Bob Weir

Greatly Appreciated


Additionally, Pete Sears of the Sons of Fred has been a prominent session bass guitarist and keyboard player for more than four decades.  He played on four early Rod Stewart solo albums, including the classic Every Picture Tells a Story (the album that includes Rod's mega-hit "Maggie May"), plus Gasoline AlleyNever a Dull Moment, and Smiler Pete Sears has also worked with SteamhammerStonegroundLong John BaldryLos Lobos, and three of the founding members of the Grateful Dead:  Jerry GarciaBob Weir, and Phil Lesh


(March 2014/2)


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Wikipedia states:  "Such songwriters as Bob DylanPhil OchsBruce Springsteen, Robert HunterHarry ChapinJohn MellencampPete SeegerAndy IrvineJoe StrummerBilly BraggJerry GarciaJay Farrar, Bob WeirJeff TweedyBob Childers, and Tom Paxton have acknowledged [Woody] Guthrie as a major influence."  


(March 2015)


Last edited: March 22, 2021