I don’t remember being so fond of these photo sessions. It required that we got ready early in the day before a performance and then spend several hours trying to come up with different ways to look excited about being… Read More ›
Month: February 2014
Cello Chart to Silver Laughter’s “Lover”
Another piece of memorabilia from Art is shown here. It is a chart for the cello part which was played on the “Lover” track of “Sailing on Fantasies”. I am not sure if it was Art or Bob Parker who… Read More ›
Silver Laughter – Seemed Like a Good Idea At The Time!
Okay, I am posting this photo from Mark Zaputil with the caveat that we were screwing around in one of our motel rooms. He thought it might have been taken where we were staying while playing in Hastings, Nebraska. That… Read More ›
Silver Laughter Pomotional Photo Outtakes
Yesterday I received almost a MILLION negatives of past publicity photo sessions from Silver Laughter’s manager, Art Stenstrom (aka Art Smart and Gus Scamera). Just in time, too! I was running low on material for the website. Anyway, in this… Read More ›
VERY RARE Find – Art Discovers Silver Laughter Chord Charts from “Sailing on Fantasies”
Art “Smart” and I talked last week on the telephone, and I discovered he still had a bunch of negatives from the Silver Laughter band days. Fortunately for us he also found some other very rare stuff which I will… Read More ›
Silver Laughter at TJ’s In Davenport – 1974
This photo needed a lot of retouching so you can see from its condition that it must have been MUCH worse! Mark sent it along with the others I posed yesterday to see if I could work any magic on… Read More ›
Silver Laughter Photos from Sheldon, IA -1974
These three photos were apparently taken at roughly the same time during a job in Sheldon, IA. These pictures show the Silver Laughter lineup during the earliest days of being on the road. They are kind of fuzzy and faded,… Read More ›
Silver Laughter Plays the Cavern – 1975
Mark Zaputil found and scanned this 1975 flyer that was done to promote our job at the Cavern located in Rock Island, IL (not Moline as previously noted). Page 1 details all the members of the band. For some reason… Read More ›
An Ivory Coast Photo of Silver Laughter’s Ken Wiles Pops Up!
You have to love the Internet. If it weren’t for Facebook, this photo would probably have never made it to our site. Here is a little nugget with Ken playing his red Gibson ES-335 during a live performance with his… Read More ›
Where is Silver Laughter’s Steve Elliott Now?
Jon’s sister, Jonee posted some photos from a performance of The Acoustic Project featuring Silver Laughter graduate, Steve Elliott at the Cool Beanz Coffeehouse. Steve was also instrumental (pun intended) in starting the band, Hi-Fi, with Kim Ludtke. I know… Read More ›