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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    WarThe World Is A Ghetto (1972)United Artists
    Features the Loft classic "City Country City"! + "World Is A Ghetto" + more!
    • War – City, Country, City
    • War – The World Is A Ghetto
    • Original LP£30.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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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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    Geraldine HuntCan't Fake The FeelingPrism
    Classic 1980 disco jam with a powerful vocal from Geraldine Hunt - big Paradise Garage tune!Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee...
    • Geraldine Hunt – Can't Fake The Feeling
    • Original 7"£8.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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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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    Total UnityGreen-Eyed Lady (1978)Claridge Records
    Harvey/Loft/Gallery style rocky proto-disco with massive synth bassline re-doing a late 60s prog. classic! Very groovy tune we think!Unplayed Original...
    • Total Unity – Green-Eyed Lady
    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 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-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
    KanoI'm Ready / Holly Dolly (1980)Emergency Records
    Italo-Disco classic!Unplayed original USA 45. VG
    • Kano – I'm Ready
    Thelma HoustonThe Devil In Me (1977)Motown
    Includes the Loft/Garage classic "I'm Here Again"!
    • Thelma Houston – i'm here again
    • Original LP£9.99
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA 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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    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)
    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
    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)
    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)
    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-
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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
      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
      Tamiko JonesLet It Flow (1976)Contempo
      Funky disco - A Tom Moulton Mix.Unplayed original USA 45. VG
      • Tamiko Jones – Let It Flow
      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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      Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah BandDr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band (1976)BMG/RCA
      Features the disco classic "Cherchez La Femme" and the much sampled "Sunshower".
      • Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band – Cherchez La Femme; Se Si Bon
      • Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band – Sunshower
      • Original LP£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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      Diana RossDiana Ross (1976) (theme from Mahogany)Tamla Motown
      with Love Hangover!
        • Original LP£6.99 £5.00
          Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VG-Sleeve has bad wear tear - cheap
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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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        Denise LaSalleP.A.R.T.Y. (Where It Is) (1978)ABC Records
        Soulful funk
        • Denise LaSalle – P.A.R.T.Y. (Where It Is)
        • Original 12"£8.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"Vinyl

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        • Original 7"£6.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Unplayed 45

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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
        The O'JaysFamily Reunion (1975)Philadelphia International Records
        'I LOVE MUSIC' - Gamble/Huff produced Philly anthem. What more could you ever want?!
        • The O'Jays – I Love Music
        • CD£7.99
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        • Original LP£9.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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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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        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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        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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          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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          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
          The Salsoul OrchestraUp The Yellow Brick Road (1977)Salsoul
          Philly/Salsoul house band doing their thang at Sigma Sound. A Tom Moulton Mix. Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
            The Brothers JohnsonWinners A&M (1981)
            Boogie funk soul Original = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG- 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
              Sylvia RobinsonAutomatic Lover (1978)Vibration
              crazy electro proto-high energy disco nutter style sylvia - what is she on? where do u get some? Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG only /Sleeve VG+...
                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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                Harold Melvin & The Blue NotesBlack And BlueBBR
                Black & Blue was Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes second Philadelphia International album, released in 1973. The album features the lead vocals...
                • Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – The Love I Lost
                • CD£10.99
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                • Original LP£9.99
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                The Salsoul OrchestraSun After The Rain (1979)Salsoul Records
                PROMO Salsoul 79 original disco 12"
                • The Salsoul Orchestra – Sun After The Rain
                • Original 12"£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl Promo

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                Herb AlpertRise / Aranjuez (Mon Amour) (1979)A&M Records
                  • Original 12"£6.99
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                  K.I.D.Don't Stop (1981)Sam Records
                  Boogie electro Funk on S.A.M  ORIG USA 45
                  • K.I.D. – Don't Stop
                  • Original 7"£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45
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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
                  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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                  SoccerDancin Game / Give Me Your Love (1980)Roy B. Records
                  Independent label funky disco. Unplayed original USA 45
                  • Soccer – Give Me Your Love
                  Uncle LouieFull-Tilt Boogie / Sky High (1979)T.K. Disco
                  Good disco on USA only pressing TK
                    • Original 7"£8.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 7"
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                    • Original 12"£15.00
                      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original = Original USA 12"Vinyl mint sealed opened once

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                    Company BFull Circle (1987)Atlantic
                    Electro Paradise Garage style
                      • Original 12"£9.99
                        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA Vinyl mint sealed opened once
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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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