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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    Sam HarrisSugar Don't Bite (1984)Motown
    Motown disco 12" 1984 Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
    • Sam Harris – Sugar Don't Bite (New Dance Mix)
    Eduard van BeinumHaydn: Symphony No. 94 in G Major ("Surprise") (1956)Decca
    Original = Original UK 10" 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...
    Lloyd GreenSteel Rides (1975)Monument
    Original = Original 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 not...
      William BellBorn Under A Bad Sign (1969)Stax
      Deep funky soul tune, mint unplayed original USA 45
      • William Bell – Born Under A Bad Sign
      Mickey MurrayShout Bamalama And Other Super Soul Songs (1967)SSS International
      Rare man-like-james-brown funky soulful shouter original LpOriginalUSA Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in orig shrink, drillhole cutout)100% Guarantee on this...
        Billy Cobham · Steve Khan · Alphonso Johnson · Tom Scott Alivemutherforya Columbia (1978)
        Heavy fusion
          • Original LP£12.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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          Lou DonaldsonA Different Scene (1976)Cotillion
          Jazz funk 76 from sax player Donaldson post-Blue Note
            • Original LP£15.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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            Mac DavisBaby Don't Get Hooked On Me (1972)CBS
            Southern Blue eyed soul singer songwriterOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe -...
              Wanda JacksonI'll Still Love You (1976)DJM
              Wanda in her gospelly phase.Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                Lynn AndersonStay There 'Til I Get ThereColumbia (1970)
                Includes Lynn Anderson's fantastic version od Bobbi Gentry's Fancy (features on Soul JAzz Records' Country Soul Sisters).Original = Original USA Vinyl...
                • Lynn Anderson – Fancy
                Jeannie C. Riley Harper Valley P.T.A. (1968)Plantation Records
                The excellent debut album from Jeannie C Riley. Original USA vinyl on Plantation.
                  • Original LP£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+100% SOTU Original Vinyl Guarantee happy or money back!
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                  Helen ReddyI Don't Know How To Love Him (1971)EMI Capitol
                  Wicked folk-funk! Waltzy modally tune "How Can I Be Sure". A female equivalent of Kenny Rankin's "In The Name Of Love" vibe.Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% SOTU...
                  • Helen Reddy – How Can I Be Sure
                  Sonny JamesI'll Never Find Another You (1967)Capitol
                  Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG- High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                    Charley PrideJust Plain Charley (1970)RCA Victor
                    Original vinyl, 1970.Vinyl VNM-/Sleeve NM-100% SOTU Original Vinyl Guarantee happy or money back!
                      MurariMurari (1979)Desire Tree Records
                      Independent spiritual folk/rock album, 1979Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% SOTU Original Vinyl Guarantee happy or money back!
                        Laura LeeThe Best Of Laura Lee (1972)Hot Wax
                        w/ Crumbs Off The Table. Original Vinyl VG+/Sleeve NM- (orig shrink)100% SOTU Original Vinyl Guarantee happy or money back!
                          Kellee Patterson Let Go, Let Go (Let Love Be The Driver)Shadybrook (1979)
                          Disco, 79
                            • Original 12"£9.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                            Smokey RobinsonSmokey's Family Robinson Tamla (1976)
                            1976, Tamla Motown
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                              Jeffrey OsborneEmotional A&M Records
                              Original 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 not happy' or your...
                                Mike OldfieldHergest Ridge (1974)Virgin
                                The Oldfield gets out his glockenspiel once more for a touch of cosmic folk, 1974.
                                  • Original LP£9.99
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                                  • CD£7.99
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                                  Irene ReidRoom For One More (1965 mono)Verve
                                  Arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson. Original USA vinylVinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% SOTU Original Vinyl Guarantee happy or money back!
                                    Baby WashingtonCare Free (1974)Master Five
                                    Wicked Mid-70s Funk Tune. VG+/VG+
                                    • Baby Washington – Care Free
                                    • Original 7"£8.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                                    Hank BallardHank Ballard's Biggest HitsKing Records (3)
                                    Rare original blue label King in great conditionOriginal USA Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                                      Jill Baby LoveMy Way Or Hit The Highway (1975)Black Magic
                                      Wicked Soul / early Disco tune. Vocal & Inst MINT unplayed 45
                                      • Jill Baby Love – My Way Or Hit The Highway
                                      Joyce SimsAll About Love (1989)Sleeping Bag
                                      Classic Joyce on Sleeping Bag Records Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
                                        Earth, Wind And FireGratitude (1975)Columbia
                                        Superb double-album with three sides recorded live and one side in the studio. The live cuts include awesome, jazzy versions of "Africano" and Ramsey Lewis's...
                                          • New Audiophile 2×LP (180 GRAM)£22.99
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                                          • Original 2×LP£15.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl LP

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                                          Davy DHave You Seen Davy (1987)Def Jam Recordings
                                          Old skool rapOriginal 12"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...
                                          • Davy D – Have You Seen Davy
                                          Kai WindingK + J.J. (1955)Bethlehem Records
                                          Rare 1955 Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG (thick laminate top spine small split) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                            Diana RossReach Out, I'll Be There (1971)Motown
                                            Soul classic.UNNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe -...
                                            • Diana Ross – Reach Out, I'll Be There
                                            Westmoreland Co.This Ain't Living / Together We StandVanessa Records
                                            Wicked uplifting funky modern soul tune - killer! Unplayed original independent (St Louis) label USA 45 (warehouse find dead stock few...
                                            • Westmoreland Co. – This Ain't Living
                                            • Original 7"£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                                            The Supremes & Four TopsYou Gotta Have Love In Your Heart (1971)Motown
                                            Mint Motown 45
                                            • The Supremes & Four Tops – You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart
                                            Esquivel And His OrchestraOther Worlds Other Sounds (1958)RCA Victor
                                            Rare latin meets easy - like a Mexican Martin DennyOriginal Venezuelan Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                                              Lynn AndersonUptown Country Girl (1970)Chart Records (4)
                                              Country soul sister LynnOriginal USA Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
                                                Anthony BraxtonFor Trio (1978)Arista
                                                Deep experimental jazz Original Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
                                                • Anthony Braxton – Version I
                                                Eddie FloydPeople, Get It TogetherStax
                                                Great funk tune on Stax. UNPLAYED ORIGINAL UK STAX 45Vinyl NM-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe -...
                                                • Eddie Floyd – People, Get It Together
                                                Stephen Stills - ManassasDown The Road (1973)Atlantic
                                                WICKED album!!! Superb funky rock with latin, soul and jazz thrown in. Like funky David Cosby's 'I Forgot to Remember My Name' album. Killer!
                                                • Stephen Stills - Manassas – Isn't It About Time
                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                Teaz 2 PleazI Want 'U (1988)Ten-Lion Records
                                                Miami Electro Freestyle house 88 - balaeric! Original 12"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                                • Teaz 2 Pleaz – I Want 'U (Jammin' In The Night Mix)
                                                The JacksonsTriumph (1980)Epic
                                                Includes the disco classic "Can You Feel It" and the stomper "This Place Hotel"
                                                • The Jacksons – Can you feel it
                                                • The Jacksons – This place hotel (aka heartbreak hotel)
                                                • Original LP£15.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,

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                                                • CD£7.99
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                                                Rick JamesWonderful (1988)Reprise Records
                                                Funk Boogiemeister James
                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = UK gatefold Vinyl

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                                                  Millie JacksonE.S.P. (Extra Sexual Persuasion) (1983)Spring Records
                                                  Recorded at Muscle Shoals, Alabama 1983Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                                    • Original LP£9.99
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG
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                                                    Freddie HubbardRide Like The Wind (1982)Elektra
                                                    Freddie Hubbard 1982 albumOriginal USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not...
                                                    • Freddie Hubbard – Ride Like The Wind
                                                    Willie BoboBobo Motion (1967)Verve
                                                    Killer 60's latin jazz!
                                                    • Willie Bobo – evil ways
                                                    • CD£7.99
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                                                    • Original LP£30.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl

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                                                    Justo AlmarioFamily Time (1989)MCA Records
                                                    Latin Fusion 89
                                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                      Les McCann Ltd.Beaux J. Pooboo (1965)Limelight
                                                      1965 original LP. Les McCann piano, Victor Gaskin bass, Paul Humphrey drums, Vince Corrao guitar.Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this...
                                                        John WilliamsTravelling (1978)Cube Records
                                                        Has some groovy breaks-y type stuff on it Original = Original UK Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
                                                        • John Williams – From The Top
                                                        The Dramatics10½ (1980)MCA Records
                                                        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 happy' money-back...
                                                          Oliver De Coque And His Expo'76-Ogene Sound Super Of AfricaBorn Singer (1987)Agumba Records International
                                                          Rare album! Original = Nigerian Original Vinyl VG+ (listen actual audio) /Sleeve G only (lot of wear/stains) +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
                                                          • Oliver De Coque And His Expo'76-Ogene Sound Super Of Africa – Born Singer (HighLife)
                                                          ZulemaChange / Hanging On To A Memory (1978)LeJoint
                                                          wicked uplifting disco funky soul tune.   Original usa unplayed 45Vinyl NM-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                                          • Zulema – Change
                                                          • Original 12"£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl 12"
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                                                          • Original 7"£7.99
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                                                          The J.B.'sJust Wanna Make You Dance (1979)Drive
                                                          Late 70s JBs - it's a groove! Original = USA original Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+ 100% Guarantee...
                                                          • The J.B.'s – Just Wanna Make You Dance