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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    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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      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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      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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        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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        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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        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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          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
                Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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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...
                  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...
                      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
                              Ras KimonoLone Ranger (1994)Premier Music
                              NIGERIAN DIGITAL DANCEHALL - killer G+ vinyl, G sleeve. ORIGINAL NIGERIAN VINYL+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                              • Ras Kimono – Kimono Style
                              • Ras Kimono – Dem Love It
                              Sonny OkosunFire In Soweto (1978)EMI
                              Funky afro-beat reggae funk Original Nigerian vinyl. Vinyl VG, sleeve G+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                              • Sonny Okosun – Liberation
                              • Sonny Okosun – Revolution Stop
                              Lord StupidLa La Festival / La La Festival - Pt. 2Far Records
                              Rare reggae/Calypso tune singing the delights of carnival - sounds like Horace Andy!
                              • Lord Stupid – La La Festival
                              • Lord Stupid – La La Festival - Pt. 2
                              Ike PetersMother Nature (1983)Clover Sound
                              Original Nigerian vinyl. Highlife pop Vinyl G (listen actual audio), sleeve G- ( lot of wear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
                              • Ike Peters – Love And Devotion
                              Freddie RoyLove Somebody (1987)F.J. Records / EMI
                              Jamaican Digital roots/dancehall Reggae - Original Nigerian vinyl. Vinyl G- (listen actual audio), sleeve G- (wear) +High-end...
                              • Freddie Roy – Take A Flight
                              The MandatorsRat Race (1988)Polydor
                              Quality digital Nigerian roots reggae.Original Nigerian vinyl. Vinyl G , sleeve G (wear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                              • The Mandators – Youths Awake
                              Majek FashekPrisoner Of Conscience (1987)Tabansi
                              Nigerian roots reggaeOriginal Nigerian Vinyl+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+VG+/sleeve G
                              • Majek Fashek – Africans Keep Your Culture
                              Carroll ThompsonThe Ultimate CollectionE1 Recordings
                              Lovers rock queen includes Im So Sorry, Sing Me A Love Song and more