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


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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Happy Birthday to Sir Elton John! Born OTD in 1947, Elton's on his farewell tour and has a new movie about him. "Rocketman" due out in May. In 1993, Elton asked Don Henley to join him on "Shakey Ground" (a song originally done by The Tempations) for his 'DUETS' CDFrom Elton John's 1993 "Duets" album. "Shakey Ground" was a 1975 single by The Temptations. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Birthday Reg.

This is AWESOME!!! Im a fan of both performers!!!

Happy birthday sir elton john aka rocket man captain fantastic and the pinball wizard

Hats off to Sir Elton John!! but I never heard this song before

Happy birthday to you

Happy birthday Sir Elton John.

Happy Birthday and very many more Sir Elton John.

Happy Birthday Sir Elton!!

Saw him several years ago. He was amazing. Happy Birthday Sir Elton. 🎉🎼🎼

Happy Birthday Elton to you! Cathy

Happy Birthday Wichita, Ks

Happy Birthday sir Elton John...

Saw him last Nov. Happy Birthday Sir Elton!

Happy Birthday to the singer of “Crocodile Rock.”

Love Don Henley, love the Eagles🌹🌹🌹

Happy Birthday Elton John

looking forwards to the movie and the cd. Happy birthday Elton and many more to come,

Happy birthday Sir Elton John! 🎂🍨🍧🎈🎉🎊☺

Great song!...2 of my favorite singers

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday sir Elton John 🎼

Happy Birthday, Sir Elton!!!🎈🎉🎈🎉🎂🎶

Happy Birthday ,as we sh ate the same day and year of our birth. Always enjoy listening to play and sing.God bless🌹💞

Happy HAPPY Birthday to Sir Elton! And many more!

Happy Birthday Mr. Elton❤️✌️

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Eagles to rock Ireland & UK this summer... Special guest Sheryl Crow joins them live at Wembley Stadium! ... See MoreSee Less

Eagles to rock Ireland & UK this summer... Special guest Sheryl Crow joins them live at Wembley Stadium!


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I sure hope they come back to Detroit, Mi. ❤

They definitely need to record this concert!

Wow wish I could go...

Love the Eagles

Lucky enough to see the Eagles 3 times before Glenn Frey passed. A big Vince Gill fan and would love to see Deacon and Joe,Don and Timothy

Will be there. Can't wait.

I sure miss Glenn.........

Have our tickets 🎫 can’t wait

That will be so awesome...

Nice! I’ve never seen her and I think that would be a kickass concert!

Want to go, sniff, sniff 🤣

love release A. song for these dates 😀

World tour... Never thought I'd see something like that again...

What are the Ireland dates ?

Time for a new album and dvd-bluray

Counting down the days, can't wait ..

Are we going brian lee

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Catch me in San Diego at AMSDconcerts on 4/13 before my Official Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction in New York, New York! TIX- http://www.amsdconcerts.com/April.htmlSongwriters Hall Of Fame Announcement Featured on CBS This Morning. Learn more about Jack Tempchin at PeacefulEasyFeeling.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations Jack that is awesome ☮️ full easy feeling 👍


well deserved jack bout time

Congratulations Jack!! Very excited and happy for you!! Well deserved, my friend, well deserved 💯❤😎

Congrats!! Well deserved!! 😊🎈👏👌

I am not worthy! Congrats Jack


Congratulations 🍾


Congratulations Jack!!!

I would go listen to them somewhere

Awesome! Congratulations to my man Jack!!!! Woohoo

Jack you’re the best!!🎸🎼

Congratulations to the best songwriter Jack Tempchin!!!

Congratulations Jack 🎼🎧🎤

Jack you’re the best!!🎸🎼

Loved the eagles

Congratulations! 🎶 🎼 🎵 You more than deserved it!

It's about time....

Hello Jack!! Keep on writing and singing!! ❤️

Congrats, Jack. Well deserved

Congrats dude you surely earned it! Thank you for being in so much of the soundtrack of my life😍


Whooop👍!Congrats Jack🤗😄!

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Hard to believe Eagles released 'On The Border' album 45 years ago on 3/22/74. Exploring deeper cuts on this LP, including Side 2 Track 3 "Is It True?"... composed by and sung by Randy Meisner.Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Is It True? (Eagles 2013 Remaster) · Eagles On The Border (Remastered) ℗ 1974 Elektra/Asylum Records Banjo: Bernie ... ... See MoreSee Less

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I will always Love and Miss GLENN💕FOREVER.

I haven’t heard that in years Forgot how great a song it is!!!!

U could always hear Randy s voice harmonizing with Glenn in the background

It’s a shame that The Eagles & Randy could not work things out. Thank God that they did have a time together. What great music they have given us all !! Thank you Both. Thank you Jack always!!

The Eagles are brilliant

A wonderful album that I keep coming back to listen to time and time again and I always will.. Fantastic 👌😊

I can't believe I'm this old. Lol I was 24. Love all their music.

Great album. But then ALL Eagles albums are great albums...

One of my favorite tracks on that album

Love the Eagles and Randy Meisner was always my favorite! What a beautiful voice. ❤️

Great Album! "Is it True" a Classic! My first Eagles album and the rest was History!😎

Eagles music will makes me chill also eat my heart away ,god bless

Brilliant album

Love the Eagles , Randy Meisner was the best ❤️

Great Album of the best band...

another great song on this album my man by Bernie leadon gram parsons tribute

Love the Eagles, Randy Meisner has such abeautiful voice

Hope Randy is well.

I love this album. Cruizin down the center of a two way street wondering who is.......

Great album, Randy sounds great and I'm so old lol

you're in some trouble boy-we know where you've been

Love the Eagles!!

I've seen many concerts in my life.. I've interviewed many big names in my career but the Eagles being my all time Favorite Group I've never been to a concert or met them.. I think I'd probably fall out if I ever did lolol LOVE MY GUYS THE EAGLES!!!

I love this album... I've been playing it everyday lately.. And that gorgeous watercolor by Henry Diltz... I have it on a sweatshirt as well... Love you Jack 😎

Cool guitar solo on this one👍🏻

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"I'm Tryin' To Change This Water To Wine.." -Eagles released 'On The Border' their 3rd studio album on this date in 1974. Apart from 2 songs produced by Glyn Johns ("Best of My Love" and "You Never Cry Like a Lover"), it was produced by Bill Szymczyk, hired to capture a more rock‑oriented sound.On The Border: Album Name for Early Eagles Recording. ... See MoreSee Less

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love the guitar playing on this song

Never mind your name just give us your number

Love the Eagles

On The Border was definitely ahead of its time...the lyrics fits today!!!

Never cry like a lover is still one of my faves! 💗

Beautiful songs love the eagles

Another oldie but goodie!

I wish the Eagles would play this live in concert

…… BUT,,,, it also included Randy's lead on the bluegrass number...."Midnight Flyer". They were doing everything.

I will always Love and Miss GLENN💕FOREVER.

Great Song! 🎵You in some trouble boy we know where you been 🎵 I'm out on the border I thought this was a private line🎵😎

Let's rock with the Eagles! 🙂 <3

Best of my love !!! wow

Their Best album in my opinion.

written about the Richard Nixon Watergate scandal

Love the song❤️🎶

great switch to Bill....he understood the band.

wish we could release some of eagles and your songs we have worldwide chart registration and you keep all the rights

song written by don Henley glenn frey and Bernie leadon

The best song...EVER!

Nancy Robertson Ehrlinspiel tell Mike I remember when he bought this album I freaking love it

Good stuff there, Jack!! Love the Eagles!!🦅❤️

My favorite Eagles album of all time.

One of the very best!! Love love love 💕

The very best Eagles album! ❤❤❤❤

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"You Can See The Stars And Still Not See The Light..." - Eagles released 'On The Border' on this date in 1974. Side One Track One: "Already Gone" (J. Tempchin / R. Strandlund) featured a harder edged sound.

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I love the On The Border album! It maybe my favorite.

Memories, thanks Jack

Thanks Jack once again

I will always Love and Miss GLENN💕FOREVER.

Love it! Same year I got out of the Air Force! 👍🏻👍🏻

Maybe the greatest FYB song ever

favorite group. Saw them in Winnipeg on their first Hotel California tour. late 70's So Kool.

My favorite Rock and Roll song! In 1974, there were no computer and digital tools to make a band or performer sound better than they were. It was analog and simply put you were as good as you sounded. Today it’s a joke in comparison. Joe Walsh recent wrote he wished they went back to the days a guitar player had to actually play the guitar wo digital fixes. I’m paraphrasing his exact statement.

Damn great song... from a fun great era!

I am proud for you Jack and grateful to you for writing these wonderful songs for the Eagles. I hope you've been compensated well.

Agreed .... On The Border is monumental

Peaceful Easy Feeling, Already Gone and a host of other songs. Jack Tempchin a phenomenal song writer.

Love, love, love! Can’t believe it was released WAYYYY back in 1974!

Great lyrics. Great music. Classic!

I will sing this victory song...woo hoo hoo...🎶

My favorite band. Love me some Eagles music

Love you Jack!!! I hope you're well 💖

Great song and great mood changer! Perfect way to start the weekend

My favorite song!🍷👏

Jack, a truly talented songwriter.

My Favorite Eagles album among an entire catalogue of favorites!

Great song, Mr. Tempchin!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Thank you so much Jack😊 Your the best❤️

Great song and love the Eagles!

Never gets old, they were cooking in this video.

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March 21st, 1977: Eagles perform 'Take It Easy' (Jackson Browne/ Glenn Frey) live at Capital Centre in Largo, MD. Entire show included in 'History of the Eagles' 3 DVD setyoutube.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Wishing I could be with theam they are my favorite s

Love this song!💖

Thanks Jack, Love this

glenn frey would introduce this song a lot by saying,heres how it all started

I wish an Eagles Live Deluxe would come out because the DVD's only an hour long and they did at least 20 songs on the tour.


Just imagine what it would have been like to live in that apartment complex with Jackson Browne , Glen Frye, and others at that time

they were at their peak at this time 42 years later still classic concert final year with randy Meisner

The best of the best❤️

Love the song , love the Eagles

Fantastic concert

even to release a new live version would b good pls PM pls

I Love the sound on the song. One that sticks with you all day when you listen to it!!

Never tire of hearing the Eagles. They were such a wonderful part of my youth.

Love this song ..always the best xoxo


I was at that very show !! Love The Eagles, seen them many times. Their music never gets old !

Brilliant love it ❤

Making it to Winslow is on my bucket list.

Love all the Eagles. Didn't know about the song writer.


This song, whether sung by Jackson Browne, The Eagles, or Glenn Frey, is always an experience! I would have loved to be a fly on the wall when these guys were writing this song!

Absolutely amazing

Ive said it before, but thank you Jack & the band for truly creating songs & a "soundtrack" for America. 🇺🇸🎵💖

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March 21st, 1977: Eagles perform 'Hotel California' live at Capital Centre in Largo, MD. The entire show is included in 'History of the Eagles' 3 DVD set. #fbf

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Eagles performing Hotel California live at Capital Centre (1977)
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The "entire show" is not included, just a few songs from that night. I sure wish that the entire show was available. Precious little video has ever been released from either the Hotel California or Long Run tours.

the best

It just doesn't get much better than this performance at the Capital Centre in 1977!


Don Felder is Da Man and can make IT sing..

Superb Eagles. Rock on 😎😎

I want that 3 disc set for sure ! I love ' The Eagles ' !!!



I was there,great concert.

i saw this tour !!! great show !!!

My favourite music clip

I have a ticket stub from the following nights show at the same venue

My favorite song of theirs

Guaranteed to make you smile!

I would like to get that but too expensive right now.


❤️❤️❤️ 😊😊

Loved to see this live! Sounds amazing and while I am here, these are some of the sexiest musicians ever! 👌🏻🎼🎹🎸🎤🥁🎫 🎶 🎵

I love this song, album 😁😁😁 Lol I just love the Eagles... So many great memories listening to their amazing music 🤗🤗

Part of my youth!

I love the Eagles

So many memories for sure. Love love love the Eagles. Thanks Jack.

Brilliant happy memories!!

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Happy Birthday to songwriting pal John Brannen! Born this week on 3/19/52, John & I wrote 'Learning To Dance', the title track to my 2015 release on Blue Élan Records. Also cut by rocker Johnny Rivers.LEARNING TO DANCE Out now on Blue Elan Records iTunes: http://Smarturl.it/LearningToDanceAlbum Music Producer: Joel Piper. Video by Josh Knoff. Exclusive wor... ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday John Brennen. 🎶

Happy Brithday

Happy birthday to you

Love the Eagles

Happy Birthday.. luv your work..#thebest..

Happy birthday, John Brannen!🎂

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