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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    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"
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      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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          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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          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
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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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          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
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                • 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+
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                  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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                    Symbol 8Party Life / Who's That Sexy Lady (1977)Shock Records
                    Party Funk tune ! ORIG USA FUNK 45
                    • Symbol 8 – Who's That Sexy Lady
                    • Original 7"£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 45
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                    GonzalezPeoples Party / Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady (1979)Capitol Records
                    Disco 79 original mint sealed opened once
                      • Original 12"£6.99
                        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                      TavaresStraight From The Heart (1979)Capitol Records
                      Disco 79 Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                      • Tavares – Straight From The Heart
                      • Original 12"£7.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                      MachineThere But For The Grace Of God Go I (1979)RCA
                      KILLER and classic disco 12"
                      • Machine – There But For The Grace Of God Go I
                      • Original 12"£12.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA 12" in house bag
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                      Tom Tom ClubTom Tom Club (1981)Island
                      Killer off-kilter disco rap disco-not-disco genius. This is their first and best album and includes the hits "Wordy Rappinghood" and "Genius Of Love"....
                      • Tom Tom Club – Wordy Rappinghood
                      • Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love
                      • LP£29.99
                        Out of stock
                      • Original LP£25.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in great condition, small sticker removal tear top right
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                      • CD£7.99
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                      The Ritchie FamilyBad Reputation (1979)Casablanca
                      Disco madne
                        • Original LP£8.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                        Diana RossDiana (1980)Motown
                        Essential, classic album written and produced by Chic. Includes "Upside Down" and "I'm Coming Out"
                        • Diana Ross – Upside Down
                        • Diana Ross – I'm Coming Out
                        • LP£23.99
                          Out of stock
                        • Original LP£9.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Gatefold Vinyl LP


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                        Company BFascinated (1986)Atlantic
                        electro - disco Larry Levan fave!
                        • Company B – Fascinated (Club Mix)
                        • Original 12"£20.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12"Vinyl

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                        USA-European ConnectionI'd Like To Get Closer/Do Me Good (1979)T.K. Disco
                        DIsco 79 on TK
                        • USA-European Connection – I'd Like To Get Closer/Do Me Good
                        • Original 12"£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                        Rose RoyceIn Full Bloom (1977)Whitfield
                        Produced by Norman Whitfield - stone cold classic! Wishing on a Star, It Makes You Feel Like Dancin' ...
                          • Original LP£8.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                          ShriekbackLined Up (1983)Warner Bros
                          Wicked post-punk/dance tune! balearic Weatherall innit
                          • Shriekback – lined up
                          • Original 12"£10.00
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                          Bell & JamesLivin' It Up (Friday Night) (1978)A&M Records
                            • Original 12"£6.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"Vinyl

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                            Thelma HoustonSaturday Night, Sunday Morning (1979)Motown
                            orig Motown 12"
                            • Thelma Houston – Saturday Night, Sunday Morning
                            • Original 12"£15.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                            The RingSavage Lover (1979)Vanguard Disco
                            Electro disco orig 12"
                              • Original 12"£9.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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                              The TrammpsSlipping Out (1980)Atlantic
                              1980 LP
                                • Original LP£10.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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                                D-TrainSomething's On Your Mind (1983)Prelude Records
                                Prelude records original USA vinyl 1983 Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                • D-Train – Something's On Your Mind (Vocal)
                                • Original 12"£8.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                Coati MundiThe Former 12 Year Old Genius (1983)Virgin
                                Wicked Kid Creole offshoot latin/disco project
                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                                  Jon Wite GroupTheme From A Summer Place (1975)Cenpro
                                  CRAZY sweet synth funk disco instrumental! Check the audio and you won't get it out of your head! Cenpro Records 1975 UNPLAYED Original USA...
                                  • Jon Wite Group – Theme From A Summer Place
                                  VoyageVoyage 3 (1980)Marlin
                                  French euro disco on TK offshoot Marlin label
                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl in shrink

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                                    Secret WeaponMust Be The Music (1981)Prelude Records
                                    Original USA Prelude vinyl
                                    • Secret Weapon – Must Be The Music (Vocal Version)
                                    • Original 12"£15.00
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                    Skipworth & TurnerThinking About Your Love (1985)4th & Broadway
                                    Classic tune
                                    • Skipworth & Turner – Thinking About Your Love (Extended)
                                    • Original 12"£8.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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                                    Paris ConnectionParis Connection (1978)Casablanca Records
                                    aka Alec R. Costandinos
                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP
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                                      Bettye LavetteDoin' The Best That I Can (1978)West End Records
                                      Orig USA 12"
                                        • Original 12"£9.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA 12" in West End house bag in shrink
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                                        Teena MarieFix It (1983)Epic
                                          • Original 12"£6.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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                                          Vivian ReedReady And Waiting (1979)United Artists Records
                                            • Original LP£12.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                                            Theo VanessBack To Music (1978)Prelude
                                            Prelude, 78. Album mixed by Jim Burgess
                                              • Original LP£9.99
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                              Donna SummerI Remember Yesterday (1977)Casablanca
                                              Produced by Giorgio Moroder. Includes 'I Feel Love'
                                                • Original LP£9.99
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl (in shrink)

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                                                TrilogyLatin Love (1987)Prism
                                                latin freestyle
                                                  • Original 12"£7.99
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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