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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    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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    Third WorldYou've Got The Power (1982)Columbia
      • Original LP£8.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP 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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          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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                  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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                    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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                    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 -...
                      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...
                              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
                                  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
                                  The MeditationsNo More FriendGreensleeves Records
                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                      Vinyl condition: GSleeve condition: GOriginal = Original NIGERIAN PRESSING LP VINYL CONDITION
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                                    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