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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    Jeannie C. Riley Harper Valley P.T.A. (1968)Plantation Records
    The excellent debut album from Jeannie C Riley. Original USA vinyl on Plantation.
      • Original LP£10.00
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      Charlie RichBehind Closed Doors (1973)Epic
      Hard to pin down but groovy nonetheless (or, perhaps, on account of ...) man like Rich. Recorded in Nashville in 1973 with the omniscient Jordanaires on...
      • Charlie Rich – peace on you
      • Original LP£8.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA vinyl in orig shrink

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      Jeannie C. RileyGive Myself A Party (1972)MGM Records
      Jeannie C Riley, 1972.
        • Original LP£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Original Vinyl

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        Jeannie C. RileyYearbooks And YesterdaysPlantation Records (1969)
        Wicked funky country album from Jeannie C. in the zone. Includes The Girl Most Likely on Soul JAzz's Country Soul Sisters. ORIG USA VINYL
        • Jeannie C. Riley – The Girl Most Likely
        • Original LP£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Original Vinyl in orig shrink

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        Jessi ColterMirriam Capitol Records (1984)
        Bad girl Outlaw country from Waylon Jennings' better half.
          • Original LP£9.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl cutout
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          Joe SouthMidnight Rainbows (1975)Island
          The troubled genius mind of Joe South, composer, songwriter, Muscle Shoals/Nashville/Atlanta session guitarist supreme and all round deep guy.
            • Original LP£10.00
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            Linda Ronstadt And The Nelson Riddle OrchestraWhat's New (1983)Asylum Records
            Linda meets the Nelson Riddle OrchestraOriginal = Original USA pressing gatefold LP VG+ /Sleeve VG-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
              Sammi SmithThe Rainbow In Daddy's Eyes (1974)Mega Records (4)
              Recorded in Nashville 1974. Mint, sealed, opened onceOriginal = Original USA Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM- (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                Charley PrideJust Plain Charley (1970)RCA Victor
                Original vinyl, 1970.Vinyl VNM-/Sleeve NM-100% SOTU Original Vinyl Guarantee happy or money back!
                  Jerry Lee LewisWould You Take Another Chance On Me?Contour (1975)
                  Would You Take Another Chance On Me? Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% SOTU Original Vinyl...
                    Jerry Lee LewisLive At The International, Las Vegas (1970)Mercury
                    Rare 1970 LP
                      • Original LP£9.99
                        Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA VG only
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                      Diana TraskDiana's CountryDot Records
                      Includes the absolutely AWESOME soul gospel track " Don't Let It Get Away" which appears on Soul Jazz Records' Country Soul Sisters 2. Seriously this is...
                      • Diana Trask – Don't Let It Get Away
                      Charlie RichLonely Weekends (1969)Sun
                      Groovy rhythm and blues/rock n roll/ country crossover from Charlie Rich at Sun Records, 1969
                        Linda RonstadtPrisoner in DisguiseAsylum Records
                        This album, like so many of Linda's albums, contains plenty of covers. Among them are Love is a rose (Neil Young), Hey mister that's me on the jukebox...
                          Joan BaezThe First 10 YearsVanguard (1970)
                          Excellent double album compilation of Joan Baez's material on Vanguard - from folk to deep country. Recommended. Original USA vinyl
                            • Original 2×LP£12.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP (gatefold)

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                            Ernest TubbSingin' Again (1967)Decca
                            Tubb and Lynn doing their sweet thang
                              • Original LP£15.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP in great condition
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                              Patsy ClineNever To Be ForgottenHallmark Records
                              Country
                                • Original LP£8.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                Jeannie C. RileyThe Generation Gap (1970)Plantation Records
                                Fantastic album - check the massive 60s country/soul/crossover groover - 'He Made A Man Out of Me'. Think Wigan all-nighter circa 72.
                                • Jeannie C. Riley – He Made A Women Out Of Me
                                • Original LP£15.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In orig shrink
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                                Tammy WynetteThe Best Of Tammy Wynette (1968)CBS
                                Loads of killer tunes 
                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                  Lynn Anderson Rose Garden (1971)Columbia
                                  I never promised you a ...
                                    • Original LP£6.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                    Jeannie SeelyLittle Things (1968)Monument
                                      • Original LP£10.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl in shrink

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                                      Jeannie SeelyPlease Be My New Love (1970)Decca
                                        • Original LP£10.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                                        Dolly PartonHeartbreaker (1978)RCA Victor
                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl gatefold sleeve
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                                          Stella PartonLove Ya (1979)Elektra
                                            • Original LP£7.99
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                                            Jeannie C. RileyJeannie (1971)Plantation Records
                                            Fantastic Jeannie C RIley early album.
                                            • Jeannie C. Riley – I've Done A Lot Of Living Since Then
                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Original Vinyl

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                                            Barbara MandrellLovers, Friends And Strangers (1977)ABC Records
                                              • Original LP£3.99
                                                Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl VG-only

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                                              Tammy WynetteThe First Lady (1970)Epic
                                                • Original LP£5.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl LP scratch on side 1
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                                                Faron YoungFaron Young Sings This Little Girl Of Mine (1972)Mercury
                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl LP
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                                                  Conway TwittyI Wonder What She'll Think About Me Leaving (1971)Decca
                                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl LP
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                                                    The Osborne BrothersBobby & Sonny (1972)Decca
                                                      • Original LP£7.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl LP
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                                                      Cal SmithI've Found Someone Of My Own (1972)Decca
                                                        • Original LP£10.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl LP
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                                                        Glen CampbellA Satisfied Mind (1971)Pickwick
                                                        Groovy Glenn with a Satisfied Mind
                                                          • Original LP£8.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                          Henson CargillComing On Strong (1968)Monument
                                                          Groovy 60s soulful country
                                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in orig shrink
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                                                            Jessi ColterDiamond In The Rough (1976)Capitol Records
                                                            Outlaw country
                                                              • Original LP£8.99
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                                              Henson CargillSkip A Rope (1968)Monument
                                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in orig shrink
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                                                                Marty RobbinsA Portrait Of MartyCBS
                                                                Double album collection
                                                                • Marty Robbins – The Hanging Tree ― From The Warner Brothers Picture ʺThe Hanging Treeʺ
                                                                • Original 2×LP£8.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                                John DenverAerie (1971)RCA Victor
                                                                  • Original LP£6.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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                                                                  Henson CargillBless 'Em All / How Much Do Mommies Cost? (1970)Monument
                                                                  Original Country 45
                                                                    • Original 7"£7.99
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Country 7"
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                                                                    Henson CargillIt Just Don't Take Me Long To Say Goodbye / She Thinks I'm On That Train (1968)Monument
                                                                    Original country 45
                                                                      • Original 7"£7.99
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                                                                      Hank Williams Jr.Eleven Roses / Richmond Valley Breeze (1972)MGM Records
                                                                      Original country 45
                                                                        • Original 7"£8.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Country 7"
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                                                                        Bill HowardLonesome Before My TimeDecca
                                                                        Original USA country 45
                                                                          • Original 7"£8.00
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

                                                                            Original USA Country 7"
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                                                                          George & TammyWe're Gonna Hold On (1973)Epic
                                                                          George and Tammy bravely making a go of it in 73, little knowing that D-I-V-O-R-C-E was just around the corner.
                                                                            • Original LP£9.99
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, top spine unglued.
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                                                                            Connie SmithI Love Charley Brown (1968)RCA
                                                                            Recorded in Nashville, 1968. USA original vinyl in great conditionOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at...
                                                                              • Original LP£12.00
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                                                                              Connie SmithLove Is The Look You're Looking For (1973)RCA Victor
                                                                              Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG + (in shrink, minor spine wear otherwise peachy) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
                                                                                Lynn AndersonFrom The Inside (1978)Columbia
                                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl pen name on front
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                                                                                  Lynn AndersonOutlaw Is Just A State Of Mind (1979)CBS
                                                                                  Philosophically-tinged countryMint sealed opened once Original = Original USA Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                                                                    • Original LP£10.00
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                                                                                    Crystal GayleMiss the MississippiColumbia
                                                                                      • Original LP£6.99
                                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP
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                                                                                      Freddie Hart And The HeartbeatsCountry Heart 'N Soul (1974)Capitol Records
                                                                                      Nothing beats a Nudie outfit - nice country soul
                                                                                        • Original LP£8.99
                                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP
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                                                                                        Connie SmithWhere Is My Castle (1971)RCA Victor
                                                                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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