Out today (August 23rd) is Eagles songwriter Jack Tempchin's previously unheard co-write with the late-Glenn Frey. The song serves as the title track to Tempchin's One More Time With Feeling album, which has been released via Jimmy Buffett‘s label Mailboat Records.
One More Time With Feeling — which is Tempchin's 12th album — features a tribute to Frey, titled “Never Had The Chance to Say Goodbye,” along with re-recordings of “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “True Love.”
Tempchin, who was finally inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame earlier this year, is renowned for his work in the 1970's and '80s, penning such instant classics as “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone” for the Eagles, and Johnny Rivers' 1977 hit “Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancing).”
Following the Eagles' 1980 split, Tempchin and Glenn Frey went on to co-write Frey's solo '80s hits, “You Belong To The City”, “Smuggler's Blues”, “The One You Love”, “I Found Somebody,” and “True Love.”
We asked Jack Tempchin how many more unreleased collaborations with Glenn Frey he's currently sitting on: “There are a few. There's. . . I don't know, between five and 10 more things at various stages. There are a couple that are almost completely done, and then there are others that are partial. I've got at least a couple that I'm very excited about that I started with Glenn and we never quite recorded 'em.”
Tempchin told us that circumstances have made it clear to him that these collaborations with Frey will only see the light of day through him: “I mean, I tried to contact a few people that knew him and say, 'Hey, do you wanna help finish these?' But that didn't work out. So, I'm kind of going, 'Y'know, it's me or nobody.' I'll hear something and then it'll be so great and I'll think, 'I've gotta finish this, otherwise no one's ever gonna hear it.'”