Larry Smith

Larry Smith

Real Name:
Lawrence Smith
Profile:
Hip hop producer - bassist - engineer

Born in 1951, he grew up in St. Albans, Queens. Best known for his collaborations with Russell Simmons for Run-DMC and his solo work for Whodini. He played the legendary bassline for Kurtis Blow's "Christmas Rappin'", the one that Queen sampled for "Another One Bites The Dust". Passed away on December 19, 2014.

For the saxophone player, please use Larry Smith (3)
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Larry Smith Discography

Remix

Con Funk Shun Con Funk Shun - Tell Me What (I'm Gonna Do) Mercury US 1985 Sell This Version
884 189-7 Con Funk Shun Con Funk Shun - Tell Me What (I'm Gonna Do)(7", Single) Mercury 884 189-7 US 1985 Sell This Version
Whodini Freaks (12 and 1 more… Whodini - Freaks (Maxi, Single) MCA Records US 1991 Sell This Version

Vocals

Kurtis Blow Hard Times Kurtis Blow - Kurtis Blow (Album) Mercury Spain 1980 Sell This Version
Stacy Lattisaw Jump Into My Life Stacy Lattisaw - Take Me All The Way (Album) RCA, Motown Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
Johnny Kemp Can't Get Enough and 1 more… Johnny Kemp - Johnny Kemp (Album) Columbia, Columbia US 1986 Sell This Version
Whodini Whodini - Back In Black (Album) Jive, Jive US 1986 Sell This Version
Tashan Tashan - On The Horizon (Album) OBR, Columbia UK 1989 Sell This Version
PK 45382 Daughter Brite And The Soda Pop Mikes Stop The Life You Save Daughter Brite And The Soda Pop Mikes - By Way Of Miami(CD, Album) WTG Records PK 45382 US 1989 Sell This Version
Kurtis Blow Hard Times Kurtis Blow - The Best Of Kurtis Blow (Comp) Mercury, Chronicles Europe 1994 Sell This Version
R2 72945 Stacy Lattisaw Jump Into My Life Stacy Lattisaw - The Very Best Of Stacy Lattisaw(CD, Comp) Rhino Records (2) R2 72945 US 1998 Sell This Version
505448 2 Fieldy's Dreams Child Vigilante (as Laurence Smith) Fieldy's Dreams - Rock N Roll Gangster(CD, Album) Epic 505448 2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
B.L.R. 1111 Lo Pro Boys Lo Pro Boys - Pardise / Money(12") Bottom Line Records (3) B.L.R. 1111 US Unknown Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Kurtis Blow Kurtis Blow - Tough (Album) Mercury Brazil 1982 Sell This Version
LNM-001 Late Nite Music Band Late Nite Music Band - Late Nite Music Band(12", EP) Late Nite Music LNM-001 US 1982 Sell This Version
Kurtis Blow Kurtis Blow - Kurtis Blow, The Best Rapper On The Scene (Album) Mercury, Mercury Germany 1983 Sell This Version
Kurtis Blow 8 Million Stories (as Lawrence Smith) Kurtis Blow - Ego Trip (Album) Mercury Germany 1984 Sell This Version
Fat Boys Fat Boys - Fat Boys (Album) Sutra Records Canada 1984 Sell This Version
Run-D.M.C.* You're Blind Run-D.M.C.* - King Of Rock (Album) Profile Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Whodini Whodini - Back In Black (Album) Jive, Jive US 1986 Sell This Version
Melba Moore Melba Moore - A Lot Of Love (Album) Capitol Records Canada 1986 Sell This Version
Grandmaster Flash Grandmaster Flash - Ba-Dop-Boom-Bang (Album) Elektra, Elektra US 1987 Sell This Version
DD385 David Duke (3) David Duke (3) - David Duke(LP, Album) Not On Label (David Duke (3) Self-released) DD385 US 1987 Sell This Version
Paul Shaffer Radio/Reprise and 1 more… Paul Shaffer - Coast To Coast (Album) Capitol Records US 1989 Sell This Version
Tashan Great Feeling Tashan - On The Horizon (Album) OBR, Columbia UK 1989 Sell This Version