1999. “The Best of Rod Stewart” The Millennium Collection. I’m playing piano on “Country Comforts”, “Every Picture Tells A Story”, “Reason To Believe”, and Celeste on “Maggie May”. — with Rod Stewart. Tag PhotoAdd LocationEdit
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1998. Rod Stewart. “Smiler” Released on C.D. This was the fourth Rod Stewart album I played on, and the final album for Mercury Records, released on vinyl in 1974. Now on CD. My favorite track is “Sweet Little Rock n Roller” with Micky’s Boxer dog “Zak” barking over the intro…one of those beautifully spontaneous moments […]
1998. Rod Stewart. “Never a Dull Moment” This is the third album I recorded with Rod Stewart. It was originally released on vinyl in 1972…now on CD. It became a UK number-one album (for two weeks) and reached number two on the US Album chart the same year. The track, “You Wear It Well”, co-written […]
1998. “The Best Of Rod Stewart” I played bass on “Cut Across Shorty”, Celeste on “Maggie May”, and Piano on “Every Picture Tells A Story”, “What Made Milwaukee Famous (made a fool out of me)”. I’m not going to list anymore Rod Stewart compilation CD releases…there are too many. — with Rod Stewart.
1998. Rod Stewart “Every Picture Tells a Story”. Released on CD. — with Rod Stewart, Pete Sears, Martin Quittenton, Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagan, Ronnie Wood and Micky Waller. Kenney Jones
1998. Rod Stewart “Gasoline Alley”, now on CD. This was the second solo album by Rod Stewart, and the first one I played on. It was recorded at Morgan Studios in Willesden, North London and released in 1970. It is included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The Vertigo Labeled album […]
1993. Rod Stewart — Vintage CD. Another collection of early Rod Stewart songs. I played on several tracks…mostly piano, but a little bass also. — with Martin Quittenton, Micky Waller, Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Kenney Jones and Ronnie Wood. 1993. Rod Stewart — Vintage CD.
1974. Part of “Smiler” inside album cover shot outside pub in London. Left to right in front: Ken Jones, Pete Sears and his future wife Jeannette, Ron Wood, Ron’s mum & Dad, Ian McLagen, Rod Stewart, Spike Heatley, Rube. The album had taken quite a bit longer to make than expected due to Rod having some sort […]
1973–74. “Smiler” Rod Stewart. My last of four albums with Rod and the last he made with the same group of musicians he’d been using since “Gasoline Alley”. After “Smiler”, Rod switched studios from Willesden, London, to the USA for “Atlantic Crossing”. “Smiler” took a year to make […]
1973. Rod Stewart “Sing It Again Rod” A compilation album of Rod Stewart’s “Mercury Years”. I play on “Reason to Believe” (Piano), “Country Comfort” (Piano), “Maggie May” (Celeste).
“Italian Girls” Rod Stewart Pete Sears on piano. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=22IWhxwdBLQ 1972…July. ”Never a Dull Moment”. Rod Stewart. I left “Copperhead” to fly back to England and record on Rod Stewart’s “Never a Dull Moment”, playing piano on “Italian Girls”, and bass on “I’d Rather Go Blind”. I could only stay a couple of weeks (hence not being able […]
1971…”Every Picture Tells a Story” Rod Stewart’s third solo album…the second I played on. Inside album cover artwork. I played all the piano on the album as a session player except for “Losing You” which Mac played with the rest of the Faces. I had left “Stoneground” in California to go back to England […]
1971. “Every Picture Tells a Story” Rod Stewart. “Every Picture Tells a Story” Pete Sears piano. Ron Wood Lead Guitar. “Seems Like a Long Time”. Pete Sears piano. “That’s alright Mama”. Pete Sears piano. “Maggie May”. Pete Sears Celeste. “Reason To Believe” Original mono 45rpm single mix. Pete Sears Celeste. This was the third solo album by […]
1970, Rod Stewart. “Gasoline Alley” My first of four consecutive album’s playing piano and sometimes bass with Rod. I played piano on “Country Comforts”, and bass on “Cut Across Shorty”. Album went “Gold”. Inside album cover. Rod Stewart and Ron Wood on left side. Left to Right: Pete Sears, Micky Waller, Martin Quittenton.
1969 Steamhammer “Reflection”. Bellaphon/CBS Steamhammer (aka Reflection) was the debut album issued in 1969 by the British blues-rock band Steamhammer. Steamhammer was chosen as legendary blues guitarist Freddy King’s backing band whenever he toured England. The musicians in the band were Martin Quittenton (guitar), Kieran White (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Martin Pugh (guitar), Steve Davy (bass), […]