David Soul: "Silver Lady"

Dive into a piano solo arrangement by Jennifer Eklund of David Soul's buttery smooth 1977 release "Silver Lady."

David Soul: "Silver Lady"

About David Soul:

David Soul, born David Richard Solberg on August 28, 1943, is an American-British actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Detective Kenneth “Hutch” Hutchinson in the television series “Starsky & Hutch” (1975–1979), alongside Paul Michael Glaser. In addition to his acting career, Soul has also pursued music, achieving significant success as a singer.

Soul’s music career gained prominence in the 1970s. He scored several hits, including the iconic single “Don’t Give Up on Us,” which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977. The song also topped the UK Singles Chart and became a worldwide hit, solidifying Soul’s status as a successful singer. Other notable songs from his music career include “Silver Lady” and “Going in with My Eyes Open.”

Despite his success in music, Soul continued to balance his acting and singing careers. He released several albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, showcasing his versatility as an artist. In addition to his solo work, he also collaborated with other musicians and bands.

Throughout his career, Soul has remained active in both acting and music, appearing in various films, television shows, and stage productions. He continues to perform music and has participated in reunion projects related to “Starsky & Hutch.” Soul’s contributions to both the entertainment industry and the music scene have earned him a lasting legacy.

About “Silver Lady”:

“Silver Lady,” a song by American-British actor and singer David Soul, emerged as one of his standout singles upon its release in 1977. Featured on his debut album, also titled “David Soul,” the track soared to the top of the UK Singles Chart, solidifying its place in music history.

With its blend of soft rock and pop elements, “Silver Lady” captivated audiences with its infectious melody and Soul’s velvety vocals. The lyrics poetically express gratitude and admiration for a special woman, likening her to a radiant presence in the singer’s life.

Beyond the UK, “Silver Lady” enjoyed widespread success, making waves on charts in various countries, including Australia where it secured a spot in the top five. Its enduring popularity has cemented it as one of Soul’s signature tunes, serving as a testament to his prowess as a singer-songwriter during the 1970s.

Decades later, “Silver Lady” continues to evoke nostalgia among fans of Soul’s music, often featured in retrospectives and radio playlists dedicated to the era. Its timeless appeal ensures its place as a cherished classic in Soul’s illustrious musical catalog.

“Silver Lady” Intermediate Piano Solo

Key features of the intermediate version:

  • Appropriate for intermediates
  • 5 total pages
  • Run time is approximately 3:30

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Jennifer Eklund
Written by Jennifer Eklund
Jennifer Eklund holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in music from California State University, Long Beach. She is an avid arranger, composer, and author of the Piano Pronto® method books series as well as a wide variety of supplemental songbooks. She is also a Signature Artist with Musicnotes.com with a large catalog of popular music titles for musicians of all levels.


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