Here is a shot of Paul Staack (drums) and Jon Ludtke (guitar) onstage at the Koliseum in 1976. Apparently we were asked to wear matching outfits, so we chose our white “Your Mother Should Know” outfits inspired by The Beatles!… 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.
One of our dear friends, Becky Livingston, from Peoria, IL sent me some negatives which I will pass along to you over the next few months. The ones I have gotten to so far were on very small film strips… Read More ›
“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 ›
“Don’t Feel Bad” and “I Can’t Believe In You” Not quite a medley, here are two songs back to back on (I think) Silver Laughter’s last night in Pierre at a club called The Flame Room. The performance took place… 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 ›
“Mr. Soul” Here is a 1978 performance of the Buffalo Springfield song by Silver Laughter. Mick Orton of The Silvers is singing lead and playing bass with Ken Wiles on lead guitar and backup vocals, Paul Staack on drums and… Read More ›