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
    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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      Richard AceStayin' Alive / If I Can't Have You (1978)Blue Inc
      Studio One keyboard man does disco
        • Original 12"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" Vinyl

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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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        Third WorldPrisoner In The Street Island Records
        reggae/disco w/now that we found love
          • Original LP£9.99
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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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              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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              Delroy WilsonMother NatureImpact!
              Mint unplayed ooriginal Reggae 45. Wicked reggae soul cut. Recorded in 1978 soul to reggae version.
              • Delroy Wilson – Mother Nature
              • Delroy Wilson – Version
              • Original 7"£12.00
                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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              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,
                +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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              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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                John HoltBring It On HomeVP
                Tough reggae soul. Original unplayed 45. John Holt's sterling 70s roots version of the Sam Cooke classic - flip the record over for tuff stripped down...
                • John Holt – Bring It On Home
                • John Holt – Version
                • Original 7"£10.00
                  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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                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
                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