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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    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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      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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        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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          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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          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
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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
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          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
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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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          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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          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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                  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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                  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"£8.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UNPLAYED ORIG USA PRESSING OF THIS CLASSIC TUNE minor pops etc
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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: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"Vinyl UNPLAYED but minor pops etc

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                  Deadly PoisonAccapella DJ Lovin Disco (1972)Curricane Records
                  Conceived in mind to blow your mind! Insane accapella disco rap - we lovin' it!
                    • Original 7"£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 45 unplayed but minor pops
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                    Hamilton Junior HighAn Open Letter To The President (I Believe In America) (1980)Chopper Records
                    A disco letter to the president - completely crazy + jazzy disco instrumental on the flip
                    • Hamilton Junior High – Theme From The "White House"
                    • Original 7"£8.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
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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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                    Eddie DrennonDisco JamCasablanca
                    A wicked latin-flavoured disco jam!
                    • Eddie Drennon – Disco Jam
                    • Original 7"£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+unplayed original USA 45
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                    Betty WrightEverybody Was Rockin' / Show Your Girl (1976)Alston Records
                    Sound of Miami
                    • Betty Wright – Everybody Was Rockin'
                    • Original 7"£8.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UNPLAYED USA 45
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                    VoyageFrom East To West (1978)Marlin
                    Latin disco - heavy percussive two-sider
                    • Voyage – From East To West
                    • Original 7"£7.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UNPLAYED USA 45
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                    Willie HobbsLet's Steal Away (1979)Bandit (2)
                    Wicked funky soulful uplifting jam
                    • Willie Hobbs – Let's Steal Away
                    • Original 7"£8.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
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                    Judy ClayStayin' Alive (1978)LA Records
                    Oh yes! Soulful disco version of Bee Gees tune. Gets quite heavy and percussive on the flip!
                    • Judy Clay – Stayin' Alive Pt. 1
                    • Original 7"£8.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original unplayed USA 45
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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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                    Patrick Duvet & His Sweet PerversionsWake Up And Make Love To Me (1979)Disques Clouseau
                    Disco not disco cut of Ian Dury's Wake Up And Make Love and Sex & Drugs - BALEARIC CLASSIC innit!
                    • Patrick Duvet & His Sweet Perversions – Wake Up And Make Love To Me
                    Dave MatthewsYou Keep Me Hanging On (1976)Kudu
                    Kudu/CTi Creed Taylor production
                    • Dave Matthews – You Keep Me Hanging On (Part 1)
                    • Original 7"£7.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UNPLAYED USA 45
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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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                        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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                        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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                          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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                            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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                              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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                                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