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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    Ann-MarieWith Or Without You (1989)Sleeping Bag Records
    Produced by Todd Terry. House 89
    • Ann-Marie – With Or Without You (Club Mix)
    LuluNew Routes (1969)Atco
    Funky Lulu shock! Funky southern rocky grooves recorded at Muscle Shoals, Alabama, 1969 with all-star line-up: Eddie Hinton, Duane Allman, Roger Hawkins,...
    • Lulu – Feelin' Alright
    • Lulu – Dirty Old Man
    • Original LP£12.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl , name written on front
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    The Three SoundsIt Just Got To Be (1963)Blue Note
    Top soul jazz groovy piano trio. BLUE NOTE 43 West 61st Street address. NY pressing. Microgroove. RVG stamp and ear.+High-end Audio Desk...
    • The Three Sounds – One For Renee
    RoquiSet Me Free / I've Just Begun To Love You (Day By Day) (1990)Nu Groove Records
    Nu groove NYC house, 1990
    • Roqui – Set Me Free (Radio)
    Cleo LaineThis Is... Cleo Laine - Shakespeare, And All That Jazz (1964)Philips
    UK pressing
      • Original LP£8.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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      The Whispers Imagination (1980)Solar
        • Original LP£7.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl
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        Ramsey LewisThe Best Of Ramsey Lewis (1970)Cadet Records
        Cadet, 1970 w/ Les Fleurs, Maiden Voyage, In Crowd ... nuff tunes
          • Original LP£9.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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          Jeannie C. RileyThe World Of Country (1972)Shelby Singleton Corp.
          Great collection from the always excellent Jeannie C RIley
            The Edgar Winter GroupThey Only Come Out At Night (1973)Epic
            USA gatefold original
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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              The Righteous BrothersBack To Back (1965)Philles Records
              Original - Recorded on Phil Spector's Philles Records label.
                • Original LP£4.99
                  Vinyl condition: G-Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl FAIR ONLY CHEAP

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                Peggy LeeBeauty And The Beat! (1959)Capitol Records
                UK pressing
                  • Original LP£7.99
                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG
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                  Gloria LynneA Touch of TendernessEverest
                  w/ orchestra conducted by Leroy Holmes
                    Junior ManceHoly MamaInner City Records (1979)
                    Groovy hard trio piano recorded in Japan
                    • Junior Mance – That Mellow Feeling
                    Morgana KingNew Beginnings... (1973)Paramount
                    Jazz vocalist, early 70s LP. Great version of Kenny Rankin's 'Like A Seed' plus tunes by Stevie Wonder and Donny Hathaway. USA ORIGINAL VINYL
                    • Morgana King – like a seed
                    Willis JacksonThe Way We Were (1975)Atlantic
                    Willis Jackson hits Philadelphia! Recorded at Sigma Sound, 1975, with Philadelphia session regulars including the great Thom Bell, Richard Rome, Don Renaldo...
                    • Willis Jackson – fire
                    • Willis Jackson – lady marmalade
                    Ashford & SimpsonSo So Satisfied Warner Bros. Records (1977)
                    With the original version of "Over And Over", as covered by Sylvester
                      Disco Tex & His Sex-O-Lettes Feat Sir Monti Rock IIIManhattan MillionaireChelsea Records (1976)
                        • Original LP£8.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Mint, sealed, opened once!

                          Original USA Vinyl LP

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                        PocoPoco SevenEpic (1974)
                        1974 release
                          • Original LP£7.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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                          Maynard FergusonChameleon (1974)Columbia
                          Tough version of Herbie Hancock's "Chameleon"!
                          • Maynard Ferguson – Chameleon
                          Teddy PendergrassIt's Time For Love (1981)Philadelphia International
                          Super deep, super mellow vocalist Pendegrass and Philadelphia all-star line-up produced as ever by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. 'I Can't Live Without You'...
                          • Teddy Pendergrass – it's time for love
                          TomitaKosmos (1978)RCA
                          Moog and synth experimentation, 1978.
                            • Original LP£9.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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                            ManchildPower And Love (1977)United Artists
                            Boogie funk recorded in Chicago, 1978
                              • Original LP£6.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA Vinyl lot of sleeve wear

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                              Peggy LeeLet's Love Atlantic (1974)
                              • Peggy Lee – Easy Evil
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                              Flora PurimStories To Tell (1974)Milestone
                              Essential Flora Purim album from the early 70s. Brazilian/Jazz fusion at its height. Line-up featuring Airto, Santana, George Duke, Miroslav Vituos, Raul...
                                • CD£8.99
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                                • Original LP£12.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                Chuck MangioneFun And Games A&M Records (1980)
                                fusion
                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                  Jean CarneYou're A Part Of MeRCA (1988)
                                  Recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia
                                    Ellen McIlwaineEllen McIlwaine United Artists (1978)
                                    1978 album from folk funk queen Ellen McIlwaine
                                      The New Song QuintetThe New Song Quintet (1983)Quadrangle
                                      Includes top Latin jazz vocal track 'Montuno'