2009. Rod Stewart Sessions 1971–1998 CD — with Ian McLagan, Pete Sears, Micky Waller, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, Martin Quittenton and Kenney Jones.
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2007. DVD. “Free From Pain” benefit for Tiffany Travalent held at 12 Galaxies in San Francisco. Pete Sears played accordion and piano with Eric McFadden and Zigaboo Modeliste. — with Eric McFadden and Zigaboo Modeliste.
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 by […]
2000. Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Starship, “Love Songs”. I wrote “Play On Love” with Grace Slick, and “Save Your Love”, and “Be My Lady” with Jeannette Sears. — with Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.
1999. “The Best Of Grace Slick”. I wrote two of the songs with Grace on this compilation album. “Hyperdrive” and “Better Lying Down”. I wrote the music and Grace the lyrics. I also played on a few of the other tracks on the CD. Grace had an amazing stage presence when we played together in Jefferson Starship; […]
“Starship” Greatest Hits Ten Years And Change. Compilation CD included “Stranger” written by me & Jeannette Sears. Greatest Hits (Ten Years and Change 1979–1991)
1984 — Pete Sears and Grace Slick of Jefferson Starship — Image by © Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis © Corbis. All Rights Reserved. Just came across this on CORBIS. Ahhh!!! Yer gotta love the 80’s…smile emoticon Grace & I often have a good laugh over that decade. Pete. — with Jefferson Starship and Grace Slick.
1979. Pete Sears with Jefferson Starship GGP 1979. Photo by Ed Perlstein
1978. Jefferson Starship Gold. R.C.A. Records. The album includes “Play on Love” written by Grace Slick and me, and “Hyperdrive” also written by me and Grace. Record produced by Larry Cox.
1978. Rolling Stone Magazine Cover. Jefferson Starship. May 18th. 1978. Photographer Annie Leibovitz. My knees hurt…these things take a while to set up. — with Jefferson Starship, John Barbata, Marty Balin, Pete Sears, David Freiberg, Craig Chaquiço, Grace Slick and Paul Kantner.
“Take Your Time”. Words Grace Slick. Music Pete Sears. “Fire”. Words, Marty Balin, Trish Robbins. Music David Freiberg, Pete Sears. “All Nite Long”. Words, Kantner, Balin, Barish, Slick. Music, Kantner, Barbata, Sears, Chaquico, Freiberg. Our hit single “Count On Me” made it to No. 8. Words & music, Jesse Barish. Piano […]
1977. Pete Sears on Keyboards with Jefferson Starship.
1976. Jefferson Airplane “Flight Log” 1966–1976. R.C.A. Reords. I played on two tracks on this album. Bass and Piano on “Ride The Tiger”, and Rhythm Guitar on “Please Come Back”. Produced by Larry Cox.
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”, and […]
“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 the 1970’s. I’d […]
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. 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 her house […]
The YouTube video above is of the second song Grace Slick and I wrote. It’s called “Hyperdrive” and Grace wrote the lyrics, and I wrote and arranged all the music. It came out on “Dragonfly”, the first official Jefferson Starship album as a band. The first song Grace and I wrote was “Better […]
1973. “Manhole” solo record by Grace Slick. Recorded early in the year at Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco. I was downstairs co-producing “Insane Asylum” for Kathy McDonald when David Freiberg invited me upstairs to meet with Grace and Paul. I recorded a twelve bar blues piano improvisation and Grace and I wrote “Better […]
“The Janitor Drives a Cadillac” Pete Sears on bass. 1971. “Papa John Creach.” I played bass on the track: “The Janitor Drives a Cadillac”. A Papa John Creach album for Grunt Records. I was first introduced to Papa John by drummer Joey Covington who I met through John Cipollina. I had not met Paul Kantner or […]