“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” 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.
“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 ›
“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 ›