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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1999. “Silver Metre” re-released on CDS. CD release of the 1969–70 vinyl album release featuring the band that I formed with Leigh Stephens (Blue Cheer), Micky Waller (Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart), and Harry Reynolds (Hair Band). There is a cool live bootleg of a “Silver Metre” show from the Fillmore West in 1970…we played on […]
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 […]
1973 (released 1974). Ron Wood “Ive Got My Own Album To Do”. I played bass and Celeste on the track “Mystifies Me” written by Ron…Micky Waller played drums. The album included many of Ron’s friend’s at the time, including Keith Richards, Willie Weeks, Andy Newmark, Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger. Recorded at the […]
1974. Chris Jagger. “The Adventures Of Valentine Vox The Ventriloquist” I played bass on track 5 of this album for Chris Jagger (Mick’s brother). Micky Waller played drums and Peter Frampton played guitar. Recorded at Olympic Studios in London, and released on Asylum Records. http://www.geocities.co.jp/MusicStar/1905/rock/disc/cjagger_taovvtv.html
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. 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 […]
1971–1972. Me playing my trusty old 63 Jazz bass with “The Long John Baldry Blues Band” somewhere in America in 1971. I enjoyed playing with the band immensely but Micky Waller and I later left to move to California. Earlier in 1970, when I was still living with “Stoneground” in Mill Valley, I had talked […]
1971. Long John Baldry Blues Band. After completing “Every Picture Tells a Story” in London, I joined the “Long John Baldry Blues Band” on bass for their first tour of the US. It was a great band that included Ian Armitt on piano, Sammy Mitchell on guitar and Micky Waller on drums. John was […]
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. “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 […]
Pete Sears on the Long John Baldry Tour, 1971.
1971. Leigh Stephens. “And A Cast Of Thousands”. London. Originally released on Charisma Records, and Philips Records. Re-released in 2004 on the Akarma Label. I played bass on this Leigh Stephens Solo Album…my old Silver Metre 1969–70 band-mate. Recorded in London, England.
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. […]