soul, sister funk and northern soul songs recorded in New Orleans in the 1960s - all written, produced and arranged by the legendary Allen Toussaint, and featuring the cream of New Orleans musicians and the incredible Meters. All of these singles featured... Read more
    EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe.All time-killer New Orleans heavyweight funk bomb on loud 7" single! Betty Harris's seminal vocals, The Meters’ Leo Nocentelli and George Porter Jr + the incredible James Black on drums. They don't get much better than this!THIS 7-inch... Read more
    Soul Jazz Records new release Inner City Beat! Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers  is a unique CD (and 2LP) release + an exclusive limited-edition specially created 60-page graphic novel (by the mysterious cult 1960s pulp-fiction writer Mark ‘Badly’ Antringham). The music on the album is... Read more
    Insane percussive heavy 60s party Mambo recorded in the Bahamas + Hypnotic 60s calypso recorded in Port-au-Prince. Caribbean party vibes on this Soul Jazz Records 45 only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers of Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe! Very limited 300 copies!
     NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, blue label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.All time party classic KILLER New Orleans Funk 45 - Professor Longhair's massive Big Chief.Exact-replica bespoke New Orleans funk 45 BOMB.THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly here from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of... Read more
    Unbelievably rare old-school party rap 45 single - recently sold for £600 on discogs! NEW LTD. edition of 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. The Majestics were the first rap group ever to record out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the flipside shows off their funk/R&B roots with an incredible... Read more
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    SORRY SOLD OUT! NEW LTD. first edition of 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Unbelievably rare early modern soulful disco boogie rap 45 single - this is a bomb tune! Currently one original for sale on Discogs for £600! Johnny... Read more
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    Album features Ernie K Doe’s ‘Here Come The Girls’, The Meters, Eddie Bo, Professor Longhair, Lee Dorsey, Wild Magnolias and more.This is the definitive collection of New Orleans Funk featuring acknowledged masters next to some of the earlier artists who shaped the meaning of funk. The album is also filled with many rare, sought after and undiscovered... Read more
    This is Soul Jazz Records’ new journey into the heart of New Orleans and a guide to the city’s finest Funk music produced in the late 1960s and early 1970s.’ Featuring everyone from The Meters to Eddie Bo, Lee Dorsey to Betty Harris, this is a who’s who of the Crescent City’s most famous and most funky! The city of New Orleans has deep... Read more
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