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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    (T.T.F.) Today, Tomorrow, ForeverMighty Fine / Got To Keep Movin' On (1981)Gold Coast
    Good independent disco 45
    • (T.T.F.) Today, Tomorrow, Forever – Got To Keep Movin' On
    • Original 7"£8.00
      Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original unplayed USA 45
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    100 Proof Aged In SoulSomebody's Been Sleeping (1969)Hot Wax (4)
    Classic 60s soul tune bomb
    • 100 Proof Aged In Soul – Somebody's Been Sleeping
    • Original 7"£8.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
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    10ccDeceptive Bends (1977)Mercury
      • Original LP£10.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl
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      10ccThe Original Soundtrack (1975)Philips
      w/I'm Not In Love
        • Original LP£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl

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        2 UnlimitedThe Magic Friend (1992)Radikal Records
        Eurostylee
          • Original 12"£7.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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          2 UnlimitedTribal Dance (1993)Radikal Records
          Classic! 93
            • Original 12"£7.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" vinyl
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            2001:A Space Odyssey (Music From The Motion Picture Sound Track) (1968)MGM Records
              • Original LP£7.99
                Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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              A Different BagLets Put It Together (Shake Your Bootie) (1976)D. Bag Records
              Wicked rare groove funk
              • A Different Bag – Lets Put It Together (Shake Your Bootie)
              • Original 7"£8.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl

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              A Taste Of HoneyTwice As SweetCapitol Records 1980
                • Original LP£9.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                A Taste Of HoneyRace / Let's Begin (1979)Capitol Records
                Quality disco boogie funk Mizell Brothers production, 79
                • A Taste Of Honey – Race
                • Original 7"£8.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45.
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                Phil AbnerSweet CarolineCamille Records
                Insane - and we mean insane - jumped-up calypso version of Neil Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline'.
                • Phil Abner – Sweet Caroline
                • Original 7"£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                AceAn Ace Album (1974)Anchor (2)
                  • Original LP£6.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                  David AcklesSubway To The Country (1969)Elektra
                    • Original LP£15.00
                      Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl, VG ONLY
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                    ADC BandLong Stroke (1978)Cotillion
                    Boogie funk 78
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl sleeve has water creasing on right

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                      The Cannonball Adderley QuintetMercy, Mercy, Mercy! - Live At "The Club" (1966)Capitol
                      "Live at 'The Club'" boasts the cover of this 1966 album. Of course, this turned out to be a lie, as did the entirety of the original liner notes. Mercy,...
                      • The Cannonball Adderley Quintet – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
                      • CD£7.99
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                      • Original LP£30.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl , upper and lower spines taped

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                      Cannonball Adderley And His OrchestraAfrican Waltz (1961)Riverside Records
                      Original soul jazz on Riverside.
                      • Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra – African Waltz
                      • Original LP£20.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA Vinyl, some marks plays well, wear to cover, taped spines

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                      Cannonball AdderleyLive! (1965)Capitol Records
                      Produced by David Axelrod, 1965 orig. Lp in orig. shrinkwrap
                        The Cannonball Adderley QuintetInside Straight / Saudade (1973)Fantasy
                        WICKED deep jazz funky groover! KILLER. Original USA 7"Vinyl VG- ( unplayed but fair amount of background pops) /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and...
                        • The Cannonball Adderley Quintet – Inside Straight
                        King Sunny AdeMo Dupe (Gratitude) (1985)Sunny Alade
                        Quality digital roots hi-life Rare Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl VG+ , sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                        • King Sunny Ade – Ka Jo Mu Jo
                        King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsThe Child (1988)Atom Park
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG/Sleeve VG- (wear/creasing)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                        • King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Ayo Orun Sokale
                        King Sunny AdeMy Dear (1986)Atom Park
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of marks plays well/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and...
                        • King Sunny Ade – E Gbe Kini Yi Laruge
                        King Sunny AdeJealousy (1987)Atom Park
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of surface marks plays well /Sleeve VG- (lot of wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
                        • King Sunny Ade – Sokoyokoto
                        King Sunny AdeGet Up (1990)Atom Park
                        RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- listen actual audio)/Sleeve VG- (top spine unglued)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee...
                        • King Sunny Ade – E Dide E Mujo
                        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...
                          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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                          AirAir Lore (1979)Arista Novus
                          AAC M heavyweights - Steve McCall, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins
                            Air SupplyLove And Other Bruises (1977)Columbia
                              • Original LP£7.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                              AKBStand Up - Sit Down (1979)RSO
                              Disco orig USA 12" Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                              • AKB – Stand Up - Sit Down (8:12)
                              • Original 12"£9.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                              Steve AlaimoReal Live Girl / Need You (1965)ABC-Paramount
                              Mainman (after Henry Stone) producer for most Miami stuff in the 1970s - Alston, TK etc - had earlier career as blue-eyed soul singer - like on this...
                              • Steve Alaimo – Real Live Girl
                              Alberto Y Lost Trios ParanoiasItalians From Outer Space (1977)Transatlantic Records
                                • Original LP£8.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original UK Vinyl tear at bottom of sleeve

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                                Johann Georg AlbrechtsbergerOrgan Concertos (1983)His Master's Voice
                                  • Original 2×LP£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                  Margie AlexanderTake My Body (1976)Chi Sound Records
                                  Chicago Soul/Disco tune
                                  • Margie Alexander – Take My Body - Stereo
                                  • Original 7"£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                  Lee AlfredDoing It On The One / It's That Time Of Year Again (1980)Cancer Records
                                  HEAVY FUNK TUNE on indie label
                                  • Lee Alfred – Doing It On The One
                                  • Original 7"£8.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED ORIG USA 45
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                                  Ali PrimeraAbrebrecha (1980)Cigarron
                                  Original Venezuela 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'...
                                    AlibamaI Love A Knock Kneeded, Bow Legged, Pigeon Toed Woman (1979)Cat
                                    Blues/Funk Orig USA CAt/TK vinyl
                                    • Alibama – I Love A Knock Kneeded, Bow Legged, Pigeon Toed Woman
                                    Susie AllansonWe Belong Together (1978)Warner Bros. Records
                                      • Original LP£5.00
                                        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USa vinyl
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                                      Henry "Red" AllenFeeling Good (His First In Person Album)Columbia
                                        • Original LP£12.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl

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                                        Reb AllenCountry HitsStereo-Fidelity
                                        Original USA country in great condition Original = Original USA LP Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
                                          Tito AllenBeyond (1979)Alegre Records
                                          Heavyweight salsa
                                            • Original LP£18.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original french LP Vinyl,
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                                            Duane AllmanAn Anthology (1972)Capricorn Records
                                            Seminal album - a compilation of Duane Allman's greatest tracks (including guest appearances such as on Cowboy's 'Please Be With Me' which features on...
                                              • Original 2×LP£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl, gatefold, spines split/taped, sticker remova; mark
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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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                                                Laurindo AlmeidaThe Guitar World Of Laurindo AlmeidaCapitol Records
                                                Very rare early Brazilian guitar album
                                                  • Original LP£25.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl , cutout, some sleeve wear
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                                                  Laurindo AlmeidaA Man And A Woman (1967) Capitol Records
                                                  Brazilian guitarist extraordinaire. Includes version of Mas Que Nada. Original UK pressing
                                                    Pacho Alonso / Orquesta EgremPacho Alonso (1980)Areito
                                                    Original Cuban vinyl!
                                                    • Pacho Alonso / Orquesta Egrem – El Guayabero (1ra. Parte)
                                                    • Pacho Alonso / Orquesta Egrem – El Guayabero (2da. Parte)
                                                    • Pacho Alonso / Orquesta Egrem – El Manisero
                                                    • Original LP£20.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Cuban Vinyl
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                                                    Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassChristmas AlbumA&M Records
                                                      • Original LP£7.99
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                                      Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWarm (1969)A&M Records
                                                        • Original LP£8.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                                                        Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassSolid Brass (1972)A&M Records
                                                        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 happy'...