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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    Ludwig Van BeethovenPiano Concerto No. 1 / Choral Fantasia (1970)Ace Of Diamonds
      • Original LP£7.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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      Carl Maria Von WeberPiano Concertos Nº 1 And Nº 2 (1969)Turnabout
      • Original LP£9.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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      Alison MoyetRaindancing (1987)CBS
        • Original LP£6.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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        Ralph Vaughan WilliamsRiders To The Sea / Folk Song Arrangements (1983)His Master's Voice
          • Original LP£8.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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          Sergei ProkofievRomeo And Juliet & Chout Suites (1979)Decca
          • Original LP£7.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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          Edmundo Ros & His OrchestraRos At The Opera (1959)Decca
            • Original LP£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl laminated crackback sleeve
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            Claudio MonteverdiSacred Vocal Music Of Claudio Monteverdi (1981)Hyperion
              • Original LP£7.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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              The RascalsSearch And Nearness (1971)Atlantic
              Nama - groovy track. Prod by Arif Mardin
              • The Rascals – Nama
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve has wear

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              Ludwig van BeethovenSeptet Op. 20 (1969)Ace Of Diamonds
              • Original LP£8.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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              Johann Christian BachSinfonias (1979)EMI
              • Original LP£7.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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              Elizabeth HarwoodSing The Songs Of Britain (1964)His Master's Voice
                • Original LP£8.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                Sir Adrian BoultSir Adrian Boult Conducts Beethoven - Brahms - Elgar - Wagner - Vaughan WilliamsHis Master's Voice
                  • Original LP£6.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl
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                  Sir Thomas BeechamSir Thomas Conducts, Volume 2 (1960)Fontana
                    • Original LP£7.99
                      Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl
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                    Johann Sebastian BachStudies In Music, Weimar 1710 (1969)Bach Recordings
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                      Jean SibeliusSymphonie Nr. 2 / Finlandia (1981)Philips
                        • Original LP£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                        Franz SchubertSymphonies Nos. 2 & 6 (1982)Philips
                        • Original LP£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                        Camille Saint-SaënsSymphony No. 3 ("Organ Symphony")RCA Victrola
                        • Original LP£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                        Ludwig van BeethovenSymphony No. 7 In A Major - Overture, Leonora No. 3 (1970)Decca
                          • Original LP£8.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                          Felix Mendelssohn-BartholdySymphony No.3 "Scottish" / "Hebrides" Overture (1987)Deutsche Grammophon
                          • Original LP£7.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                          Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskySymphony No.6 In B Minor "Pathétique" (1962)Concert Hall
                          • Original LP£8.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                          Frédéric ChopinThe Mazurkas Vol. 2 (1967)RCA Victor Red Seal
                            • Original LP£8.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                            Henry PurcellThe Tempest (1980)Erato
                              • Original LP£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                              Jean-Pierre JacquillatThe Two Pigeons (1977)His Master's Voice
                                • Original LP£7.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                The Laurie Johnson OrchestraTop Secret (1961)Pye Golden Guinea Records
                                  • Original LP£6.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl, scratch on side B
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                                  Giuseppe VerdiVerdi (1976)Decca
                                    • Original 2×LP£8.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                    James GalwayVivaldi - The Four Seasons (1977)RCA Red Seal
                                      • Original LP£6.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                      Richard WagnerWagner Festival (1965)Concert Hall
                                        • Original LP£8.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                        Luther IngramLet's Steal Away To The Hideaway (1976)KoKo
                                        Deep southern soul recorded at Muscle Shoals
                                          • Original LP£18.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                          Symbolic ThreeNo Show (1985)Reality
                                          Original Hip hop 12" from 85
                                            • Original 12"£7.99
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                            Ike and Tina TurnerNuff Said (1971)United Artists
                                            Funky Ike and Tina from 1971! 
                                              • Original LP£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                              Clarke-Boland Big BandOpen Door (1975)Happy Bird
                                                • Original LP£12.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                John BarryPlay It Again (1974)Polydor
                                                1974 John Barry soundtracks album
                                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Uk vinyl, sleeve has tape on top spine and at opening
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                                                  Gordon GiltrapVisionary (1976)The Electric Record Company
                                                    • Original LP£8.99
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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                                                    Orits WillikiWha' Dis Wha' Dat (1991)Premier Music
                                                    Very Rare Original Nigerian LP/EP vinyl - digital roots/reggae dancehall Nigerian stylee, check the audio!
                                                    • Orits Williki – Wha' Dis Wha' Dat
                                                    • Orits Williki – Heart of Stone (Extended Version)
                                                    • Original LP£35.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Nigerian Vinyl clean,

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                                                    Francy Boland And Orchestra3. White HeatMPS Records
                                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original German vinyl
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                                                      Nat King ColeSings My Fair Lady (1964)Capitol Records
                                                        • Original LP£8.99
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl, laminated crackback sleeve
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                                                        Earth, Wind And FireSpirit (1976)CBS
                                                        Classic Maurice White & Charles Stepney production!
                                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl , sticker removal mark
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                                                          Golden AvatarA Change Of Heart (1976)Sudarshan Disc
                                                          Sort of spiritual folk-funk. Bit like David Crosby or Kenny Rankin solo album meets funky Grateful Dead or Tower of Power (or something!). Check the audio...
                                                          • Golden Avatar – time for going home
                                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl , sticker removal mark

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                                                          Duke Ellington And His OrchestraA Date With The Duke - Vol. 5 (1974)Fairmont Records
                                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in original shrinkwrap

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                                                            Dionne WarwickHow Many Times Can We Say Goodbye (1983)Arista
                                                              • Original LP£7.99
                                                                Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA vinyl in original shrink, mint unsealed once
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                                                              Mantronix King Of The Beats Anthology 1985-1988Warlock
                                                              How do you define the music of Mantronix? Is it Hip Hop? Electro? Funk? House? Maybe the answer is all of the above (or is it none of the above?). It is...
                                                              • mantronix – needle to the groove (12' version)
                                                              • t la rock – breaking bells (12" version)
                                                              • just ice – back to the old school
                                                              • 1. mantronix – needle to the groove (12' version)
                                                              • 2. t la rock – breaking bells (12" version)
                                                              • 3. just ice – back to the old school
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                                                              • 2×LP£23.99
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                                                              The WhispersOpen Up Your Love (1977)Soul Train
                                                                • Original LP£9.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl w/ poster
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                                                                Johnny Cash & The Tennessee TwoOriginal Golden Hits - Volume ISun (9)
                                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                  The 5th DimensionPortrait (1970)Bell
                                                                  USA gatefold vinyl w/ wicked version of Laura Nyro's Save The Country
                                                                    • Original LP£9.99
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                                                                    Ti RoroRoots of Haïti Vol.4 (1979)Mini Records
                                                                    EXCELLENT original roots Haitian voodoo drums + flute. Really good, authentic, Voodoo drums lP from 1979 - mint! MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE Original = USA...
                                                                    • Ti Roro – Solé
                                                                    • Ti Roro – A La Ronde (Rabodaille)
                                                                    • Ti Roro – St. Jacques (Yanvalou)
                                                                    • Ti Roro – Banda / Djapit (Mascaron)
                                                                    • Original LP£35.00
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                                                                    Ian MatthewsSome Days You Eat The Bear And Some Days The Bear Eats You (1973)Elektra
                                                                      • Original LP£10.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                      Justin HaywardSongwriterDeram
                                                                        • Original LP£7.99
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl
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                                                                        Michel LegrandThe Concert Legrand (1975)RCA Victor
                                                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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                                                                          Bill PottsThe Jazz Soul Of Porgy & Bess Conducted, Orchestrated And Arranged By Bill PottsUnited Artists Records
                                                                            • Original LP£30.00
                                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl super thick card with page insert attached, taped bttom spine, sleeve some wear gatefold original 1959 lp

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                                                                            Johnny CashThe Sound Of Johnny Cash (1974)Embassy
                                                                              • Original LP£7.99
                                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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