“The Lord Helps Those Who Help Themselves” This country song was written by Jon Ludtke but later was credited to Ludtke – Orton, though I don’t think I really added anything to this song other than the bass line at… Read More ›
Quite often we would make friends in any town we played, so it was not unusual to get an invitation to go to a fan’s home to eat lunch or dinner of just hang out (we never got up early… Read More ›
I couldn’t resist posting one more old photo since it has been a while since I’ve put up anything new on this site. Taken in 1976 right as Paul Staack joined the band while we were performing in Peoria, IL.
“Fire” Click on the link above to hear this Ohio Players tune. Back in 1978 when disco was hot, this song and a few others (along with The Beatles Tribute) saved us. We used to have fun with this song… Read More ›
“What You’ve Done” Click on the link above to hear this Jon Ludtke composition written for Silver Laughter. After I joined the group, he and I decided to be a writing team like Lennon and McCartney. So this particular arrangement… Read More ›
“The Lord Helps Those Who Help Themselves” Click on the link above to hear this Silver Laughter Original recorded in 1976 or ’77 at the Buccaneer Club in Willmar, Minnesota. Jon sang lead and wrote it long before Mick, Ken… Read More ›