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



Famed songwriter 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


Heading Out On The Road

PEACEFUL EASY FEELING  45th Anniversary Tour Hi People! Heading out on the road THIS WEEK to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Eagles having released my composition 'Peaceful Easy Feeling' as a single on David Geffen's Asylum Records. Along with...

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Peaceful Easy Feeling 45th Anniversary Tour Begins in April

PEACEFUL EASY FEELING  45th Anniversary Tour  https://www.facebook.com/tours/1632149126871610/ Hi People! It's so hard to believe that it's been 45 years since the Eagles released my composition 'Peaceful Easy Feeling' as a single on David Geffen's Asylum Records. I...

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ASCAP Interview

Easy Writer: Jack Tempchin Reflects on “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and The Magic of Songwriting By Erik Philbrook, ASCAP Editor in Chief • December 12, 2017 SHARE: Great American music scenes have flourished throughout the years all across the country, from New Orleans to...

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"And Maybe Someday We Will Find, That It Wasn't Really Wasted Time" -Happy Birthday to Eagles legend Don Henley born on this date in 1947 in Gilmer, TX.

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My second favorite Eagles tune, after Hotel California! I know my family won't allow it but had I a choice, this would be played at my funeral.

Just watching Don sing this song on mtv live concert 1994, unbelievable talent! Happy Birthday Don!!

I loved this song when I was 10 years old!!

beautiful song....the guy at MSG told me when he's in town ...everyone walks on eggshells...hahahahaha....my diva......such beautiful lyrics but sometimes so full of himself........love him anyway........

Happy Birthday Don! Thank you for sharing Eagles music with us all. Saw your concert in Orlando and it was the best! Enjoy your special day! 🎉🍰🎈

Wasted Time is my all time favorite Eagles song. Happy Birthday Don Henley....and thank you. 💙💙💙

Happy birthday and thank you for the sound track of my life!

The man has an ego the size of Jupiter, but when you can back it up with true talent, you’re allowed a degree of arrogance. He can back it up.

Happy Birthday! Today is my sons Birthday as well!

Happy birthday mr Henley, one of my absolute favorite music heroes!

Don Henley and the Eagles have afforded me MANY hours of listening pleasure...thank you

Happy, Happy Birthday. Love this song. Watched him perform as an Eagle and as a solo artist touring for his 1st album. Just amazing!

Happy Birthday Don,The Last Resort on Hell Freezes Over was his defining moment.

Happy Birthday Don! We really enjoyed your concert in Denver! You guys sound great!

And the rest is music history.....

Happy Birthday Don and thank for sharing this Jack !! Great song


Happy Birthday Don!! Hope you will be making beautiful music for many years to come!!!!🕶❤️🦅🎼🎹🎤🥁🎧😎🎈🎉🎈🎉🎂🎁🌟👑😉

Happy birthday fellow cancerian love this song 😇

Happy Birthday Down,down the 7 bridge's rd.

We sang happy birthday to him at The Boston Garden Saturday night.

One of my Favorite Eagles songs💜 Happy Birthday Don Henley!

Love the EAGLES Happy Birthday Don wish you many more.

Damn that’s an awesome song .. Happy Birthday !!!

Happy Birthday Don from a fellow Texan thanks for mentioning this Jack 😜👍

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"Warm Smell of Colitas, Rising Up Through the Air." -Happy Birthday to Eagles legend Don Henley born on this date in 1947 in Gilmer, TX.Hotel California lyrics Eagles lyrics, 1976! LYRICS Hotel California - Eagles On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair Warm smell of colitas, rising up... ... See MoreSee Less

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The most famous misinterpreted lyrics of all time: he wanted to translate “little buds” and someone told him “colitas” (little “butts”) lmao 🤣

Thank you Jack for the great memories. Whenever I hear or see The Eagles play Hotel California, it brings back great memories of my brother strumming his air guitar in my VW. Miss him every day. 😊❤️🎶🎶

The flower tops of the marijuana plant is what colitas means in slang

We all are in this world for one and another thing , but music keeps us fresh , and Eagles music keeps me going , thanks guys

Happy birthday I can't wait till Tuesday been waiting since I was like 6 years old

Really cool trumpet solo intro. Caught 'em live in Orlando in April. First saw Don and the boys in the summer of '75. Great stuff.

Love all the Eagles music,but Hotel California is one of my favorites,honestly all of them are.Happy Birthday Mr.Don Henley

I share a birthday with Don Henley , happy birthday to one of favorite musicians in my favorite band , God bless and I look forward to hearing you and the band next Saturday night

Happy Birthday Don Henley 🎉🎉

Happy Birthday Don! Sure wish I could see you all one last time <3 Have an amazing day!

Happy Birthday Don, enjoyed both your Eagles and Solo music.

Happy Birthday! Can’t wait for Tuesday!

Happy Birthday Don Henley! Got to see your birthday concert last year! Amazing!

Happy Birthday Don.. I love the Eagles but you have always been my favourite.. saw you in concert last year & you were amazing ❤️

Happy shared birthday, Don Henley

Happy Birthday to one of my favorite vocalists and my favorite American band!

Happy birthday, Don Henley. You're an unlimited musician

🍦🎂🎉🎈🕶 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Don Hensley great music still rock my world 😊♥🍦🎂🎉🎈🕶

Happy birthday don ! I was born and raised in Texas also.

Linden, Texas is where he grew up! Born there to I believe!

Happy Birthday Don Henley! Love ya!

Happy Birthday Don🎂🎉🎁

Coming to see you on Saturday!

Happy Birthday Don. Love your music

Happy birthday, Don!

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Eagles Songwriter Jack Tempchin

Excited to play Infinite Hero Foundation event with Keith Harkin!We're thrilled to have three supremely talented musical acts joining us for this year's Infinite Hero Foundation weekend, Eagles Songwriter Jack Tempchin, Keith Harkin and NEW NORTH!

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. His two ​best known ​compositions, “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone”, are now synonymous with the Southern California Sound and were included on ‘Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975’, awarded Best-Selling U.S. Album of the 20th Century by the RIAA.

Keith Harkin is an Irish singer songwriter and guitar playing minstrel who has been singing his way into the hearts of music lovers since the wee age of four. HIs musical talents have brought him across the world from the UK to Canada to Australia to America and back. Keith released his first solo debut album with Grammy Award-winning Producer David Foster and Verve Records, where they watched it soar to the number 1 spot on the Billboard charts.

New North's Krista Maria and Damien Horne are returning for their second straight year to Ravenna, with their full-length album scheduled to release later this year. Both road veterans and major label recording artists, Damien and Krista have toured extensively and been able to perform across America and Canada, internationally in Australia and Europe, as well as for the Military stationed overseas.

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I love the Eagles and always will

A talented song writer Jack,forever Eagles!

Bookshare have a great evening Jack God bless

Keith is such a talent!!



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"Here's One More For The Books..." Happy Birthday to Eagles legend Don Henley, born on this date in 1947 in Gilmer, Texas.‘Take a Picture of This’ from Don Henley’s new album Cass County available now. The album also features ‘Praying for Rain,’ ‘When I Stop Dreaming’ with Dolly... ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Birthday Don! I'm not sure if he sees any social media, but I met him (twice in the past two years). He and many of his friends/bandmates (like yourself Mr. Tempchin) have produced music that has played in the background of my life. I appreciate you all for sharing your music. Love, Hugs and Rock-n-Roll! ❤🎵

Happy Birthday Don ,may the good Lord bless you with many more.Keep the music,times flowing.

Happy Birthday Don! Have a great day today! I loved this album and saw him in another lovely Colorado venue. The weather was great, the music was great, and his stories were great as well. Thanks Don for being another voice of my life and time! Thanks again Jack for sharing!

This should have been a massive hit record. No accounting for radio today.

I think Don is the greatest ever

Happy birthday to my favorite singer Don Henley!!

Don Henley is the single most influential musician in my entire life ... His band, The Eagles, run a close second ... I've developed a moral code based pretty much on their music ... it will forever be relevant and timely ... <3 Keep rocking, old dude ... <3

Happy Birthday Don, love your music.

Don Henley ROCKS!!;

Happy Birthday great music Eagles are the best!!!!😎

Happy Birthday Don, keep on with all the great music & enjoy your day 🎂🎉🎶🎼❤️

Happy Birthday Don Henley,Thanks Jack/Eagles for sharing your no ending music!

Happy Birthday Don!!! Love your singing!!!

Maybe should read Gilmer, Texas

Happy Birthday Don Henley/ hi jack 🎶🎶🎶

Happy Birthday to you!! Have a great day!! Cheers!!

Happy Birthday! Thx for sharing!

Happy Blessed Birthday Don


Happy Birthday, Don !!

Good Don Henley song

Happy Birthday!!

GILMER, Texas.

Happy birthday!!!

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Don Henley released 'That Old Flame' featuring Martina McBride from his 'Cass County' CD this week 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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If I am not mistaken, saw them perform this song on Austin City Limits!

Love Don Henley!

My favourite song from Don's Cass County album.

This song is one of my favorites from the album...and praying for ☔️ rain

Love this cd,thanks and love you Jack!

I really enjoyed this cd.

Love this! 🎶🎶👍🏼

Love this song!!!

Love his voice

Good time too bad it was never a single.

Love this song as well.

Love Martina !!!!

Great cd


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Joe Walsh & The James Gang - Band rolled into Paris - France on this date in 1971 for an interview and a live performance at La Taverne de l'Olympia. #FlashbackFriday #bonjour #howyadoinJames Gang Olympia, Paris, France 1971-07-20 French TV Broadcast 00:00 Stop 03:18 Walk Away 11:18 The Bomber 19:04 Woman 22:37 Johnny B.Goode ... See MoreSee Less

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Unbelievable person, and great guitar player. Your the best and never forgets anyone.

Joe Walsh is a national treasure People should dig deep into his catalogue and get past the “hits”

These flashbacks make me feel old. I mean 1971? Wasn’t that just a few years ago. But the. I listen to the music and realize we haven’t grow up yet! 😊


I loved James gang . Walk away great song!

Way to go Joe!

My Joe!!

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Celebrating Bernie Leadon's birthday today! Born on this date in 1947, Bernie's epic "Journey of The Sorcerer" (from Eagles 'One Of These Nights' LP) was also used in the soundtrack for 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy'.Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Journey Of The Sorcerer · Eagles One Of These Nights (Remastered) ℗ 1975 Elektra/Asylum Records. Banjo, Guitar: Ber... ... See MoreSee Less

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As they came and went Don F, Randy, and Bernie had such an impact on the Eagle’s sound. I loved every version of one of the most important bands in rock and roll! Thanks and Happy Birthday!


I had the pleasure of meeting Bernie once we were doing a show together and it started pouring rain so we all jumped on our bus because it was closest to stage. Had a wonderful conversation

Saw them on that tour in Philadelphia going next week back to see them 40 years later minus Bernie.

I was thinking it was last week. Last time I saw the Eagles was on this date in 2015 <3

Happy birthday Bernie ! I have a birthday coming up on the 30th , I was born 1953! Wow we are old! Oh well 😢

Love that song!!! What a great job Bernie does on the banjo!!! He's the best in my book!!!

Happy Birthday Bernie!

A magical tune I never tire of

Happy Birthday Bernie!

Hi jack 🎶🎶🎶

Great instrumental

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"Whoa Son Don’t Wade To Deep...In Bitter Creek" -Happy Birthday to Bernie Leadon! Born in 1947, Bernie's been a member of the Eagles, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Dillard & Clark, Hearts & Flowers, The Scottsville Squirrel Barkers and others.Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Bitter Creek · Eagles Desperado (Remastered) ℗ 1973 Asylum Records Banjo, Guitar: Bernie Leadon Bass, Bass Guitar: ... ... See MoreSee Less

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Arguably the best of all the Eagles albums! Bernie was a huge part of that. And to think the suits hated it!

Awesome voice, great guitarist/instrumentalist!!!

Love the old western style Eagles stuff!!!

One of my favorite songs the Eagles did !!!

One of my favorite songs to play. Learned it about 30 years ago.

He kept the country in the Eagle Rock!

Happy birthday bernie

Happy birthday Bernie.

@Eagles Songwriter Jack Tempchin thanks for reminding us of all these great, still relevant songs, still very relevant artists. Great music stands the test of time!

Good advice


Love love love !! Beautiful song!!!

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