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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      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+
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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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          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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                      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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                        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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                            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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                            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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                            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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                              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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                                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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                                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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                                  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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                                  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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                                    The TrammpsSlipping Out (1980)Atlantic
                                    1980 LP
                                      • Original LP£10.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl
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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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                                          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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