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Not sure where to start? Here is a list of our top ten best-selling Soul Jazz Records albums - all of which are, of course, wicked!

 

1. Disco

2. Tropicalia - A Brazilian Revolution in Sound

3. Studio One Rockers

4. Delta Swamp Rock

5. Deutsche Electronische Muzik

6. Bossa Nova

7. Black Fire! New Spirits!

8. Jackie Mittoo

9. New Orleans Funk

10. Punk 45

 

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Sounds of the Universe

Sounds of the Universe is our sister shop where we sell everything we like that is not on our labels. Reggae, Dubstep, Funk, Latin and Brazilian, Disco, Post-Punk, Jazz - it's all here! The shopping cart between the two sites are the same. So after browsing the Soul Jazz Records site take a look at 1000s more related releases. You can swap between the sites at ease. Just press on the Sounds of the Universe link here.

 

You can also come and visit the store in person at:

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7 Broadwick Street

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England.

EXCLUSIVE New Orleans Funk £1500 Single SALT - HUNG UP

 

Buy/listen here.

 

FACT mag. no. 6 BEST FUNK RECORD EVER MADE! 

 

Soul Jazz Records' latest EXCLUSIVE New Orleans Funk bomb: SALT - HUNG UP

 

Last original copy sold on EBAY for £1450.

Has not turned up in the last 8 years!

 

And for those of you who have never heard the B-side - it's also a killer SUPER HEAVY FUNK/PSYCH WORKOUT.

 

 

Two killer tunes on this amazing exact replica EXCLUSIVE V.LTD. 45

 

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 and you need to buy it now!

 

See all the EXCLUSIVE 45s titles here!

 

Latest Albums
PUNK 45: Burn Rubber City Burn! — Akron, Ohio : Punk And The Decline Of The Mid West 1975 - 80
AVAILABLE NOW

Soul Jazz Records' new 'Punk 45' album Burn, Rubber City Burn charts the rise of the music scene in the mid-west city of Akron, Ohio at a time when the city and the rubber industry it was associ...
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PUNK 45: Extermination Nights In The Sixth City — Cleveland, Ohio : Punk And the Decline Of The Mid West 1975 - 82
AVAILABLE NOW

Soul Jazz Records' new 'Punk 45' album charts the rise of underground punk in the mid-west city of Cleveland, Ohio, which for many people is the true birthplace of punk music in the mid-1970s.More Info & Audio

Disco — A Fine Selection of Independent Disco, Modern Soul and Boogie 1978-82
AVAILABLE NOW

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 bo...
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90 Degrees Of Shade — Hot Jump-Up Island Sounds From The Caribbean
AVAILABLE NOW

Soul Jazz Records’ new album 90 Degrees of Shade features the music of the Caribbean – Mambo, Calypso, Mento, Merengue, Latin Jazz and much more. The music of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, P...
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Black Fire! New Spirits! — Radical and Revolutionary Jazz In The USA 1957 - 1982
AVAILABLE NOW

Soul Jazz Records’ new release Black Fire! New Spirits! is a deluxe double CD (and limited triple LP) exploring deep, radical and spiritual jazz in the USA in the period 1957-1975.

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New Orleans Soul — The Original Sound Of New Orleans Soul 1960 - 1976
AVAILABLE NOW

Listen to a special soundclound mix of the album here

 

For more than ten years Soul ...
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Latest Singles
Salt — Hung Up
AVAILABLE NOW

FACT mag. no. 6 BEST FUNK RECORD EVER MADE! 

 

Soul Jazz Records' latest EXC...
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Professor Longhair — Big Chief (Pts. 1 & 2)
AVAILABLE NOW

New on Soul Jazz Records - the all time party classic KILLER New Orleans Funk 45 - Professor Longhair's massive Big Chief.

 

Exact-replica bespoke New Orleans funk 45 BOMB.<...
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The Explosions — Hip Drop (Pts. 1 and 2)
AVAILABLE NOW

All time New Orleans party bomb 45!!! 

 

Here we go with our latest slice of £100+ killer rare New Orleans funk seven-inch single. This is an exact-replica b...
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Inell Young — What Do You See In Her
AVAILABLE NOW

Yes it's true! New Orleans bomb *3!!!

 

With original pressings going at over £500 (and our own original 'yellow label' pressing going at £75!) we though we'd gi...
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The Explosions — Garden Of Four Trees
AVAILABLE NOW

Hold tight for the first on Soul Jazz Records' set of KILLER New Orleans Funk 45s! 

 

FANTASTIC UNBELIEVEABLY SUPER-RARE £150+ FUNK BOMB 

 ...
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Brief Encounter — Human/Total Satisfaction
AVAILABLE NOW

LAST COPIES ....

 

Stone-cold CLASSIC two-step funky soul bomb!

 

Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe launches its SOUL 7-inch series in fine style...
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Inell Young — The Next Ball Game
AVAILABLE NOW

Hold tight!

 

Here is our 2nd Killer New Orleans Funk £200+ Bomb!

 

Featuring Inell Young's searing vocal performance

+ James Black's seri...
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Soul Jazz Books
90 Degrees of Shade — Over 100 Years of Photography in the Caribbean
AVAILABLE NOW

Fantastic new deluxe large format hardback 12" x 12" book from Soul Jazz Books featuring 100 years of photography in the Caribbean.

 

 

From Calypso to ...
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Disco: An Encyclopedic guide to the cover art of disco — Presented by Disco Patrick and Patrick Vogt
AVAILABLE NOW

OUT NOW! New 400-page 12"x12" deluxe heavyweight book on Soul Jazz Records/Books.

 

Foreword by Tom Moulton and Nicky Siano (The Gallery).

P...
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Black Fire! New Spirits! BOOK — Images of A Revolution : Radical Jazz in the USA 1960-75
AVAILABLE NOW

Featuring: John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman, Roland Kirk, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Alice Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Leon Thomas...
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Reggae Soundsystem — Original Reggae Album Cover Art
AVAILABLE NOW

Reggae Soundsystem! is a new deluxe 200 page hard-back 12”x12” book featuring hundreds of stunning full size record cover designs that span the history of reggae music. 

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Reggae 45 Soundsystem — The Label Art of Reggae Singles, A Visual History of Jamaican Reggae 1959-79
AVAILABLE NOW

Reggae Soundsystem 45! is a new stunning deluxe 500 page flexibound book that features over 1000  full size record label 45 rpm single designs that span the history of reggae music. More Info & Audio

Latest News / Forthcoming Releases
Two new PUNK 45 albums out now on Soul Jazz Records!

Two killer new PUNK 45 albums out now!

 

PUNK 45: Extermination Nights in the Sixth City

Cleveland, Ohio: Punk and the Decline of the Mid-West 1975-82

Buy/info/audio here

 

PUNK 45: Burn, Rubber City Burn!

Akron, Ohio: Punk and the Decline of the Mid-West 1975-82

Buy/info/audio here

 

Disco album out now!

Buy/listen here!

 

Check out disco sampler mix here now!

Black Fire! New Spirits! New album

Buy/listen here   

 

Available as 2xCD, 3xLP+Download Code, Worldwide Digital at very limited special price.

 

New album featuring Yusef Lateef, Don Cherry, Last Poets,

Archie Shepp, Harold McKinney and loads more!

 

Also available: Black Fire! New Spirits deluxe 12 x 12" hardback book. Buy/info here

 

VERY LIMITED OFFER:

 

Buy the new album and book together and get a further £5 off! Here

 

 

 

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Disco: An Encyclopedic guide to the cover art of disco records

OUT NOW! New 400-page 12"x12" deluxe heavyweight book on Soul Jazz Records/Books.

 

Buy HERE 

 

Foreword by Tom Moulton and Nicky Siano.

Presented by Disco Patrick and Patrick Vogt.

 

This large-format deluxe hardback book features the amazing artwork of two thousand disco record cover designs from the 1970s up to the mid-1980s.

 

See Independent newspaper four-page feature/gallery here.

 

You can also now buy  the album released to coincide with this book:

Buy album here.

 

 

90 Degrees of Shade - New Deluxe Book
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Buy/info  here.

 

Foreward by Paul Gilroy

 

Fantastic new deluxe large format hardback 12" x 12" book from Soul Jazz Books featuring over 100 years of photography in the Caribbean.

 

This book features absolutely stunning photographs! - From Calypso to Vodou, Communism to Reggae, Colonialism and the Slave Trade, Rum and Revolution, Industry and Tourism.

100% ESSENTIAL!

 

Buy book here

 

See Guardian newspaper cover story/4-page feature/gallery here