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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    Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandPeace (1983)Obey
    Groovy synth meets Hawaian guitar! DEEP RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG /Sleeve VG (wear/writing)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
    • Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band – O Ti Pe Ti Mo Ti Ngbo Orin Obey
    Barry MilesSky Train (1977)RCA
    Heavyweight fusion! A jazz dance classic from the Dingwalls days! Original USA gatefold Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
    • Barry Miles – sky train
    Sonny JamesSonny James' Favorite Hits (1979)Capitol Special Markets
    Mint unplayed original country LP direct from a Nashville warehouse! Original = Original USA LP Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink, sealed opened once) 100%...
      Connie SmithAin't We Having Us A Good Time (1972)RCA Victor
      Connie Smith 1972 LP in great conditionOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
        Oscar Brown Jr. / Jean Pace / SivucaJoy - The Original Cast Recording (1970)RCA Victor
        Killer Brazil meets jazz fusions with Sivuca and Oscar Brown. Original = Original USA pressing LP NM- /Sleeve NM- MINT sealed and opened once100% Guarantee...
        • Oscar Brown Jr. / Jean Pace / Sivuca – sky and sea
        Ricardo Ray & Bobby CruzLos Durisimos (1968)Tico Records
        Tough 60s latin on Tico, 68. Original Venezuelan pressing Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (minor wear)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
        • Ricardo Ray & Bobby Cruz – Lighten Up Baby
        The RascalsOnce Upon A DreamAtlantic (1968)
        Evolving from the pop Young Rascals into the quite deep Rascals.
          • Original LP£15.00 £7.99
            Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA vinyl, sleeve wear at bottom

            Original = USA Vinyl (gatefold)

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          Bobbi Humphreythe Good Life (1979)Epic
          1979, US orig.
            • Original LP£12.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA pressing LP , some sleeve wear
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            Wardell PiperWardell Piper (1979)Midsong International
            1979 disco album.
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Mint, sealed, opened once!

                Original USA Vinyl LP in orig shrink

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              Diana TraskBelieve Me Now Or Believe Me Later (1976)ABC Records
              Mint unplayed original 1976 country LP direct from a warehouse in Nashville, Tennessee! Original = Original USA LP Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink,...
                BlowflyBusiness Deal (1982)Red Rooster Records
                Miami's finest funky funnyman Blowfly (aka Clarence Reid) gets naaasty on this indie label 12" Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink) 100%...
                • Blowfly – Business Deal (XXX Rated)
                Hubert LawsCarnegie Hall (1973)CTI Records
                CTI 1973 USA original gatefold. W/ Ron Carter, Bob James, Billie Cobham & more
                  • Original LP£9.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl

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                  Donna FargoFargo (1980)Warner Bros. Records
                  Mint unplayed original 1970 country LP direct from a warehouse in Nashville, Tennessee! Original = Original USA LP Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink, sealed...
                    Johnny ScottFeeling With FeelingsPortra Records
                    Independent label Modern soul/crossover blues LP Original = Original USA LP Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                      Cheryl PattersonForgive Me / He's A Stallion (1988)Gallery II Records
                      Independent label Modern soul/crossover original 12" Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                      • Cheryl Patterson – Forgive Me
                      Anthony MalvoGreatest Girl Lover / One More TryLive And Love
                      King Jammy production
                        • Original 12"£8.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12" Vinyl.
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                        George Shearing Quintet, TheHere And Now!Capital (1966) Mono
                        Original = UK Vinyl VG+ / Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back...
                          Bill DoggettHold It (1959/75)King Records
                            • Original LP£15.00
                              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Mint, sealed, opened once!

                              Original USA Vinyl LP

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                            GigoletteI'm Gonna Rock You (1985)Fever Records
                            Old school female answer to Run DMC stylee rock meets rap on Fever Records (the original Bronx hip-hop nightclub!)Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+/Sleeve...
                            • Gigolette – I'm Gonna Rock You
                            Eddie DrennonIt Don'T Mean A Thing (1978)Casablanca
                            Latin disco soulOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
                              Pieces Of A DreamJoyride (1986)Elektra
                              Original = Original USA pressing LP VG+ /Sleeve NM- in shrink100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                              Lord Jayson And His Limbo GangLimboPalace (2)
                              Rare and raw calypso
                                • Original LP£20.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl LP , sticker removal mark
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                                Charles EarlandLive At The Lighthouse (1972)Prestige
                                Organist Charles Earland on fire! Killer live album of heavweight soul jazz on Prestige. Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on...
                                  VariousRadar BluesKing Records
                                  Original KING Records!Mint unplayed original country LP direct from a warehouse in Nashville, Tennessee! Original = Original USA LP Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM-...
                                    Steve Gibbons BandRollin' On (1977)Polydor
                                    w/ TulaneOriginal USA Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (cutout) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                                      Mick JaggerShe's The Boss (1985)CBS
                                      Produced by Nile Rogers/Material
                                        • Original LP£9.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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                                        The Native Steel Drum BandSteel Drums (1959)HiFi Records
                                        Heavy pressingOriginal USA pressing Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                                          Jimmy WitherspoonThe Blues Is Now (1967)Verve Records
                                          Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (clean but audible click on side 1, tr3)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
                                            Nalva AguiarTupaciguara (1978)CBS
                                            Obscure Brazilian vocalist MPBOriginal = Original pressing Brazilian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (staining)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                              Helena De LimaUma Noite No Cangaceiro (1965)RGE
                                              Original 60s Brazil bossa Original Brazilian pressing Vinyl (70s pressing) VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
                                                The Doobie BrothersWhat Were Once Vices Are Now Habits (1974)Warner Bros
                                                1974 Southern Rock album full of classic Doobie Brothers tunes. Original = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at...
                                                • The Doobie Brothers – Black Water
                                                Ernie Lee BanksAre You Ready To Be Loved (1990)After Dark Records
                                                Modern soul/crossover original 12" Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                                • Ernie Lee Banks – Are You Ready To Be Loved
                                                Ludwig van BeethovenBeethoven's Emporer Piano Concerto In E♭ Major No. 5, Opus 73 (1964)Allegro Records
                                                  • Original LP£7.99
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                                  Cecil PayneBright Moments (1980)Spotlite 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...
                                                    Barbara MandrellClean Cut (1984)MCA Records
                                                    Original = Original USA LP Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
                                                      Roland Prince Color Visions (1976)Vanguard
                                                      Original USA vinyl w/ Randy Brecker, Buster Williams, Bob Cranshaw, Al Foster and more, Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (top spine split and taped)100%...
                                                        Eddie HarrisLive At Newport (1971)Atlantic
                                                        Eddie covers it all at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1970, from the experimental "Children's Song" to the modal "Don't You Know The Future's In Space"!...
                                                        • Eddie Harris – Carry On Brother
                                                        • Original LP£18.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                                        Sadao WatanabeMaisha (1985)Elektra
                                                        Jap Fusion
                                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                                                          Buffy Sainte-MarieMany A Mile (1965)Vanguard
                                                          Cool folk singer BuffyOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG- (lower spine wear/damage) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                                            Herbie MannMemphis Underground (1969)Atlantic
                                                            A seminal figure in the New York Jazz scene of the 1960s and 1970s, flautist Herbie Mann pursued authenticity in a way that led him to many corners of...
                                                            • Herbie Mann – Memphis Underground
                                                            • Original LP£12.00
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                                                            • CD£7.99
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                                                            • Reissue LP£11.99
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                                                            Georg Friedrich HändelMessiah - Record 2Ace Of Clubs
                                                            this is record 2 of a set
                                                              • Original LP£5.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK vinyl
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                                                              Richard HarrisSlides ABC Records (1972)
                                                              w/crazy 'slide effect' sleeve!Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe -...
                                                                BeethovenSymphony No. 4 In B Flat, Op. 60 / Symphony No. 5 In C Minor, Op. 67Contour
                                                                • Original LP£7.99
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                                                Lynn AndersonWhat She Does Best (1988)Mercury
                                                                Mint unplayed original country LP direct from a warehouse in Nashville, Tennessee! Original = Original USA LP Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink, sealed...
                                                                  Linda Ronstadt And The Nelson Riddle OrchestraWhat's New (1983)Asylum Records
                                                                  Linda meets the Nelson Riddle OrchestraOriginal = Original USA pressing gatefold LP VG+ /Sleeve VG-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                                                    Lynn AndersonWrap Your Love All Around Your Man (1977)Columbia
                                                                    Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (writing on front) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                                                                      Chus Martínez Y Su ConjuntoExitos, Exitos, Exitos ... (1967)Ekipo
                                                                      Funky 60s Spanish jazzy/easy groover Original = Original Spanish pressing Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                                                      • Chus Martínez Y Su Conjunto – Molino Al Viento (Mulino A Vento)
                                                                      • Chus Martínez Y Su Conjunto – El Bote Que Remo (The Boat That I Row)
                                                                      Flatt & ScruggsHear The Whistles Blow Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs Sing Songs Of Rivers & RailsColumbia Limited Edition
                                                                      RARE Original USA vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...