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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    Quincy JonesBack On The BlockQwest Records
      • Original LP£8.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGSticker tear removal mark top right
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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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            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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            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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            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
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                            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
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                                    Terry GibbsThe Latin Connection (1986)Contemporary Records
                                    Vibraphonist Terry Gibbs' latin jazz album includes altoist Frank Morgan, pianist Sonny Bravo, bassist Bobby Rodriguez and three percussionists, including...
                                      • Original LP£10.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                      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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                                            Manu DibangoAfrijazzy (1986)Urban (2)
                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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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
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                                                  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
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                                                    • CD£7.99
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                                                    • New LP (180g) + Download Code£21.99
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                                                    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+
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                                                        Shabba RanksCaan DunnVP
                                                        Alltime Dancehall classic!
                                                        • Shabba Ranks – Caan Dunn (Dancehall Remix)
                                                        • Original 12"£8.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                        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
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                                                              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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                                                                  Alfredo "Chocolate" ArmenterosDice (1982)SAR Records (2)
                                                                  Rare salsa lp
                                                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in shrink
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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
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                                                                    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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                                                                          Poncho SanchezEl CongueroConcord Jazz Picante
                                                                            • Original LP£30.00
                                                                              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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                                                                              Company BFascinated (1986)Atlantic
                                                                              electro - disco Larry Levan fave!
                                                                              • Company B – Fascinated (Club Mix)
                                                                              • Original 12"£20.00
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"Vinyl

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