I am not sure where this venue was, but since Buffalo Bill Cody was born in LeClaire, IA (before it was a state), my guess is it was in this Mississippi River town. However, a Google search shows there is… Read More ›
Month: May 2014
1970 Ad for Silver Laughter At Teen Fair
Steve Elliott sent me this little advertisement from 1970 where Silver Laughter played the Teen Fair on the bill with a couple of other groups. I do not know what venue they used or how long each band played (I… Read More ›
Yet Another Selection From Our Beatles Tribute
“You Won’t See Me” We used to rotate our original songs into the set except when we did our 50 minute Tribute To The Beatles. This song from the “Rubber Soul” album always got a fair amount of dancers when… Read More ›
Live Photo of Silver Laughter Performing in Matherville
It’s funny that will all the performing we did when I was with Silver Laughter you would think there would be more photos from our live performances. However, most of our photos were from publicity photo sessions. This one came… Read More ›
Shapes of Things To Come? Silver Laughter and The Contents Are: Share a Stage!
I thought I would do another quick post this morning before I head off to take care of business. Talk about a blast from the past! As I have stated elsewhere, our two bands, The Contents Are: and Silver Laughter… Read More ›
A 1970 Silver Laughter Song List Emerges!
Wow! This was in the stuff Steve Elliott sent me late last week. It is a song list from 1970 when Silver Laughter featured Jon and Kim Ludtke, John Carstensen and Steve Elliott. I should note that, over time, many… Read More ›
Happy Mother’s Day 2014 from Silver Laughter!
Happy Mother’s Day, Everyone! All of our families were so supportive of our musical careers. In my case, even though Mom wanted me to go to college and become an engineer, she and Dad finally gave in when I met… Read More ›
CORRECTED: Silver Laughter in Late 1974
Here is a very rare photo of the band after one of its early personnel changes taken on the Ludtke farm (I think) in Davenport. Thanks to Steve Elliott for sending me this one. Featured on top of the structure… Read More ›
Silver Laughter Does The Beatles Song “Taxman”
“Taxman” In June of 1978 we were playing our Beatles Tribute at the Ranch and Co. in Port Byron, IL. Most of the songs we chose for the tributes were Lennon and McCartney originals, but occasionally a George Harrison tune… Read More ›
Silver Laughter – The Early Years!
I want to send out a huge thank you to Steve Elliott, one of the original Silver Laughter band members. We finally figured out how to get the photos to me using Dropbox. After seeing how big some of the… Read More ›