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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    Gwen GuthrieOutside In The Rain (1986)Polydor
    w/ Larry Levan megamix! Promo 12
    • Gwen Guthrie – Outside In The Rain (7" Version)
    • Original 12"£20.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Promo USA 12".
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    Gloria GaynorGlorious (1977)Polydor
      • Original LP£7.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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      BrainstormHot For You (1979)Tabu Records
      Funky disco boogie jazz 12
      • Brainstorm – Don't Let Me Catch You With Your Groove Down
      • Original 12"£8.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"
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      Front PageLove Insurance (1979)Panorama Records
      Independent disco original 12"
        • Original 12"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"
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        First ChoiceHold Your Horses (1978)Gold Mind Records
        Classic Philly/Paradise Garage toon
        • First Choice – Hold Your Horses 6:50
        • Original 12"£8.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"
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        MadonnaLike A VirginSire
        Nuff tunes
          • Original LP£12.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl w/inner sleeve, sticker on front

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          The Heart and Soul OrchestraLove In C MinorCasablanca
          Produced by Frankie Crocker, One-sided promo original
          • The Heart and Soul Orchestra – Love In C Minor
          • Original 12"£8.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12" in original Casablanca house sleeve, sticker on front, top spine wear, sticker removal mark
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          Loleatta HollowayLove Sensation (1980)Gold Mind Records
          Quality original disco USA vinyl
            • Original LP£20.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Minor sleeve creases.100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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            Carol WilliamsNo One Can Do It (Like You) (Special Re-Mix: Shep Pettibone) (1981)Vanguard Disco
            Electro boogie disco
            • Carol Williams – No One Can Do It (Like You) (Special Re-Mix)
            • Original 12"£15.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" in original Vanguard house sleeve, sticker on front.
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            Instant FunkSlap, Slap, Lickedy Lap (1979)Salsoul Records
            Hard to find Boogie funk, y'all
            • Instant Funk – Slap, Slap, Lickedy Lap
            • Original 12"£18.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" , Salsoul house sleeve, minor wear
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            First ChoiceBreakaway (1980)Salsoul Records
            Killer disco 12" on Salsoul, Tee Scott mix
            • First Choice – Breakaway
            • Original 12"£10.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Salsoul USA 12" in house sleeve, sticker on front, small sticker removal mark
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            Red Hot Chili PeppersHollywood (Africa)EMI America
            USA Punksters remake The Meters! Funky punk!
              • Original 12"£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12".
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              KebekelektrikMagic Fly (1977)T.K. Disco
              Space disco epic 12"
              • Kebekelektrik – Magic Fly
              • Original 12"£10.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA 12" TK DIsco house bag, some wear, sticker removal mark
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              DestinationMove On Up / Up Up Up (1979)Butterfly Records (7)
              Great disco version of Curtis Mayfield classic tune innit!
              • Destination – Move On Up / Up Up Up
              • Original 12"£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" in Butterfly Records house bag, top spine unglued
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              ColorsPay Me Back My LovePrelude (1986)
              Disco on Prelude
              • Colors – Pay Me Back My Love (Long Version)
              • Original 12"£9.99
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12".
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              Betty WrightSinderella (1985)Rams Horn Records
                • Original 12"£8.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original European 12" in pic sleeve.
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                THP Orchestra#2 Tender Is The Night (1978)Butterfly Records (7)
                Quality disco LP
                  • Original LP£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Mint, sealed, opened once USA LP in shrink.
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                  Vin ZeeFunky Bebop (1981)Emergency Records
                  Italo-disco funk
                  • Vin Zee – Funky Bebop (Vocal)
                  • Original 12"£8.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12"
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                  Gene ChandlerGet Down / Contact (1978)Chi Sound Records
                  Classic disco
                    • Original 12"£7.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"
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                    Warp 9No Man Is An Island (1984)Prism
                    Electro classic
                      • Original 12"£8.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" in Prism house sleeve.
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                      Colleen HeatherOn The Run (1979)West End Records
                      Original disco West End Records 12" vinyl 1979
                      • Colleen Heather – On The Run (Long Version)
                      • Original 12"£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 12" in original West End house sleeve, sticker on front.
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                      Midnight RhythmWorkin' & Slavin' / I Need Love (1978)Atlantic
                      Boogie funk
                      • Midnight Rhythm – Workin' & Slavin' / I Need Love (Vocal)
                      GQDisco Nights (Rock Freak)Arista
                      All-time disco boogie classic!
                      • GQ – Disco Nights
                      • Original 12"£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" , sticker on Arista Disco house sleeve
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                      Celi Bee & The Buzzy BunchOne Love / Smile (1977)T.K. Disco
                      Miami disco
                        • Original 12"£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original TK USA 12"
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                        Kat ManduThe Break (Remix) (1980)Unidisc
                        Electro disco classic
                        • Kat Mandu – The Break (Remix)
                        • Original 12"£8.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unidisc USA 12"
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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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                        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
                        Fuse OneSilkCTI Records
                        Nice fusion on 45! ORIGINAL! Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl but VG /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                        • Fuse One – Silk
                        George McCraeGeorge McCrae (1975)T.K. Records
                        Funky sound of Miami
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in orig shrink
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                          CurrentTheme From "Rocky" (Gonna Fly Now) (1977)Playboy Records
                          oh yes! Synth-tastic disco version of the theme from Rocky. No set should be without it!Mint unplayed original USA 45 (Playboy Records)!
                          • Current – Theme From "Rocky" (Gonna Fly Now)
                          Jessy DixonBorn Again / Hold On (1977)Light Records
                          Wicked gospel/Modern Soul crossover tune! Big! Original Unplayed USA Vinyl 45 VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                          • Jessy Dixon – Born Again
                          Rick SummerBorn To Be Alive / Shake It Up (We're Gonna Boogie) (1979)Brass Records
                          Dodgy disco classic! Giving Patrick Hernandez a run for his moneyOriginal = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                          • Rick Summer – Born To Be Alive
                          BanzaiiChinese Kung Fu (1975)Scepter Records
                          Obscure disco 45
                            • Original 7"£8.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Disco 7"
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                            First ClassThis Is It / Filled With Desire (1977)All Platinum
                            Massive string-lade wicked boogie funk tune! Unplayed Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                            • First Class – This Is It
                            • First Class – Filled With Desire
                            VariousKeep On Dancin'T.K. Records
                            TK Records disco compilation from 1981
                              • Original LP£7.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal GERMAN LP Vinyl.
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                              Rocky MizellLet's Go Dancing (1980)Drive
                              Miami TK Records offshoot label disco
                                • Original 7"£7.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"Vinyl
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                                Silver ConventionSilver ConventionMagnet (2)
                                Great disco soul indeed
                                  • Original LP£6.99
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig UK vinyl
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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: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl , sleeve has few creases

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                                    Theo VanessTheo Vaness (1979)Prelude Records
                                    Special Package For Disco DJ'sCollectors 2 x 12" - promo only version released on Prelude Records
                                      • Original 2×LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve has lot of wear/creasing

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                                      Margie JosephHear The Words, Feel The Feeling (1976)Cotillion
                                      Written and produced by Lamont Dozier, includes the New York Disco Garage/Loft anthem "Prophecy"! Killer!
                                      • Margie Joseph – Prophecy
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Vinyl
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                                      ShriekbackLined Up (1983)Warner Bros
                                      Wicked post-punk/dance tune! balearic Weatherall innit Original = USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                      • Shriekback – lined up
                                      • Original 12"£10.00
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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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                                        Joe SimonTodaySpring Records
                                        Joe gets down and dirty with some heavy disco funky soul - check the audio Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (name on front, in shrink) 100%...
                                        • Joe Simon – Come Get To This
                                        • Original LP£10.00
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                                        McFadden & WhiteheadAin't No Stoppin' Us Now (1979)Philadelphia International Records
                                        Seminal track on 12"Original = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (title written on front)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                                        • McFadden & Whitehead – Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
                                        • Original 12"£15.00
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                                        Leroy GomezGypsy Woman ( 1978)Bellaphon
                                        Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not...
                                          Tamiko JonesLet It Flow (1976)Contempo
                                          Funky disco - A Tom Moulton Mix.Unplayed original USA 45. VG
                                          • Tamiko Jones – Let It Flow
                                          Teddy PendergrassT.P. (1980)Philadelphia International
                                          TP and Dexter Wansell-arranged Philadephia business produced by Gamble and Huff - includes the seminal 'Love TKO'. AWESOME! Original = Original UK Vinyl...
                                          • Teddy Pendergrass – Love T.K.O.
                                          El CocoCocomotion (1977)AVI Records
                                          Classy disco Rinder/Lewis production on AVI original USA vinyl
                                            • Original LP£15.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                            Al Di MeolaLand Of The Midnight Sun (1976)Columbia
                                            Fusion 78 Original UK Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                                              • Original LP£9.99
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                                              Yarbrough & PeoplesThe Two Of Us Mercury (1980)
                                              w/ Dont Stop The MusicOriginal = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                                                • Original LP£9.99
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