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Jack Tempchin

Jack Tempchin



Jack Tempchin is an American musician and singer-songwriter, best known for writing the Eagles classic "Peaceful Easy Feeling"[1] and co-writing their hits "Already Gone",[2] "The Girl From Yesterday",[3] "Somebody",[4] and "It's Your World Now".[5]

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".[6]

Among numerous other songs, Tempchin wrote "Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancing) ".[7] 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,[8] and in 1979 it was a top-10 country hit for Johnny Duncan.[9]

Other compositions include:[10]

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.[11]

His current band is called Rocket Science, which plays at venues throughout Southern California and beyond.

He is from Encinitas, California.


Part of Me, Part of You
Part of Me, Part of You is a song by musical artist Jack Tempchin, released on January 20, 2017.
One More Song
One More Song is an album by musical artist Jack Tempchin, released on September 2, 2016.
After The Rain by Jack Tempchin and the Seclusions
After The Rain by Jack Tempchin and the Seclusions is an album by musical artist Jack Tempchin, released on January 1, 1990.
Live At Tales from the Tavern
Live At Tales from the Tavern is an album by musical artist Jack Tempchin, released on September 25, 2012.

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Popular Albums9

Album Appearances & References2

Popular Songs3

Song Appearances & References8

Collaborators & Influencers5

Other Music-Related Relationships2

Awards & Nominations1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles12


Spotify - Appears On1


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles6

This week on ART OF THE SONG: Jack Tempchin
  –  January 30, 2017
Our guest this week on Art of the Song is California singer/songwriter Jack Tempchin. Perhaps best known for his collaborative work with the late Glenn Frey of the Eagles, Jack wrote their classic Peaceful Easy Feeling, and co-wrote most of the songs on ...
Jack Tempchin
  –  January 29, 2017
Jack Tempchin is located at the address 103 N Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas, California 92024. They can be contacted via phone at (760) 753-4137 for pricing, hours and directions. Jack Tempchin has an annual sales volume of 501K - 999,999. . For maps and ...
Jack Tempchin
  –  January 25, 2017
"Jack Tempchin" is an American musician and songwriter, best known for writing The Eagles' hit "Peaceful Easy Feeling" and co-writing their hit "Already Gone." He has also composed hits for Glenn Frey in his solo career, including "Smuggler's Blues" and ...
Hear Jack Tempchin Honor Eagles’ Glenn Frey in Poignant Cover
  –  January 19, 2017
Hear Eagles Songwriter Jack Tempchin Honor Glenn Frey in Poignant Cover Jack Tempchin, the singer-songwriter who wrote Eagles’ “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and co-wrote the group’s hit “Already Gone,” among others, honors late friend and ...
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  –  January 10, 2017
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Win the new album from Jack Tempchin
  –  January 2, 2017
In our January 2017 issue of Goldmine, you can read Warren Kurtz’s full-page feature on Jack Tempchin. He is the songwriter of the Eagles’ “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and co-writer of “Already Gone” and most of Glenn Frey’s solo songs. On his new ...
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