Multi-platinum songwriter Jack Tempchin will release a live CD/DVD package, “Jack Tempchin – Live At Tales From The Tavern”, on December 4th, 2012.
Shot by acclaimed photographer Henry Diltz, the new disc features solo acoustic versions of Tempchin performing several of his hits made famous by others, including: “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone” (Eagles), “You Belong To The City” and “The One You Love” (Glenn Frey), “Slow Dancing” (Johnny Rivers), as well as many new songs.
Jack Tempchin has written or co-written five multi-platinum hits with or for The Eagles. He solely penned "Peaceful Easy Feeling", and wrote "Already Gone" with Robb Strandlund. Both on “Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975”, awarded by the R.I.A.A. as the ‘best selling US album of the 20th century’.
In 1994, a Tempchin/Frey collaboration, "The Girl From Yesterday" was featured on the Eagles “Hell Freezes Over”. Tempchin also co-wrote two songs, "It's Your World Now" with Frey, and "Somebody" with John Brannen, for the Eagles 2007 album “Long Road Out Of Eden”.
In the 80’s, he co-wrote a string of Top 10 hits with Glenn Frey: "You Belong To The City", "Smugglers Blues", "The One You Love", "Sexy Girl", "Party Town" among others, including, "Part Of You, Part of Me", the theme song for the movie ‘Thelma & Louise’. Jack Tempchin also solely composed the Top 10 hit "Slow Dancin" for Johnny Rivers.
Jack Tempchin has had songs recorded and performed by music greats such as George Jones, Emmylou Harris, Glen Campbell, Chris Hillman, Patty Loveless, Trisha Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Richie Havens, N.R.P.S., The Paladins, Kate Wolf, Tom Rush, Dwight Yoakam, Jim James of My Morning Jacket and many, many others. ...and he's been sampled by Jay-Z and Coolio.
Thanks to Peter Holmstedt at HEMIFRAN