2004. Parkinsongs Volume One. “38 Songs of Hope”.

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 & Nash, […]

2003. Davey Pattison “Pictures”.

2003. Dav­ey Pat­ti­son “Pic­tures”. A won­der­ful album by my old Dawn Patrol band-mate Dav­ey. I played a bit of piano and accor­dion on these ses­sions. Dav­ey sang on my “Pete Sears The Long Haul” album. He is from Glas­gow, Scot­land, and was asked to join “Hum­ble Pie” but turned it down. He was in Ron­nie Mon­trose’s […]

2001. Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” logo.

2001. Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” logo. I designed it and came up with the name “Dawn Patrol” because of my love of old open cock-pit bi-planes (not war). The “Dawn Patrol” was made up of planes like the famous Sop­with Camel dur­ing WW1 in Europe, where they would fly across ene­my lines at dawn. […]

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Francis Clay” who was drummer with “The Muddy Waters Band” and many other blues greats.

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Fran­cis Clay” who was drum­mer with “The Mud­dy Waters Band” and many oth­er blues greats. Fran­cis had become a poet of some renown, and had recit­ed a p he wrote called “Mis­sis­sip­pi” on my “The Long Haul” album. I had asked him to […]

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol”

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” I formed a band to pro­mote my “Long Haul” album. The great Dav­ey Pat­ti­son (Robin Trow­er Band) on rhythm gui­tar & lead vocals, Rich Kirch (John Lee Hook­er) on lead gui­tar, Ernest Carter (Bruce Spring­steen) on drums. Bass, David Hayes (Van Mor­ri­son) or Bob­by Vega (Sly & the […]

2000. Pete Sears “The Long Haul”.

2000. Pete Sears “The Long Haul”. My sec­ond solo project. As before I brought down many musi­cal friends to the stu­dio, includ­ing John Lee Hook­er, Wavy Gravy”, Maria Mul­daur”, “Davy Pat­ti­son”, “Shana Mor­ri­son”, “Steve Kimock”, “Lev­on Helm”, “Jor­ma Kauko­nen”, “Nick Graven­ites”, “Mark Naf­tal­in”, “David Gris­man”, “Michael Falzara­no”, “Char­lie Mus­sel­white”, “Mal Sharpe”, “Clint Bak­er”, “Alvin Young­blood Hart”, […]

1998, Jan 14th. John Lee Hooker & Pete Sears recording the song they wrote together “Elizabeth”. For the album, “The Long Haul”.

1998, Jan 14th. John Lee Hook­er & Pete Sears record­ing the song they wrote togeth­er “Eliz­a­beth”. For the album, “The Long Haul”. They record­ed it togeth­er with no over­dubs at Bayview Stu­dio’s in Rich­mond, Cal­i­for­nia for Pete’s solo album, “The Long Haul”. Also on the ses­sion, engi­neered and co-pro­­duced by Paul Stub­blebine were: Bryant Mills on drums, […]