Richard "Dick" Laws

Richard Laws

...axe man extraordinaire

one of the most talented guitarists I have ever seen
(Billy Forrest, August 2001)



  • (Tommy Roe) We Can Make Music, Probe SPB 1021, 1970 US Release
  • (Tommy Roe) We Can Make Music, ABC Paramount ABC 130, 1970

    Tommy Roe

    Side One

    1. We Can Make Music
    2. The Greatest Love
    3. Firefly
    4. Evergreen
    5. Traffic Jam
    6. Pearl

    Side Two

    1. Brush A Little Sunhine And Love
    2. King Of Fools
    3. No Sad Songs
    4. (They Long To Be) Close To You
    5. Stir It Up And Serve It
    6. Reprise: We Can Make Music
  • (Tommy Roe) Beginnings, ABC-Paramount,ABC 149, 1971
  • (Tommy Roe) Beginnings, Probe SPB 1046, 1971 US Release
  • (Tommy Roe) Beginnings, ABC Records ABCS-732, 1971 US Release

    Tommy Roe

    Side One

    1. Beginnings
    2. Lawdy Miss Clawdy
    3. Why Can't It Be Me (Roe/ Laws)
    4. The Way Things Are (Laws)
    5. Brown Eyed Handsome Man
    6. Snowman (Laws/ Trend)

    Side Two

    1. Indulge In Love
    2. Back Streets And Alleys
    3. Hide Daddy's Whiskey (Laws/ Trend)
    4. Your Touch Is The Best Thing In Life
    5. Beginnings
    6. Stagger Lee

    Musicians On Both Albums

  • Tommy Roe: vocals and guitar
  • Hal Blaine: drums
  • Joe Osborn: bass guitar
  • Richard Laws: vocals and lead guitar
  • Larry Knechtel: keyboards
  • Others...

    Seven Singles

  • (Tommy Roe) We Can Make Music/ Gotta Keep Rolling On, ABC-Paramount ABS 75, 1970


  • (Tommy Roe) Stir It Up And Serve It/ Firefly, Stateside SS2165, 1970 US Release

  • (Tommy Roe) Stagger Lee/ Back Streets And Alleys, ABC-Paramount ABS 81, 1971


  • Danny Rivers And The Savages: (featuring Richard Laws as session guitarist on title track) Pretty Eyes/ Never Let It Be Said, HMV 45-SAB 2083, 1966



Tertius Louw, August 2001

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