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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    Duke Ellington And His OrchestraA Date With The Duke Vol. 8 (1974)Fairmont Records
      • Original LP£10.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in original shrinkwrap

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      Maria CallasAnna Bolena (1981)I.M.I. International Music Of Italy
        • Original LP£7.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Italian Vinyl
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        Count Basie OrchestraBasie, One More TimeMode Disques
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original French LP Vinyl, laminated crackback sleeve in fantastic condition
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          Stan KentonRendezvous With Kenton (1959)Capitol Records
            • Original LP£15.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl, crackback laminated sleeve
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            Freddy FenderTex-mex, The Best Of Freddy Fender (1985)MCA Records
              • Original LP£6.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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              Nelson RiddleVive Legrand! - Nelson Riddle Salutes Michel Legrand (1973)Daybreak Records
              Nelson does Michel
                • Original LP£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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                Jessi ColterThat's The Way A Cowboy Rocks And Rolls (1978)Capitol Records
                Outlaw stylee
                  • Original LP£8.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                  Miss ThangThunder And Lightning (1986)Tommy Boy
                  Female rap 86 original 12"
                    • Original 12"£6.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                    Anthony MalvoCome Back To MeTechniques
                    Dancehall DJ cut on Techniques
                      • Original 7"£8.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Original reggae 45
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                      Sluggy RanksDone With BadnessMusic Master
                      Nice digital dancehall
                        • Original 7"£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original reggae 45
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                        Jackie & RoyEast Of Suez (1981)Concord Jazz
                        Jazz vocals on Picante/Concord
                          • Original LP£20.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, radio station copy with sticker on front, small price sticker removal mark
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                          Carole KingFanstasy (1973)Ode Records
                          Seminal! Includes 'Corazon' - a deep tune!
                            • Original LP£8.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl

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                            PowermanGood Better Best (1993)Jammy's Records
                            D'hall on Jammys
                              • Original 7"£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+writing on label
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                              Lionel HamptonHamp 1956 (1956)Oriole
                              Superb condition original UK pressing vinyl
                                • Original LP£20.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK 1956 vinyl in great condition
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                                Shorty The PresidentJesteringMicron Music Limited
                                DJ cut
                                  • Original 7"£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+writing on label
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                                  The MessengersLove Your Friend (1976)Hot Stuff (2)
                                  Sweet roots -rare 45 feat. The Soul Defenders band
                                    • Original 7"£20.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original reggae 45
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                                    The Shelly Manne Quintet And Big BandManne-That's Gershwin! (1965)Capitol Records
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in original shrinkwrap, minor surface marks
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                                      Kenny CoxMultidirection (1970)Blue Note
                                      Piano-led quintet on Blue Note with Charles Moore on trumpet, Joe Henderson's brother Leon on tenor, Ron Brooks and Danny Spencer (Mixed Bag/Strata Records)....
                                        • Original LP£40.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl blue/black label Blue Note, sleeve - spines are split and taped, promo sticker on front
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                                        The HeptonesOld Time (1973)Hit
                                        Prod by Alvin Ranglin
                                          • Original 7"£15.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Writing on label
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                                          Dizzy GillespieParis, Salle Pleyel, 28 Février 1948 (1965)Disques Vogue
                                          Live in Paris 1948 w/ Chano Pozo in the group! This is the real deal!
                                            • Original LP£30.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl, laminated crackback sleeve great condition
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                                            CultureStop The FightingHigh Note
                                            `classic roots'
                                              • Original 7"£7.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG-Clean vinyl but noisy (pressing?)
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                                              Delroy WilsonThings In The Dark (1976)Impact!
                                              Nice roots on impact
                                                • Original 7"£20.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original reggae 45
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                                                Solomon BurkeGet Out Of My Life WomanAtlantic
                                                Tough, tough funky version! check the break! ORIGINAL USA ISSUE VINYL 45
                                                • Solomon Burke – Get Out Of My Life Woman
                                                • Original 7"£30.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original vinyl USA 45.
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                                                Major MackerelRough Tough Jamaica Way (1988)Jammy's Records
                                                Arr by Steely and Cleevie
                                                  • Original 7"£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+
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                                                  René Touzet And His OrchestraMr. Cha Cha Cha (1959)GNP
                                                  Original latin 1959 LP in great condition
                                                    • Original LP£20.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in great condition
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                                                    Johnny OsbourneOn The Right Track (1987)Jammy's Records
                                                    Original dancehall on Jammys
                                                      • Original 7"£10.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                      Ralph McTellYou Well-Meaning Brought Me HereFamous G (1971)
                                                      Deep, early 70s Ralph McTell
                                                        • Original LP£9.99
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                        Jimmy McGriffA Bag Full Of Soul (1966)United Artists
                                                        USA ORIG. GATEFOLD VINYL 
                                                        • Jimmy McGriff – see see rider
                                                        • Jimmy McGriff – hallelujah
                                                        • Original LP£20.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl

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                                                        Henry Mancini And His OrchestraOur Man In Hollywood (1963)RCA Victor
                                                          • Original LP£8.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl, laminated
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                                                          The BeatlesLet It Be (1970)Apple
                                                          Their last album...
                                                            • Original LP£30.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA original pressing gatefold album, wear at opening, non-audible surface mark at start of side B, plays fine
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                                                            • New LP (180g) STEREO£24.99
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                                                            • CD£9.99
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                                                            Ludwig van BeethovenSymphony No. 3 "Eroica" (1960)Parliament
                                                              • Original LP£12.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in shrink
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                                                              Duke EllingtonToast To The DukeWorld Record Club
                                                                • Original LP£7.99
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                                The George Shearing QuintetSoft And SilkyM.G.M.
                                                                Mr Shearing is soft and lovely. Latin jazz 100%. Mono UK original pressing.
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl crackback laminate sleeve
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                                                                  Original Motion Picture SoundtrackA Man And A Woman (Un Homme Et Une Femme) (1967)United Artists
                                                                  Fantastic original soundtrack
                                                                    • Original LP£9.99
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                                    Various Artists On Jump StreetWelcome To The Club (1987)Jump Street
                                                                    Compilation on Jump Street of early electro/garage/house that's... "Dedicated to the spirit of the Paradise Garage (1976-1987 R.I.P)"!
                                                                      • Original LP£20.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, cutout top right

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                                                                      Roger DaltreyCan't Wait To See The Movie (1987)Atlantic
                                                                        • Original LP£7.99
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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                                                                        BreadGuitar Man (1972)Elektra
                                                                        Folky rock, 72
                                                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                                          David LewistonIn Praise Of Oxalá And Other Gods / Black Music Of South America (1970)Nonesuch
                                                                          Field recordings recorded in Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil
                                                                            • Original LP£15.00
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                            Frank SinatraIn The Wee Small Hours (Part 1) (1955)Capitol Records
                                                                            Rare 10" original vinyl
                                                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK LP rare 10" Vinyl, laminated crackback sleeve bit of wear to sleeve
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                                                                              Jennifer WarnesJennifer Warnes (1976)Arista
                                                                                • Original LP£6.99
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, old price sticker
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                                                                                Lionel Hampton All StarsLionel Hampton And His All Stars (1957)Columbia
                                                                                Rare LP original UK pressing in great condition
                                                                                  • Original LP£25.00
                                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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                                                                                  John HoltToo Much Love (1984)Trojan Records
                                                                                  Reggae & strings - pic sleeve!
                                                                                    • Original 7"£6.00
                                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                                                    Billy MitchellBlue City Jam (1984)Pausa Records
                                                                                      • Original LP£7.99
                                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USALP Vinyl, in original shrinkwrap
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                                                                                      Little JohnCry Fe De Girl (1987)Jammy's Records
                                                                                      Dancehall on Jammys 87
                                                                                        • Original 7"£10.00
                                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                                                        The BrothersDon't Stop Now (1976)RCA Victor
                                                                                        Wicked funky disco lp
                                                                                          • Original LP£18.00
                                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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