2010. “Hippie Uprising” a recording I did with many of my old San Francisco Bay Area friends.

2010. “Hip­pie Upris­ing” a record­ing I did with many of my old San Fran­cis­co Bay Area friends. Includ­ing, Nick Graven­ites, Maria Mul­daur, Nor­ton Buf­fa­lo, Skip Yoder, Lorin Rowan, Yana Zegri, Boom Carter, Kathi McDon­ald, and a bonus remix of a John Cipol­li­na track. Many oth­er friends were involved on the pro­duc­tion end. — with Nick […]

2004. Spencer Dryden Benefit at Slims: San Francisco: 5/22/04 Benefit organizer Pete Sears goes over the evenings schedule with master of ceremonies Wavy Gravy.

2004. Spencer Dry­den Ben­e­fit at Slims: San Fran­cis­co: 5/22/04 Ben­e­fit orga­niz­er Pete Sears goes over the evenings sched­ule with mas­ter of cer­e­monies Wavy Gravy. I put this ben­e­fit togeth­er to help Spencer who was hav­ing med­ical prob­lems as well as hav­ing had his house burned down. A spe­cial thanks to Dawn Hol­l­i­day and the staff […]

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 […]

1999. Nick Gravenites and Animal Mind. “Kill My Brain”.

1999. Nick Graven­ites and Ani­mal Mind. “Kill My Brain”. I play piano and Ham­mond B3 on this album. Nick and I go way back. Nick sings and plays lead gui­tar, Doug Killmer plays bass, Roy Blu­men­feld drums, Sam­my Hager gui­tar and back­ground vocals on a cou­ple of tracks, Huey Lewis harp on a cou­ple of […]

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 […]

1988. “Blue Star” Nick Gravenites. Re-Release.

  “I’m a Blues­man”. Pete Sears on Piano & Bass.   1988. “Blue Star” Nick Graven­ites. Re-Release. Re-release of Nick’s 1980 album in the C.D. for­mat. I played piano, bass & Ham­mond B3. Oth­er play­ers include Huey Lewis, John Cipol­li­na, Roger Troy, Willy Toast, Greg Dou­glas, Joey Cov­ing­ton, Mar­la Hunt and Diane Hursh.     […]

1980. “Blue Star”. Nick Gravenites.

Down In The Bot­tom”. Nick Graven­ites. “Nobody’s Fault But Mine”. Nick Graven­ites. 1980. “Blue Star” by Nick Graven­ites. I played Bass, Piano, and Ham­mond B3 on this album by my old friend Nick. Oth­er play­ers include Huey Lewis, John Cipol­li­na, Roger Troy, Willy Toast, Greg Dou­glas, Joey Cov­ing­ton, Mar­la Hunt and Diane Hursh. Track­list 1 […]

1975. June 8th. Jeannette and I get married in Mill Valley, California.

Mill Val­ley His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. Pete & Jean­nette Sears Rock n Roll wed­ding. 1975 June 8th. Jean­nette and I got mar­ried in Mill Val­ley, Cal­i­for­nia. It was quite an affair…we had a pup­pet show and magi­cian to enter­tain the kids, but the grownups decid­ed they want­ed to watch also; so we moved him and his assis­tant […]

1973. Kathi McDonald “Insane Asylum”. Capitol Records.

  1973. Kathi McDon­ald “Insane Asy­lum”. I co-pro­­duced, arranged the music and played bass and keys on this album that was released on Cap­i­tal Records. David Brig­gs was Co-Pro­­duc­er, engi­neer and Exec­u­tive pro­duc­er along with his man­ag­er Art Lin­son. We had many won­der­ful play­ers on that album includ­ing Sly Stone, The Point­er Sis­ters, Neil Schon, […]

1972. “Casting Pearls”. Mill Valley Bunch. Blues.

  1972. “Hol­ly­wood Blues” Mill Val­ley Bunch, Cast­ing Pearls. Pete Sears, Piano. 1972. “Last Call” & “Set­tle It In The Bed­room Baby”. Mill Val­ley Bunch, Cast­ing Pearls. 1st song “Last Call”, Mark Naf­tal­in, Piano. 2nd song “Set­tle It In The Bed­room Baby”, Pete Sears, Piano.   1972. This is some­thing I’ve want­ed to clear up for […]