Jack Tempchin, pioneering co-architect of the Southern California country-rock sound, will play with Traffic co-founder Dave Mason at The Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach on Sunday, December 14th at 8pm.
Tempchin is a composer of legendary hits: Peaceful Easy Feeling and Already Gone for THE EAGLES (two songs on the best selling album of all time *RIAA.com); You Belong To The City, Smuggler’s Blues, I Found Somebody, The One You Love, for GLENN FREY and Slow Dancing for JOHNNY RIVERS. Recently, he also landed two cuts on the Eagles’ latest multi-platinum release, Long Road Out Of Eden .
His songs have also been covered by other career artists including GEORGE JONES, GLEN CAMPBELL, CHRIS HILLMAN, TANYA TUCKER, EMMYLOU HARRIS, TRISHA YEARWOOD, RICHIE HAVENS, DAN THE PALADINS, and have been sampled by JAY-Z and COOLIO.
Jack Tempchin's music has been featured in the movies THE BIG LEBOWSKI, THELMA & LOUISE, SGT. BILKO, THE LONELY GUY, BAD SEEDS, AN AMERICAN MURDER and others.
For 2008, Tempchin releases own solo CD simply titled ‘SONGS’. Included is his own version of the hit song he co-wrote with Glenn Fry called ‘SMUGGLER’S BLUES’, once featured prominently in the 1980s MIAMI VICE TV show. ‘SONGS’ is out on his own label Night River Records, distributed by Burnside Distribution.
JACK TEMPCHIN with DAVE MASON
December 14, 2008 8pm
Belly Up Tavern in San Diego
143 S Cedros Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075