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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    Lieutenant StitchieCan U Read My Mind? (1993)Atlantic
    Catchy Sly and Robbie produced cross over reggae rap 12
    • Lieutenant Stitchie – Can U Read My Mind? (LP Version)
    • Original 12"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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    Dennis BrownAin't That Loving You (1979)Laser
      • Original 12"£5.00
        Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" Vinyl, not pic sleeve, vinyl has surface marks plays fine

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      Jackie EdwardsLet's Fall In LoveThird World
        • Original LP£3.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: GOriginal USA Vinyl NO COVER!!!!!
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        Third WorldPrisoner In The Street Island Records
        reggae/disco w/now that we found love
          • Original LP£9.99
            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' or your money back!
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          David RudderCharlie's Roots - Haiti (1988)Sire
            • Original LP£8.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Caribbean vinyl pressing

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            Kebra SelassieThrough Deep Meditation (1995)Lion Inc.
            Independent uk/roots dub instrumental lp
              • Original LP£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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              Charlie AceCountry BoyImpact!
              Killer tune! Deep funky reggae groove with some mellow DJs!
              • Charlie Ace – Country Boy
              • Original 7"£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 45.
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              TrinityHarvest DayRoots From The Yard
              Tuff DJ cut from 1978 produced by JA Blackbeard with dub on the b-side.
              • Trinity – Harvest Day
              • Trinity – Version
              • Original 7"£25.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Mint unplayed Reggae 45 Roots from Yard issue vinyl.


                UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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              Skin, Flesh & BoneReggae Stop Hot Shot!
              Funky reggae. Original unplayed Reggae 45. Sly and RObbie version Hamilton Bohannon !
              • Skin, Flesh & Bone – Reggae Stop Pt. 1
              • Skin, Flesh & Bone – Reggae Stop Pt. 2
              • Original 7"£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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              Junior SoulFestival GreetingsClocktower
              USA copy a.k.a. Junior Murvin mid 70s roots skank
              • Junior Soul – Festival Greetings
              • Junior Soul – Version
              • Original 7"£20.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Mint unplayed Reggae 45 Roots from Yard issue vinyl.
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              Ron And KenWaiting For YouReggae
              Mint unplayed original reggae 45 U.K. Roots from 1975 produced by Larry Lawrence of Ethnic Fight Reocrds.
              • Ron And Ken – Waiting For You
              • Ethnic Fight Band – Waiting In Dub
              • Original 7"£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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              CounterforceDifferent Style (1992)Odinga Holdings Ltd
              Mega rare and sought after nigeria synth reggae pop lp on ondinga holdings!!!Fantastic digital dancehall meets Nigerian stylee (and looking like Fingers...
              • Counterforce – Afro Juju Reggae
              • Counterforce – Afro Juju Reggae 2
              • Counterforce – Tombalali
              • Counterforce – Different Styles
              • Original LP£40.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original Nigerian Vinyl,
                +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
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              Glen Adams & The ProfessorsFunky SkankBrad's
              Original Reggae 45. Deadstock VG+ Killer funky reggae instrumental! Mid 70s funky organ instrumental USA copy
              • Glen Adams & The Professors – Funky Skank
              • Glen Adams & The Professors – Skank Version
              • Original 7"£20.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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              Tony TuffFor Every Man There Is WomanState Line (1981)
              Mint unplayed original reggae 45. Roots vocal cut from former African Brother Tony Tuff released in 1981 with  production from Tony Robinson
              • Tony Tuff – For Every Man There Is Woman
              • Jam Rock All Star – Holiday Ride
              • Original 7"£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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              Rags And RichesShining StarUpstur 81
              Wicked soul reggae tune - unplayed reggae original 45. Rare sought after soul to reggae cut from 1981 produced by Eric 'Fish' Clarke with version.
              • Rags And Riches – Shining Star
              • Mix-Up Mood – Fish I Style
              • Original 7"£18.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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              NinjamanSunsplashPickout
              Steely and Cleevie in the mix from the Ninja
                • Original LP£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                Mighty Cloud BandThe Same FolksTropical
                Mid 70s Roots tune that's got that Bunny Lee style 'Flying Cymbal' sound. Nice Dub too
                • Mighty Cloud Band – Same Old Folks
                • Mighty Cloud Band – Dub The Folks
                • Original 7"£8.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                GreyhoundWilyRetreat
                U.K. reggae band with crossover single two sider from 1973.
                • Greyhound – Wily
                • Greyhound – The Circle
                • Original 7"£7.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                Delroy WilsonSeven Letters (1975)Attack
                soul to reggae - Ben E King cover
                • Delroy Wilson – Seven Letters
                • Original 7"£19.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                Augustus PabloToo Late / Dub OrganiserTropical
                Two classic roots cuts back to back from augustus pablo. Original Tropical pressing in great condition. Produced by Clive Chin.
                • Augustus Pablo – Too Late
                • Augustus Pablo – Dub Organizer
                • Original 7"£20.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                Studio One BandNine PenceBongo Man
                Rare 7" only studio 1 tune released on the offshoot "bongo man". Noisy but rare!
                • Studio One Band – Nine Pence
                • Studio One Band – Six Pence
                • Original 7"£30.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG+
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                Marcia GriffithsSweet Bitter Love/Play MeClocktower
                Mint unplayed deadstock Reggae 45 vinyl sweet Soulful reggaeUNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 45 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                • Marcia Griffiths – Play Me
                • Marcia Griffiths – Sweet Bitter Love
                • Original 7"£18.00
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                Orville SmithGotta Hold On To This Feeling (1986)Greensleeves Records
                Nice UK reggae soul/lovers tuneOriginal unplayed Greensleeves 45
                • Orville Smith – Gotta Hold On To This Feeling
                • Original 7"£6.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                Marcia GriffithsAll Over The World (1990)Island Records
                Dance 12 from w/Marcia Griffiths Original = USA 12"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
                  • Original 12"£6.00
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                  Roots manParkway Rock / Love In T & T (1986)Hot Vinyl
                  Soca 12" recorded in Trinidad Original = Original 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe -...
                    Inner CircleEverything Is Great (1979)Island Records
                    Disco reggae crossover classic
                    • Inner Circle – Everything Is Great
                    • Original 12"£3.00
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                    Freddie McGregorGlad You're Here With Me (1986)Real Authentic Sound
                    Original reggae 12" 1986Original = Original UK Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                      Freddie McGregorFreddie McGregor (1987)Polydor
                      Original = Original UK Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not...
                        Joseph CottonNo Touch The Style (1987)Fashion Records
                        RARE Original UK 12" vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                          Anthony MalvoGreatest Girl Lover / One More TryLive And Love
                          King Jammy production
                            • Original 12"£8.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12" Vinyl.
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                            PaganCold Feet (1979)D.E.B. Music
                            unfortunately has warp Original UK 12"Vinyl G /Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                              Dan-ISure Love The Feeling (1989)Selmore Records
                              w/ Big YouthOriginal = Original UK 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not...
                              • Dan-I – Monkey Chop
                              The Invaders SteelbandGimme Dat (1977)Telefunken
                              Funky steel band mover Original = Original German Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                              • The Invaders Steelband – Watermelon Man
                              • The Invaders Steelband – Watu Cada
                              Hubert LeeWhen You DanceBongo Man
                              Another studio 1 rarity on an offshoot label "bongo man" records. CONDITION POOR
                              • Hubert Lee – When You Dance
                              Susan CadoganSoulful Reggae (1992)Ariwa
                              Mad Professor in the house - classy digital Lovers RockOriginal UK Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
                                Esso Steel BandYour Souvenir Of BermudaBermuda Mastertone
                                Original CARIBBEAN (Bermuda) Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG (heavyweight card, some wear) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                  Soki NwezeDouble DealAtlantic Records
                                  Digital Nigerian dancehall - currently £60 on discogs RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- (good but has some background noise listen actual audio) /Sleeve...
                                  • Soki Nweze – Street Trading
                                  The MarshalGhetto Children (1990)Ivory
                                  RARE LP Nigerian digital dancehall sounds RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ - listen actual audio)/Sleeve VG- (lot of wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme...
                                  • The Marshal – Front Page News
                                  Ras KimonoRun Fi Cover (1992)Premier Music
                                  Wicked Nigerian digital dancehallRARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG clean vinyl with some minor background sounds/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro...
                                    Natural TouchRomanceNK Records
                                    Original = UK Lover 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not...
                                      Winston GroovySomething On The SideSound City
                                      UK lovers 12" orig vinyl peachy Original = Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                                      • Winston Groovy – Something On The Side
                                      Johnny KingAsh Wednesday/Where Is The Love ? (1981)King Productions
                                      Carnival/disco 12" originalOriginal =Original Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this...
                                      • Johnny King – Ash Wednesday Carnival
                                      One BloodGet In Touch (With Me) (1994)Sound City
                                      Original = UK Lovers 12" on Sound City - sweet! Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                                      • One Blood – Get In Touch (With Me)
                                      Dennis GregoryTonite I'm Staying Here With You / After PartySound City
                                      Original stylee UK lovers - peachy conditionOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                      • Dennis Gregory – Tonite I'm Staying Here With You
                                      Winston GroovyNight Shift (1985)Sound City
                                      Original = UK 12" Lovers - winston does Lionel! Vinyl and sings about Bob Marley - very meta! VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                                      • Winston Groovy – Night Shift
                                      Nardo RanksJammie JammiePenthouse Records
                                      dancehall stylee
                                      • Nardo Ranks – Jammie Jammie
                                      Ras KimonoWhat's Gwan? (1990)PolyGram
                                      Rare Original Nigerian vinyl - digital roots/reggae dancehall Nigerian stylee, check the audio!Vinyl G  , sleeve G +High-end Audio...
                                      • Ras Kimono – Rastafari Chant