Laurie’s brother Ken, a Brisbane singer-songwriter and some of Ken’s muso mates have placed musical underlays behind two of Laurie’s poems. The first of these is The North Wind which is on Ken’s album Fire after Flood. This track has been getting regular air-play on Macca’s Australia all Over on ABC Radio.

On Ken’s album Ramshackle Junction, a musical backing, stunningly created by Mike Patterson, has been placed behind the poem The Legend of Merkyl Crud