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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    WarDeliver The Word (1973)United Artists
    Classic War album! Funky latin rock and soul includes the all-time party barrio classic "Me and Baby Brother".  ORIGINAL DIE-CUT OUT USA VINYL
    • War – Me And Baby Brother
    • Original LP£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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    The CountsLove SignAware
      • Original LP£15.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl unplayed cutout original copy

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      Bobby LanceFirst Peace (1971)Cotillion
      Superb blued-eyed funky soul on this RARE album recorded at Muscle Shoals with killer line-up of Eddie Hinton, Barry Beckett, Roger Hawkins, David Hood...
      • Bobby Lance – Somewhere In Between
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl (top spine part split)

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      CerroneBack TrackPavillion
      w/Supernature. Seminal disco
      • Cerrone – Supernature
      • Original LP£15.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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      Gato BarbieriCaliente! (1976)A&M
      Featuring the jazz dance/Gilles Peterson anthem "Fiesta"!
      • Gato Barbieri – fiesta
      • Original LP£9.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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      Bar-KaysDangerous (1984)Mercury
      Boogie funk 84
        • Original LP£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP in shrink

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        Diahann CarrollDiahann Carroll (1974)Motown
        Motown Original soul LP
          • Original LP£10.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink

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          Eddie KendricksEddie Kendricks (1973)Tamla
          Genius soulful music from vocalist Kendricks on this early-70s Motown classic. Featuring "Keep On Truckin".
          • Eddie Kendricks – Keep On Truckin'
          • Original LP£12.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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          Brass ConstructionII (1976)United Artists
          Boogie funk 76
            • CD£10.99
              Out of stock
            • Original LP£9.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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            Joan BaezOne Day At A Time (1969)Vanguard
            Wicked folk/country crossover recorded in Bradleys Barn with killer country/crossover session players - Peter Drake, Jerry Reed, Ken Buttrey, David Briggs,...
            • Joan Baez – No Expectations
            • Joan Baez – Take Me Back To The Sweet Sunny South
            • Joan Baez – Jolie Blonde
            • Joan Baez – A Song For David
            • Original LP£12.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl LP (gatefold)

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            Eddie HendersonRunnin' To Your Love (1979)Capital Records
            Wicked late-70s fusion featuring guests such as Patrice Rushen, Heavyweight stuff.
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP
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              Joan BaezThe First 10 YearsVanguard (1970)
              Excellent double album compilation of Joan Baez's material on Vanguard - from folk to deep country. Recommended. Original USA vinyl
                • Original 2×LP£12.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP (gatefold)

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                Betty WrightTravelin' In The Wright Circle (1979)T.K.Productions
                Disco album from Betty Wright that also features the classic soul ballad 'Thank You For The Many Things You've Done', later covered in a lovers rock stylee...
                  • Original LP£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                  Cerrone VAngelina (1979)Atlantic
                  Epic disco grooviness.
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                    CherBittersweet White Light (1973)MCA
                    Early 70s!
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                      Rick JamesBustin' Out Of L Seven (1979)Gordy
                        • Original LP£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                        CherrelleHigh Priority (1985)Tabu
                        Includes the classic 'Saturday Love' ORIGINAL VINYL
                        • Cherrelle – Saturday Love
                        • Original LP£6.99
                          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl VG VINYL
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                        ChicReal People (1980)Atlantic
                        Original 1980 LP
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl,
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                          Cerrone IVThe Golden Touch (1978)CBS
                          Seminal euro-disco with the cosmic "Music Of Life". Classic.
                          • Cerrone IV – Music Of Life
                          • Original LP£15.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink cutout

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                          Johnny BristolBristol's Creme (1976)Atlantic
                          1976 lp usa orig vinyl
                            • Original LP£12.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                            The Brothers JohnsonBlam!! (1978)A&M
                            Disco funk boogie tastic bomb. Blam!
                              • Original LP£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                              Odell Brown And The Organ-izersDucky (1967)Cadet
                              Killer funky jazz instrumentals from '67 from Chicago group based around organist Odell Brown. A wicked album of soul jazz - loads of soul covers and originals...
                              • Odell Brown And The Organ-izers – No More Water In The Well
                              • Odell Brown And The Organ-izers – Tough Tip
                              • Original LP£30.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                              Alicia BridgesAlicia Bridges (1978)Polydor
                              SEMINAL disco!
                                • Original LP£8.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA LP Vinyl in original shrink.
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                                The Brecker Brothers BandBack To Back (1976)Arista
                                Classic funk jazz fusion
                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA vinyl, sleeve wear
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                                  The BlackbyrdsCity Life (1975)Fantasy
                                  All-time classic jazz-funk produced by Donald Byrd and including "Rock Creek Park"!
                                  • The Blackbyrds – rock creek park
                                  • LP£18.99
                                    Out of stock
                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original European Vinyl, gatefold sleeve

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                                  BohannonCut Loose (1979)Mercury
                                  Bohannon's distinctive boogie with sparse vocals and the cult classic "Cut Loose"!
                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl sleeve has small sticker tear, bit of wear
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                                    Maria BethâniaDezembros (1987)RCA Victor
                                      • Original LP£15.00
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                                      Brecker BrothersDon't Stop The MusicArista
                                      Classic funk jazz fusion
                                        • Original LP£10.00
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                                        Madeline BellI'm Gonna Make You Love Me (1968)Philips
                                        Rare debut USA album (her second) for the great UK vocalist Madeline Bell, 1968. Loads of killer soul tunes.
                                        • Madeline Bell – I'm gonna make you love me
                                        • Original LP£25.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                                        Angela BofillLet Me Be The One (1984)Arista
                                        1984 original lp
                                          • Original LP£9.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink

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                                          The BeckiesThe Beckies (1976)Sire
                                          1976 USA rock album - quite obscure
                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, sticker removal mark
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                                            Terry CallierFire On Ice (1978)Elektra
                                            Top TC album from 78
                                              • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£19.99
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                                              • Original LP£20.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                              • CD£7.99
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                                              Ernest TubbSingin' Again (1967)Decca
                                              Tubb and Lynn doing their sweet thang
                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP in great condition
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                                                Gary Burton & Keith JarrettGary Burton & Keith Jarrett Atlantic (1971)
                                                with Steve Swallow on bass and Bill Goodwin on drums. Produced by Joel Dorn
                                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, pen ark on front
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                                                  Nat Adderley QuartetNaturally! (1961)Original Jazz Classics
                                                  Seminal soul jazz originally released on Jazzland 1961. Featuring Paul Chambers, Sam Jones, Philly Joe jones, Louis Hayes, Wynton Kelly and young...
                                                    • Original LP£45.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve has inch tear on front, vinyl is peachy clean orig. 1961 vinyl
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                                                    Brian Auger's Oblivion ExpressStraight Ahead (1974)RCA
                                                    Groovy, funky 74 album from UK organist Brian Auger and his group.
                                                    • Brian Auger's Oblivion Express – Bumpin' On Sunset
                                                    • Original LP£20.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl LP
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                                                    Ashford & SimpsonStreet OperaCapitol Records (1982)
                                                      • Original LP£8.99
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                                                      Jerry ButlerThe Spice Of Life (1972)Mercury
                                                      Classic Chicago soul, double album original copy.
                                                        • Original 2×LP£20.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                                        Brian Auger & The TrinityDefinitely What! (1969)ATCO Records
                                                        Wicked heavy organ grooves.
                                                        • Brian Auger & The Trinity – A Day In The Life
                                                        • Brian Auger & The Trinity – Red Beans And Rice
                                                        • Original LP£60.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl orig. gatefold vinyl - killer​

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                                                        Jack BruceSongs For A Tailor (1969)Atco Records
                                                        Tough, tough album. USA original vinyl
                                                        • Jack Bruce – Never Tell Your Mother She's Out Of Tune
                                                        • Jack Bruce – Rope Ladder To The Moon
                                                        • Original LP£15.00
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                                                        Bobby BryantThe Jazz Excursion Into Hair (1969)World Pacific Jazz
                                                        w/ orchestra conducted by Shorty Rogers. USA original gatefold vinyl
                                                          • Original LP£15.00
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                                                          G.C. CameronYou're What's Missing In My Life (1977)Motown
                                                          Motown, 77
                                                          • G.C. Cameron – You're What's Missing In My Life
                                                          • Original LP£15.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                                          Dianne BrooksIn My Heart / I Just Don't Know What To Do With MyselfMGM
                                                          Wicked Soul groover and Deep Soul tune on flip
                                                          • Dianne Brooks – In My Heart
                                                          • Dianne Brooks – I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
                                                          • Original 7"£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                                          Nelsinho E Sua OrquestraBrazilian Beat Vol. 3 (1968)London Records
                                                          With HEAVY batucada Ritmo + wicked version of Upa Neguinho
                                                          • Nelsinho E Sua Orquestra – Upa Negrinho
                                                          • Original LP£20.00
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                                                          Felix & JarvisFlamethrower Rap (1982)Quality
                                                          The instrumental of this starts like a mad ESG cut. Heavy Detroit electro/hip-hop boogie funk party tune! Check that B-line!Mint unplayed...
                                                          • Felix & Jarvis – Flamethrower Rap (Short)
                                                          • Original 7"£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                                          Tom BrowneLove Approach (1980)Arista
                                                          w/Funkin for Jamaica
                                                            • Original LP£7.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                                                            Dave BrubeckTruth Is Fallen (1972)Atlantic
                                                            Featuring Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra + New Heavenly Blue rock group + Chorus + Brubeck on piano. Phew!
                                                              • Original LP£12.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                                              Dave BrubeckTwo Generations Of Brubeck " Brother, The Great Spirit Made Us All" (1974)Atlantic
                                                              1974 USA original vinyl.
                                                                • Original LP£12.00
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                                                                Sonny CrissWarm & Sonny (1976)ABC Impulse!
                                                                Nice funky disco-y jazz 76
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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                                                                  The Cannonball Adderley QuintetAccent On Africa (1968)Capitol
                                                                  David Axelrod production
                                                                    • Original LP£20.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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