Latimore is an international soul superstar who's sold millions of records around the world including his biggest hit "Let's Straighten It Out" on Hialeah's own TK Records. Starting in the 1960s, he made his home in Miami as a singer, holding a residency for Clyde Killens at the Sir John Hotel's club The Knight Beat, where the Downtown Miami post office now stands in Overtown.
Courtesy of Joe Stone Joe Stone, Questlove, and Latimore.
Last night, he sat in with the Roots on The Tonight Show, a couple of weeks after Jimmy Fallon found an old record of Lat's "Don't Let the Doorknob Hit'cha" and created a parody of it.
Joe Stone is the son of independent music icon Henry Stone, and also the Miami Bass pioneer who introduced Uncle Luke to pressing records. He was also the brains and voice behind one of the 2 Live Jews and he wrote the song "Cars That Go Boom" for electro-pop sensations L'Trimm after he signed them to a record deal.
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