Michael de Benedictus

Real Name:
Michael DeBenedictus
Profile:
Larry Levan met Michael DeBenedictus when the latter offered to work with him on a theme party at the Paradise Garage. Michael was a keyboardist amongst other things, and in 1982, the two formed a partnership with singer and guitarist Bernard Fowler and called themselves the Peech Boys.
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Michael de Benedictus Discography Tracks

Remix

SPV 52 Michael de Benedictus - No One Can Do It (Like You) (Special Re-Mix: Shep Pettibone) album art Carol Williams Carol Williams - No One Can Do It (Like You) (Special Re-Mix: Shep Pettibone)(12") Vanguard Disco SPV 52 US 1981 Sell This Version

Vocals

Michael de Benedictus - Life Is Something Special album art N.Y.C. Peech Boys* On A Journey (as De Benedictus) N.Y.C. Peech Boys* - Life Is Something Special (Album) Island Records, Garage Records US 1983 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

SR 101 Michael de Benedictus - Rhythms Of Happy Feelings album art Glenn (Ghanababa) Warren Glenn (Ghanababa) Warren - Rhythms Of Happy Feelings(LP, Album) Safari Records (5) SR 101 Ghana 1980 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Gwen McCrae album art Gwen McCrae Gwen McCrae - Gwen McCrae (Album) Atlantic Jamaica 1981 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Life Is Something Special album art N.Y.C. Peech Boys* Warm Summer Night (as De Benedictus) and 6 more… N.Y.C. Peech Boys* - Life Is Something Special (Album) Island Records, Garage Records US 1983 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Michael de Benedictus - Life Is Something Special album art Peech Boys Peech Boys - Life Is Something Special (Single, Maxi) Island Records, Garage Records France 1982 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - On A Journey album art Peech Boys Peech Boys - On A Journey Island Records UK 1983 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Life Is Something Special album art N.Y.C. Peech Boys* On A Journey (as De Benedictus) and 2 more… N.Y.C. Peech Boys* - Life Is Something Special (Album) Island Records, Garage Records US 1983 Sell This Version
ITG 202 Michael de Benedictus - Come On, Come On (Don't Say Maybe) album art NYC Peech Boys* NYC Peech Boys* - Come On, Come On (Don't Say Maybe)(12") Garage Records ITG 202 US 1984 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - This Magic Feeling album art n.y.c. Peech Boys* n.y.c. Peech Boys* - This Magic Feeling 4th & Broadway US 1984 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Pumping Iron II - The Women - Original Soundtrack Recording album art Various Life Is Something Special Various - Pumping Iron II - The Women - Original Soundtrack Recording (Comp) Island Records, Island Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Larry Levan's Paradise Garage album art Larry Levan Don't Make Me Wait (as Michael DeBenedictus) Larry Levan - Larry Levan's Paradise Garage (Comp) West End Records US 1999 Sell This Version
SAN 34100 Michael de Benedictus - Maestro (Music From The Motion Picture) album art Various Life Is Something Special Various - Maestro (Music From The Motion Picture)(CD, Mixed) Sanctuary Records, Artrution Productions, EMI SAN 34100 US 2005 Sell This Version
8122-73341-2 Michael de Benedictus - Journey Into Paradise (The Larry Levan Story) album art Various Don't Make Me Wait (12 and 1 more… Various - Journey Into Paradise (The Larry Levan Story)(2xCD, Comp) Rhino Records (2), Warner Strategic Marketing 8122-73341-2 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Makeshift Feelgood album art X-Press 2 Don't Make Me Wait (as De Benedictus) X-Press 2 - Makeshift Feelgood (Album) Skint, Skint, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia 2006 Sell This Version
GACD01 Michael de Benedictus - Discotheque Volume 1: The Haçienda album art Various Don't Make Me Wait (Original 12 and 1 more… Various - Discotheque Volume 1: The Haçienda(2xCD, Comp) Gut-Active Records GACD01 UK 2006 Sell This Version
FABRIC72 Michael de Benedictus - FabricLive. 36 album art James Murphy & Pat Mahoney* Life Is Something Special James Murphy & Pat Mahoney* - FabricLive. 36(CD, Mixed) Fabric (2) FABRIC72 UK 2007 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Raise Your Hands - The Greatest Hits album art X-Press 2 Don't Make Me Wait (Diesel Remix) (as De Benedictus) X-Press 2 - Raise Your Hands - The Greatest Hits (Comp) Skint UK 2008 Sell This Version
550619-2 Michael de Benedictus - 55 album art The Knocks The Knocks - 55(CD, Album) Big Beat, Neon Gold 550619-2 US 2016 Sell This Version

Production

Michael de Benedictus - You Set Me On Fire album art 2wice 2wice - You Set Me On Fire MiaSound US 1981 Sell This Version
STSND 001 Michael de Benedictus - Street Sounds Edition 1 album art Various Don't Make Me Wait (Special Version) (as De Benedictus) Various - Street Sounds Edition 1(LP, Comp) Street Sounds STSND 001 UK 1982 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Don't Make Me Wait album art Peech Boys Peech Boys - Don't Make Me Wait (Single) West End Records, Garage Records Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Life Is Something Special album art Peech Boys Peech Boys - Life Is Something Special (Single, Maxi) Island Records, Garage Records France 1982 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Life Is Something Special album art N.Y.C. Peech Boys* N.Y.C. Peech Boys* - Life Is Something Special (Album) Island Records, Garage Records US 1983 Sell This Version
Michael de Benedictus - Dance Sister (Biofeedback) album art n.y.c. Peech Boys* n.y.c. Peech Boys* - Dance Sister (Biofeedback) Island Records, Garage Records US 1983 Sell This Version