No Depression Interview With Jack Tempchin

Posted on July 3rd, 2015   Comments:

Room To RunBy Henry Carrigan. Originally published on No Depression.

Mention Jack Tempchin, and the words “Peaceful Easy Feeling” come immediately to mind. So do “Already Gone,” “Slow Dancin’ (Swayin’ to the Music),” “Smuggler’s Blues,” and “You Belong to the City,” among many, many others. He’s written songs that have been recorded by artists as diverse as Emmylou Harris, Tom Rush, New Riders of the Purple Sage, and Patty Loveless.

Yet, Tempchin doesn’t sit still and doesn’t want to live in the past, and he’s just released an EP, Room to Run, of four new songs that he either wrote himself or co-wrote with others, and his new album, Learning to Dance, hits the store shelves on August 21. “I have millions of songs rushing through my head today, and a real passion for recording them and playing them live.” (more…)

Jack Tempchin Talks About “Room To Run”


Posted on June 16th, 2015   Comments:

Originally posted at Every songwriter dreams of writing just one song – that song – that everyone knows and can sing – or, at the very least, hum. To be able to write two, well, that would be the rarified air segment of the songwriter hierarchy. More than that and you know that you’ve […]

Room To Run Review From Elmore Magazine

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Posted on June 2nd, 2015   Comments:

Review by Lee Zimmerman Originally posted at After making his mark as a songwriter of note for the Eagles (“Already Gone,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling” et. al.) as well as for Tom Waits, J.D. Souther, Jackson Browne and other harbingers of the fabled Laurel Canyon sound, Jack Tempchin returns with a modest four song EP […]

The “Room To Run” Music Video…

Posted on May 20th, 2015   Comments:

Jack’s new album is officially available on iTunes. You can click here to listen and/or download the album now. Watch the new music video of the EP’s title track below…

Jack Tempchin, Eagles Songwriter, Performs At The Troubadour

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Posted on May 15th, 2015   Comments:

Repost of a review by Bill Palmer of Beatweek Magazine. Jack Tempchin takes the stage at the Troubadour, looks out at the crowded club, and says “Oh cool.” If he’s surprised to have attracted a sizable audience, perhaps he shouldn’t be. After all, he wrote some of the biggest hits the Eagles ever had, despite […]

With Jackson Browne & Joel Rafael on 4/9 – SAN DIEGO UT Story

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Posted on April 9th, 2015   Comments:

Link: Jackson Browne show to aid San Diegan. Jack Tempchin & Joel Rafael will also sing at April 9 ‘Circle of Friends’ benefit in Escondido for North County traumatic brain injury victim Cheyne Johnston.

Jack Comments in San Diego Union Tribune Eagles Show Preview


Posted on April 9th, 2015   Comments:

Link: THE EAGLES KEEP MAKING HISTORY “Thanks to a series of classic singles, including “Desperado,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone” (the latter two written and co-written, respectively, by San Diego’s Jack Tempchin), the band became perennial radio favorites and a major concert draw…”

The Huffington Post interview with Mike Ragogna


Posted on April 9th, 2015   Comments:

Link: From ‘Eve Of Destruction’ to ‘Already Gone': Conversations with Jack Tempchin and P.F. Sloan. Mike R: That was an interesting period. It almost seemed like the Eagles served as a hub for a lot of acts, J.D. Souther being one. Even Randy Newman with “Short People” and “Rider In The Rain.” That must […]

Welcome To

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Posted on March 10th, 2015   Comments:

Welcome to the official site of singer songwriter, Jack Tempchin. You can find my latest blog post below this post, and a host of other options in the nav bar above. Be sure to sign up for my mailing list and get a FREE download of my latest single, ‘Summertime Bum’ from my upcoming EP, ‘Room […]