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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    Warrior & His Oriental Brothers InternationalMy Success (1981)
    Original Nigerian Vinyl! Vinyl/sleeve VG Lots of surface scratches plays well /sleeve F/G- +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
      Oriental Brothers InternationalOriental Brothers International (1976)Afrodisia
      Original Nigerian vinyl (Afrodesia label) Vinyl VG ( surface marks plays well), sleeve F/G- (wear, spines split/taped)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro...
      • Oriental Brothers International – Murtala Mohammed
      Ladysmith Black MambazoTwo Worlds One Heart (1990)Warner Bros. Records
      South African harmony group.
        • Original LP£7.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl, old price sticker on front
          100% Guaranteed original vinyl
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        Massa DembeleMezana Dounia (2017)Izniz
        Deep stuff!Recorded in August 2015 in Ougadougou, Burkina FasoThis is neo-traditional griot music featuring the kamale N'goniThis is Dembele's initial...
          • Original LP£19.99
            Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-New lp unplayed
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          Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & his Nigeria Sound Makers InernationalMakojo (1985)Polygram Records
          Original Nigerian Vinyl!
          • Chief Stephen Osita & his Nigeria Sound Makers Inernational – Makojo
          • Original LP£25.00
            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGRare Independent Nigerian vinyl.
            +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
            Has some marks, sleeve wear. 100% guaranteed.
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          Sir Shina Adewale And His Super Stars InternationalVerse 5 (1978)Wel-Kadeb Records
          Rare Nigerian LP
            • Original LP£40.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Nigerian LP - Vinyl is great, sleeve is solid but wavy.
              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!
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            King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsMerciful (1987)Atom Park
            Quality Digital JujuRARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG- (wear) High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on...
            • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – The Merciful God
            Oliver De Coque And His Expo'76-Ogene Sound Super Of AfricaAtutu Gepu Mpi Ekwe Gesiya Ike (1984)Ogene Records
            Rare Original = Nigerian Original Vinyl F/G- /Sleeve VG +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
              Adewale AyubaBubble (1991)CBS
              Heavy and deep! Rare Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl VG/VG+, sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this...
              • Adewale Ayuba – We Are Happy People
              Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band (1975)Decca (West Africa) Limited
              Wicked juju Original Nigerian Vinyl VG lot of marks but plays well /Sleeve G+ lot of wear, taped spines etc +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
                Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band (1975)Decca
                RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG/VG+ /Sleeve G+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                  Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandThank You (Ose) (1983)Obey
                  Wicked juju soundsOriginal Nigerian vinyl. RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG- lot of wearHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                    Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandVictory (1987)OBEY
                    Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve G only lot of wear at top +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
                      Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji VibrationsIjo Olomo (1983)Siky Oluyole Records
                      RARE AND HEAVY Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- has scratches and some noise)/Sleeve VG- (has wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                        Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 OrganizationKolawole O KuKollington Records
                        Rare Nigerian vinyl. HEAVY! Quality Yoruba Bata Fuji sounds!Vinyl VG-/G+, sleeve VG (wear/tape) +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                        • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Ori Lo Mo Ise A Sela
                        King Sunny AdeMy Dear (1986)Atom Park
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of marks plays well/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and...
                        • King Sunny Ade – E Gbe Kini Yi Laruge
                        King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsThe Child (1988)Atom Park
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG/Sleeve VG- (wear/creasing)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                        • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Ayo Orun Sokale
                        Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandPeace (1983)Obey
                        Groovy synth meets Hawaian guitar! DEEP RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG /Sleeve VG (wear/writing)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                        • Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band – O Ti Pe Ti Mo Ti Ngbo Orin Obey
                        King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsAjoo (1983)Sunny Alade
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of scratches plays ok/Sleeve G staining wear High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                        • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Ajo Ni Mo Re
                        Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandPatience (1988)Obey
                        Crazy synth digital hi life groover - nice! Original Nigerian Vinyl FAIR ONLY! /Sleeve VG +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                        • Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band – Suru La Fi Nsoko Obinrin
                        Greatest Highlife Hits (1987)Various
                          • Original LP£18.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: GOriginal Nigerian vinyl, has side spine wear

                            High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
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                          Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFuji Garbage III (1989)Siky Oluyole Records
                          Rare Nigerian vinyl.HEAVY! Quality Fuji sounds!Vinyl VG, sleeve G+ (lot of wear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                            Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerCurrent Affairs (1989)Siky Oluyole Records
                            Rare Nigerian vinyl.HEAVY! Quality Fuji sounds!Vinyl VG, sleeve G+ (lot of wear, creasing, tear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                            • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Current Affairs
                            Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerMaturity (1987)Siky Oluyole Records
                            Quality deep Nigerian roots. HEAVY Original USA Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG (name on front) High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                            • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo
                            Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerMilitarySiky Oluyole Records
                            Rare Nigerian vinyl.HEAVY! Quality Fuji sounds!Vinyl Looks good but plays G+ only, sleeve G+(lot of wear/tape)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
                            • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Military
                            Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFuji Explosion (1992)Siky Oluyole Records
                            Rare Nigerian vinyl.HEAVY! Quality Fuji sounds!Vinyl VG-, sleeve G+ (lot of wear/creasing)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                            • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Fuji Exlosion
                            Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFuji Garbage Series II - Barry Wonder (1988)Siky Oluyole Records
                            Rare Nigerian vinyl.HEAVY! Quality Fuji sounds!Vinyl VG-), sleeve F+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this...
                            • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Fuji Garbage Series II
                            Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji VibrationsIwa (1982)Siky Oluyole Records
                            Rare Nigerian vinyl.HEAVY! Quality Fuji sounds!Vinyl VG, sleeve G (lot of wear/creasing/spines taped)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                            • Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji Vibrations – Iwa
                            Wasiu Ayinde BarristerElo-Sora (1985)Omo Aje
                            Heavy! RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+- listen actual audio/Sleeve VG+ (writing on front and back)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                            • Wasiu Ayinde Barrister – Mo Dupe
                            King Sunny AdeJealousy (1987)Atom Park
                            RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of surface marks plays well /Sleeve VG- (lot of wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                            • King Sunny Ade – Sokoyokoto
                            Orlando Owoh and His Young Kenneries Band'E Get As E Be' (1989)Owoh Records
                            ORIGINAL = Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- /Sleeve VG- (lot of wear) +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+ 100% Guarantee on this and...
                            • Orlando Owoh and His Young Kenneries Band – E get as E be
                            Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji VibrationsDestiny (1985)Siky Oluyole Records
                            RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lot of surface marks plays good/Sleeve VG- ( wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                              Soki NwezeDouble DealAtlantic Records
                              Digital Nigerian dancehall - currently £60 on discogs RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- (good but has some background noise listen actual audio) /Sleeve...
                              • Soki Nweze – Street Trading
                              King Sunny AdeGet Up (1990)Atom Park
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- listen actual audio)/Sleeve VG- (top spine unglued)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                              • King Sunny Ade – E Dide E Mujo
                              Haruna Ishola And His Apala GroupHaruna Ishola And His Apala Group (1975)Star Records
                              Heavy, heavy, heavy deep Apala soundsOriginal = Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- (lots of surface marks but plays fine /Sleeve G+100% Guarantee on this and...
                              • Haruna Ishola And His Apala Group – Ire Owo Pelu Omo Dakun Tomi Wa
                              Ubulu International Band Of NigeriaIchonionum (1992)Super International
                              RARE AND HEAVY DIGITAL SYNTH SOUNDS! RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG (listen audio) /Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                              • Ubulu International Band Of Nigeria – Ichonionum
                              Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji VibrationsSuperiority (1980)Siky Oluyole Records
                              Heavy! RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG has surface marks plays well - listen actual audio/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                              • Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji Vibrations – Ayinde Ma Logbode
                              Regie HontaChange Your MindExcellent-Way Records
                              Nigeria Boogie funk//Afro-Disco. Rare independent release c. late 70s. RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve G- Bad damage/decay top left High-end...
                              • Regie Honta – Come Back To Me
                              King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsChapter 3 (1978)Sunny Alade
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl G- looks bad plays well/Sleeve VG- High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
                              • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Araiye E Dakun
                              King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsConscience "Eri Okan" (1983)Sunny Ade
                              Original Nigerian vinyl. Quality Digital JujuVinyl VG- clean but has some background noise, sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                              • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Eri Okan
                              Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerE Sinmi RascalitySiky Oluyole Records
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl G+/VG- ONLY listen actual audio/Sleeve G+ (lot of wear/writing) High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                              • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Okun Lolori Omi
                              Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFertilizer (1986)Siky Oluyole Records
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG listen actual audio/Sleeve VG High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
                              • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Orin To Poju Owo
                              The MarshalGhetto Children (1990)Ivory
                              RARE LP Nigerian digital dancehall sounds RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ - listen actual audio)/Sleeve VG- (lot of wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme...
                              • The Marshal – Front Page News
                              Alhaji (Chief) Sikiru Ayinde Barrister And His Fuji LondonersOke Agba (1980)Siky Oluyole Records
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG listen actual audio/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
                              • Alhaji (Chief) Sikiru Ayinde Barrister And His Fuji Londoners – Oke Agba
                              Bright Chimezie (Okoro Junior) & His Zigima SoundOyibo Mentality (1987)Polydor
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG - listen actual audio)/Sleeve VG- (wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this...
                              • Bright Chimezie (Okoro Junior) & His Zigima Sound – Remember Your Roots
                              King Sunny Ade and his African BeatsIjinle Odu (1982)Sunny Alade Records Ltd
                              Original Nigerian vinyl.Quality Digital Juju - deep!Vinyl VG, sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                              • King Sunny Ade and his African Beats – Oro Oko Ati Iyawo
                              King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsTogetherness (Ka Jo Se)Sunny Alade
                              Original Nigerian vinyl.Quality Digital Juju - deep!Vinyl VG, sleeve G (wear/tape)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                              • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Ebe La Nbe Eledumare
                              Endee IkejiWake Up For Positive Change (1991)Premier Music
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl G+ listen actual audio)/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
                              • Endee Ikeji – Obiriwo
                              Orlando Owoh and His Young Kenneries BandWhich Is Which ?Owoh Records
                              RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ listen actual audio)/Sleeve VG- (wear/name on front)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                              • Orlando Owoh and His Young Kenneries Band – Aiye Oba Tiwa
                              Alhaji (Chief) Wasiu Ayinde Barrister & His Talazo Fuji CommandersAdieu Awolowo (1987)Talazo Records
                              HEAVY AND RARERARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG/VG+ listen actual audio)/Sleeve VG/VG+ (minor writing on sleeve/label) High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro...
                              • Alhaji (Chief) Wasiu Ayinde Barrister & His Talazo Fuji Commanders – Adieu Obafemi Awolowo