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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    Herb AlpertRise / Aranjuez (Mon Amour) (1979)A&M Records
      • Original 12"£6.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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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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      ChicYour Love (1992)Warner Bros. Records
      • Chic – Your Love (Hank's Mix)
      • Original 12"£10.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA 12"
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      John TropeaLivin' In The JungleT.K. Disco
      Rare and groovy PROMO TK 1979 peachy clean original 12" Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
      • John Tropea – Livin' In The Jungle
      • Original 12"£30.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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      Hot Plate (1980)Various ArtistsUnidisc
        • Original 12"£6.00
          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+
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        Nolan ThomasYo! Little Brother (1984)Emergency Records
          • Original 12"£7.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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          Van StratosphereYou Remind Me (1982)Venture Records
          One off disco project produced by Detroit jazz man Travis Biggs
          • Van Stratosphere – You Remind Me
          • Original 12"£12.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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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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          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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          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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          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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          CharoOlé Olé (1978)Salsoul Records
          Amazingly on pink vinyl!
          • Charo – Olé Olé
          • Original 12"£8.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in Salsoul house sleeve

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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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            Nancy MartinezCan't Believe (1982)Atlantic
              • Original 12"£12.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12"
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              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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              Dee Dee SharpHappy 'Bout The Whole Thing (1975)TSOP
              Sound of Philly
                • Original LP£9.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl

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                Sea LevelOn The Edge (1978)Capricorn Records
                Jazz Fusion from southern rock/Allman Brothers offshoot players Sea Level.
                  • Original LP£9.99
                    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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                  The Ritchie FamilyBad Reputation (1979)Casablanca
                  Disco madne
                    • Original LP£8.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP 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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                    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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                    ImaginationJust An Illusion (1982)MCA Records
                    it's just an ....
                    • Imagination – Just An Illusion
                    • Original 12"£8.99
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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                        D-TrainSomething's On Your Mind (1983)Prelude Records
                        Prelude records original USA vinyl 1983 Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe...
                        • D-Train – Something's On Your Mind (Vocal)
                        • Original 12"£8.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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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
                          VoyageVoyage 3 (1980)Marlin
                          French euro disco on TK offshoot Marlin label
                            • Original LP£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl in shrink

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                            Bettye LavetteDoin' The Best That I Can (1978)West End Records
                            Orig USA 12"
                              • Original 12"£9.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig USA 12" in West End house bag in shrink
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                              Teena MarieFix It (1983)Epic
                                • Original 12"£6.99
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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                                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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                                  Theo VanessBack To Music (1978)Prelude
                                  Prelude, 78. Album mixed by Jim Burgess
                                    • Original LP£9.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 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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                                      AurraMake Up Your Mind (1981)Salsoul
                                      Great Disco tune
                                      • Aurra – Make Up Your Mind
                                      • Original 12"£9.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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                                      Fine Quality feat. CuzAhh Dance (1981)Sugar Hill Records
                                      • Fine Quality feat. Cuz – Ahh Dance (Vocal)
                                      • Original 12"£7.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink Sugarhill house bag

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                                      ShanaI Want You (1989)Vision Records (4)
                                      Miami freestyle 12"
                                      • Shana – I Want You (Miami / Club Remix)
                                      • Original 12"£7.99
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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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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                                        AlishaAll Night Passion (1984)Vanguard
                                          • Original 12"£6.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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                                          The Ritchie FamilyAmerican Generation (1978)Marlin
                                            • Original LP£8.99
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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                                            The MinutemenBingo Bongo (1988)Smokin'
                                            • The Minutemen – Bingo Bongo (Club Version)
                                            • Original 12"£7.99
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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                                            The Ritchie FamilyGive Me A Break (1980)Casablanca
                                              • Original LP£8.99
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA LP Vinyl.
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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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                                                O.C. SmithLove Is Forever (1979)Shadybrook Records
                                                  • Original LP£10.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl in shrink

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                                                  David NaughtonMakin' It (1978)RSO
                                                    • Original 12"£6.00
                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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