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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    Dhar BraxtonJump Back (Set Me Free) (1986)Sleeping Bag Records
    Original copy soulful NYC house on Sleeping Bag 45!
      • Original 7"£8.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
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      KanoI'm Ready / Holly Dolly (1980)Emergency Records
      Italo-Disco classic!Unplayed original USA 45. VG
      • Kano – I'm Ready
      • Original 7"£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45.

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      Norman ConnorsOnce I've Been There / Romantic Journey (1977)Buddah Records
      HEAVY jazz boogie soul fusion
      • Norman Connors – Once I've Been There
      • Original 7"£10.00
        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Unplayed original USA 45

        Original USA 7"
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      T.U.M.E.The Ultimate Musical Experience (1975)MGM Records
      Quality funky soul boogie LP
        • Original LP£12.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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        Rare EssenceDisco Fever / Huff & Puff (1978)Major Records (4)
        Ron Hardy/Music Box fave! Heavy spacey funky-disco - Wicked tune!
        • Rare Essence – Disco Fever
        • Original 7"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 45
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        Fuse OneSilkCTI Records
        Nice fusion on 45! ORIGINAL!
        • Fuse One – Silk
        • Original 7"£8.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45.

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        Casey Jones(Get Up Off Your) Rusty Dusty / Bring The Sunshine InE.P.I. Records (2)
        Nice rare groove bumpin funk tune
        • Casey Jones – (Get Up Off Your) Rusty Dusty
        • Original 7"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED ORIGINAL USA 45
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        Life U.S.A.Foxy Trot Pt. I & II (1976)Buddah Records
        nice disco tune 1976
        • Life U.S.A. – Foxy Trot Pt. I
        • Original 7"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+ORIGINAL USA 45
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        Chuck JacksonI'm Needing You, Wanting You / Shine, Shine, Shine (1975)All Platinum
        Heavy rockin disco tune
        • Chuck Jackson – I'm Needing You, Wanting You
        Tamiko JonesLet It Flow / Cloudy (1976)Atlantis Records II
        Funky disco bomb tune - A Tom Moulton Mix. USA ORIGINAL LABEL PRESSING
        • Tamiko Jones – Let It Flow
        • Original 7"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED ORIG USA PRESSING OF THIS CLASSIC TUNE minor pops etc
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        The Sunshine BandShotgun Shuffle (1975)T.K. Records
        Funky disco
        • The Sunshine Band – Shotgun Shuffle
        • Original 7"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED ORIGINAL USA 45
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        Freida NorwoodYour Love (Is Getting Better All The Time)Tra-San Records
        Nice independent disco
        • Freida Norwood – Your Love (Is Getting Better All The Time)
        • Original 7"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"Vinyl UNPLAYED but minor pops etc

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        Bits & PiecesDon't Stop The Music (1981)Mango
        Classic disco-not-disco from Sly and Robbie disco side-project
          • Original 7"£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original USA 45
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          Crown Heights Affair(Do It) The French Way (1977)De-Lite Records
          Groovy disco in original pic sleeve!
          • Crown Heights Affair – (Do It) The French Way
          • Original 7"£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl

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          CerroneBack TrackPavillion
          w/Supernature. Seminal disco
          • Cerrone – Supernature
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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          QuartzBeyond The Clouds / For Geromine (1978)Marlin
          Wicked Miami disco on this TK offshoot
          • Quartz – Beyond The Clouds
          • Original 7"£7.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl

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          KC & The Sunshine BandGet Down Tonight (1975)T.K. Records
          Classic funky disco bomb
          • KC & The Sunshine Band – Get Down Tonight
          • Original 7"£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED ORIG USA 45
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          Side EffectGoin' BananasFantasy
          Rare groove disco/funk tune
          • Side Effect – Goin' Bananas
          • Original 7"£7.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"Vinyl UNPLAYED few minor pops etc

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          Pumpkin DeliveryThe Creeper (1977)Wing And A Prayer
          Wicked spacey disco funk tune. Came out on Creole in UK, this is unplayed USA original version
          • Pumpkin Delivery – The Creeper (Special Long Version)
          • Original 7"£20.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"Vinyl UNPLAYED

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          StargardTheme Song From "Which Way Is Up" / Disco Rufus (1977)MCA Records
          CLASSIC funky disco tune
          • Stargard – Theme Song From "Which Way Is Up"
          • Original 7"£7.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl

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          Cerrone VAngelina (1979)Atlantic
          Epic disco grooviness.
            • Original LP£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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            ChicReal People (1980)Atlantic
            Original 1980 LP
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl,
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              Cerrone IVThe Golden Touch (1978)CBS
              Seminal euro-disco with the cosmic "Music Of Life". Classic.
              • Cerrone IV – Music Of Life
              • Original LP£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink cutout

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              Johnny BristolBristol's Creme (1976)Atlantic
              1976 lp usa orig vinyl
                • Original LP£12.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                Alicia BridgesAlicia Bridges (1978)Polydor
                SEMINAL disco!
                  • Original LP£8.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA LP Vinyl in original shrink.
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                  The Brothers JohnsonWinners A&M (1981)
                  Boogie funk soul
                    • Original LP£7.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                    King ErrissonL.A. Bound (1977)Westbound Records
                    Nice funk disco LP on Westbound
                      • Original LP£12.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal= Original USA vinyl LP
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                      Herb AlpertRise / Aranjuez (Mon Amour) (1979)A&M Records
                        • Original 12"£6.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                        The Salsoul OrchestraSun After The Rain (1979)Salsoul Records
                        PROMO Salsoul 79 original disco 12"
                        • The Salsoul Orchestra – Sun After The Rain
                        • Original 12"£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl Promo

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                        ChicYour Love (1992)Warner Bros. Records
                        • Chic – Your Love (Hank's Mix)
                        • Original 12"£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA 12"
                          Out of stock
                        John TropeaLivin' In The JungleT.K. Disco
                        Rare and groovy PROMO TK 1979 peachy clean original 12" Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                        • John Tropea – Livin' In The Jungle
                        • Original 12"£30.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                        Hot Plate (1980)Various ArtistsUnidisc
                          • Original 12"£6.00
                            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+
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                          Nolan ThomasYo! Little Brother (1984)Emergency Records
                            • Original 12"£7.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                            Van StratosphereYou Remind Me (1982)Venture Records
                            One off disco project produced by Detroit jazz man Travis Biggs
                            • Van Stratosphere – You Remind Me
                            • Original 12"£12.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                            Peace, Love & HappinessHaving A Party / We Come To Party (1979)Abab
                            RARE independent late 70s Modern Soul/Funk/Boogie. The A is a nice tune but the B side has is a definite rare groove bomb (with a funny sing-a-long intro) Unplayed...
                            • Peace, Love & Happiness – Having A Party
                            • Peace, Love & Happiness – We Come To Party
                            • Original 7"£50.00
                              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA 7"Vinyl
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                            K.I.D.Don't Stop (1981)Sam Records
                            Boogie electro Funk on S.A.M  ORIG USA 45
                            • K.I.D. – Don't Stop
                            • Original 7"£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
                              Out of stock
                            Crown Heights AffairSay A Prayer For TwoDe-Lite Records
                            Killer disco party classic from 1975!
                            • Crown Heights Affair – Say A Prayer For Two (U.S. Remix)
                            • Original 7"£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Unplayed original USA 45
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                            Laid BackKeep Smiling (1984)Sire
                            Includes the super tough electronic leftfield disco classic 'White Horse' and the floaty Balearic fave "Fly Away/Walking into Sunshine"!
                            • Laid Back – White Horse
                            • Laid Back – Fly Away/Walking In THe Sunshine
                            • Original LP£20.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original European Vinyl in great condition

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                            CharoOlé Olé (1978)Salsoul Records
                            Amazingly on pink vinyl!
                            • Charo – Olé Olé
                            • Original 12"£8.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in Salsoul house sleeve

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                            Santa EsmeraldaBeauty (1978)Casablanca
                            C'est disco non? mais oui
                              • Original LP£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP
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                              Nancy MartinezCan't Believe (1982)Atlantic
                                • Original 12"£12.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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                                USA European ConnectionCome Into My Heart (1978)Marlin
                                Seminal Miami Disco on T.K offshoot Marlin Records! Of Boris Midney's druggy soundscapes for the disco round, this may be his only album that must be heard...
                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                                  The O'JaysFamily Reunion (1975)Philadelphia International Records
                                  'I LOVE MUSIC' - Gamble/Huff produced Philly anthem. What more could you ever want?!
                                  • The O'Jays – I Love Music
                                  • CD£7.99
                                    Out of stock
                                  • Original LP£9.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                  Dee Dee SharpHappy 'Bout The Whole Thing (1975)TSOP
                                  Sound of Philly
                                    • Original LP£9.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                    CognacHow High (1978)Salsoul Records
                                    Salsoul 83 original 12" vinyl
                                    • Cognac – How High
                                    • Original 12"£7.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
                                      Out of stock
                                    Sea LevelOn The Edge (1978)Capricorn Records
                                    Jazz Fusion from southern rock/Allman Brothers offshoot players Sea Level.
                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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