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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    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
    TantraHills Of Katmandu / Hallelujah (1981)Importe/12
    ESSENTIAL electro Euro-Disco CLASSIC! Unplayed original USA 45 Original USA 7"Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM-100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
    • Tantra – Hills Of Katmandu
    SoccerDancin Game / Give Me Your Love (1980)Roy B. Records
    Independent label funky disco. Unplayed original USA 45
    • Soccer – Give Me Your Love
    Isaac HayesZeke The FreakPolydor
    Funky soulful disco Isaac
    • Isaac Hayes – Zeke The Freak
    • Original 7"£7.99
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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    Mass ProductionBelieve (1977)Cotillion
    Late 70s boogie funk and soul
      • Original LP£9.99
        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Mint USA original vinyl, sealed, opened once
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      Roberta FlackOasis (1988)Atlantic
      Late 80's outing for Roberta Flack featuring "Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out Here It Comes"
        • Original LP£9.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original European vinyl - unplayed
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        NiteflyteIf You Want It / I Wonder (If I'm Falling In Love Again) (1979)Ariola Records America
        Nice soulful boogie slow groover.Original Unplayed USA 45
        • Niteflyte – If You Want It
        Boiling PointLet's Get Funktified (1978)Bullet Records (2)
        Let's get funktified! Disco boogie funk
        • Boiling Point – Let's Get Funktified (Part 1)
        • Original 7"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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        Chuck Berry Bio (1973)Chess
        Chuck Berry funks himself up early 70s in a similar manner to the electric experiments of label mates Howlin Wolf and Muddy Waters.
          • Original LP£12.00
            Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Mint, sealed original opened once, small cutout
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          The CountsI'm The Music / At The Fair (1974)Aware
          Wicked rare groove funk.Mint unplayed original USA 45
          • The Counts – I'm The Music
          Rhythm HeritageSky's The Limit (1978)ABC Records
          1978 lp
            • Original LP£9.99
              Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl - Mint, sealed, opened once
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            Peter BrownStargazer (1979)TK Records
            Peter Brown was the man behind Madonna s 'Material Girl' hit and his own smash 'Do Ya Wanna Get Funky (with Me)', and this 1979 album was recorded in Miami...
              • Original LP£10.00
                Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl - Mint, sealed, opened once, cutout
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              John HandyCarnival (1977)Impulse!
                • Original LP£7.99
                  Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original USA vinyl - Mint, sealed, opened once (cutout)
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                Van McCoyMy Favorite Fantasy (1978)MCA
                Featuring "My Favorite Fantasy"!
                  • Original LP£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl - Mint vinyl, sealed, opened once, cut out hole
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                  Soulful StringsAnother Exposure (1968)Cadet
                  Killer Charles Stepney and Richard Evans of the deep, deep orchestral house band at Chess studios, 1968. On fire - check out 'Soul Message'. Rare.
                  • Soulful Strings – Soul Message
                  • Original LP£18.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, cutout top right
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                  Dianne BrooksBack Stairs Of My Life (1976)Reprise Records
                  Soul 76
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl LP

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                    Chaka KhanCK (1988)Warner Bros
                    1988 lp
                      • Original LP£7.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                      Con Funk ShunTo The Max (1982)Mercury
                      Boogie funk
                        • Original LP£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, spine wear
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                        Jean CarnTrust Me (1982)Motown
                          • Original LP£7.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, sleeve wear/mark, on front
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                          Gene ChandlerYour Love Looks Good On Me (1986)Stamina Records
                            • Original LP£10.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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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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                            Jerry WashingtonI Won't Leave You Hanging / I Come A Long Ways (1973)Excello
                            KILLER Southern funky soul (I Come a Long Ways) + deep, deep soul groover (I Won't Leave You Hanging) on the flip. This record is wicked!
                            • Jerry Washington – I Come A Long Ways
                            • Original 7"£15.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl
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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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                                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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                                  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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                                    SkyyDancin' To Be Dancin' (1984)Salsoul Records
                                    USA original Salsoul 12"
                                      • Original 12"£8.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = 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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                                        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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                                          Frankie SmithDouble Dutch Bus / Double Dutch (1980)WMOT Records
                                          Early disco rap
                                            • Original 12"£7.99
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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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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                                              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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                                                  Gloria JonesWhen I Was A Little Girl (1978)Capitol Records
                                                  Disco 12"
                                                    • Original 12"£6.99
                                                      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl in shrink, cutout
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                                                    LipstiqueAt The Discotheque (1978)Tom N' Jerry Records
                                                    A Tom Moulton Mix!
                                                      • Original LP£10.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, cutout top right.
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                                                      Biddu OrchestraBlue-Eyed Soul (1975)Epic
                                                        • Original LP£5.00
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG-Sleeve condition: VGCondition VG- so reduced
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                                                        The Jeff Lorber FusionGalaxian (1981)Arista
                                                          • Original LP£12.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                                                          Little Anthony & The ImperialsGoin' Out Of My Head (1964)DCP International
                                                          60s soul
                                                            • Original LP£20.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl - solid!
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                                                            Carrie LucasIn Danceland (1979)Solar
                                                              • Original LP£9.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl, in orig shrink
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                                                              Trini LopezThe Trini Lopez Show (1968)Reprise Records
                                                              w/ Nancy Ames performing Edu Lobo's Reza and more!
                                                                Ramsey Lewis And Nancy WilsonThe Two Of Us (1984)Columbia
                                                                  • Original LP£8.99
                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                                                                  Tom Lewis & The Capital Community SingersWe've Got A Story To Tell (1981)Myrrh
                                                                    • Original LP£15.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl
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                                                                    The Staple SingersRespect Yourself (1971)Stax
                                                                    A stone-cold Classic!! Recorded at Muscle Shoals, produced by Al Bell. MINT UNPLAYED USA ORIGINAL 45
                                                                      Bobby SheridanRed Man (1960)Sun
                                                                      Groovy Jazz tune from Memphis Tennesee. This is Charlie Rich under the alias of Bobby Sheridan!
                                                                      • Bobby Sheridan – Red Man
                                                                      The DellsBelieve Me/ Oh What A Night (1969)Cadet
                                                                      Wicked stormin' 60s Soul tune Arr by Charles Stepney. MINT UNPLAYED ORIG 45
                                                                      • The Dells – Believe Me
                                                                      The Salsoul OrchestraMagic Bird Of Fire (1977)Salsoul Records
                                                                      Classic stuff original usa Salsoul 12"
                                                                      • The Salsoul Orchestra – Magic Bird Of Fire
                                                                      • Original 12"£15.00
                                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl
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                                                                      Triple S ConnectionDance Fever / You Are My Love (1979)20th Century Fox Records
                                                                      Disco 79
                                                                        • Original 12"£8.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" vinyl
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                                                                        Betty WrightHe's Bad, Bad, Bad (1968)Alston
                                                                        Classic funky soul from Miami! MINT USA ORIGINAL VINYL 45
                                                                        • Betty Wright – He's Bad Bad Bad
                                                                        • Betty Wright – Watch Out Love
                                                                        Inez FoxxHurt By Love / Confusion (1964)Symbol
                                                                        Two 60s female vocal R'n'B groovers. MINT UNPLAYED USA 45
                                                                        • Inez Foxx – Hurt By Love
                                                                        • Inez Foxx – Confusion
                                                                        Brother To BrotherMonster Jam (I Want To Funk With You) (1981)Sugar Hill Records
                                                                        Boogie Funk Sugarhill original
                                                                        • Brother To Brother – Monster Jam (I Want To Funk With You)
                                                                        • Original 12"£15.00
                                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Vinyl 12" in original shrink, Sugarhill house sleeve

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