2005. July 29th. Tribute to Chet Helms. Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California. I spoke with Chet while he was very ill in his hospital bed not long before he passed away. Although he was very concerned about his health, as he had been for quite some time, he was at that point optimistic […]
Category Archive: Activism
2005. “Live on the Dharma Wheel ” Vol 2. FM Community Radio. Flying Other Brothers. Track on a compilation CD to benefit KBOO.
2004. Parkinsongs Volume One. “38 Songs of Hope”. A song I co-wrote with Robert Hunter called “Darien” was included on this beautiful album to help raise money and awareness for Parkinson’s Disease Research. It was taken from my “Pete Sears & The Long Haul” album. There are songs on the album from Crosby Stills & […]
2004. Spencer Dryden Benefit at Slims: San Francisco: 5/22/04 Benefit organizer Pete Sears goes over the evenings schedule with master of ceremonies Wavy Gravy. I put this benefit together to help Spencer who was having medical problems as well as having had his house burned down. A special thanks to Dawn Holliday and the staff […]
2004. May 22nd. Spencer Dryden Benefit organized by Pete Sears at Slims, San Francisco, CA. Flying Other Brothers onstage with Warren Haynes and Bob Weir. — with Ann Atomic Moonalice, Roger McNamee, James Sanchez, Bob Weir, Warren Haynes Presents: The Christmas Jam, Warren Haynes and Barry Sless.
2000. Pete Sears “Watchfire” released in Japan. Americana Records. Manufactured By Omagatoki Co Ltd. Distributed by: Shinseido Co. Ltd. Saito Tomatsu
2000 January “Tibet’s Stolen Child” I wrote and recorded the original score for this documentary film. The greatest peacemakers of our time search for the truth about Tibet’s Panchen Lama, a boy whose fate could affect the destiny of a country struggling to avoid the destruction of its spiritual traditions. A young boy, the Panchen […]
1997. “Fight In The Fields” Award winning television documentary on Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers Union. Directed by Ray Telles and Rick Tejada Flores. I wrote, recorded and produced the Original Score. Cine Golden Eagle, Best Doc San Antonio CineFes. Chicago Intl. Film Festival Gold Medal. Gold Apple Natl’ Educational Media. “The Fight in […]
1997. “Watchfire” Pete Sears. Album is released in China through “Interstar”
1996. Pete Sears “Watchfire”. Relix Records. Re-released on “Relix Records” NYC after “Grateful Dead Records” dissolved. “Watchfire” featured many guests including Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, David Grisman, Mimi Farina and Kitty Beethoven and was originaly released as an LP on Redwood Records, then again on Grateful Dead Records. — with Mickey Hart, Jerry Garcia, Mimi […]
“Guatemala” Music, Pete Sears. Lyrics, Jeannette Sears. Music Video produced by Pete Sears and Watchfire Productions. Funded by Earth Island Institute, Jerry Garcia and the Rex Foundation, Tides Foundation. Hundreds of free videos sent around the world to human rights organisations. 1988. “Watchfire” Pete Sears & Friends. Redwood Records, Grateful Dead Records, Relix […]
1988. Nez B & DV8. May 9th. Fillmore West I was recently given this CD that I didn’t know existed. It’s of the wonderful Reggae singer “Nez B” (Ernesto Brown) and the band DV8 performing “One More Innocent” at the Fillmore West, in San Francisco. “One More Innocent” was the song I wrote with Jeannette […]
1976. Tim Rose. “Unfinished Song”. Tiger Lily Records. The sessions with Tim were recorded in 1973 Los Angeles, but were not released until later. Tim was perhaps best known for his recordings of “If I were a Carpenter”, “Morning Dew”, and “Hey Joe” (Jimi Hendrix decided to record the song after listening to Tim’s version). […]
1974. Mike Hart. “Son, Son”. Produced by poet & musician Pete Brown. Pete Sears played bass. Decca Records. I just found this old 45 rpm lying in a drawer. This was a session I played on for my old friend and “Cream” lyricist Pete Brown. Pete was producing this record for his old 1960’s fellow […]