Benny Staples

Benny Staples

Real Name:
Benny Lee Staples
Profile:
New Zealand drummer and DJs\. He has a long list of credentials including being a founding member of '80s punk funk band The Newmatics, English indie/dance crossovers the Woodentops, live dance band Lava Lava and The Crackhead Experience (whose other members included Fat Freddy's Drop members Mu and Dallas). Benny Staples brought Auckland and Wellington dance talent together at the Easter 1998 Uprising at The Box & Cause Celebre.
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Benny Staples Discography

Vocals

FUR 004 Various Going Round In Circles (as Ben Staples) Various - Furtive Four 3 Piece Pack(12", EP, Comp) Furtive FUR 004 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
REV 207, X 14003 Don McGlashan / Ivan Zagni This Is A Love Song - Part One (as Ben Staples) Don McGlashan / Ivan Zagni - Standards(12", MiniAlbum) Propeller, Festival Records REV 207, X 14003 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
HITM 013 Miltown Stowaways* Miltown Stowaways* - Invitation(12", EP) Hit Singles HITM 013 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
UN11 Avant Garage Avant Garage - Music(LP, Album) Unsung Music UN11 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
UN12 The Miltown Stowaways The Miltown Stowaways - Tension Melee(LP, Album) Unsung Music UN12 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
REV 23, X 14004 Miltown Stowaways* Miltown Stowaways* - Hired Togs(12", EP) Propeller, Propeller REV 23, X 14004 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
The Woodentops The Woodentops - Giant (Album) Rough Trade Ireland 1986 Sell This Version
The Woodentops The Woodentops - Well Well Well ... (Comp) Upside Records US 1986 Sell This Version
27JC-193, 27JC-194 The Woodentops The Woodentops - Giant / Straight Eight Bushwaker(2xCD, Comp) Rough Trade, Rough Trade 27JC-193, 27JC-194 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
The Woodentops The Woodentops - Wooden Foot Cops On The Highway (Album) Rough Trade France 1988 Sell This Version
Huh! 909, 392002-2 Lava Lava Lava Lava - Burnt(CD, Album) Huh Records, Huh Records Huh! 909, 392002-2 Australasia 1997 Sell This Version
cap-06, MTCD-1011, none The Woodentops The Woodentops - Bamboo ~ The Best Of The Woodentops - The Rough Trade Anthology(CD, Comp, Enh) Felicity, Felicity, Rough Trade cap-06, MTCD-1011, none Japan 2003 Sell This Version
WE R 1 T-Son (2) T-Son (2) - Combat Sol(CDr, Album) WE R Recordings WE R 1 New Zealand 2004 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Various Five Miseries Various - Class Of 81 (Comp) Propeller, Festival Records New Zealand 1981 Sell This Version
FUR 002 Newmatics* Newmatics* - Broadcast O.R.(2x7", Single) Furtive FUR 002 New Zealand 1981 Sell This Version
Various Doobie Do Boy (as Ben Staples) Various - Doobie Do Disc (Comp) Propeller, Propeller New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
Various Riot Squad Various - More Hits And Myths (Comp) XSF New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
FUR 05, K 8797 Prime Movers (3) Prime Movers (3) - Crying Again(7", Single, Mono) Furtive, Furtive FUR 05, K 8797 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
FUR 004 Various Going Round In Circles (as Ben Staples) Various - Furtive Four 3 Piece Pack(12", EP, Comp) Furtive FUR 004 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
UN12 The Miltown Stowaways The Miltown Stowaways - Tension Melee(LP, Album) Unsung Music UN12 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
REV 23, X 14004 Miltown Stowaways* Miltown Stowaways* - Hired Togs(12", EP) Propeller, Propeller REV 23, X 14004 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
HITM 013 Miltown Stowaways* Miltown Stowaways* - Invitation(12", EP) Hit Singles HITM 013 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
UN11 Avant Garage Avant Garage - Music(LP, Album) Unsung Music UN11 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
The Woodentops The Woodentops - Giant (Album) Rough Trade Ireland 1986 Sell This Version
The Woodentops The Woodentops - Well Well Well ... (Comp) Upside Records US 1986 Sell This Version