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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    Bill Summers & Summers HeatCall It What You Want / Your Style Ain't The Way (1981)MCA Records
    RIghteous! Wicked boogie soul/funk tune Unplayed original USA 45 Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ (unplayed but minor background pops) /Sleeve NM-100% Guarantee...
    • Bill Summers & Summers Heat – Your Style Ain't That Way
    George McCraeGeorge McCrae (1975)T.K. Records
    Funky sound of Miami
      • Original LP£10.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in orig shrink
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      The EmotionsGot To Be The Man (1969)Volt
      Monster funky soul anthem! MINT UNPLAYED ORIGINAL ISSUE USA VINYL 45
      • The Emotions – So I Can Love You
      • The Emotions – Got To Be The Man
      Jules MassenetLa Navarraise (1975)CBS
        • Original LP£7.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original European LP Vinyl,
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        Joey Lewis and his OrchestraSoul Chick / We Walk 100 MilesStraker's Records
        Latin meets calypso funky groovy instrumental tunes - wicked! RARE Original unplayed Calypso 45 UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG- (has some marks red....
        • Joey Lewis and his Orchestra – Soul Chick
        • Joey Lewis and his Orchestra – We Walk 100 Miles
        • Original 7"£20.00
          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Has some surface marks plays well
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        Ron And KenWaiting For YouReggae
        Mint unplayed original reggae 45 U.K. Roots from 1975 produced by Larry Lawrence of Ethnic Fight Reocrds.
        • Ron And Ken – Waiting For You
        • Ethnic Fight Band – Waiting In Dub
        • Original 7"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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        Bharat ShahJain StavanHis Master's Voice
          • Original LP£30.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original pressing INDIAN Vinyl , spines taped, opening wear, wear
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          Captain SkySir Jam A Lot / Elementry School Of FunkTEC Records
          Groovy boogie funk original 45. Spankin! Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
          • Captain Sky – Sir Jam A Lot
          Bo KirklandSure Got A Thing For You (1975)Claridge Records
          Mid-tempo boogie rare groove funk. Indie label. Original USA 45Vinyl NM-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
          • Bo Kirkland – Sure Got A Thing For You
          Freddie KingTexas Flyer/My Credit Didn't Go Through (1974)RSO
          TOUGH Under the radar Funky blues funk tune - tight! Original Unplayed USA Vinyl 45 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
          • Freddie King – Texas Flyer
          CurrentTheme From "Rocky" (Gonna Fly Now) (1977)Playboy Records
          oh yes! Synth-tastic disco version of the theme from Rocky. No set should be without it!Mint unplayed original USA 45 (Playboy Records)!
          • Current – Theme From "Rocky" (Gonna Fly Now)
          Henson CargillBless 'Em All / How Much Do Mommies Cost? (1970)Monument
          Original Country 45
            • Original 7"£7.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Country 7"
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            Jessy DixonBorn Again / Hold On (1977)Light Records
            Wicked gospel/Modern Soul crossover tune! Big! Original Unplayed USA Vinyl 45 VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
            • Jessy Dixon – Born Again
            Rick SummerBorn To Be Alive / Shake It Up (We're Gonna Boogie) (1979)Brass Records
            Dodgy disco classic! Giving Patrick Hernandez a run for his moneyOriginal = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
            • Rick Summer – Born To Be Alive
            George McCurnCountry Boy Goes To Town!!! (1962)A&M Records
              • Original LP£8.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl, textured sleeve, lower spine wear
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              Hank Williams Jr.Eleven Roses / Richmond Valley Breeze (1972)MGM Records
              Original country 45
                • Original 7"£8.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Country 7"
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                Tony TuffFor Every Man There Is WomanState Line (1981)
                Mint unplayed original reggae 45. Roots vocal cut from former African Brother Tony Tuff released in 1981 with  production from Tony Robinson
                • Tony Tuff – For Every Man There Is Woman
                • Jam Rock All Star – Holiday Ride
                • Original 7"£12.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                Frederick DeliusIn A Summer Garden, Music Of Frederick Delius (1969)His Master's Voice
                  • Original LP£7.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG



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                  Chris de BurghInto The Light (1986)A&M Records
                    • Original LP£7.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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                    Henson CargillIt Just Don't Take Me Long To Say Goodbye / She Thinks I'm On That Train (1968)Monument
                    Original country 45
                      • Original 7"£7.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                      Les McCann Ltd.Live At Shelly's Manne-HoleLimelight
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl, textured sleeve
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                        John SheppardMusic Of John Sheppard (1978)Classics For Pleasure
                          • Original LP£7.99
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                          Little RoyalMy Love Needs Company / I'm Glad To Do It (1973)Tri-Us
                            • Original 7"£7.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                            The Mighty PowerPolio / You're Wasting Your TimeCamille Records
                            More calypso-style social observation! RARE ORIGINAL UNPLAYED CALYPSO 45 VG+ (not on discogs)
                            • The Mighty Power – Polio
                            • The Mighty Power – You're Wasting Your Time
                            • Original 7"£25.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                            Rags And RichesShining StarUpstur 81
                            Wicked soul reggae tune - unplayed reggae original 45. Rare sought after soul to reggae cut from 1981 produced by Eric 'Fish' Clarke with version.
                            • Rags And Riches – Shining Star
                            • Mix-Up Mood – Fish I Style
                            • Original 7"£18.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                            NinjamanSunsplashPickout
                            Steely and Cleevie in the mix from the Ninja
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                              Jimmy LondonThank The Lord (1978)Randy's
                              Mint unplayed Reggae 45. Soulful roots 1978 vocal from Jimmy London 
                              • Jimmy London – Thank The Lord
                              • Jimmy London – Version
                              • Original 7"£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                              Mighty Cloud BandThe Same FolksTropical
                              Mid 70s Roots tune that's got that Bunny Lee style 'Flying Cymbal' sound. Nice Dub too
                              • Mighty Cloud Band – Same Old Folks
                              • Mighty Cloud Band – Dub The Folks
                              • Original 7"£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original Reggae 7"Vinyl
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                              First ClassThis Is It / Filled With Desire (1977)All Platinum
                              Massive string-laden wicked boogie funk tune!
                              • First Class – This Is It
                              • First Class – Filled With Desire
                              • Original 7"£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 7"Vinyl
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                              Girolamo FrescobaldiToccatas (1982)La Voix De Son Maître
                              • Original LP£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+


                                Gatefold sleeve
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                              Mahmoud AhmedYalem Baytewarnegn (1974)Mahmoud Records
                              Superb super-super-rare unplayed Ethiopian ORIGINAL vinyl in original picture sleeve! A thing of great beauty! Awesome vocals of Mahmoud Ahmed...
                              • Mahmoud Ahmed – Yalem Baytewarnegn
                              • Mahmoud Ahmed – Tidar Lenurachen
                              • Original 7"£60.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Ethiopian 7" in pic sleeve! Unplayed and shiny but has some occasional minor background sounds
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                              Quartette Trés Bien"In" Motion - The Exciting Piano And Rhythms Of The Quartette Tres Bien (1966)Decca
                              Rare Quartette Tres Bien tough percussive piano trio + percussion. Original USA vinyl
                                • Original LP£25.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                C. RamchandraAlbelaHis Master's Voice
                                Rare 1975 Bollywood soundtrack
                                  • Original LP£20.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal pressing INDIAN Vinyl, split spine, wear
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                                  Clark TerryAt The Montreux Jazz FestivalPolydor
                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                    Stevie WonderCharactersMotown
                                      • Original LP£7.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                      Georg Friedrich HändelConcerti Grossi Op.3 (1968)Turnabout
                                      • Original LP£7.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG



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                                      Family ChildHe (1973)North American Music Industries
                                      w/ Tony Gregory (the Studio One reggae/soul singer!)
                                        • Original 7"£10.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

                                          Original USA Soul 7"
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                                        Claude GordonHis Trumpet And OrchestraKiavier Records
                                        • Original LP£10.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                        Sonny DunhamHold EverythingGolden Era Records
                                        • Original LP£10.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original UK Vinyl top spine part split

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                                        Little RoyalKeep On Pushing Your Luck /(I Want To Be Free) Don't Want Nobody Standing Over Me (1973)Tri-Us
                                        Wicked uplifting soul tune
                                          • Original 7"£10.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                                          Bill HowardLonesome Before My TimeDecca
                                          Original USA country 45
                                            • Original 7"£8.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

                                              Original USA Country 7"
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                                            BloodstoneNatural High (1972)London Records
                                              • Original LP£12.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                              Neil ReidNeil Reid (1972)Decca
                                                • Original LP£7.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                Harold BettersOn Your Account: Harold Betters In Concert With Dollar Savings Bank (1969)Bettersound
                                                Rare independent pressing double album from trombonist Harold Betters and group
                                                  • Original LP£18.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original heavy gatefold USA LP Vinyl. Vinyl is unplayed but not great pressing.
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                                                  Esther SatterfieldOnce I Loved (1974)A&M
                                                  Jazzy soulful singer produced by Chuck Mangione. Killer version of Sergio Mendes' "Love Music"!(difft cover)
                                                  • Esther Satterfield – love music
                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Original Vinyl


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                                                  Amjad Ali KhanRaga Durga / Raga NandkaunsHis Master's Voice
                                                  Rare original Indian LP
                                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original pressing INDIAN Vinyl
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                                                    Gloria Coleman Ltd.Sings And Swings Organ (1971)Mainstream Records
                                                    Funky organ on Mainstream 1971
                                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                                      Ben E. KingSpread Myself Around / I Guess Its Goodbye (1973)Mandala Records (2)
                                                        • Original 7"£7.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+

                                                          Original USA Soul 7"
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                                                        K. L. SaigalThe Golden Voice Of K. L. Saigal - Vol. 3Odeon
                                                        Rare original Indian LP
                                                          • Original LP£20.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original pressing INDIAN Vinyl in good condition
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