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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    The BrothersDon't Stop Now (1976)RCA Victor
    Wicked funky disco lp
      • Original LP£18.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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        Out of stock
      Eddie Drennon & The B.B.S. UnlimitedDo The Latin Hustle (1976)Pye International
      Latin-tinged disco
        • Original LP£15.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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          Out of stock
        The Rolling StonesMiss You (1978)Rolling Stones Records
        Balearic/NY disco cult classic! WICKED!
        • The Rolling Stones – Miss You
        • Original 12"£20.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl 12"

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          Out of stock
        Rick JamesThe Flag (1986)Gordy
        The boogiemeister 1986 album.
          • Original LP£8.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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          Chaka KhanWhat Cha Gonna Do For Me (1981)Warner Brothers
          Awesome album! Includes the all-time boogie CLASSIC "I Know You, I Live You"! Essential! Superb New York Loft/Garage disco soul.
          • Chaka Khan – I Know You, I Love You
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl (in original shrink)
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            Out of stock
          Instant FunkInstant Funk (1979)Salsoul
          Includes "I Got My Mind Made Up"
          • Instant Funk – I Got My Mind Made Up
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink
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            Out of stock
          • CD£9.99
            Out of stock
          Bobby KentJuice (1980)Fusion Records
          Boogie funk - excellent condition
            • Original LP£12.00
              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl (in shrink, opened once)

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            France JoliNow! (1982)Prelude Records
            Original Prelude Records disco 82. Includes Gonna Get over You mix by Francois K
              • Original LP£20.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP

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              Phil CollinsIn The Air Tonight (88' Remix) And (Extended Version) (1988)Virgin
              Balaeric classic!
                • Original 12"£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK 12" pic sleeve,
                  Out of stock
                J.O.B. OrquestraOpen The Doors To Your Heart (1978)Govinda
                Rare jazz funk disco album
                  • Original LP£12.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                  Damon HarrisDamon (1978)Fantasy WMOT Records
                  Classic Paradise Garage tune 'It's Music'
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve wear
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                    BlondieHeart Of Glass (1978)Chrysalis
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl,
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                        Out of stock
                      52nd StreetChildren Of The Night (1985)MCA Records
                      Ex-Factory Records jazz funkers
                        • Original LP£12.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl,
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                          Out of stock
                        The WhispersOpen Up Your Love (1977)Soul Train
                          • Original LP£9.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl w/ poster
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                          First ChoiceSo Let Us Entertain You (1976)Warner Bros.
                          Produced by Stan Watson (Philadelphia Groove) alongside the great Norman Harris. Classic Philly sounds! recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia
                            • Original LP£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                            A Taste Of HoneyA Taste Of Honey (1978)Capitol
                            Massive tune (Boogie Oogie Oogie), great album produced by the Mizell Brothers
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl
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                              The Fatback BandFired Up 'N' Kickin' (1978)Spring Records
                              Fatback, 78
                                • Original LP£8.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl

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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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                                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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                                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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                                Percy FaithDisco Party (1975)Columbia
                                Percy gets down to the disco groove
                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                  Don DowningDoctor Boogie / Lonely Days, Lonely Nights (1978)RS International
                                  KILLER SOUL BOOGIE 45 AS SAMPLED BY DJ PREMIER !
                                  • Don Downing – Doctor Boogie
                                  • Original 7"£10.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
                                    Out of stock
                                  Gregg DiamondGregg Diamond's Star Cruiser (1978)Marlin
                                  Disco 78 on TK offshoot Marlin label
                                    • Original LP£9.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl

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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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                                    KanoIt's A War / Ahjia (1980)Emergency Records
                                    Italo disco classic!
                                    • Kano – It's A War
                                    • Original 7"£12.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original unplayed USA 45
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                                    • Original 12"£15.00
                                      Out of stock
                                    Ashford & SimpsonNobody Knows (1979)Warner Bros. Records
                                      • Original 12"£8.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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                                      Undisputed TruthSmokin' (1979)Whitfield Records
                                        • Original LP£15.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, in shrink, cutout
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                                          Out of stock
                                        Teddy PendergrassT.P. (1980)Philadelphia International
                                        TP and Dexter Wansell-arranged Philadephia business produced by Gamble and Huff - includes the seminal 'Love TKO'. AWESOME!
                                        • Teddy Pendergrass – Love T.K.O.
                                        • Original LP£9.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 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
                                          Out of stock
                                        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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                                        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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                                        Cleveland EatonBama Boogie Woogie / The Funky Cello (1978)Gull
                                        Disco classic 12" from 1978! Blue vinyl!
                                        • Cleveland Eaton – bama boogie woogie
                                        • Cleveland Eaton – the funky cello
                                        • Original 12"£7.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UKVinyl

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                                        Robert PalmerYou Are In My SystemIsland Records
                                        Nice 12" lofty/garage balearic vibe innit
                                          • Original 12"£8.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl,
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                                            Out of stock
                                          StarpointIt's So Delicious (1983)Elektra
                                            • Original 12"£6.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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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
                                                Out of stock
                                              Yoko OnoStarpeace (1985)Polydor
                                              Produced by Bill Laswell
                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
                                                  Out of stock
                                                Rod StewartDa Ya Think I'm Sexy? (1978)Warner Bros. Records
                                                Disco mix only on this 12" by Jim Burgess
                                                  • Original 12"£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" vinyl in shrink
                                                    Out of stock
                                                  The Art Of Noise(Who's Afraid Of?) The Art Of Noise (1984)Island Records
                                                    • Original LP£9.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl,
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                                                    Thelma HoustonAny Way You Like It (1976)Motown/EMI
                                                    Seminal Disco/Soul with the classic 'Don't Leave Me This Way'.
                                                    • Thelma Houston – don't leave me this way
                                                    • Original LP£9.99
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                                    Ralph MacDonaldCounterpoint (1979)Marlin
                                                    Disco fusion from percussionist Ralph MacDonald, featuring 'Discolypso'
                                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
                                                        Out of stock
                                                      Average White BandShine (1980)RCA
                                                        • Original LP£7.99
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                        SlaveVisions Of The Lite (1982)Cotillion
                                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl,
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                                                          The TrammpsThe Trammps III (1977)Atlantic
                                                          Produced by Baker- Harris. Mixed by Tom Moulton. Class!
                                                            • Original LP£9.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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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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                                                              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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                                                              Bombers(Everybody) Get Dancin' (1979)West End Records
                                                                • Original 12"£7.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl lot of sleeve wear
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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
                                                                  Out of stock
                                                                Ray DahrougeI Can See Him Makin' Love To You, Baby (1979)Polydor
                                                                Nice Modern Soul tune
                                                                  • Original 12"£15.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl,
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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