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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    Phyllis HymanDeliver The Love / No One Can Love (1977)Buddah Records
    WICKEDDDDDD TUNE!!!! This tune is wicked! Chuggin soulful disco monster. We love this! Unplayed original USA 45
    • Phyllis Hyman – Deliver The Love
    • Original 7"£8.99
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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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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    Sweet MusicI Get Lifted (1976)Wand
    BOMB funky VOCAL + INSTRUMENTAL cut of George McRae/ KC and Sunshine Band's WICKED Miami funk tune. Large! ORIG USA FUNK 45 GROOVER If anything the instrumental...
    • Sweet Music – I Get Lifted
    • Sweet Music – I Get Lifted (Instrumental)
    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 7"Vinyl
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    Bobby PattersonI Got A Suspicion/Right Place, Wrong Time (1977)All Platinum
    Funky soulful deep tune.Original USA 45 (new original unplayed but few minor pops/crackles).
    • Bobby Patterson – I Got A Suspicion
    First ClassThis Is It / Filled With Desire (1977)All Platinum
    Massive string-laden wicked boogie funk tune!
    • First Class – This Is It
    • First Class – Filled With Desire
    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed Original USA 7"Vinyl
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    KrystalBody Dance / False Alarm (1977)Magic Touch Records
    Wicked deep soulful boogie funk tune. Original independent (Chicago, Illinois) label USA 45.
    • Krystal – Body Dance
    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl
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    MusiqueKeep On Jumpin' (1978)Prelude
    Classic Patrick Adams production featuring the disco dance-floor monsters "Keep On Jumpin'" and "In The Bush".
    • Musique – Keep On Jumpin'
    • Musique – In The Bush
    • Original LP£15.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl
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    FreedomSet You Free (1979)Malaco Records
    Boogie funk groovy disco tune.Unplayed original USA 45
    • Freedom – Set You Free
    • Original 12"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA 12" Vinyl in TK house sleeve and inner
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    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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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)
    Cat StevensIzitso (1977)A&M
    Disco not disco classic from Cat Stevens! The proto-electro quirky dance track "Was Dog A Doughnut" was well ahead of its time and still sounds fresh today...
    • Cat Stevens – was dog a doughnut
    The Glass FamilySmoke Your Troubles AwayValberst Records
    Wicked independent funky tune out of Chicago. Unplayed original USA vinyl 45 (listen actual audio)
    • The Glass Family – Smoke Your Troubles Away (Disco Mix)
    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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    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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    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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    SolarisA Case Of The Boogie / You And Me (1979)Dana Records
    Philly-esque uplifting orchestral disco tune plus addictive soul tune a la Valerie Simpson on the flip - nice!
    • Solaris – A Case Of The Boogie
    • Solaris – You And Me
    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl (Clean, unplayed and shiny but some minor background sounds, listen actual audio)

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    Arlene EvansGet It UpFSO Records
    HEAVY! Wicked jumped up boogie funk - this is one tight tune. Original mint unplayed sealed (opened once) USA 12" independent label (Philadelphia) vinyl. THE BOMB!
    • Arlene Evans – Get It Up (Vocal)
    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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    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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      The RimshotsSuper Disco (1976)Stang Records
      Funky disco groover Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
      • The Rimshots – Super Disco
      BarrabasHeart Of The City (1975)Atco
      Loads of great Loft fave tracks including "Checkmate" and the great mellow "Mellow Blow"! Fantastic rocky disco! Check it out!
      • Barrabas – checkmate
      • Barrabas – mellow blow
      • Original LP£10.00
        Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl,
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      Sammy Gordon & The Hip HuggersMaking Love (1976)Greg Records
      Wicked original PATRICK ADAMS uplifting cosmic synth-driven disco/soul anthem! Get's better and better! ORIG UNPLAYED USA SOUL/FUNK/DISCO...
      • Sammy Gordon & The Hip Huggers – Making Love
      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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      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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        Chantal CurtisGet Another Love (1979)Keylock Records
        CLASSIC and deep soul/disco tune.
        • Chantal Curtis – Get Another Love
        • Original 7"£10.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
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        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
        McFadden & Whitehead/The Jones GirlsAin't No Stoppin' Us Now (1979)Philadelphia International Records
        Seminal tracks on 12" from McFadden & Whitehead and The Jones Girls
        • McFadden & Whitehead/The Jones Girls – Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
        • Original 12"£15.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl
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        Eddie KendricksGoin' Up In Smoke (1976)Tamla
        Paradise Garage anthem! 'Goin Up In Smoke', seminal Norman Harris/Philadelphia production. Original = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this...
        • Eddie Kendricks – Goin' Up In Smoke
        • Original LP£12.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Vinyl, price sticker removal mark

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        Love CommitteeCheaters Never Win (1976)Gold Mind Records
        KILLER PHILLY DISCO SOUL prod. by Baker-Harris-Young.Mint unplayed original USA 45
        • Love Committee – Cheaters Never Win
        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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        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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        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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        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
        Donna SummerI Remember Yesterday (1977)Casablanca
        Produced by Giorgio Moroder. Includes 'I Feel Love'
          • Original LP£9.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl

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          IndeepWhen Boys Talk (1983)Sound Of New York
          Seminal NYC disco two step.Original USA mint unplayed 45
          • Indeep – When Boys Talk
          • Original 12"£10.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl 12"
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          • Original 7"£8.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+
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          Al Hudson & The PartnersYou Can Do It / I Don't Want You To Leave Me (1979)MCA Records
            • Original 12"£6.99
              Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal UK 12" Vinyl picture sleeve

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            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
            Chicago GangstersWop That Wandy / Chuga Chuga (1979)Heat
            Independent label boogie funk grooverUnplayed original USA 45.
            • Chicago Gangsters – Wop That Wandy
            • Chicago Gangsters – Chuga Chuga
            Third World BandLet's Boogie At The Disco/ Disco Hop (1975)Abraxas
            Party funk a la People's Choice/Brass Construction stylee Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
            • Third World Band – Let's Boogie At The Disco
            AKBStand Up - Sit Down (1979)RSO
            Disco orig USA 12" Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
            • AKB – Stand Up - Sit Down (8:12)
            • Original 12"£9.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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            The Salsoul OrchestraChristmas Jollies (1976)Salsoul
            Salsoul on a xmas jollie
              • Original LP£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
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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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                  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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                  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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                  Yoko OnoStarpeace (1985)Polydor
                  Produced by Bill Laswell
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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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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                    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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                    ChicReal People (1980)Atlantic
                    Original 1980 LP
                      • Original LP£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA 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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                      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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