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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    ShandlerCarnival Boogie / Carnival JamRemy
    Rare 70s Calypso disco 45 12"
      • Original 12"£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal 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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        Big YouthRock HolyNegusa Negast
        Reissue of the album that appeared on his own Negusa Negast label in the late 70s
          • Original LP£20.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original Jamaica vinyl
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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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          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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            Prince JazzboWise Shepherd / Donkey Blind (1975)Action
             Two killer Jazzbo sides! Mint unplayed Canadian orig. 1975 pressing. (listen actual audio)
            • Prince Jazzbo – Wise Shepherd
            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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                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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                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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                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"£10.00
                    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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                  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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                  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...
                        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...
                              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