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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    AurraWhen I Come Home (Remix) (1980)Salsoul Records
    Larry Levan mix!
      • Original LP£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl, in Salsoul house bag
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      Vincent Montana, Jr.Goody Goody (1978)Atlantic
      Killer Vincent Montana/Salsoul Orchestra offshoot group. Philly allstars in the house of Sigma Sound.
      • Vincent Montana, Jr. – it looks like love
      • Original LP£30.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+

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      Bunny SiglerGlad To Be Your Lover / I'm Funkin' You Tonight (With My Music) (1979)Gold Mind Records
      Original salsoul
        • Original 12"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink
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        FlakesTake It To The Max (1981)Salsoul Records
        Original Salsoul
          • Original 12"£8.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl writing on label
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          Rockers RevengeWalking On SunshineLondon Recordings
          Party Classic produced by Arthur Baker
          • Rockers Revenge – Walking On Sunshine
          • Original 12"£7.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original 12" Vinyl
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          Jay DeeCome On In Love (1974)Warner Bros. Records
          Classic funky jazz
          • Jay Dee – Strange Funky Games And Things
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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          SylvesterDo Ya Wanna Funk (1982)London Records
          Classic electro funk disco produced by Patrick Cowley
            • Original 12"£7.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original 12" vinyl plain sleeve
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            ZappI Can Make You Dance (1983)Warner Bros. Records
            Funky electro boogie Zapp
              • Original 12"£8.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl stains on front of sleeve

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              Al Hudson & The PartnersDance Get Down (Feel The Groove)ABC Records
                • Original LP£6.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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                James BrownThe Original Disco Man (1979)Polydor
                w/It's Too Funky In Here!
                  • Original LP£14.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (spine wear bit spine damage)
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                  KleeerGet Tough (1980)Atlantic
                    • Original 12"£7.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl w/Atlantic house bag
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                    The MomentsI Could Have Loved You / Jack In The BoxStang Records
                    Wicked soulful tune
                    • The Moments – Jack In The Box
                    CerroneLove In 'C' Minor (1977)Atlantic
                    Classic disco
                      • Original 12"£7.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl in house bag
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                      SpaceMy Love Is Music (1978)Pye Records
                      w/ Madelaine Bell
                        • Original LP£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original UK 12" vinyl w/pic sleeve (has wear)
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                        RufusTake It To The Top (1983)Warner Bros
                        Promo only 12"
                        • Rufus – Take It To The Top (LP Version)
                        • Original 12"£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA vinyl
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                        Carrie LucasDance With You (Extended Disco Version) (1979)Solar
                          • Original 12"£6.99
                            Original UK 12" vinyl w/pic sleeve
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                          Bionic BoogieBionic Boogie (1977)Polydor
                          Bionic boogie, funk and soul
                          • Bionic Boogie – Boogie Boo
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                          Rose RoyceIt Makes You Feel Like Dancin' (1978)Whitfield Records
                          Classic!
                            • Original 12"£6.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl
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                            Barry WhiteIt's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me (1977)20th Century Records
                            • Barry White – It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me (Disco Version)
                            • Original 12"£12.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Vinyl
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                            McFadden & WhiteheadI Heard It In A Love Song / Always Room For One More (1980)TSOP
                            Philly sounds
                              • Original 12"£6.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl w/Philly Int house sleeve (has sleevewear)
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                              DelegationThe Promise Of Love/Soul Trippin' / Oh Honey (1978)Shadybrook Records
                              Great independent disco 12"
                              • Delegation – The Promise Of Love/Soul Trippin'
                              • Original 12"£25.00
                                Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA vinyl MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE in house sleeve
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                              WarThe World Is A Ghetto (1972)United Artists
                              Features the Loft classic "City Country City"! + "World Is A Ghetto" + more!
                              • War – City, Country, City
                              • War – The World Is A Ghetto
                              • Original LP£30.00
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                              Teddy PendergrassWorkin' It Back (1985)Asylum Records
                                • Original LP£8.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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                                Don Armando's Second Avenue Rhumba BandI'm An Indian, Too / Deputy Of Love (1979)ZE Records
                                WICKED New York disco not disco /latin Ze Records classic - original USA 12"
                                • Don Armando's Second Avenue Rhumba Band – I'm An Indian, Too
                                • Original 12"£20.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA 12" in great condition, in original shrink & Ze Records house bag.
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                                The Incredible Mr. FreezeBack To The Scene Of The Crime (1986)Pow Wow Records
                                  • Original 12"£6.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl in shrink (sleeve wear)
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                                  Grace JonesCry Now, Laugh Later / Nipple To The Bottle (Dub) (1983)Island Records
                                  Two-sider - wicked!
                                  • Grace Jones – Cry Now, Laugh Later
                                  • Original 7"£8.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 45
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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
                                    Out of stock
                                  Jerry RixDisco Train / Hands Full Of Nothing (1977)AVI Records
                                  Quality independent disco on AVI, 1977
                                  • Jerry Rix – Disco Train
                                  • Original 7"£8.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45.
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                                  Peter BrownDo You Wanna Get Funky With Me (1977)T.K.
                                  Funky Disco on Miami's legendary TK Records, circa 1977, multiinstrumentalist Peter Brown's funky disco monster!
                                  • Peter Brown – do ya wanna get funky with me / burning love breakdown
                                  • Original LP£9.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                                  Larry Page OrchestraErotic Soul / I'm Hooked On You (1976)London Records
                                  Nice library style funky disco
                                  • Larry Page Orchestra – Erotic Soul
                                  • Original 7"£8.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45.
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                                  IndeepBuffalo Bill / Lipstick Politics (1983)Sound Of New York
                                  NYC disco rap tune. Funky
                                    • Original 7"£8.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 45
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                                    Mass ProductionCan't You See I'm Fired Up / Our Thought (Purity) (1979)Cotillion
                                    Heavy boogie funk groover
                                    • Mass Production – Can't You See I'm Fired Up
                                    • Original 7"£8.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 45
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                                    R.J.'s Latest ArrivalUltimate Masterpiece / Conversation (1980)Stand-By
                                    Orig press boogie funk
                                    • R.J.'s Latest Arrival – Ultimate Masterpiece
                                    • Original 7"£12.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 45
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                                    ChicagoChicago 13 (1979)Columbia
                                    Essential classic album that includes the all-time Loft and Garage party classic "Street Player"!
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                      Company BFascinated (1987)Atlantic
                                      Paradise Garage top 100 tune! 'Fascinated'.
                                      • Company B – Fascinated
                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                      AKBRhythmic Feet (1979)RSO
                                      Disco orig USA LP
                                        • Original LP£12.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                                        Tony WilsonCatch One (1979)Bearsville
                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = USA Vinyl
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                                          TeresaClass Reunion (1979)Dream Records
                                          Quite obscure soul/disco album on Salsoul offshoot label Dream, 79
                                          • Teresa – Happies Day Of My Life
                                          • Original LP£12.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                          Tamara LorinczMagic Dancer (1980)I.C.
                                          Good independent disco
                                            • Original LP£12.00
                                              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = USA Vinyl MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE
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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-
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                                            Mill Street DepoI May Be Right, I May Be Wrong / You Won't Support Me (1976)Stang Records
                                            HEAVY Loft/Garage vibe uplifting proto-disco soulful bomb. This is a BAD TUNE! Unplayed original USA 45 Original USA 7"Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM-100% Guarantee...
                                            • Mill Street Depo – I May Be Right, I May Be Wrong
                                            • Original 7"£15.00
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                                            TantraHills Of Katmandu / Hallelujah (1981)Importe/12
                                            ESSENTIAL electro Euro-Disco CLASSIC! Unplayed original USA 45 Original USA 7"Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                            • Tantra – Hills Of Katmandu
                                            • Original 7"£9.00
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                                            SoccerDancin Game / Give Me Your Love (1980)Roy B. Records
                                            Independent label funky disco. Unplayed original USA 45
                                            • Soccer – Give Me Your Love
                                            • Original 7"£8.00
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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
                                            Rice And Beans OrchestraCross Over (1977)Dash
                                            Funky disco on Miami TK/Alston off-shoot Dash. Original USA vinyl
                                            • Rice And Beans Orchestra – You've Got Magic
                                            • Original LP£9.99
                                              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Mint original sealed, opened once
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                                            SolarisA Case Of The Boogie / You And Me (1979)Dana Records
                                            Philly-esque uplifting orchestral disco tune plus addictive soul tune a la Valerie Simpson on the flip - nice!
                                            • Solaris – A Case Of The Boogie
                                            • Solaris – You And Me
                                            • Original 7"£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl (Clean, unplayed and shiny but some minor background sounds, listen actual audio)

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                                            KrystalBody Dance / False Alarm (1977)Magic Touch Records
                                            Wicked deep soulful boogie funk tune. Original independent (Chicago, Illinois) label USA 45.
                                            • Krystal – Body Dance
                                            • Original 7"£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl
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                                            SpinnersBody Language (1979)Atlantic
                                            Original Disco 12"
                                              • Original 12"£7.99
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" vinyl
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                                              HeatwaveBoogie Nights / The Groove LineEpic
                                              Classics back to back!
                                                • Original 12"£8.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" vinyl
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                                                The RaesI Only Wanna Get Up And Dance (1979)A&M Disco
                                                Disco 12"
                                                  • Original 12"£6.99
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" vinyl
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