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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                      Los Del RioMacarena (The Bass Bumpers Remixes) (1996)BMG U.S. Latin
                      Jumpin latin house mixes!
                        • Original 12"£6.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                        Billy CobhamPowerplay (1986)GRP
                        Fusion
                          • Original LP£8.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, library sticker on front
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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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                                    Impulse Artists On TourImpulse Artists On Tour (1974)Impulse!
                                    Deep stuff!
                                      • Original LP£15.00
                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, gatefold sleeve, cutout hole
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                                      The Incredible String BandU (1970)Elektra
                                      USA original gatefold w/insert
                                        • Original 2×LP£20.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl heavy gatefold, has insert, some ageing/wear to sleeve
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                                        Jessi ColterDiamond In The Rough (1976)Capitol Records
                                        Outlaw country
                                          • Original LP£8.99
                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 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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                                              Kofi & The Love TonesCountdown (1984)Electricity Records
                                              Hi Energy 12"
                                                • Original 12"£8.00
                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK 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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                                                          Life ForceInvitation (1984)POLO
                                                          Hi Energy 12"
                                                            • Original 12"£8.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                            Michel'LeNo More Lies (1989)Ruthless Records
                                                            Original west coast Hip Hop/R'n'B Produced by Dr Dre - original pressing on Ruthless
                                                              • Original 12"£8.00
                                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                              Sérgio MendesNonstop (Remixed Version) (1986)A&M Records
                                                                • Original 12"£7.99
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" 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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                                                                  West Street MobOoh Baby (1982)Sugar Hill Records
                                                                  Original USA Sugar Hill 12"
                                                                    • Original 12"£10.00
                                                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = 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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                                                                      Viola WillsStormy Weather (1982)Sunergy
                                                                      Disco/hi energy
                                                                        • Original 12"£6.99
                                                                          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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                                                                              Carrie LucasCharlie (1985)Constellation
                                                                                • Original 12"£6.00
                                                                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                                                                                Joan BaezFrom Every Stage (1976)A&M Records
                                                                                  • Original 2×LP£8.99
                                                                                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl - sleeve has age wear
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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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