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

884 189-1 Con Funk Shun Con Funk Shun - Tell Me What (I'm Gonna Do) Mercury 884 189-1 US 1985 Sell This Version
MCA 10559 Whodini Freaks (12 and 1 more… Whodini - Freaks (Single, Maxi) MCA Records MCA 10559 US 1991 Sell This Version

Vocals

71 41 137 Kurtis Blow Hard Times Kurtis Blow - Kurtis Blow (Album) Mercury 71 41 137 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
TLP-90026, ML-6212 Stacy Lattisaw Jump Into My Life Stacy Lattisaw - Take Me All The Way (Album) RCA, Motown TLP-90026, ML-6212 Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
BFC 40192, C 40192 Johnny Kemp Can't Get Enough and 1 more… Johnny Kemp - Johnny Kemp (Album) Columbia, Columbia BFC 40192, C 40192 US 1986 Sell This Version
JRCD 8407 Whodini Whodini - Back In Black (Album) Jive, Jive JRCD 8407 US 1986 Sell This Version
OBR 465521 1 Tashan Tashan - On The Horizon (Album) OBR, Columbia OBR 465521 1 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
522 456-2 Kurtis Blow Hard Times Kurtis Blow - The Best Of Kurtis Blow (Comp) Mercury, Chronicles 522 456-2 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

6400 763 Kurtis Blow Kurtis Blow - Tough (Album) Mercury 6400 763 Brazil 1982 Sell This Version
814 964-1, 814 964-1 IQI Kurtis Blow Kurtis Blow - Kurtis Blow, The Best Rapper On The Scene (Album) Mercury, Mercury 814 964-1, 814 964-1 IQI Germany 1983 Sell This Version
822 420-1 Kurtis Blow 8 Million Stories (as Lawrence Smith) Kurtis Blow - Ego Trip (Album) Mercury 822 420-1 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
SUS 1015 Fat Boys Fat Boys - Fat Boys (Album) Sutra Records SUS 1015 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
PRO-1205-DJ Run-D.M.C.* You're Blind Run-D.M.C.* - King Of Rock (Album) Profile Records PRO-1205-DJ US 1985 Sell This Version
JRCD 8407 Whodini Whodini - Back In Black (Album) Jive, Jive JRCD 8407 US 1986 Sell This Version
ST-12471 Melba Moore Melba Moore - A Lot Of Love (Album) Capitol Records ST-12471 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
9 60723-2, 60723-2 Grandmaster Flash Grandmaster Flash - Ba-Dop-Boom-Bang (Album) Elektra, Elektra 9 60723-2, 60723-2 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
CDP 548288 Paul Shaffer Radio/Reprise and 1 more… Paul Shaffer - Coast To Coast (Album) Capitol Records CDP 548288 US 1989 Sell This Version
OBR 465521 1 Tashan Great Feeling Tashan - On The Horizon (Album) OBR, Columbia OBR 465521 1 UK 1989 Sell This Version
V-15424 Paul Shaffer Paul Shaffer - When The Radio Is On(12", Maxi) Capitol Records V-15424 US 1989 Sell This Version
522 456-2 Kurtis Blow Daydreamin' and 2 more… Kurtis Blow - The Best Of Kurtis Blow (Comp) Mercury, Chronicles 522 456-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version