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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    Jessi ColterThat's The Way A Cowboy Rocks And Rolls (1978)Capitol Records
    Outlaw stylee
      • Original LP£8.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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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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          Onzy MatthewsSounds For The 60's! (1966)Capitol Records
          Wicked soul jazz LP piano led with brass - rare
            • Original LP£40.00
              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA Vinyl, MINT UNSEALED OPENED ONCE 1966 LP!
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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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              David LewistonIn Praise Of Oxalá And Other Gods / Black Music Of South America (1970)Nonesuch
              Field recordings recorded in Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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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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                  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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                    ParletInvasion Of The Booty Snatchers (1979)Casablanca
                      • Original LP£25.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, original copy some wear to sleeve
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                      Luther IngramLuther Ingram (1986)Profile Records
                        • Original LP£9.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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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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                        Billy PrestonOrgan Transplant (1970)Pickwick
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            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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                            Steven HalpernStarborn Suite (1978)Halpern Sounds
                            Wicked - spiritual minimalist New Age keyboards - deep!
                              • Original LP£15.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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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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                                  Steven HalpernComfort Zone (1980)Halpern Sounds
                                  Superb minimal New Age sounds from man like Halpern
                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                    Eddie Drennon & The B.B.S. UnlimitedDo The Latin Hustle (1976)Pye International
                                    Latin-tinged disco
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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                                        Millie JacksonFeelin' Bitchy (1977)Spring
                                        Female raunchy soul from 77.
                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                          Johnny NashJohnny Nash (1958)ABC-Paramount
                                          1958 LP!
                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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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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                                              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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                                                Chaka KhanNaughty (1980)Warners
                                                Includes the disco/boogie classic Clouds! Huge with Larry Levan, David Mancuso and Ron Hardy! Also includes Move Me No Mountain - ace album!
                                                • Chaka Khan – Clouds
                                                • Original LP£12.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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                                                Jon LucienRashidaRCA
                                                Sumptuous tropical-flavoured jazz dance vocal classic ! Includes "Would You Believe In Me", "Rashida" and "Love Everlasting".
                                                  • Original LP£40.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, promo sticker on front, name on front, wear staining on back

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                                                  • Reissue LP£11.99
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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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                                                      Ramsey LewisSun Goddess (1974)Columbia
                                                      Awesome jazz funk album featuring Charle Stepney and members of Earth, Wind And Fire. Check out the stunning title track!
                                                      • Ramsey Lewis – Sun Goddess
                                                      • New LP £21.99
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                                                      • Original LP£30.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 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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                                                        Rick JamesThe Flag (1986)Gordy
                                                        The boogiemeister 1986 album.
                                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                          Horst JankowskiThe Genius Of Jankowski! Mercury (1964)
                                                          The excelent easy listening genius of Horst ' Walk in the Black Forest' Jankowski.
                                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl mint unsealed once in shrink

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                                                            Riverboat Soul BandThe Riverboat Soul Band (1968)Mercury
                                                            Rare obscure 60s LP
                                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: GOriginal USA Vinyl LOT OF WEAR/DAMAGE TO LOWER HALF OF SLEEVE rare LP reduced
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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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                                                              Jeff Lorber FusionWater Sign (1979)Arista
                                                              Heavyweight fusion
                                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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                                                                Chaka KhanWhat Cha Gonna Do For Me (1981)Warner Brothers
                                                                Awesome album! Includes the all-time boogie CLASSIC "I Know You, I Live You"! Essential! Superb New York Loft/Garage disco soul.
                                                                • Chaka Khan – I Know You, I Love You
                                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl (in original shrink)
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                                                                Chaka KhanChaka (1978)Warner Bros
                                                                Chaka's first solo record after Rufus, produced by Arif Mardin, and what a stormer! From the anthemic "I'm Every Woman" to a faithful rendition of Charles...
                                                                • Chaka Khan – I'm Every Woman
                                                                • Chaka Khan – Love Has Fallen On Me
                                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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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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                                                                  Instant FunkInstant Funk (1979)Salsoul
                                                                  Includes "I Got My Mind Made Up"
                                                                  • Instant Funk – I Got My Mind Made Up
                                                                  • Original LP£15.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink
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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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