Hard Knock Radio

Larry White, a music producer, and guitarist, who experienced worldwide fame when he became the lead guitarist for The Whispers.

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Hard Knock host Davey D sits down with Larry White, an R&B producer and musician, experienced worldwide fame when he became the lead guitarist for The Whispers, an R&B and dance vocal group formed in the early ’60s. White was born and raised in San Francisco. His passion for music started at 7, when he first saw his mother’s friend play the baritone sax. In the tenth grade, he formed his first band, Grand Theft, and at 16, he began touring with his band around the city to play at proms, private events and parties. The band was eventually signed to Honey Records.

White later went on to formed a side group called Collage, penning hits such as “Get In Touch with Me” and “Romeo Where’s Juliet.” And although White has had a very successful career as the lead guitarist for the Whispers. He has gone on to have success separate from his achievement with the Whispers. In the early ’80s, White wrote the hit song “Girl Friend” for Bobby Brown. White would later gon on to become the musical director for Brown’s “N E Heartbreak” tour. Throughout his career, White has worked with Whitney Houston, Randy Jackson, Verdine White and Baby Face, among others.

 

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