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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    Freddie Hart And The HeartbeatsCountry Heart 'N Soul (1974)Capitol Records
    Nothing beats a Nudie outfit - nice country soul
      • Original LP£8.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP
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      Dave "Baby" CortezDave "Baby" Cortez And His Happy Organ (1961)Clock
      Early 60s hammond organ organ r& bORIGINAL = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ great condition 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
        • Original LP£20.00
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        Doug Clark & The Hot NutsHomecoming (1963)Gross Records
        Comedy/r'n'b group early 60s LPOriginal = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG + 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
          • Original LP£12.00
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          Stephen StillsIllegal Stills (1976)Columbia Records
          1976 album
            • Original LP£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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            Norman ConnorsInvitation (1979)Arista
            Killer boogie jazz fusion par excellence!
            • Norman Connors – be there in the morning
            • Original LP£12.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl

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            Gene Rodgers TrioJazz Comes To The Astor (1958)Mercury
            Rare 1959 LP
              • Original LP£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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              Elvin BishopLet It Flow (1974)Capricorn Records
              Blues rock on Capricorn Records
                • Original LP£7.00
                  Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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                Crystal GayleMiss the MississippiColumbia
                  • Original LP£6.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP
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                  Chet AtkinsMore Of That Guitar Country (1965)RCA Victor
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl.
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                    Mike WestbrookPiano (1978)Original Records
                      • Original LP£12.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                      VariousPure 3Pure Records
                      Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG- (lot of water damage lower left) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                        • Original LP£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl SLEEVE DAMAGE

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                        George DukeSave The Country (1970)Pacific Jazz/Pickwick
                        KILLER! Early George Duke on Pacific Jazz - tough soul jazz.
                        • George Duke – soul watcher
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE

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                        The Righteous BrothersSoul & Inspiration (1966)Verve Records
                        Excellent crossover into soul LP.
                        • The Righteous Brothers – In The Midnight Hour
                        • The Righteous Brothers – Turn On Your Love Lights
                        • Original LP£12.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl
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                        Joe StampleySoul Song (1973)Dot Records
                        Country soul
                          • Original LP£7.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                          Stan KentonThe Creative World Of Stan Kenton: MilestonesCreative World
                            • Original LP£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                            Sam FletcherThe Look Of Love The Sound Of Soul (1967)Vault
                            Rare soul/jazz vocal LP original vinylOriginal = Original USA Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                              • Original LP£15.00
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                              Crystal GayleWe Should Be Together (1979)United Artists Records
                                • Original LP£7.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                Connie SmithWhere Is My Castle (1971)RCA Victor
                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                  Joel WebsterElixir (1974)Crossover Records (3)
                                  Deep stuff! Funky soul deepness on indie Crossover label. Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                                  • Joel Webster – Love Is A Sweet Taste In My Mind
                                  • Original LP£20.00
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                                  The TrammpsWhere The Happy People Go (1976)Atlantic
                                  It's hard to describe how good this record is. In many ways I think this is one of the pinnacles of The Philadelphia Sound of Norman Harris, Bobby Eli,...
                                  • The Trammps – That's Where The Happy People Go
                                  • Original LP£9.99
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                                  Richard Evans TrioRichard's Almanac (1959)Argo
                                  Holy supa-dupa alert! This is the first album by legendary Chess producer Richard Evans who alongside Charles Stepney made most of the classic albums for...
                                    • Original LP£30.00
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                                    The TurnaroundsSoul Walk / Somewhere In This World (A Telephone Is Ringing) (1969)Tangerine Records
                                    Heavy 60s boogaloo funk psych soul monster two-sider! Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                                    • The Turnarounds – Soul Walk
                                    • The Turnarounds – Somewhere In This World (A Telephone Is Ringing)
                                    • Original 7"£20.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                                    Geraldine HuntCan't Fake The FeelingPrism
                                    Classic 1980 disco jam with a powerful vocal from Geraldine Hunt - big Paradise Garage tune!Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee...
                                    • Geraldine Hunt – Can't Fake The Feeling
                                    • Original 7"£8.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                                    Joe SimonGet Down (1975)Spring Records
                                    funky!
                                      • Original LP£9.99
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                                      WarAll Day Music (1971)United Artists
                                      Includes classic tracks such as "Nappy Head", "Slipping Into Darkness" and a live version of "Baby Brother"!
                                      • War – nappy head
                                      • War – slipping into darkness
                                      • Original LP£18.00
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                                      Atlantic StarrAll In The Name Of Love (1987)Warner Bros. Records
                                      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...
                                        • Original LP£7.99
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                                        The RumourMax (1977)Vertigo
                                        Pub rock/ proto R'nB, 1977 Original = Original USA VinylNM-/Sleeve NM- mint sealed opened once (cutout) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                                          • Original LP£9.99
                                            Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA VinylNM-/Sleeve NM- mint sealed opened once (cutout)

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                                          Les McCann And His Magic BandThe Longer You Wait (1983)Jam (15)
                                          with Bobby BryantOriginal = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (cutout) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                                            • Original LP£10.00
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                                            Lord BrigoBarnabas / Careless MotherAntillana
                                            Nice brassy heavy jumpin calypso
                                            • Lord Brigo – Barnabas
                                            • Lord Brigo – Careless Mother
                                            • Original 7"£25.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                                            TradewindsCopy Cats / Jump UpPenny
                                            Rare jump-up Calypso sounds - sounds of St Lucia
                                            • Tradewinds – Copy Cats
                                            • Tradewinds – Jump Up
                                            • Original 7"£15.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45.
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                                            The IslandersFence Her In / Glammer GirlHilltop Records
                                            Old school stylee early Jamaican calypso/mento quite deep drums + guitar and vocals
                                            • The Islanders – Fence Her In
                                            • The Islanders – Glammer Girl
                                            • Original 7"£20.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock looks clean but has some noise
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                                            Roaring LionI Ain't Gonna Do It No More / Hapney RiceCamille Records
                                            Rare calypso 45 from Roaring Lion
                                            • Roaring Lion – I Ain't Gonna Do It No More
                                            • Roaring Lion – Hapney Rice
                                            • 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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                                            R. Dean TaylorI Think, Therefore I Am (1970)Rare Earth
                                            Funk soulful rock on Motown offshoot Rare EarthOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (has wear) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                              • Original LP£12.00
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                                              De OpelsIn Paradise / Gee Whez (1975)Straker's Records
                                              Barbados reggae/calypso rare 45
                                              • De Opels – In Paradise
                                              • Original 7"£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45 (deadstock few marks)
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                                              Laviscount BrassJamarona / Push Ya Push Day
                                              VERY HEAVY & RARE CALYPSO TUNE - junp-up heavy percussion and brass instrumental cut 2-sider!
                                              • Laviscount Brass – Jamarona
                                              • Laviscount Brass – Push Ya Push Day
                                              • 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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                                              Lord SufferThe FuseJump Records
                                              The lady blows a fuse!
                                              • Lord Suffer – The Fuse
                                              • Lord Suffer – The Happy Sufferer
                                              • Original 7"£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                                              Patsy CadetBad Situation (1973)Pebblegroove
                                              Rare female calypsonian
                                              • Patsy Cadet – Bad Situation
                                              • Original 7"£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock has surface marks plays well
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                                              Lord CompaneroBlow Yuh NoseAntillana
                                              w/ Ed Watson and Brass Circle. Barbados big brass calypso
                                              • Lord Companero – Blow Yuh Nose
                                              • Lord Companero – Flower Bag Scandal
                                              • Original 7"£18.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss has few marks plays fine.
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                                              The IslandersLove In The Cemetry / Jamaica WomanHilltop Records
                                              Rare Jamaican calypso 45
                                              • The Islanders – Love In The Cemetry
                                              • The Islanders –  Jamaica Woman
                                              • Original 7"£20.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks/pops plays fine.
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                                              Village PeopleMacho ManCasablanca Records (1978)
                                              Macho indeed
                                                • Original LP£7.99
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                                                Winthrop ThomasNo Money No Mass (1975)Straker's Records
                                                Jump up groovy calypso
                                                • Winthrop Thomas – No Money No Mass
                                                • Original 7"£18.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                                                Cro CroNormandie Spree / Road Deaths (1976)Charlie's Records
                                                70s funky brass calypso. B-side is a public safety message Calpyso stylee innit
                                                • Cro Cro – Normandie Spree
                                                • Cro Cro – Road Deaths
                                                • Original 7"£20.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine. Label has wear
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                                                The ShadowRap To Me / The Alien (1975)Straker's Records
                                                The Shadow raps .. rare 70s calypso
                                                • The Shadow – Rap To Me
                                                • The Shadow – The Alien
                                                • Original 7"£20.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                                                Eddie HooperRunning Over / Part 2Straker's Records
                                                RARE Calypso meets reggae stylee - two nice righteous cuts - one for £50 on discogs!
                                                • Eddie Hooper – Running Over Part 1
                                                • 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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                                                Phil AbnerSweet CarolineCamille Records
                                                Insane - and we mean insane - jumped-up calypso version of Neil Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline'.
                                                • Phil Abner – Sweet Caroline
                                                • Original 7"£15.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                                                Nap HepburnTrinidad Is Boss / Sparrow Apology (1976)Charlie's Records
                                                Rare calypso 45
                                                • Nap Hepburn – Trinidad Is Boss
                                                • Original 7"£15.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG+rare original CALYPSO 45. has marks plays ok
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                                                Cro CroWoman Woman / Ling Tang (1977)Charlie's Records
                                                Rare Groovy 70s calypso
                                                • Cro Cro – Woman Woman
                                                • Cro Cro – Ling Tang
                                                • Original 7"£18.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock -has one mark on side 1 plays fine.
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                                                Gene PitneyBackstage (1966)Musicor Records
                                                Mint, sealed, opened onceOriginal = USA Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not...
                                                  • Original LP£14.99
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                                                  Effie SmithHarper Valley P.T.A. Gossip / The Natural (1968)Eee Cee Records
                                                  WICKED, WICKED 60s funky rhythm and blues version of Jeannie C Riley's HArper Valley PTA - how awesome is that? Plus a lesson in hair processing on the...
                                                  • Effie Smith – Harper Valley P.T.A Gossip
                                                  • Effie Smith – The Natural
                                                  Grover Washington JrParadise (1979)Elektra
                                                  Fusion, 79
                                                    • Original LP£9.99
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