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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    Rose RoyceLove Me Right Now (1985)Prelude Records
    Original Prelude disco 12"
    • Rose Royce – Love Me Right Now (Vocal)
    • Original 12"£15.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Prelude USA 12" in orig. shrink
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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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      The KorgisThe Korgis (1979)Rialto
      Power pop synth
        • Original LP£6.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UK vinyl
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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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        Van MorrisonInarticulate Speech Of The Heart (1983)Mercury
        This is a deep, deep record! Check it out.
          • Original LP£9.99
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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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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            Georges BizetCarmen (Operatic Highlights)Deutsche Grammophon
              • Original LP£8.99
                Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original unplayed UK Vinyl
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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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              Tito PuenteIn Puerto Rico - Recorded Live (1963)Tico
              Includes Babarabatiri - wicked tune!
                • Original LP£20.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+This is Brazilian pressing reissue in good condition
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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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                    Third WorldPrisoner In The Street Island Records
                    reggae/disco w/now that we found love
                      • Original LP£9.99
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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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                      Jean SibeliusSymphony No. 1 In E Minor Op. 39Music For Pleasure
                        • Original LP£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK press
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                        Van MorrisonWavelength (1978)Warner Bros
                        Another stone-cold classic Van the Man album
                          • Original LP£9.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK Vinyl, orig inner, wear to sleeve

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                          Joni MitchellWild Things Run FastGeffen Records (1982)
                          Guests include James Taylor and Wayne Shorter
                            • Original LP£9.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK Vinyl gatefold sleeve

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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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                            Ricardo Ray & Bobby CruzEl Bestial Sonido De... (1971)Vaya Records
                            Rare Latin LP, Venezuelan pressing.
                            • Ricardo Ray & Bobby Cruz – No Tin Pena
                            • Original LP£25.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Venezuelan Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG (wear, lower spine part open)

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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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                              Van MorrisonInto The Music (1979)Mercury
                              Deep like the ocean. Seminal.
                              • Van Morrison – bright side of the road
                              • Van Morrison – troubadours
                              • Original LP£10.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+top spine unglued, sticker removal mark. 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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                              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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                              Gibson BrothersOn The RivieraMongo
                                • Original LP£8.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK pressing
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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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                                Gilbert & SullivanPrincess Ida (1965)Decca
                                  • Original LP£8.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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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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                                    Curtis MayfieldTake It To The Streets (1990)Curtom
                                    Late album on Curtom/Iciban
                                      • Original LP£9.99
                                        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Mint sealed opened once In shrink. 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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                                      Johnny CashThe Johnny Cash CollectionPickwick Records
                                      Two album collection
                                        • Original 2×LP£8.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original 2 x LP gatefold sleeve

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                                        Stomu YamashtaThe Man From the East OSTIsland
                                        Deep experimental jap jazz dude who also did Bowie film Man Who fell to Earth innit
                                        • Stomu Yamashta – Ana Orori
                                        • Stomu Yamashta – What a Way to Live in Modern Times
                                        • Stomu Yamashta – Mandala
                                        • Original LP£18.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+UK GATEFOLD VINYL
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                                        Ullanda McCulloughWant Ads / Around And Around (1979)Ocean Ariola America
                                        Great funky disco version of this soul calssic tune
                                        • Ullanda McCullough – Want Ads
                                        • Original 7"£10.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"
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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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                                          Van MorrisonA Period Of Transition (1977)Warner Bros. Records
                                          w/ Dr John on keyboards - deep stuff!
                                            • Original LP£10.00
                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                            Denise LaSalleDoin' It Right (1972)Westbound Records
                                            Recorded in Memphis w/ Hi studio players (Willie Mitchell gang). great!
                                              • Original LP£16.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK pressing, laminate sleeve
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                                              Kenny Clare & Ronnie StephensonDrum Spectacular (1966)Music For Pleasure
                                              1966 Drum/Big Band workout spectacular featuring band conducted by the great Tubby Hayes.
                                              • Kenny Clare & Ronnie Stephenson – Drum Spectacular
                                              • Kenny Clare & Ronnie Stephenson – Big Noise From Winnetka
                                              • Original LP£8.99
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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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                                                James NewtonIn Venice (1988)Celestial Harmonies
                                                deep jazz meets new age experimental solo flute
                                                  • Original 2×LP£12.00
                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGEuropean vinyl, sleeve has 2 old price stickers on
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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)
                                                    Brothers JohnsonBlast! (1982)A&M Records
                                                      • Original LP£6.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGSleeve has wear
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                                                      Chocolate MilkBlue Jeans (1981)RCA Victor
                                                      Boogie funk 12"
                                                      • Chocolate Milk – Blue Jeans
                                                      • Original 12"£10.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" vinyl
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                                                      Buddy RichBuddy Rich Plays And Plays And Plays (1977)RCA
                                                        • Original LP£8.99
                                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                        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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                                                        The 4th HarmonicDon't Turn Your Back (Beattitudes) / Shining StarThird World
                                                        Bunny Lee production appears to be pseudonym Heptones 12" on Third World
                                                          • Original 12"£10.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                                          Ludwig van BeethovenEroicaDeutsche Grammophon
                                                          • Original LP£7.99
                                                            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+


                                                            Vinyl looks clean but has minor background pops etc
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