Jack Tempchin is an American musician and singer-songwriter, best known for writing the Eagles classic "Peaceful Easy Feeling" and co-writing their hits "Already Gone", "The Girl From Yesterday," "Somebody," and "It's Your World Now."
During the Eagles’ breakup period (1980–1994) he co-wrote with Glenn Frey producing "You Belong to the City", "Smuggler's Blues", "The One You Love", "I Found Somebody" and "True Love".
Among numerous other songs, Tempchin wrote "Slow Dancin' (Swayin' to the Music)." The song was first recorded by the short-lived group The Funky Kings, of which Tempchin was a member at the time. In 1977, the song became a top-10 pop hit for Johnny Rivers, and in 1979 it was a top-10 country hit for Johnny Duncan.
Other compositions include:
Tempchin has also toured extensively as a solo artist over the years, opening for artists such as Ringo Starr, Jackson Browne, Dave Mason, Poco, Dolly Parton, Karla Bonoff, Chicago, Christopher Cross, Kenny Loggins, Timothy B. Schmit, Barry McGuire, Tom Rush, Al Kooper and Emmylou Harris.
His current band is called Rocket Science, which plays at venues throughout Southern California and beyond.
He is from Encinitas, California.
with The Funky Kings
- 1978 Jack Tempchin
- 1994 After the Rain
- 1995 Lonely Midnight
- 1997 Best of Jack Tempchin (includes newly recorded versions of "Already Gone" and "Peaceful Easy Feeling" )
- 2000 Live on Hwy 101
- 2004 Staying Home
- 2007 Songs
- 2012 Live At Tales From The Tavern
Music Indistry News Network
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:37:30 -0800
(San Diego, CA) March 4, 2013 - Legendary multi-platinum songwriter JACK TEMPCHIN will play a short set while offering free tastings of his new PEACEFUL EASY FEELING Cabernet Sauvignon for those 21+ at Whole Foods Market in Encinitas, CA on ...
La Jolla Light
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 10:11:15 -0800
Friday, March 21, local legends Jack Tempchin, Israel Maldonado and Jeffrey Joe Morin will perform. Tempchin co-wrote five hits for the Eagles: “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” “Already Gone,” “The Girl from Yesterday,” “Somebody,” and “It's Your World Now.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:37:30 -0800
Jordan Pundik from platinum-selling New Found Glory, Sean and Sara Watkins from Grammy-award-winning Nickel Creek, Jack Tempchin (who wrote 'Peaceful Easy Feeling' for the Eagles and a string of other hits), and a few other folks all liked the idea of ...
Yahoo Music (blog)
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:52:30 -0800
The book is accompanied by a set of music inspired by the stories that are related, and Woodard created a music collective with New Found Glory frontman Jordan Pundik, songwriter Jack Tempchin (the Eagles, Emmylou Harris, Glen Campbell), keyboardist ...
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:57:19 -0800
Songwriter's Square may have changed the “shape” of songwriter's showcases but it nonetheless carries on Los Angeles' rich singer-songwriter tradition. Future scheduled guest include Jack Tempchin (writer/cowriter of the Eagles hits “Already Gone” and ...
U-T San Diego
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:20:51 -0800
(Ironically, Spencer was also scheduled to perform here at Lestat's in May, 2012, with San Diego singer-songwriter Jack Tempchin, but that show was also mysteriously cancelled at the last minute.) This week saw a rapid-fire sequence of events related ...
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Yahoo Noticias Brasil
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:48:45 -0800
Tudo está retratado neste DVD em detalhes inacreditáveis: a amizade e a influência de Jackson Browne, as parcerias com os compositores J. D. Souther e Jack Tempchin, as brigas e processos contra o outrora poderoso David Geffen, os problemas com o ...
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