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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    Slide HamptonWorld Of Trombones (1979)West 54
    w/ Curtis Fuller, Steve Turre, Papo Vazquez and more. Big group includes nice version of Coltrane's Impressions
      • Original LP£18.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG


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      Village PeopleY.M.C.A. (1978)Mercury
      Anyone know this tune?
      • Village People – Y.M.C.A. (Full Length Version)
      • Original 12"£7.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA 12"Vinyl

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      CommodoresMidnight MagicMotown
        • Original LP£7.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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        Larry GrahamOne In A Million You (1980)Warner Bros. Records
          • Original LP£10.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink
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          Marvin GayeDream Of A Lifetime (1985)Columbia
          1985 Marvin Gaye
            • Original LP£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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            Graham Central StationRelease Yourself (1974)Warner Brothers
            Dirty, funky bassman from Sly and the Family Stone, Larry Graham's dirtiest, funkiest, bassiest album, circa 1974. A high point for the low end.
            • Graham Central Station – Release Yourself
            • Original LP£9.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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            Booker T. JonesTry And Love Again (1978)A&M Records
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl

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              Patrick GammonDon't Touch Me (1979)Motown
                • Original LP£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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                GQFace To Face (1981)Arista
                Killer boogie/soul fusion on Arista, 1981. Includes "Shake".
                  • Original LP£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve has wear/spine wear/creasing
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                  West Coast CrewJail Bait (1985)KMA Records
                  west coast independent rap, 85. Original vinyl
                  • West Coast Crew – Jail Bait
                  • Original 12"£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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                  The Jimmy Castor BunchMaximum StimulationAtlantic (1977)
                  70s funky Jimmy Castor on Atlantic
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl,
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                    Milo And The KingsStay Up And Follow Milo / PolioCamille Records
                    Wicked jump up calypso instrumental - smokin! UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG ( few pops)/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                    • Milo And The Kings – Stay Up And Follow Milo
                    • Milo And The Kings – Polio
                    • Original 7"£20.00
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                    AceAn Ace Album (1974)Anchor (2)
                      • Original LP£6.99
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                      Captain And TennilleCome In From The RainA&M Records
                        • Original LP£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                        Jerry ButlerLove's On The MenuMotown (1976)
                        With tunes by Leon Ware and Stevie Wonder
                          • Original LP£9.99
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                          ParletRidin' High (1979)Casablanca
                          It's the booty boogie funk train - all aboard!Mint unplayed USA 45
                          • Parlet – Ridin' High
                          Jean CarnJean Carn (1976)Philadelphia International
                          Includes the Philly scorchers "Free Love", "If You Wanna Go Back" and "Time Waits For No One". Classic!
                          • Jean Carn – Free Love
                          • Original LP£8.99
                            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl,
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                          King PleasureMr. Jazz (1962)United Artists
                          Rare jazz vocal album.
                            • Original LP£19.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl,
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                            Johnny LytleSwingin' at The GatePacific Jazz
                            Super jazz album from vibes man Lytle.
                              • Original LP£30.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl gatefold.

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                              Hamilton BohannonThe Bohannon Drive (1983)Compleat Records
                              Great stuff from Bohannon, 1983, with an updated 'Let's Start The Dance'.
                                • Original LP£9.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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                                Lorraine EllisonStay With Me (1970)Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records
                                Fantastic album produced by Jerry Ragovoy. The story goes that this powerful soul/gsopel album benefitted from the free use of the huge string section...
                                • Lorraine Ellison – Stay With Me
                                • Original LP£25.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl, some spine wear, name on front
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                                Gene ChandlerWhen You're # 1 (1979)20th Century Fox Records
                                Soul 79. Orig.
                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl , sleeve wear

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                                  Demis RoussosForever And Ever (1973)Philips
                                    • Original LP£8.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                    Édouard LaloSymphonie Espagnol / Introductino and Variations on 'Nel cor piu on mi sento' / Fantasie on 'Dal tuo stellato soglio' (1974)Saga (5)
                                      • Original LP£7.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl LP
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                                      John DenverAerie (1971)RCA Victor
                                        • Original LP£6.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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                                        George BensonBenson Burner (1976)Columbia
                                        Loads of killer funky soul jazz 60s tunes on this double album compilation
                                        • George Benson – return of the prodigal son
                                        • Original 2×LP£15.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, gatefold, top spine part split
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                                        Bar-KaysContagious (1987)Mercury
                                        Boogie-funk-soul, 1987
                                          • New LP £9.99
                                            Out of stock
                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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                                          Donna FargoDark-Eyed Lady (1978)Warner Bros. Records
                                            • Original LP£7.99
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                                            Richard 'Dimples' FieldsDimples (1981)The Boardwalk Entertainment Co
                                              • Original LP£10.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA vinyl
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                                              Mirror ImageDiscopedia Vol. 1 (1979)Pickwick
                                                • Original LP£8.99
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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                                                Eddie FloydExperienceMalaco Records
                                                Southern funky soul on Malaco/TK
                                                  • Original LP£15.00
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                                                  Wilton FelderGentle Fire (1983)MCA Records
                                                    • Original LP£7.99
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl, in shrink
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                                                    The MonkeesMore Of The Monkees (1967)RCA Victor
                                                    Includes the b-boy break anthem Mary Marygarage band and punk's fave "Stepping Stone". Killer tunes on one LP!
                                                    • The Monkees – (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone
                                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl, bit of sleeve wear

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                                                    DionStreetheartWarner Bros. Records
                                                      • Original LP£7.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA vinyl, sticker on front, clean vinyl but has some background noise
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                                                      Ladysmith Black MambazoTwo Worlds One Heart (1990)Warner Bros. Records
                                                      South African harmony group.
                                                        • Original LP£7.99
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl, old price sticker on front
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                                                        Sonny FortuneWaves Of Dreams (1976)Horizon
                                                        Best of mid-70s releases from sax player Fortune, who also recorded for Strata-East. Deep stuff, also features another Strata-East man Charles Sullivan...
                                                          • Original LP£15.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA pressing LP, sleeve wear
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                                                          Donna FargoWhatever I Say Means I Love You (1975)ABC Dot
                                                            • Original LP£7.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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                                                            Pat BenatarWide Awake In Dreamland (1988)Chrysalis
                                                              • Original LP£5.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl
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                                                              DionYo FrankieArista
                                                              Late period DIon
                                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl, promo sticker
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                                                                AmantAmant (1978)Marlin
                                                                "A Jim Burgess Mix" Disco on TK offshoot Marlin
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl , small pen mark on front

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                                                                  Barefoot JerryBarefootin' (1977)Monument
                                                                  Country rock from the seminal Nashville-based sessionaires, the men behind .. well everyone during the 1970s (featured on Soul Jazz Records Delta Swamp...
                                                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl mint sealed opened once
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                                                                    Placido DomingoDomingo! (1981)CBS Masterworks
                                                                      • Original LP£6.99
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original UK Vinyl, sleeve has wear, sticker removal mark, reduced

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                                                                      Leo SayerEndless Flight (1976)Chrysalis
                                                                        • Original LP£4.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-100% guaranteed USA original vinyl sleeve tear at bottom
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                                                                        BarrabasHeart Of The City (1975)Atco
                                                                        Loads of great Loft fave tracks including "Checkmate" and the great mellow "Mellow Blow"! Fantastic rocky disco! Check it out!
                                                                        • Barrabas – checkmate
                                                                        • Barrabas – mellow blow
                                                                        • Original LP£10.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl,
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                                                                        C.L. BlastI Wanna Get Down (1980)Cotillion
                                                                        Soul 1980
                                                                          • Original LP£9.00
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in shrinkwrap
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                                                                          Natalie ColeI'm Ready (1983)Epic
                                                                            • Original LP£7.99
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                                                                            The OsmondsI'm Still Gonna Need You (1975)MGM Records
                                                                              • Original LP£7.99
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK vinyl
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                                                                              Lionel Hampton And His OrchestraJivin' The Vibes (1957)RCA Camden
                                                                              1957 LP!
                                                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG

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                                                                                Claude DebussyLa Mer / Trois Nocturnes (1982)Philips
                                                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original German Vinyl,

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