Don't Make Me Wait (Peech Boys song)

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"Don't Make Me Wait"
Single by Peech Boys
Released 1982
Format 12" single, 7" single
Recorded Acoustilog, New York City, New York, U.S.
Genre Post-disco[1]
Length 7:43 (Extended Version)
Label West End (US WES-22140)
Songwriter(s) R. Bernard Fowler, Peech Boys
Producer(s) Larry Levan, Michael de Benedictus
Peech Boys singles chronology
"Life Is Something Special"
(1982)
"Don't Make Me Wait"
(1982)
"On a Journey"
(1983)

"Life Is Something Special"
(1982)
"Don't Make Me Wait"
(1982)
"On a Journey"
(1983)

"Don't Make Me Wait" is a song recorded by the Peech Boys in 1982. It was written by the band and produced by Paradise garage DJ Larry Levan. It was released by West End Records and peaked at No. 89 on the Billboard R&B singles chart and No. 49 on the UK Singles Chart.[2][not in citation given][3]

"Don't Make Me Wait" received a respectable play at Paradise Garage. The song is characterized by overdubbed bass, soulful vocals, and gospel-like piano lines reminiscent of those in house music.[4]

Track listing[edit]

12" vinyl[5]
  • US: West End / WES-22140
Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Don't Make Me Wait" (Extended Version)7:14
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Don't Make Me Wait" (Dub Mix)5:52

Personnel[edit]

  • Charles Walden – engineer
  • Larry Levan, Michael de Benedictus - producers
  • Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk, New York – mastering
  • "Special thanks to: Robert P. Kasper"

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 49
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 6
US Billboard Hot Black Singles 89

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reynolds, Simon (1999). Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture. Routledge. p. 1035. ISBN 0-415-92373-5. 
  2. ^ Allmusic - Classic West and Records Remixes. Charts/Awards. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-08-05.
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 422. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  4. ^ "untitled". Blues & soul: Issues 526-537. Napfield Ltd., the University of Virginia '(originally)'. 1988. 
  5. ^ ""Don't Make Me Wait" (West End) on Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2012-05-08.