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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    Prince JazzboWise Shepherd / Donkey Blind (1975)Action
     Two killer Jazzbo sides! Mint unplayed Canadian orig. 1975 pressing. (listen actual audio)
    • Prince Jazzbo – Wise Shepherd
    • Original 7"£15.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45.

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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£25.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original Nigerian Vinyl, vinyl clean, sleeve has wear and a tear at bottom right at opening of about an inch missing
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    Rupie Edwards All StarsMusic Alone Shall Live (1970)Success / Blank
    Harmony group uplifting tune - PRE white label
      Rupie EdwardsSoldier Gunman (1974)Success
      Cool tune and nice trombone
        • Original 7"£15.00
          Vinyl condition: VG-
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        Rupie EdwardsThe Children Of Today (1980)Success
        Rootsy lovers tune
          • Original 7"£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VG-
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          Gregory IsaacsDo You EverImpact!
          Original Impact Records unplayed reggae 45. Superb vocal from Gregory Isaacs on this early roots cut from 1974
          • Gregory Isaacs – Do You Ever
          • Original 7"£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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          Johnny NashHold Me Tight (1968)JAD
          Original USA 1968 LP
            • Original LP£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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            Ronnie DavisFeverHeavyweight
            Essential - Horace Andy's Studio 1 classic recut at Channel One with Heavyweight dub on the flip, Produced by Manzie Swaby. Boom! VG+
            • Ronnie Davis – Fever
            • The Revolutionaires – Disco Fever
            • Original 7"£15.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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            Beres HammondThe Problem (1987)Harmony House
            • Beres Hammond – The Problem
            • Original 12"£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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            Scare Dem 2/Sugar SlickAll I Ever Want / PlatinumFat Eyes Records
              • Original 7"£6.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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              Warr lord / Pinchers (1999)BuffaloFat Eyes Records
                • Original 7"£6.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                Lieutenant StitchieBun It Down (1993)Shocking Vibes
                  • Original 7"£6.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                  Baby ChamGal Nuh Worry (1999)Fat Eyes Records
                    • Original 7"£6.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                    Harry Toddler/Cement KidGun Angel / Bagga HypeManatee Records (2)
                      • Original 7"£6.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                      Bounty KillerHot Gal We ShopFat Eyes Records
                        • Original 7"£6.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                        Singing PrinceHot Ladies (2001)Logon Street Vibes Production
                          • Original 7"£6.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                          Ricky Rudie / PatchyJohnny / I Don't Know (2001)Kings of Kings
                            • Original 7"£6.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                            Tony CurtisLove Rush (2000)City Lock Records
                              • Original 7"£6.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                              General DegreeMind Yu Business (1993)Carib Records
                                • Original 7"£5.00
                                  Vinyl condition: G-Original dancehall reggae 45
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                                Admiral TibetNot Because (1995)Digital-B
                                  • Original 7"£6.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                                  Marcia GriffithsPeaceful Woman (1977)High Note
                                    • Original 7"£7.00
                                      Vinyl condition: GOriginal reggae 45
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                                    Lone RangerRose marieTechniques
                                      • Original 7"£8.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Original classic dancehall reggae 45
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                                      Bounty KillerScare DemPrice Less
                                        • Original 7"£5.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Original dancehall reggae 45
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                                        Red DragonNo Gun Inna Baggy / One Night Love Affair (1990)Dragon Records (3)
                                        Digi dancehall
                                          • Original 12"£8.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink
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                                          DillingerCornbread / I Thirst - Part TwoJamaica Sound
                                          Killer
                                            • Original 12"£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USK 12" vinyl pic sleeve, small tear at back bottom left, some wear ro sleeve
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                                            Jah StitchGreedy GirlHot Shot!
                                            Killer roots Dee Jay cut to Horace Andy's "Don't Try To Use me". Orig. Reggae 45 (water damage/tearing on label). Audio is actual record
                                            • Jah Stitch – Greedy Girl
                                            • Jah Stitch – Version
                                            • Original 7"£15.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG
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                                            Owen GrayRolling StonePama Records
                                              • Original 12"£6.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl 12"
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                                              Sargant TimeSexing TimeDyn-O-Mite
                                              WICKED Excellent Prince Buster-stylee Rocksteady Calypso 2-sider.
                                              • Sargant Time – Sexing Time
                                              • Prince Williams – Pus Juck
                                              • Original 7"£30.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                                              Frankie JonesSister BelovedImpact!
                                              1977 funky roots and dub produced by Brent Dowe singer of The  Melodians, issued on Imapct! J.A. Original.
                                              • Frankie Jones – Sister Beloved
                                              • Frankie Jones – Version
                                              Carlene DavisI RememberPioneer International
                                              Lovers rock lp w/ nice version of Crystal Gayle's Brown Eyes Blue!
                                              • Carlene Davis – Brown Eyes Blue
                                              • Original LP£10.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                              Gladstone AndersonQueen Of My Throne (1978)El-Tone Records
                                              Deep! + heavy dub
                                              • Gladstone Anderson – Queen Of My Throne
                                              • Original 7"£30.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original Canada 45
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                                              Soul DimensionTrash An' Ready (1987)B-Boy Records
                                              Ragga/hip-hop 12"
                                                • Original 12"£10.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" vinyl in shrink

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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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                                                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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                                                  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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                                                    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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                                                    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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