“Good Day, Sunshine” Click on the link above to hear the entire song done by Silver Laughter in June of 1977 at the Edgewood Inn. We originally had learned many songs by The Beatles in their entirety before we melded… Read More ›
“The Lord Helps Those Who Help Themselves” – A June 1977 Performance of Silver Laughter Original
“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 ›
1976 Photos of Silver Laughter
These are more of the photos that were sent to me in negative form from our good friend, Becky Livingston. I transferred them using a converter and enhanced them the best I could with Paintshop Pro. The negatives were obviously… Read More ›
More 1976 Photos of Silver Laughter? You Betcha!
The Silvers never want to forget the rich heritage of Silver Laughter, so here are a few more photos from our friend , Becky Livingston, from her 1976 collection of negatives I have tried to revive! These pictures show that… Read More ›
Okay, Several More Silver Laughter Photos from 1976
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 ›
More 1976 Photos of Silver Laughter in Peoria
Okay, here are two more old Silver Laughter photos from the “Becky” collection. The first shows Kim Ludtke behind the drums, and Jon Ludtke and Ken Wiles sharing a laugh about something. Picture number two shows Mick Orton and Kim… Read More ›
One More 1976 Silver Laughter Photo From Our Friend In Peoria!
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.
“What You’ve Done” – A 1976 LIVE Recording of a Silver Laughter Original
“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 ›
Jon Ludtke of Silver Laughter Sings “Long, Cool Woman” by The Hollies in 1976
“Long, Cool Woman” Click on the link above to hear this Hollies cover by the 1976 lineup of Silver Laughter. Jon Ludtke sings lead and plays rhythm guitar with Ken Wiles on lead guitar. Kim Ludtke is on drums and… Read More ›
Mick Orton of The Silvers Performs A Cover of The Eagles – “One Of These Nights” in 1976 With Silver Laughter
“One Of These Nights” Click on the link above to hear the 1976 Silver Laughter lineup perform this tune by The Eagles. While we were on the road, we didn’t get a lot of chances to hear new music, at… Read More ›