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2019 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductee Jack Tempchin is known for penning some of the most durable tunes in American music for a variety of artists that includes the Eagles, George Jones, Glenn Frey, Randy Meisner, Glen Campbell, Emmylou Harris, Trisha Yearwood and many others.

He’s also co-written with a who’s who of American roots, rock and R&B composers that embraces Tom Waits, J.D. Souther, Bobby Whitlock, Jim Lauderdale and Beth Nielsen Chapman. READ MORE

 

Peaceful Easy Feeling: The Songs of Jack Tempchin

“This album, Peaceful Easy Feeling: The Songs of Jack Tempchin, is [my recordings of] all the songs I wrote with Glenn Frey, plus “Slow Dancing,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone.” For “Slow Dancing,” I recorded a duet version with Rita Coolidge, and we’ve filmed a video with the two of us singing on it.

Also on the album is “Soul Searchin’,” which I recorded with blues singer Janiva Magness. And then I recorded an acoustic version of “Already Gone” with my friends Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen. Chris, Herb and I also recorded a song called “It’s Your World Now,” which is on the last Eagles album they recorded (Long Road Out of Eden). I also did a song called “Privacy” which Glenn and I wrote, but no one’s heard before. We’re making a video of this song…

This was a great new opportunity—I’d never recorded any of these songs. It was challenging, but I think the album turned out great and I’m glad I did it. Also, by doing duets which I don’t normally do, it expanded me musically. So it was really a good thing.” – Jack Tempchin in Songwriter’s Universe

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Rolling Stone Flashback 1974

Rolling Stone Flashback 1974

Flashback: The Eagles Perform a Mellow ‘Peaceful Easy Feeling’ in 1974 The country rock band performs one of their earliest hits on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert - By ROLLING STONE CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLERecent Posts

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Nominated for The Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019

Nominated for The Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019

Mariah Carey, Cat Stevens, Vince Gill & San Diego's Jack Tempchin among 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame nominees by George Varga - SDUT - Nov 9, 2018Veteran San Diego singer-songwriter Jack Tempchin, best known for writing the Eagles’ hit “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” is...

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Jack tells the story behind BACK TO THE OLD ME from his new album ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING out on Jimmy Buffett's Mailboat Records on 8.23.19 LISTEN 🎵👉 smarturl.it/jacktempchin ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I love listen to you Jack🤗😍!Your stories are wonderful😊🥰!

❤️ wonderful 😊

Love your story telling!!!

👍👍👍❤️❤️❤️😎😎😎

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"Is It Really Me You Miss? Or Just Your Long Lost Youth?" -Don Henley released "That Old Flame" a duet with Martina McBride from his 'CASS COUNTY' CD on this date in 2015‘That Old Flame’ with Martina McBride from Don Henley’s new album Cass County coming September 25th. Pre-order the album now digitally and instantly download... ... See MoreSee Less

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brilliant song, album is fab

I have this CD. Great song.

This is great ❤️

Classic song .. So true we can all relate to this story line 😊

Great album and Mick Jagger and Miranda Lambert and Don is a great song.

One of my favorite songs. Great duet!

Great song! This whole album was a wonderful surprise. I was not expecting to like it very much, but I love it.

Great album and such a great song that most of us can relate to.

This album is fantastic!

Love that song.. love Don Henley ❤️

My favourite song off Cass County album.

Don and Martina really compliment each other. Great mix.

It’s my favorite on that album.

This album is pure perfection

Superrrr

Cass is outstanding, start to finish!

I wish I knew who he was referring to?

❤️

👍👍👍❤️❤️❤️😎😎😎

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Happy Birthday to Eagles co-founder Bernie Leadon! Born on this date in 1947, Bernie features prominently in this BBC video for "Train Leaves Here This Morning" a song he wrote with Gene Clark, that was first recorded by Dillard & Clark.

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Great song.

A classic gem

Thanks for posting Love This Jack

Love this tune from the Eagles first album!!! Great stuff.

Happy Belated Birthday Bernie Leadon hope your day was a awesome one <3

Happy birthday Bernie!!!

Happy Birthday Bernie. Hope you enjoyed yesterday.

One of the original four. Love ya Bernie your banjo playing brought so much to the Eagles sound.

Happy birthday Bernie !!!!!

Happy Birthday to a VERY talented guy 💖 🎂🥂

Happy birthday Bernie 🎂🍾🥂🎈🎂

Hbd Bernie! Always eagle...

Happy Birthday Bernie

Happy Birthday Bernie Leadon!! ❤️

Happy Birthday Bernie

🎂🍾 : Birthday greetings, bottle of wine.

Happy Bernie

What a great singer and musician

I wonder why Bernie changed the line "1320 North Columbus was the address that I wrote down on my sleeve" to ".....address I had written on my sleeve." when he returned with the band for the History of the Eagles tour? I saw them twice on the tour and it struck me because I had heard it the original way for so many years. I'd love to know.

I love this song!

Great tune.

Love the Eagles

Miss Bernie and his banjo!

Happy Birthday!!

My fav set, still naive... love how Don jumps when he sees the camera on him

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Happy Birthday to original Eagles cofounder Bernie Leadon! Born on this date in 1947, Bernie's extraordinary chops are featured on this excellent performance of 'Earlybird' on the BBC.youtube.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy birthday Bernie!

Happy Birthday, Bernie!

Bernie, Happy Birthday!🍷🎂

So glad I got to see Bernie on the History of the Eagles tour...Happy Birthday, Mr. Leadon!

Happy birthday

HBD Bernie! Always Eagle..

Happy Birthday! great voice!

Happy Birthday Bernie

What a musical arrangement. He is awesome on banjo. Happy Birthday Mr London.

Happy Birthday Bernie!!! Today is my Mother's birthday, she is an ANGEL.

Happy Birthday Bernie

Happy birthday, Bernie!

Happy Birthday he needs to come back and let Vince Gill go back to singing Amey

So very talented. Happy Birthday Sir!

Happy Birthday Bernie! Hope it’s wonderful! Love that song!

Happy birthday Bernie

MY MAN beautiful song.....happy birthday.....

He is all round fantastic musician Bernie 👌

Happy Birthday Bernie.😎

Happy Birthday Bernie...

Happy Birthday Bernie!!

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday Bernie!

What a gem. Thanks, Jack.

Happy Birthday Bernie! 🎉

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Missed Paul McCartney jamming with Joe Walsh at Dodger Stadium? You'll wanna watch this before YouTube takes it down!Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End from The Beatles Abbey Road features Joe Walsh (3:40), Paul McCartney's surprise special guest. The Eagles guitaris... ... See MoreSee Less

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Fantastico photo ☺️💗💕💖💗💝💜💚💛 aa

Colin Gibson

I was there...3rd row. my own video but can’t post it here...not as long. It was a pretty amazing night

Fabulous concert— thrilled being there!

Eddie Morris

Awesome thanks for this Jack!!!

Fabulous, love the drumming !!

Love you Joe❤️

Very cool! Love both of them

I was there, so blessed to see this treat

Absolutely Amazing, thanks for sharing Jack

Awesome many thanks 👏✌️x

Loved it, watched it several times.

Awesome👍!Thanks for this Jack🤗!Enjoyed it totally😃!

Oh my my!!!! Saw the show in San Diego! Thanks for sharing!

Wish I could have been there!

Best show Ever Jack Tempchin 🎤🎸🎶

Brilliant!

Wish I could’ve seen that live!!

That was just awesome 👏 🙌🏼

Not enough words to describe!

And awesome

Wow look at the energy he experienced with Joe. Joe Walsh does Dodgers Stadium very well 🎸✨

👍👍👍❤️❤️❤️😎😎😎

Carl Gunsser

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"I Want My Whole Life To Be; The Moment When You're Kissing Me..." -'Stop The Hands Of Time' a dusty jewel from Jack's 2010 SongADay series. #throwbackthursdayHuman question number one: How do I have a perfect day? Human question number two: How do I make it last forever? the lyric: STOP THE HANDS OF TIME Song A Da... ... See MoreSee Less

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Love the Eagles

Love it

Loved it🎼❤

Fantastic Jack👍!Thank you so much😍!

❤️ thank you for sharing

That was almost 10 years ago now 🙁 time slow down.

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"They Say They're Gonna Stop It But It Doesn't Go Away.." - 'Smugglers Blues' (Frey/Tempchin)from Miami Vice. How little has changed since the 80s: Today El Chapo receives a life sentence...Music video by Glenn Frey performing Smuggler's Blues. © 1984 UMG Recordings, Inc. http://vevo.ly/Ksd7T1 ... See MoreSee Less

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Frey was great on Miami Vice, he fit in good with Sonny Crockett

One of the best music videos ever.

I watched that video and the Miami Vice episode many, many times and still love it!

Miss Glenn! Fortunately his son stepped in for him . And the Eagles are still the best! Love the Eagles!

Love the Eagles music

They hide it up in Telluride. In High school we knew there was more snow in Telluride in the summer than the winter. The mayor was busted.

Jack this is one of my old time favorite songs!

Sure glad his son stepped in for him. Sure miss Glenn.

Always love The Eagles.

This is one of my favorites because of the searing guitar. Ah, man just like the feelings I get when I feel the chords sear through me listening to James Dean...

Lord I still miss this man so much...

I remember this song so well. It told a story. Still rings true today.

I love Glen so much Jack.....and you too ❤🌹 I watch something with yall in it and Joe every day...🎸🎼🌟

I love love love this song. It’s peppy, great beat and of course, it’s the great Glenn Frey.

Love this song.

Speaking of smugglers ... I became friends with a plumber born in Aspen that said he use to get his coke from Glenn ... and Glenn would invite him backstage at concerts. I wondered if he was stashing contraband at the condo he had ... next to the one I had ... in Downtown Basalt in 1985. Guess that's one way ... to know you're getting the BEST product

Great song, miss Glenn ❤️

That man made alot of good music with the eagles and his solo stuff I always liked party town off his no fun aloud album

Love the song writer.

Awesome song !!!! And loved Miami Vice

I love the lyrics in that tune

One of the best songs of the 1980s.

Awesome track. Takes me back to the Miami Vice days

Great song great guy . Wish he was still here 😒

Omg my favorite glen song

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Jack tells the sweet story of his Mom & Dad, married for 72 years! He wrote this one with Music of Joel Rafael (Inside Recordings). ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING out on Jimmy Buffett's Mailboat Records 8.23.19 LISTEN 🎵👉 smarturl.it/jacktempchin ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I hope the new album is not solely a digital release.

would love to release any of your unreleased songs and the eagles they should top the charts we have worldwide chart registration

Cool! The lyrics were changed! 😳🥰

That's lovely! The story and the song!

A lovely story about two wise and loving people. Thanks as usual for sharing...

No wonder you stayed in San Diego with your head on STRAIGHT ... with your parents setting such a good example of a loving marriage

Beautiful song and story❤️

Beautiful song Jack. Thank you for your story of the song. It touched my heart. ❤

Beautiful song !!!

SO NICE THANKS FOR SHAREING THIS

Love this!

Beautiful Jack

Wonderful🤗!

Beautiful Jack! 💖

Fantastic

So awesome

❤️seeing it scribble down during the thought process and knowing the final outcome. Very cool❤️👍🏻

❤️❤️

😍😍😍

Cool👍!

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