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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    La BanditaCon Todos Los Hierros (1978)Zeida
    Rare latin - solid and rare Venezuealan salsa LP
    • La Bandita – El Carbonero
    • Original LP£50.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Venezuelan Vinyl in shrink in great condition

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    René Touzet And His OrchestraMr. Cha Cha Cha (1959)GNP
    Original latin 1959 LP in great condition
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in great condition
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      Bobby Rodríguez Y La CompañiaHay Que Cambiar La Rutina (1980)Vaya Records
      Vaya Records produced by Johnny Pacheco - class salsa
        • Original LP£25.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Venezuelan Vinyl, minor wear to opening tape on part of opening
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        Ismael MirandaLa Contraria / Mi Guajira SiPalacio
        Hard salsa w/Orchestra Harlow
        • Ismael Miranda – La Contraria
        • Original 7"£30.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

          Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45
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        Joe Cuba SextetVagabundeando! (Hangin' Out)Tico Records
        Wicked 60s latin
        • Joe Cuba Sextet – Quinto Sabroso
        • Original LP£35.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Venezuelan Vinyl, some sleeve wear, vinyl is peachy clean

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        Ray BarrettoFeliz Cumpleaños Caracas / Do You Dig It (1967)United Artists Records
        Awesome 60s latin charanga dance tune + wicked bugalu on the flipKILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original unplayed Latin 45 (price sticker on label) Feliz...
        • Ray Barretto – Feliz Cumpleaños Caracas
        • Original 7"£50.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original 45!
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        Edmundo Ros & His OrchestraHollywood Cha Cha Cha (1959)Decca
          • Original LP£9.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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          Un Dos Tres Y FueraSencillamente Un, Dos, Tres Y Fuera (1978)Discomoda
          With the massive tropical funk tune 'Son de Tambor y San Juan' as featured on Soul Jazz records' Venezuela 70
            • Original LP£50.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original Venezuelan Vinyl , some spine wear/sleeve ageing

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            Edmundo Ros & His OrchestraRos At The Opera (1959)Decca
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl laminated crackback sleeve
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              Willie BoboFeelin' So Good (1966)Verve
              Excellent 60s latin jazz and boogaloo.
                • Original LP£25.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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                Tino ContrerasJazz Jazz (1975)Trebol
                Rare, rare latin LP - from the man who recently been discovered by Gilles Peterson
                  • Original LP£50.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original MEXICAN Vinyl, minor wear to sleeve
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                  MangoMango (1981)Integra
                  Very good rare Venezuelan salsa group
                    • Original LP£40.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Venezuelan Vinyl, minor sleeve wear, name on back
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                    José FelicianoMe Enamore (1983)Motown
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl

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                      Celia CruzEn España (1971)Tico Records
                      Rare latin LP on Tico
                        • Original LP£40.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original VENEZUELAN Vinyl,
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                        José FelicianoRomance In The Night (1983)Motown
                          • Original LP£8.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl

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                          RozanaRozanaRVV
                          V. Rare Mexican bossa nova vinyl - has tough version of Mas Que Nada
                            • Original LP£50.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original MEXICAN Vinyl,
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                            Rudy VenturaRudy Ventura (1969)Vergara
                            Nice Spanish funky latin-y 60s instrumentals
                              Connie FrancisSings Spanish & Latin American Favorites (1960)MGM Records
                                • Original LP£10.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA Vinyl (spines part split, tape on spines)

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                                Orquesta AragonThe Heart Of HavanaRCA
                                Peachy clean UK pressing of classic LP by this legendary Cuban group
                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                  Orquesta CasinoRosabelDicesa
                                  Roots 60s Cumbia LP from El Salvador - rare
                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original Mexican Vinyl in orig shrink,
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                                    Trio Los RubiesIsla Brava BorinquenTico Records
                                    Rare Tico Records! Rootsy Puerto Rican
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, top spine wear and some ageing to sleeve
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                                      Brazilia '67Mas Que Nada & Guantanamera (1967)Wyncote
                                        • Original LP£15.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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                                        Bobby ValentinVa A La Carcel (Vol. 1) (1975)Bronco
                                        Original vinyl.
                                          • Original LP£30.00
                                            Original Venezuelan pressing vinyl in great condition
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                                          Ismael Rivera con Kako y su OrquestaLo Ultimo en la AvenidaTico
                                            • Original LP£25.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original Venezuelan vinyl, sleeve has lot of wear/damage, vinyl is great
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                                            Miami Sound MachinePrimitive Love (1985)Epic
                                            Sound of latinized disco Miami style
                                              • Original LP£8.99
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                              Los MelódicosBrinca Brinca, Ye Ye, Boogaloo Y Pompo (1966)Discomoda
                                              Rare Latin boogaloo 1966 LP
                                                • Original LP£40.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original Venezuelan Vinyl
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                                                Djet-XExpressions... (1977)Macaya Records
                                                Rare Haitian LP
                                                  • Original LP£30.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink
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                                                  Orchestre TropicanaNou Refizé Gran Moune (1991)Geronimo Records
                                                  Rare Haitian LP
                                                    • Original LP£18.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl , sleeve has wear/water damage bottom right
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                                                    Orchestre TropicanaTizo (1973)Marc Records (3)
                                                    Rare Haitian LP
                                                      • Original LP£40.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in original shrink
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                                                      Maria BethâniaDezembros (1987)RCA Victor
                                                        • Original LP£15.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                        Pacho Alonso / Orquesta EgremPacho Alonso (1980)Areito
                                                        Original Cuban vinyl!
                                                        • Pacho Alonso / Orquesta Egrem – El Guayabero (1ra. Parte)
                                                        • Pacho Alonso / Orquesta Egrem – El Guayabero (2da. Parte)
                                                        • Pacho Alonso / Orquesta Egrem – El Manisero
                                                        • Original LP£20.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Cuban Vinyl
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                                                        Shorty RogersAfro Cuban Influence (1958)RCA
                                                        Classic latin-jazz album from 1958.
                                                          • Original LP£30.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                          Joe Cotto Y Su OrquestaCon La Misma Moneda - Te Vi PasarSeeco Records, Inc.
                                                          Very rare latin 45. Unplayed but some minor pops from age/dust being over 50 yrs old!
                                                          • Joe Cotto Y Su Orquesta – Con La Misma Moneda
                                                          • Original 7"£50.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Venezuelan Vinyl UNPLAYED minor pops from age/dust
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                                                          Jose FelicianoMemphis Menu (1972)RCA Victor
                                                          Groovy album recorded in Memphis. Original USA vinyl
                                                            • Original LP£7.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Has audible mark on Side 2 track A
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                                                            Ricardo Ray OrchestraEl DiferenteUnited Artists Records
                                                            Deep 60s latinKILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original unplayed Latin 45 (sticker on label)
                                                            • Ricardo Ray Orchestra – El Diferente
                                                            • Original 7"£25.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                            Hector LavoeEl Todopoderoso / Mi Gente (1975)Fania Records
                                                            KILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original unplayed Latin 45 (some wear to label)
                                                            • Hector Lavoe – El Todopoderoso
                                                            • Original 7"£20.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                            La LupeLa Tirana / CantandoTico Records
                                                            Deep 60s ballad-y latin KILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original unplayed Latin 45 (price sticker on label)
                                                              Ray BarrettoMargieUnited Artists Records
                                                              nice 60s latin bugalu/salsa tune
                                                              • Ray Barretto – Margie
                                                              • Original 7"£25.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+KILLER! Rare Venezuelan press
                                                                original unplayed Latin 45 (price sticker on label)
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                                                              Julian Y Su ComboPachanga Del Año Nuevo / Pachanga Con CharangaDcm Pop
                                                              Very rare 60s rootsy Venezuelan latin 45 two-siderKILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original Latin 45
                                                              • Julian Y Su Combo – Pachanga Del Año Nuevo
                                                              • Julian Y Su Combo – Pachanga Con Charanga
                                                              • Original 7"£60.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                              Ray Barretto Y Su OrquestraSka ChaTico Records
                                                              Wicked 60s latin bugalu groover KILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original unplayed Latin 45 (sticker on label)
                                                              • Ray Barretto Y Su Orquestra – Ska Cha (The Thing To Do)
                                                              • Original 7"£40.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                              Chery Jimenez Y Su Tercera BrigadaChery Jimenez Y Su Tercera Brigada (1978)Karen Records (2)
                                                              Rare Venezuelan salsa LP
                                                                • Original LP£40.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Venezuelan LP Vinyl, in shrink
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                                                                Chocolat'sRythmo Tropical (1975)Aquarius
                                                                french/Brazilian crossover sound
                                                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original French vinyl
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                                                                  Tito Puente And His OrchestraEl Ultimo Tango En Paris / Ahi Ahi (1973)Tico Records
                                                                  Wicked funky latin cut 1973 - funky wah wah guitar, bongos, heavy! KILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original unplayed Latin 45
                                                                  • Tito Puente And His Orchestra – El Ultimo Tango En Paris
                                                                  • Original 7"£40.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                                  Ray BarrettoGuarare (1975)Fania Records
                                                                  Tough salsa 75
                                                                  • Ray Barretto – Guarare
                                                                  • Original 7"£25.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45 few pops
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                                                                    Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45 few pops
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                                                                    Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45 Fania
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                                                                  Ricardo RayNitty Gritty / Ya YaTico Records
                                                                  Orig pressing Latin 60s bugalu groover
                                                                  • Ricardo Ray – Nitty Gritty
                                                                  • Original 7"£30.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45 few pops
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                                                                  Vytas BrennerBang Going Gone/GanadoPalacio
                                                                  KILLER Original unplayed latin 45 direct from Venezuela
                                                                  • Vytas Brenner – Bang Going Gone
                                                                  • Original 7"£35.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                                  La LupeEl Gavilan / Canto A CaracasTico Records
                                                                  Nice rootsy Venezuelan vibe from La Lupe
                                                                  • La Lupe – Canto A Caracas
                                                                  • Original 7"£20.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

                                                                    Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45 few pops
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                                                                  Pete Rodriguez Y Su OrquestaLa Orquesta / MalojaTico Records
                                                                  wicked 60s latin groover
                                                                  • Pete Rodriguez Y Su Orquesta – La Orquesta
                                                                  • Original 7"£25.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45 few pops
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                                                                  Orchestra HarlowLa Revolucion / GuasasaPalacio
                                                                  Tough salsa with wicked bass line - heavy!
                                                                  • Orchestra Harlow – Guasasa
                                                                  • Original 7"£35.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45
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                                                                  Joe Cuba SextetMujer Divina (1974)Tico Records
                                                                  Prod, by Joe Cain - Latin jazz vibes from man like Joe Cuba
                                                                  • Joe Cuba Sextet – Mujer Divina
                                                                  • Original 7"£25.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original unplayed Venezuelan latin Tico deadstock 45
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