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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    Third WorldPrisoner In The Street Island Records
    reggae/disco w/now that we found love
      • Original LP£9.99
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      The 4th HarmonicDon't Turn Your Back (Beattitudes) / Shining StarThird World
      Bunny Lee production appears to be pseudonym Heptones 12" on Third World
        • Original 12"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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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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        TrinitySalt FishRootsman (1978)
        Mint unplayed ooriginal Reggae 45. Trinity tough DJ cut from 1978. Letting the people know about the goodness of Salt Fish & Ackie .
        • Trinity – Salt Fish
        • Trinity – Dub
        • Original 7"£18.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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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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        Trevor ScorcherChemist In A DisJah Guidance
        Leftfield Dee Jay roots cut from 1981 produced by Henry Junjo Lawes with great version. Original Jah Guidance 45.
        • Trevor Scorcher – Chemist In A Dis
        • Trevor Scorcher – Version
        • Original 7"£15.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"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
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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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        Johnny ClarkeIt's TrueBig Hit!
        Mint unplayed original Reggae 45 (Big Hit label) Top jump up funky roots tune from 1975 complete with the those flying cymbals on the flip.
        • Johnny Clarke – It's True
        • Johnny Clarke – Version
        • Original 7"£12.00
          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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          Jimmy LondonThank The Lord (1978)Randy's
          Mint unplayed Reggae 45. Soulful roots 1978 vocal from Jimmy London 
          • Jimmy London – Thank The Lord
          • Jimmy London – Version
          • Original 7"£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"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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          Keith PoppinBehold Them (1977)Roots
          Mint unplayed Reggae original 45. 1977uplifting righteous - quality toon!
          • Keith Poppin – Behold Them
          • Keith Poppin – Version
          • Original 7"£12.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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          Ken BootheLet GoClocktower
          Mint unplayed mid 70s roots produced by Lloyd Charmers with instrumental vibes on the flip.
          • Ken Boothe – Let Go
          • Chalmers Big Band – Instrumental
          • Original 7"£12.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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          Leroy SmartOh Darling (1975)Reggae
          Deep soulful tune. Mid 70s roots with heavy dub produced by Lloyd Campbell. Mint unplayed reggae 45.
          • Leroy Smart – Oh Darling
          • Leroy Smart – Let's Dub Together
          • Original 7"£10.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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          The UpsettersReturn Of Django (1969)Upsetter (2)
            • Original 7"£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+vg only 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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            The MorwellsDon Morwell (1975)Sir Jessus
            mid 70s roots skanker with stripped down dub on the b-side. MINT ORIGINAL VINYL 45
            • The Morwells – Don Morwell
            The MaytonesI Don't Like To Interfere / Preaching Love (1970)Bullet
            Wicked vocal cut produced by Alvin Ranglin 1970 Original UK press Bullet 1970 reggae 45 - listen actual audio. Vinyl VG+ (b-side VG few pops) (lot of...
            • The Maytones – I Don't Like To Interfare
            • The Maytones – Preaching Love
            • Original 7"£50.00
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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 -...
                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...
                    Delroy WashingtonGive All The Praise To Jah (1977)Virgin
                    Original = Original 1977 UK 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                      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...
                                  Zap PowThis Is Reggae Music (1974)Island Records
                                  Funky reggae produced by Harry J ORIG REGGAE 45 VG
                                  • Zap Pow – This Is Reggae Music
                                  • Original 7"£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG
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                                  Leroy SibblesNow (1980)Micron Music Limited
                                  Rare Leroy Sibbles album on Micron Original = USA original Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+ 100% Guarantee...
                                    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