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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    Bobby ValentinBobby Valentin (1980)Bronco
    Rare original LP in great cond in original shrink
      • Original LP£25.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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      Tito Puente And His Latin EnsembleSensacion Concord Jazz Picante (1986)
      killer w/ Sonny Bravo, Ray Gonzalez, Bobby Rodriguez, Terry Gibbs and more.
      • Tito Puente And His Latin Ensemble – Fiesta A La King
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In original shrink
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      Charlie PalmieriA Giant StepGuantanamera Record's
        • Original LP£25.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Venezuelan vinyl
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        Poncho SanchezBien Sabroso!Concord Jazz Picante
        Fantastic latin jazz w/ keeper of the flam in orig shrink
          • Original LP£30.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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          Paquito D'RiveraCelebrationColumbia Records (1988)
          Latin jazz from Cuban saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera
            • Original LP£12.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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            Alfredo "Chocolate" ArmenterosDice (1982)SAR Records (2)
            Rare salsa lp
              • Original LP£30.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in shrink
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              Poncho SanchezEl CongueroConcord Jazz Picante
                • Original LP£30.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                Poncho SanchezLa Familia (1989)Picante
                Class A west coast latin jazz from conguero Poncho Sanchez and crew. Pure class - Dingwalls style dance La Familia
                • Poncho Sanchez – La Familia
                • Original LP£20.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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                Cal TjaderLa Onda Va Bien (1980)Concord - Picante
                All-time jazz dance classic! "Serengeti" and "Mambo Mundano" are heavyweight latin jazz dancefloor monsters featuring Tjader alongside Poncho Sanchez,...
                • Cal Tjader – Serengeti
                • Cal Tjader – Mambo Mindoro
                • Cal Tjader – Linda Chicana
                • Cal Tjader – Sabor
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In shrink
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                Tito Puente And His Latin EnsembleMambo Diablo (1985)Concord Jazz Picante
                w/ Sonny Bravo and top group. Wicked "Take Five"
                • Tito Puente And His Latin Ensemble – Take Five
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In orig shrink 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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                Paquito D'Rivera Manhattan Burn (1987)CBS
                Latin jazz from Cuban saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera w/ Claudio Roditi, Ignacao Berroa, Daniel Ponce and more.
                  • Original LP£12.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                  Pete EscovedoMister E (1988)Crossover Records
                  Latin jazz fusions
                    • Original LP£15.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In shrink in excellent condition original vinyl
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                    Poncho SanchezPapa Gato (1987)Concord Jazz Picante
                    Great latin jazz, original album in shrink in great condition
                      • Original LP£30.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                      Claudio RoditiRed On RedGreene Street Records
                      Heavy latin/Brazil jazz fusion
                        • Original LP£20.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In orig shrink in great cond
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                        Paco De LucíaSirocoVerve Records
                          • Original LP£15.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                          Mongo SantamariaSoca Me Nice Concord Jazz Picante (1979)
                          Pure quality latin jazz.
                            • Original LP£15.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                            Poncho SanchezSonando (1983)Concord Jazz Picante
                              • Original LP£20.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                              BatidaTerra Do Sul (1987)Timeless Records (3)
                                • Original LP£15.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                Joe BataanMr New YorkCharly Records Ltd.
                                Killer tunes!
                                  • Original LP£18.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                  Tito PuentePuente In Percussion (1978)Tico Records
                                  Awesome percussion heavy latin from Tito Puente.
                                    • Original LP£20.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                    Cal TjaderLos Ritmos Calientes (1954/57)Fantasy
                                    Two seminal early afro-cuban excursions from the great vibist featuring an all-star latin line-up: Willie Bobo, Mongo Santamaria, Chombo Silva, Bobby Rodriguez,...
                                      • Original 2×LP£18.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGSome damage to opening
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                                      Fania All StarsEncantigo / Dinamita (1980)Fania Records
                                      w/ Celia Cruz and Pete Rodriguez
                                      • Fania All Stars – Encantigo
                                      • Original 7"£18.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Pete RodriguezMi Negra Mariana / Las Chicas De Venezuela (1980)Fania Records, Inc.
                                      None on discogs
                                      • Pete Rodriguez – Mi Negra Mariana
                                      • Original 7"£18.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Willie ColónSiembra / Buscando Guayaba (1978)Fania Records
                                      Quality salsa 45 - unplayed original Fania (1978)
                                      • Willie Colón – Siembra
                                      • Original 7"£20.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Cal TjaderSoul Sauce (1964)Verve
                                      Seminal Latin Jazz album including the seminal "Soul Sauce" (Guacha Guara), "Tanya", "Afro-Blue" and loads more. Essential!
                                      • Cal Tjader – Soul Sauce
                                      • Cal Tjader – Tanya
                                      • Original LP£30.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, 70s pressing (?) in great cond in shrink
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                                      Willie ColónTiburon (1982)Fania Records
                                      • Willie Colón – Tiburon
                                      • Original 7"£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (bit of background noise)
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                                      Justo Betancourt Y Su Conjunto BorincubaElla Esta En Otra Rumba (1979)
                                      Heavy two-sider on Fania
                                      • Justo Betancourt Y Su Conjunto Borincuba – Ella Esta En Otra Rumba
                                      • Original 7"£20.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Ray BarrettoFuerza Gigante (1981)Fania
                                      None on discogs
                                      • Ray Barretto – Fuerza Gigante
                                      • Original 7"£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      The Latin BrothersTe Encontre / Patrona De Los Reclusos (1976)Discos Fuentes
                                      • The Latin Brothers – Te Encontre
                                      • Original 7"£18.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (minor background noise, possibly pressing)
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                                      The Latin BrothersYa No Hay Amor / Quiero Ser Tu Vida (1976)Discos Fuentes
                                      Salsa heavyweight two-sider
                                      • The Latin Brothers – Ya No Hay Amor
                                      • Original 7"£25.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Roberto RoenaYo Soy De Ley / Cancion De Las Canciones (1980)Fania
                                      None on discogs
                                      • Roberto Roena – Yo Soy De Ley
                                      • Original 7"£18.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Larry HarlowDejando La Salsa (1980)Fania Records
                                      Heavy Salsa
                                      • Original 7"£18.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Fania All StarsLa Palabra Adios / Piano Man (1980)Fania Records
                                      W/ Ruben Blades . Big arrangement
                                      • Fania All Stars – La Palabra Adios
                                      • Original 7"£18.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Pete RodriguezTambo / Areito Va Sonar (1977)Fania Records
                                      Quality salsa
                                      • Pete Rodriguez – Tambo
                                      • Original 7"£16.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Ralphy Santi Y Su ConjuntoAnsia (1977)TR Records
                                      Nice boogaloo/salsa Prod. by Marty Sheller, Arranged by Eddie Lebron
                                      • Ralphy Santi Y Su Conjunto – Ansia
                                      • Original 7"£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Roberto RoenaSe Esconde Porque Me DebeFania
                                      Salsa on Fania, 81. None on discogs
                                      • Roberto Roena – Se Esconde Porque Me Debe
                                      • Original 7"£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      La Sonora PonceñaSoledad / Creo En Ti (1982)Inca Records
                                      • La Sonora Ponceña – Soledad
                                      • Original 7"£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unplayed Latin 45 (maybe minor background from age etc)
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                                      Joe ArroyoLa Guerra De Los CalladosDiscos Fuentes
                                      Cumbia Colombia
                                        • Original LP£18.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                        Fania All StarsLatin Jazz FusionCaliente (2)
                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                          Paquito D'RiveraPaquito Blowin'Columbia
                                            • Original LP£14.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA vinyl in orig shrink
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                                            Joe Arroyo Y La VerdadRebellionWorld Circuit
                                            Cumbia 1988 collection
                                              • Original LP£20.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                              Hilton RuizSomething GrandNovus
                                              Great latin jazz
                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig vinyl in great cond in shrink
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                                                Ray BarrettoTodo Se Va PoderFania Records
                                                  • Original LP£15.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                  El Gran ComboInnovations (1985)Combo Records (2)
                                                  In original shrink
                                                    • Original LP£22.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                    Joe Cuba SextetHanging OutCaliente (2)
                                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                      SAR All StarsInterpretan A Rafael HernandezSAR Records (2)
                                                      Authentic New York salsa
                                                        • Original LP£25.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in original shrinkwrap (minor crease top right)
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                                                        El Gran ComboSus 15 Grandes Hits (1982)Gema Records
                                                          • Original LP£25.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original French vinyl
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                                                          Caramelo CalienteTu Pum Pum (1991)Mango
                                                          Quality dancefloor latin 12"
                                                            • Original 12"£12.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                            Poncho Sanchez¡Fuerte! (1988)Concord Jazz Picante
                                                            Quality hardcore Latin Jazz
                                                              • Original LP£20.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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