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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    Duke EllingtonToast To The DukeWorld Record Club
      • Original LP£7.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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      Original Motion Picture SoundtrackA Man And A Woman (Un Homme Et Une Femme) (1967)United Artists
      Fantastic original soundtrack
        • Original LP£9.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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        Various Artists On Jump StreetWelcome To The Club (1987)Jump Street
        Compilation on Jump Street of early electro/garage/house that's... "Dedicated to the spirit of the Paradise Garage (1976-1987 R.I.P)"!
          • Original LP£20.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, cutout top right

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          Quincy JonesGolden Boy (1966)Mercury
          Includes version of Lee Morgan's Sidewinder
            • Original LP£20.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl LP

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            Bobbie GentryOde To Billy Joe (1967)Capitol
            Killer, killer Debut album featuring the classic "Ode To Billie Joe", Mississippi Delta and more. Features heavily on Soul Jazz Records's Delta Swamp Rock...
            • Bobbie Gentry – Mississippi Delta
            • Bobbie Gentry – Papa, Woncha Let Me Go To Town With You
            • Original LP£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl ,
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            Count Basie And His OrchestraSing Along With Basie (1958)Columbia Records
            Original USA pressing
              • Original LP£9.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, top spine part split
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              The DellsThe Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits (1972)Cadet
              Produced by Charles Stepney on Cadet with Phil Upchurch and members of The Pharoahs on backing...what higher recommendation do you need?!
                • Original LP£20.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl in shrink
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                Naná VasconcelosBush Dance (1987)Island Records
                w/ Arto Lindsay
                  • Original LP£15.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                  The Rolling StonesEngland's Newest Hit MakersLondon Records
                  The American version of the debut album by the Rolling Stones, originally subtitled but later officially called 'England's Newest Hit Makers'! Released...
                    • CD£12.99
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                    • Original LP£50.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original first press USA Vinyl, Cat no. PS375, vinyl great, minor age wear to sleeve

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                    • LP£16.99
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                    Steely DanKaty Lied (1975)ABC
                    Too many classic tunes - imagine LA by the poolside, beautiful people, white lines and groovy music.
                      • Original LP£20.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl MCA RECORDS

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                      • CD£7.99
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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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                      Eddie KendricksLove Keys (1981)Atlantic
                      Great 1981 album from Eddie Kendricks.
                      • Eddie Kendricks – (Oh) I Need Your Lovin'
                      • Eddie Kendricks – I'm In Need Of Love
                      • Eddie Kendricks – I Don't Need Nobody Else
                      • Eddie Kendricks – Old Home Town
                      • Eddie Kendricks – Bernadette
                      • Eddie Kendricks – You Can't Stop My Lovin'
                      • Eddie Kendricks – Never Alone
                      • Eddie Kendricks – Hot
                      • Eddie Kendricks – Looking For Love
                      • Eddie Kendricks – In Love We're One
                      • Original LP£9.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl LP

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                      Randy BrownMidnight Desire (1980)Chocolate City
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,

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                        Jon LucienPremonition (1976)Columbia
                        Essential 70s jazz vocal fusion from the man. Original Jazz dance style.
                        • Jon Lucien – Mi Vida
                        • Jon Lucien – Gaku
                        • CD£10.99
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                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,

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                        Jimmy McGriffSomething To Listen To (1970)United Artists
                        Killer organ groove soul jazz. Original blue and black liberty pressing Blue Note original vinyl. RARE.
                          • Original LP£20.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, taped lower spine

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                          Stan KentonStan Kenton Today (1972)Decca
                          UK pressing
                            • Original 2×LP£12.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl,
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                            The Alan Parsons ProjectTales Of Mystery And Imagination (1976)20th Century Records
                            Electronic grooviness
                              • Original LP£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                              KalyanTrini-Vibes (1977)MCA Records
                              Tropical funk soul disco mint condition LP
                              • Kalyan – Soca Viper
                              • Original LP£20.00
                                Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl (mint, unsealed opened once, small cutout)

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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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                              Bethnal Dangerous Times (1978)Vertigo
                              Punk, 1978
                                • Original LP£10.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl, minor sleeve creasing
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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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                                SpinnersNew And Improved (1974)Atlantic
                                Spinners, 74. Sound of Philadelphia arranged and conducted by Thom Bell
                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                    Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl MINT opened once unsealed lp in shrink

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                                  Michael JacksonThriller (1982)Epic
                                  'Wanna Be Startin Somethin', 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean' and, er, 'The Girl Is Mine'. Still one of the greatest albums ever!
                                    • Original LP£13.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl gatefold sleeve (has sleeve wear)
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                                    • New 2×LP £33.99
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                                    Bill DoggettWow! (1965)ABC - Paramount
                                    Mod jazz from organist Bill Doggett. Orig. USA pressing vinyl
                                    • Bill Doggett – Wow!
                                    • Bill Doggett – Oo-Da
                                    • Bill Doggett – Fatso
                                    • Original LP£18.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl

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                                    Duke EllingtonHail To The DukeNew World
                                    UK mono
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl, sleeve and lp in great condition
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                                      Joe TexThe Love You Save (1966)Atlantic
                                      Sweet southern soul produced by Buddy Killen in Nashville
                                        • Original LP£30.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl copy, taped lower spine
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                                        Liverpool SceneAmazing Adventures Of The Liverpool Scene (1969)RCA Victor
                                        Like an early John Cooper Clarke on Batpoem (although from Liverpool not Manchester ...)'Poetry collective' produced by John Peel!
                                          • Original LP£15.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                          Paul DesmondSamba De Orfeu (1973)RCA Camden
                                          Rare Original USA vinyl
                                            • Original LP£15.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA vinyl
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                                            Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoStory Songs Of The Trains And Rivers (1972)Sun
                                            Rollin down the track Cash
                                              • Original LP£10.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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                                              The BeatlesHey Jude (1971)Apple Records
                                              Original vinyl Canadian release from 1971
                                                • Original LP£30.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA copy
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                                                Randy CrawfordSecret Combination (1981)Warner Bros
                                                Includes the classic "You Might Need Somebody" and the breezy "Rio De Janeiro Blue"
                                                  • Original LP£7.99
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                                                  SyreetaSet My Love In Motion (1981)Tamla
                                                  Essential album from Mrs Stevie Wonder featuring the super-tough Larry Levan Paradise Garage classic "Can't Shake Your Love"! Tip!
                                                  • Syreeta – Can't Shake Your Love
                                                  • Original LP£9.99
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                  Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The TrinityStreetnoise (1969)Atco
                                                  Hardcore Funked up Auger and Driscoll double album. USA pressing on Atco
                                                  • Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity – Tropic Of Capricorn
                                                  • Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity – Czechoslovakia
                                                  • Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity – Indian Rope Man
                                                  • Original 2×LP£50.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl thick gatefold sleeve, sleeve/spinewear, top spine part taped, vinyl great
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                                                  Manfred Mann's Earth BandThe Good Earth (1974)Bronze
                                                  Heavy - check Sky High
                                                    • Original LP£20.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                    Devadip Carlos SantanaThe Swing Of Delight (1980)CBS
                                                    Hardcore - still deep double album.
                                                      • Original 2×LP£10.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+ORIGINAL = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                      WingsBand On The Run (1973)EMI
                                                      It's a classic. Spot your favourite celebs on the front, sing along to the tunes. Recorded in EMI studios in Lagos in 1973.
                                                        • Original LP£12.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl , with orig inner, bit of spine wear
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                                                        Van MorrisonBeautiful Vision (1982)Mercury
                                                        Still deep. 
                                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                          SantanaSantana (1969)CBS
                                                          Wicked latin funk rock tunes all the way including the seminal version of Olatunji's 'Jingo" (later discofied by Candido), Willie Bobo's latin jazz boogaloo...
                                                          • Santana – Evil Ways
                                                          • Santana – Jingo
                                                          • Santana – Soul Sacrifice
                                                          • New LP £21.99
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                                                          Duke Ellington And His OrchestraSuch Sweet ThunderCBS
                                                            • Original LP£8.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl in great cond
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                                                            Mel TorméMel Tormé And The Marty Paich "Dek-tette" (1956)London Records
                                                            Original UK vinyl jazz vocals
                                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                              Tony BennettFor Once In My LifeColumbia
                                                                • Original LP£8.99
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl in great condition
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                                                                Quincy JonesGula Matari (1970)A&M
                                                                Produced by Creed Taylor and featuring a host of top names and backing voices. Includes "Walkin" and the atmospheric "Gula Matari"!
                                                                • Quincy Jones – gula matari
                                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl,

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                                                                Chicago The Chicago Transit Authority (1969)Columbia
                                                                Debut album from Chicago.
                                                                  • Original 2×LP£15.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve some age wear

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                                                                  Roland Shaw and his OrchestraThe Phase 4 World Of Spy Thrillers (1971)Decca
                                                                  Very heavy funky big band 60s stylee including a wicked OHMSS.
                                                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                                    Dixie DregsWhat If Capricorn Records (1978)
                                                                    1978 southern rock on Capricorn Records
                                                                      • Original LP£8.99
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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                                                                      Francy Boland And Orchestra2. Red Hot (1977)MPS Records
                                                                        • Original LP£25.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original German LP Vinyl
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                                                                        Johnny CashAll Aboard The Blue Train (1963)Sun (9)
                                                                        Original copy USA pressing Sun Records 1963 collection
                                                                          • Original LP£20.00
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                          Henry ManciniBig Screen Little Screen (1972)RCA
                                                                          Some Killer funky soundtrack business
                                                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink

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                                                                            Deep Purple Fireball (1971)Harvest
                                                                            1971, recorded in London, original USA vinyl
                                                                              • Original LP£20.00
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA pressing vinyl, sleeve has age wear
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                                                                              Fats DominoLegendary Masters SeriesUnited Artists Records
                                                                              Double lp
                                                                                • Original 2×LP£9.99
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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