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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    Phillip LeoGirl Of My Dreams / One Life To LiveFine Style
    UK lovers on Fashion
      • Original 12"£6.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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      Apache IndianMovie Over IndiaCity To City
      All across Birmingham and Southall .. ragga/hip-hop
        • Original 12"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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        ConvertNightbirdA&M PM
        House, 91
          • Original 12"£5.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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          Célestin MiganAbedici / Maso Wa Ye Nou MioL.A. Aux Ecoutes
          Super-hypnotic Ethiopiques-style deep tune!Unplayed original Benin Afro 45
          • Célestin Migan – Abedici
          • Célestin Migan – Maso Wa Ye Nou Mio
          • Original 7"£35.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
            Expected 30 NovPreorder
          Charles RodriguezAssoli Ma Tin / JacquelineEts Aux Ecoutes
          Unplayed original Benin 45
            • Original 7"£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
              Expected 30 NovPreorder
            Bluecky D'AlmeidaDocteur Bluecky/ Unite AfricaineL.A. Aux Ecoutes
            Unplayed original Benin 45
            • Bluecky D'Almeida – Docteur Bluecky
            • Original 7"£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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            Bluecky D'AlmeidaEgo MiladoAux Ecoutes
            Nice latin highlife/ rhumba tune. Unplayed original Benin Afro 45
            • Bluecky D'Almeida – Ego Milado
            • Original 7"£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
              Expected 30 NovPreorder
            Charles RodriguezFeliciteEts Aux Ecoutes
            Unplayed original Benin 45
            • Charles Rodriguez – Felicite
            • Original 7"£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
              Expected 30 NovPreorder
            Adikpon Fek Pon Et Son GroupeMademoiselle O Nagbe / Kow Zan Lo Mi Do Na FlinL.A. Aux Ecoutes
            1 for £65 on discogs - long spoken intro then mad percussion - very deep!Unplayed original Benin Afro 45
            • Adikpon Fek Pon Et Son Groupe – Mademoiselle O Nagbe
            • Awessin Made Et Son Groupe – Kow Zan Lo Mi Do Na Flin
            • Original 7"£35.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
              Expected 30 NovPreorder
            Bluecky D'AlmeidaMarilyn / Mea CulpaAux Ecoutes
            Unplayed original Benin 45
            • Bluecky D'Almeida – Marilyn
            • Bluecky D'Almeida – mea culpa
            • Original 7"£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
              Expected 30 NovPreorder
            El Rego Et Ses CommandosNonvi Towe KuL.A. Aux Ecoutes
            Nice addictive African Rumba Benin Unplayed original Benin Afro 45
            • El Rego Et Ses Commandos – Kossiba Mon Zokeke
            • El Rego Et Ses Commandos – Nonvi Towe Ku
            • Original 7"£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
              Expected 30 NovPreorder
            M. Aholovo HonoréRosa / Ha - MonseigneurEts Aux Ecoutes
            latin Benin Rhumba Unplayed original Benin 45
            • M. Aholovo Honoré – Rosa
            • Original 7"£30.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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            El Rego Et Ses CommandosTchotcho-GueL.A. Aux Ecoutes
            Strangely hypnotic slow funkUnplayed original Benin Afro 45
            • El Rego Et Ses Commandos – Guevi Noule
            • Original 7"£35.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
              Expected 30 NovPreorder
            Bud PowellBud! The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume 3Blue Note
              • Original LP£20.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+DMM French 1985 vinyl issue in shrink
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              KockyRemone (1979)Windsong Records
              Nice independent disco tune
                • Original 12"£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                Masters Of The UniverseSpace Talk (1990)Rumour Records
                Deep House 1990
                  • Original 12"£8.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                  The TimeWhat Time Is It? (1983)Warner Bros. Records
                    • Original LP£20.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                    Eastside ConnectionYou're So Right For Me (1978)Creole Records
                    Great funky disco tune
                      • Original 12"£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                      Tyrone DavisLet's Be Closer TogetherColumbia
                        • Original LP£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig in shrink
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                        Hector BerliozSymphonie FantastiqueDecca
                         
                        • Original LP£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                        Bunny WailerBlackheart ManIsland
                        Roots classic from Wailers man, Bunny
                          • Original LP£25.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UK orig gatefold vinyl
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                          • New LP (180g)£23.99
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                          Yusef LateefThe Gentle Giant (1972)Atlantic
                          Classic release recorded for Atlantic, 1972.
                            • Original LP£20.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In shrink
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                            • CD Obi Strip£7.99
                              Out of stock
                            The Original Trinidad Steel BandThe Original Trinidad Steel BandPolydor
                            Tripped out calypso version of 'Love for Sale' and more.
                            • The Original Trinidad Steel Band – love for sale
                            • Original LP£7.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                            Bobby ValentinBobby Valentin (1980)Bronco
                            Rare original LP in great cond in original shrink
                              • Original LP£25.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                              Grant GreenGrantstandBlue Note
                              1986 DMM pressing original vinyl in shrink
                                • Original LP£25.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                The Human LeagueHysteria (1984)Virgin
                                Seminal synthetic pop
                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                  Willis JacksonPlays With Feeling Cotillion (1976)
                                  Nice funky groovy set, 76.
                                  • Willis Jackson – Racubah
                                  • Willis Jackson – Singing Bass
                                  • Original LP£15.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                  Tito Puente And His Latin EnsembleSensacion Concord Jazz Picante (1986)
                                  killer w/ Sonny Bravo, Ray Gonzalez, Bobby Rodriguez, Terry Gibbs and more.
                                  • Tito Puente And His Latin Ensemble – Fiesta A La King
                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In original shrink
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                                  Horace Silver QuintetSong For My Father (1963)Blue Note
                                  Mind-numbingly CLASSIC 
                                    • Original LP£40.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+DMM 1984 pressing in shrink in great condition
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                                    • CD£7.99
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                                    • New LP £22.99
                                      Out of stock
                                    Tito PuenteUn Poco Loco (1987)Concord Jazz Picante
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In original shrinkwrap
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                                      Charlie PalmieriA Giant StepGuantanamera Record's
                                        • Original LP£25.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Venezuelan vinyl
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                                        Melba MooreA Lot Of Love (1986)Capitol Records
                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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                                          John ColtraneAfro Blue Impressions (1977)Pablo Live
                                            • Original 2×LP£30.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                            Carlos GarnettBlack LoveMuse Records
                                            Killer album!!! "Mother of the Future" and loads more intense jazz dance classics! Deep, fiery music! Essential!
                                              • Original LP£45.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original copy in original shrinkwrap, small cutout top right
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                                              • Reissue LP£11.99
                                                Out of stock
                                              Blue BossaBlue Bossa (1986)Blue Note
                                              The original Blue Note dancefloor groovers compiled by Gilles Peterson back in the day. All killers, no fillers!
                                                • Original LP£12.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG
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                                                John ColtraneBlue Train (1957)Blue Note
                                                Late 50s hard bop, Coltrane's second on Blue Note. Killer line-up: John Coltrane – tenor saxophone, bandleader Paul Chambers – double bass Kenny...
                                                • John Coltrane – moment's notice
                                                • Original LP£30.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+1984 French DMM vinyl pressing
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                                                • Reissue LP£13.99
                                                  Out of stock
                                                • CD£7.99
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                                                • New LP (180g) + Download Code£21.99
                                                  Out of stock
                                                Patti AustinBody Language (1980)CTI
                                                Produced by Creed Taylor
                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                  Hermeto PascoalBrasil Universo (1987)Rio Records (3)
                                                  Excellent Hermeto LP - orig copy in fantastic condition
                                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
                                                      In stockAdd to Bag
                                                    Barry BoomCan This Be Real (92)Merger Records
                                                    Cutty Ranks doing Lovers if you imagine
                                                      • Original 12"£5.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                      Bob Marley And The WailersCatch A FireTuff Gong / Island
                                                      Their debut album for Island, a stone cold roots rock reggae classic, beautifully reissued on 180 gram vinyl and housed in a thick heavyweight card sleeve
                                                        • Original LP£25.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+1990s pressing in great condition in shrink
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                                                        • New LP (180g) + Download Code£21.99
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                                                        • CD£7.99
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                                                        Four TopsCatfish (1976)ABC Records
                                                        Recorded in Detroit with all star ex-Motown crew of Earl Van Dyke, Funk Brothers, Dennis Coffey and more
                                                          Gato BarbieriChapter Three: Viva Emiliano Zapata (1974)Impulse
                                                          Tough latin jazz album from saxophonist Barbieri released on Impulse in 1974. This is heavyweight stuff and includes the jazz dance latin monster tune...
                                                          • Gato Barbieri – Viva Emiliano Zapata
                                                          • Original LP£12.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                          • CD£7.99
                                                            Out of stock
                                                          Bobbi Humphrey City Beat (1988)Malaco
                                                          Jazz fusion from flautist Bobbi Humphrey
                                                            • Original LP£9.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+In shrink
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                                                            Cassandra WilsonDays AweighJMT
                                                              • Original LP£20.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig copy in orig shrink in great condition
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                                                              Dom Um RomaoDom Um RomaoMuse
                                                              Killer, killer Brazil - jazz fusion with the incredible Batucada of 'Braun Blek Blue'. Essential!
                                                              • Dom Um Romao – Braun-Blek-Blu
                                                              • Original LP£40.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in original shrink
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                                                              • Reissue LP£14.99
                                                                Out of stock
                                                              Cutty RanksDominate (1991)Penthouse Records
                                                                • Original 12"£8.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                                José Roberto BertramiDreams Are Real (1986)Milestone (4)
                                                                  • Original LP£15.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig copy in fantastic condition
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                                                                  Lonnie Liston SmithDreams Of Tomorrow (1983)Doctor Jazz
                                                                  Lonnie Liston Smith on Doctor Jazz, the label that Bob Thiele started after he closed the Flying Dutchman label. Original vinyl USA
                                                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                                    Cafe LatinoEsta Es La MusicaCafé Latino
                                                                    Italo Latin House 93
                                                                      • Original 12"£8.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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