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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    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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    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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    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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      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
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      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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              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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                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
                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
                SoccerDancin Game / Give Me Your Love (1980)Roy B. Records
                Independent label funky disco. Unplayed original USA 45
                • Soccer – Give Me Your Love
                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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                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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                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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                  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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                    AnacostiaAin't Nothing To It (1978)Tabu Records
                    Boogie disco 12"
                      • Original 12"£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                      SplendorAll Night Long (1979)Columbia
                      Quality disco
                        • Original 12"£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl 12"

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                        C.J. & CoBig City Sidewalk (1978)Westbound Records
                        Promo only Westbound 12" A TOM MOULTON MIX
                          • Original 12"£10.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                          Kofi & The Love TonesCountdown (1984)Electricity Records
                          Hi Energy 12"
                            • Original 12"£8.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK 12" Vinyl
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                            Gregg DiamondCream (Always Rises To The Top) / Chains (1978)Polydor
                            Groovy disco 12"
                              • Original 12"£8.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12".
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                              SkyyDancin' To Be Dancin' (1984)Salsoul Records
                              USA original Salsoul 12"
                                • Original 12"£8.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                Stanley TurrentineDisco Dancing (1978)Fantasy
                                Jazz funk 12"
                                  • Original 12"£8.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                  G. B. ExperienceDisco Extravaganza (1978)Atlantic
                                  USA disco 12"
                                    • Original 12"£8.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"

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                                    Richard EvansDo-Re-Me-For-Soul (Use It Before You Lose It) (1979)Horizon (3)
                                    Disco 79
                                      • Original 12"£7.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                                      The SystemDon't Disturb This GrooveAtlantic
                                        • Original 12"£7.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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                                        Anita WardDon't Drop My Love (1979)T.K. Disco
                                        Miami disco
                                          • Original 12"£7.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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                                          Platinum HookGive Me Time To Say / Standing On The Verge (Of Getting it on) (1979)Motown
                                            • Original 12"£8.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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                                            Four TopsH.E.L.P.ABC Records (1978)
                                            Sound of Philly, produced by Norman Harris 1978, uplifting soulful disco
                                              • Original 12"£15.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" in house sleeve
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                                              Finished TouchI Love To See You Dance / You Dance Into My Life (1978)Motown
                                              Motown disco
                                                • Original 12"£8.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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                                                Life ForceInvitation (1984)POLO
                                                Hi Energy 12"
                                                  • Original 12"£8.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                  Deborah WashingtonLove Shadow / Standing In The Shadow Of Love (1978)Ariola Records America
                                                  Disco 12 covers Four Tops - campy
                                                    • Original 12"£6.99
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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                                                    Sérgio MendesNonstop (Remixed Version) (1986)A&M Records
                                                      • Original 12"£7.99
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                      Princess DayOh La La (1986)Dance-Sing Records
                                                      Great independent label hi energy
                                                        • Original 12"£8.99
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                        Ernie FieldsRide A Wild Horse / As (1978)Motown
                                                          • Original 12"£8.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                          Viola WillsStormy Weather (1982)Sunergy
                                                          Disco/hi energy
                                                            • Original 12"£6.99
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                            Gloria JonesWhen I Was A Little Girl (1978)Capitol Records
                                                            Disco 12"
                                                              • Original 12"£6.99
                                                                Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in shrink, cutout
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                                                              LipstiqueAt The Discotheque (1978)Tom N' Jerry Records
                                                              A Tom Moulton Mix!
                                                                • Original LP£10.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, cutout top right.
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                                                                Carrie LucasCharlie (1985)Constellation
                                                                  • Original 12"£6.00
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                                  VariousLet's Dance! - The D.J.'s Collection Of Dance Club Classics (1987)Columbia
                                                                  Groovy disco double album compilation produced by Jellybean - assistant producer Louie Vega!
                                                                    • Original 2×LP£15.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                                                                    The Salsoul OrchestraMagic Bird Of Fire (1977)Salsoul Records
                                                                    Classic stuff original usa Salsoul 12"
                                                                    • The Salsoul Orchestra – Magic Bird Of Fire
                                                                    • Original 12"£15.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                                                                    Dan HartmanInstant Replay (1978)Blue Sky (1978)
                                                                    Uplifting, funky roller boogie classic produced by Tom Moulton!
                                                                    • Dan Hartman – Instant Replay
                                                                    • Original 12"£7.99
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"Vinyl

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