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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    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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            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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                        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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                        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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                        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"£10.00
                            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"£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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                          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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                          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...
                                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...
                                    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...
                                      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...
                                        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
                                        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)