Larry Smith (producer)
|Birth name||Lawrence Michael Smith|
|Born||June 11, 1951|
St. Albans, Queens, New York
|Died||December 18, 2014 (aged 63)|
Flushing, Queens, New York
|Associated acts||Kurtis Blow, Run DMC, Whodini, Jimmy Spicer, Russell Simmons|
Lawrence Michael "Larry" Smith (June 11, 1951 – December 18, 2014) was an American musician and hip hop record producer. He was best known for his co-productions (with Russell Simmons) of Run-DMC's Run-D.M.C. (1984) and King of Rock (1985) and his solo production of Whodini's Escape (1984) and Back in Black (1986).
References[change | change source]
- Ettelson, Robbie. "The Triumphs and Tragedies of Larry Smith". medium.com. Cuepoint. Retrieved 2014-10-19.
- "Larry Smith, Renowned Run-D.M.C. Producer, Has Died". SPIN. Retrieved 19 December 2014.