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Larry Levan invited keyboardist Michael de Benedictus to accompany him during his DJ sets during 1980 and then hired him to play on tracks such as “Heartbeat.” In return, de Benedictus asked Levan to join his band, the Peech Boys. A year in the making and released by West End, the band’s first single, “Don’t Make Me Wait,” combined soul, disco, dub, and rock. During 1981 Levan also began to work with Island Records, reworking Gwen Guthrie’s “Seventh Heaven,” “It Should Have Been You,” and “Getting Hot” for the subsidiary label 4th & Broadway and also completing unreleased remixes of...

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