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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    Frederick DeliusParis / In A Summer Garden / Summer Night On The River (1972)Decca Eclipse
      • Original LP£7.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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      PeachesSeven Little Girls (Sitting In The Backseat) / Give A Little Love (1973)Explosion (3)
      Prod. by Sidney Crooks. UK reggae 73
        • Original 7"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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        Count Basie And His OrchestraSing Along With Basie (1958)Columbia Records
        Original USA pressing
          • Original LP£9.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl, top spine part split
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          The DellsThe Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits (1972)Cadet
          Produced by Charles Stepney on Cadet with Phil Upchurch and members of The Pharoahs on backing...what higher recommendation do you need?!
            • Original LP£20.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl in shrink
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            Roger DaltreyUnder A Raging Moon (1985)Atlantic
              • Original LP£7.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl,
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              Naná VasconcelosBush Dance (1987)Island Records
              w/ Arto Lindsay
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                Steven HalpernComfort Zone (1980)Halpern Sounds
                Superb minimal New Age sounds from man like Halpern
                  • Original LP£15.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                  The Rolling StonesEngland's Newest Hit MakersLondon Records
                  The American version of the debut album by the Rolling Stones, originally subtitled but later officially called 'England's Newest Hit Makers'! Released...
                    • CD£12.99
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                    • Original LP£50.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original first press USA Vinyl, Cat no. PS375, vinyl great, minor age wear to sleeve

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                    • LP£16.99
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                    Millie JacksonFeelin' Bitchy (1977)Spring
                    Female raunchy soul from 77.
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                      Paul McCartneyFlowers In The Dirt (1989)Capitol Records
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl in shrink with insert
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                        Phil CollinsHello, I Must Be Going! (1982)Atlantic
                          • Original LP£7.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl,
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                          Junior WilsonIt's TrueMusic Master
                          Nice tune
                            • Original 7"£8.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Original reggae 45
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                            Johnny NashJohnny Nash (1958)ABC-Paramount
                            1958 LP!
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                              Manitas De PlataL'Espagne De Manitas (1968) Flamenco!CBS
                                • Original LP£10.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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                                Ismael MirandaLa Contraria / Mi Guajira SiPalacio
                                Hard salsa w/Orchestra Harlow
                                • Ismael Miranda – La Contraria
                                • Original 7"£30.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

                                  Original unplayed Venezuelan latin deadstock 45
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                                Apache IndianNo Reservations (1993)Island Records
                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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                                  Jon LucienRashidaRCA
                                  Sumptuous tropical-flavoured jazz dance vocal classic ! Includes "Would You Believe In Me", "Rashida" and "Love Everlasting".
                                    • Original LP£40.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, promo sticker on front, name on front, wear staining on back

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                                    • Reissue LP£11.99
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                                    Edmundo Ros & His OrchestraRos On Broadway (1958)Decca
                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl, laminated crackback sleeve
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                                      Stan KentonStan Kenton Today (1972)Decca
                                      UK pressing
                                        • Original 2×LP£12.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl,
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                                        LaMont JohnsonSun, Moon And Stars (1972)Mainstream
                                        New York spiritual jazz with some wonderfully weird keyboard sounds backed by groovy horns and electric guitar! Check out "M'Bassa" and "Signifyin' Gemini!...
                                          • Original LP£30.00
                                            Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA vinyl MINT, UNSEALED AND OPENED ONCE
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                                          The Alan Parsons ProjectTales Of Mystery And Imagination (1976)20th Century Records
                                          Electronic grooviness
                                            • Original LP£8.99
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                            Riverboat Soul BandThe Riverboat Soul Band (1968)Mercury
                                            Rare obscure 60s LP
                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: GOriginal USA Vinyl LOT OF WEAR/DAMAGE TO LOWER HALF OF SLEEVE rare LP reduced
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                                              Joe Cuba SextetVagabundeando! (Hangin' Out)Tico Records
                                              Wicked 60s latin
                                              • Joe Cuba Sextet – Quinto Sabroso
                                              • Original LP£35.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Venezuelan Vinyl, some sleeve wear, vinyl is peachy clean

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                                              Ludwig van BeethovenViolin Concerto In D, Opus 61 (1983)Philips
                                              • Original LP£7.99
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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                                              Jeff Lorber FusionWater Sign (1979)Arista
                                              Heavyweight fusion
                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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                                                Bethnal Dangerous Times (1978)Vertigo
                                                Punk, 1978
                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl, minor sleeve creasing
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                                                  Ray BarrettoFeliz Cumpleaños Caracas / Do You Dig It (1967)United Artists Records
                                                  Awesome 60s latin charanga dance tune + wicked bugalu on the flipKILLER! Rare Venezuelan press original unplayed Latin 45 (price sticker on label) Feliz...
                                                  • Ray Barretto – Feliz Cumpleaños Caracas
                                                  • Original 7"£50.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original 45!
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                                                  Bobby KentJuice (1980)Fusion Records
                                                  Boogie funk - excellent condition
                                                    • Original LP£12.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl (in shrink, opened once)

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                                                    SpinnersNew And Improved (1974)Atlantic
                                                    Spinners, 74. Sound of Philadelphia arranged and conducted by Thom Bell
                                                      • Original LP£12.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl MINT opened once unsealed lp in shrink

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                                                      Michael JacksonThriller (1982)Epic
                                                      'Wanna Be Startin Somethin', 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean' and, er, 'The Girl Is Mine'. Still one of the greatest albums ever!
                                                        • Original LP£13.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl gatefold sleeve (has sleeve wear)
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                                                        Bill DoggettWow! (1965)ABC - Paramount
                                                        Mod jazz from organist Bill Doggett. Orig. USA pressing vinyl
                                                        • Bill Doggett – Wow!
                                                        • Bill Doggett – Oo-Da
                                                        • Bill Doggett – Fatso
                                                        • Original LP£18.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl

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                                                        Duke EllingtonHail To The DukeNew World
                                                        UK mono
                                                          • Original LP£15.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl, sleeve and lp in great condition
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                                                          Joe TexThe Love You Save (1966)Atlantic
                                                          Sweet southern soul produced by Buddy Killen in Nashville
                                                            • Original LP£30.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl copy, taped lower spine
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                                                            Liverpool SceneAmazing Adventures Of The Liverpool Scene (1969)RCA Victor
                                                            Like an early John Cooper Clarke on Batpoem (although from Liverpool not Manchester ...)'Poetry collective' produced by John Peel!
                                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                              Paul DesmondSamba De Orfeu (1973)RCA Camden
                                                              Rare Original USA vinyl
                                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA vinyl
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                                                                Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoStory Songs Of The Trains And Rivers (1972)Sun
                                                                Rollin down the track Cash
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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                                                                  The BeatlesHey Jude (1971)Apple Records
                                                                  Original vinyl Canadian release from 1971
                                                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA copy
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                                                                    Randy CrawfordSecret Combination (1981)Warner Bros
                                                                    Includes the classic "You Might Need Somebody" and the breezy "Rio De Janeiro Blue"
                                                                      • Original LP£7.99
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                                                                      Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The TrinityStreetnoise (1969)Atco
                                                                      Hardcore Funked up Auger and Driscoll double album. USA pressing on Atco
                                                                      • Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity – Tropic Of Capricorn
                                                                      • Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity – Czechoslovakia
                                                                      • Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity – Indian Rope Man
                                                                      • Original 2×LP£50.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl thick gatefold sleeve, sleeve/spinewear, top spine part taped, vinyl great
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                                                                      Manfred Mann's Earth BandThe Good Earth (1974)Bronze
                                                                      Heavy - check Sky High
                                                                        • Original LP£20.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                        Van MorrisonBeautiful Vision (1982)Mercury
                                                                        Still deep. 
                                                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                                          Duke Ellington And His OrchestraSuch Sweet ThunderCBS
                                                                            • Original LP£8.99
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl in great cond
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                                                                            Mel TorméMel Tormé And The Marty Paich "Dek-tette" (1956)London Records
                                                                            Original UK vinyl jazz vocals
                                                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                                              Status QuoPiledriver (1972)Vertigo
                                                                               
                                                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl gatefold sleeve
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                                                                                Tony BennettFor Once In My LifeColumbia
                                                                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl in great condition
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                                                                                  Duke EllingtonA Date With The Duke - Vol. 1 1945-46 (1974)Fairmont Records
                                                                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in original shrinkwrap

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                                                                                    Johnny CashBallad Of A Teenage QueenHallmark Records
                                                                                      • Original LP£7.99
                                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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                                                                                      Buddy RichBuddy Rich '47 '48HEP Records (3)
                                                                                      Early Buddy
                                                                                        • Original LP£10.00
                                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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