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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    AurraWhen I Come Home (Remix) (1980)Salsoul Records
    Larry Levan mix!
      • Original LP£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl, in Salsoul house bag
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      SylvesterDo Ya Wanna Funk (1982)London Records
      Classic electro funk disco produced by Patrick Cowley
        • Original 12"£7.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original 12" vinyl plain sleeve
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        ZappI Can Make You Dance (1983)Warner Bros. Records
        Funky electro boogie Zapp
          • Original 12"£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original USA Vinyl stains on front of sleeve

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          Al Hudson & The PartnersDance Get Down (Feel The Groove)ABC Records
            • Original LP£6.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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            James BrownThe Original Disco Man (1979)Polydor
            w/It's Too Funky In Here!
              • Original LP£14.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (spine wear bit spine damage)
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              KleeerGet Tough (1980)Atlantic
                • Original 12"£7.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl w/Atlantic house bag
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                The MomentsI Could Have Loved You / Jack In The BoxStang Records
                Wicked soulful tune
                • The Moments – Jack In The Box
                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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                  RufusTake It To The Top (1983)Warner Bros
                  Promo only 12"
                  • Rufus – Take It To The Top (LP Version)
                  • Original 12"£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA vinyl
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                  Carrie LucasDance With You (Extended Disco Version) (1979)Solar
                    • Original 12"£6.99
                      Original UK 12" vinyl w/pic sleeve
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                    Bionic BoogieBionic Boogie (1977)Polydor
                    Bionic boogie, funk and soul
                    • Bionic Boogie – Boogie Boo
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                    McFadden & WhiteheadI Heard It In A Love Song / Always Room For One More (1980)TSOP
                    Philly sounds
                      • Original 12"£6.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl w/Philly Int house sleeve (has sleevewear)
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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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                        The Incredible Mr. FreezeBack To The Scene Of The Crime (1986)Pow Wow Records
                          • Original 12"£6.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" vinyl in shrink (sleeve wear)
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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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                          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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                                  TeresaClass Reunion (1979)Dream Records
                                  Quite obscure soul/disco album on Salsoul offshoot label Dream, 79
                                  • Teresa – Happies Day Of My Life
                                  • Original LP£12.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = 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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                                    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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                                        King TuttComin' Out / Even Though (1980)T.K. Disco
                                        Harder to find TK disco 12"
                                          • Original 12"£12.00
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG
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                                          Amber with the Deep South Dance BandDixie Disco / Dancin' Place (1978)IPM (4)
                                          Independent disco 12
                                            • Original 12"£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG
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                                            Herb AlpertRise / Aranjuez (Mon Amour) (1979)A&M Records
                                              • Original 12"£6.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                              The DogcatcherThe Pit Bull (1985)G & H Records
                                              Underrated record from legendary Philly producers Gamble & Huff. More electro & digital funk than their soul & disco roots
                                                • Original 12"£8.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                Young & CompanyWaiting On Your Love (1981)Brunswick
                                                  • Original 12"£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+(writing on label)
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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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                                                          SkyyDancin' To Be Dancin' (1984)Salsoul Records
                                                          USA original Salsoul 12"
                                                            • Original 12"£8.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = 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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                                                                        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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                                                                            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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