1999. “The Best of Rod Stewart” The Millennium Collection.

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          

1998. Rod Stewart. “Smiler” Released on C.D.

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”. Pete Sears, Piano, Bass.

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”

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 “Gasoline Alley”, now on CD.

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 […]

1993. Rod Stewart — Vintage CD.

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.

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 […]

1973–74. “Smiler” Rod Stewart. Mercury Records.

              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”

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).

1972…July. ”Never a Dull Moment”. Rod Stewart.

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 […]

1971. “Every Picture Tells a Story” Rod Stewart. Inside cover art.

    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 […]

1971. “Every Picture Tells A Story”. Rod Stewart.

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 […]

1970. “Gasoline Alley” Rod Stewart. Mercury Records.

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

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), […]