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Larry Smith
Birth name Lawrence Michael Smith
Born (1951-06-11)June 11, 1951
St. Albans, Queens, New York
Died December 18, 2014(2014-12-18) (aged 63)
Flushing, Queens, New York
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Record producer
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1979-1994
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).

Smith died on December 18, 2014 in Flushing, Queens, New York, 63.


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