2003. Jefferson Starship “Platinum Gold Collection”.

2003. Jef­fer­son Star­ship “Plat­inum Gold Col­lec­tion”. As usu­al, David Freiberg and I would share bass & key­board duties on all songs. I wrote the music for four of the songs in this col­lec­tion; “Stranger” lyrics by Jean­nette Sears, “Play On Love” lyrics by Grace Slick, “Save Your Love” lyrics by Jean­nette Sears, “Hot Water” lyrics […]

July 1976. Jefferson Starship. Central Park, New York City.

July 1976. Jef­fer­son Star­ship. Cen­tral Park, New York City. Shot of Grace Slick and me with Jef­fer­son Star­ship, Cen­tral Park, New York City. 100,000 peo­ple showed up to see the band. I’m play­ing my old Fend­er 63 Jazz bass, which I had ear­li­er used with “The Long John Baldry Blues Band”, “Cop­per­head”, “Sears, Schon, Erri­co”, […]

1976. Jefferson Starship “Spitfire”. R.C.A. Records.

  “Hot Water”. Lyrics by Grace Slick. Music by Pete Sears.   “Dance With The Drag­on”. The whole band got writ­ing cred­it for this song.   “St. Charles”.  Pro­mo. Sort of an ear­ly music video, shot and edit­ed on film. Writ­ten by Paul Kant­ner and Craig Chaquico. We used live footage shot on tour in […]

1975. “Red Octopus” Jefferson Starship. R.C.A. Records.

1975. Jef­fer­son Star­ship. Air­plane Man­sion. 2400 Ful­ton Street, San Fran­cis­co. This pho­to was one tak­en for the album’s back cov­er (we end­ed up using a slight­ly dif­fer­ent shot where I’m sit­ting in front nurs­ing a bot­tle of Dos Equis). It was tak­en by the great pho­tog­ra­ph­er Jim Mar­shall who per­son­al­ly gave me per­mis­sion to use […]

1975, June 8th. San Francisco Chronicle article on Pete and Jeannette’s Rock n Roll wedding. Page 3 of news section.

1975, June 8th. San Fran­cis­co Chron­i­cle arti­cle on Pete and Jean­net­te’s Rock n Roll wed­ding. Page 3 of news sec­tion. Mill Val­ley His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. Mar­riages in Three Groves — July, 2009 (it was actu­al­ly June 8th) http://www.millvalleyhistoricalsociety.org/history-of-homestead-valley-2009.html Pete Sears and Jean­nette Dil­ger at their Three Groves wed­ding in June 1975 In 1904, Lil­lian Fer­gu­son named […]

1975. June 8th. Jeannette and I get married in Mill Valley, California.

Mill Val­ley His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. Pete & Jean­nette Sears Rock n Roll wed­ding. 1975 June 8th. Jean­nette and I got mar­ried in Mill Val­ley, Cal­i­for­nia. It was quite an affair…we had a pup­pet show and magi­cian to enter­tain the kids, but the grownups decid­ed they want­ed to watch also; so we moved him and his assis­tant […]