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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      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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        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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        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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        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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        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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              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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              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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              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
              ChicReal People (1980)Atlantic
              Original 1980 LP
                • Original LP£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl,
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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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                      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
                              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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                                TrilogyLatin Love (1987)Prism
                                latin freestyle
                                  • Original 12"£7.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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                                  Alec R. Costandinos & The Syncophonic OrchestraSynergy (1979)Casablanca
                                  • Alec R. Costandinos & The Syncophonic Orchestra – Synergy (feat. Alirol & Jacquet)
                                  • Original 12"£8.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                                  Gary TomsTurn It Out (1977)MCA Records
                                    • Original LP£10.00
                                      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA LP MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE
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                                    Joe SimonHappy Birthday, Baby (1979)Spring Records
                                    Soul LP 79 from Joe Simon
                                      • Original LP£12.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in original shrink

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                                      New ExperienceProve It To Me (1984)Philly World Records
                                        • Original 12"£6.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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                                        Diva GraySt. Tropez / Magic Carpet Ride (1979)Columbia
                                        Disco 12"
                                        • Diva Gray – Saint Tropez
                                        • Original 12"£8.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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                                        Anita WardSweet Surrender (1979)Juana
                                        Produced by Frederick Knight
                                          • Original LP£10.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl in shrink
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                                          Kat ManduTheme From Dynasty (Dance Version) (1986)Matra
                                            • Original 12"£7.99
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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                                            The Michael Zager BandLet's All Chant (1978)Private Stock
                                            Classic disco
                                              • Original LP£8.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl LP
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                                              Denise McCannI Have A Destiny / I Like The Look (1979)Butterfly Records (7)
                                                • Original 12"£6.99
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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                                                VelveteenWild Rain (1983)Atlantic
                                                  • Original 12"£6.99
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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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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                                                  Al Hudson & The PartnersDance Get Down (Feel The Groove)ABC Records
                                                    • Original 12"£6.99
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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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