Frey wrote this song with Jack Tempchin
, one of several very talented songwriters who entered the Eagles' ambit in the late '60s. Tempchin was a San Diego-based singer-songwriter when he met Frey. They became good friends, and Frey ended up recording two of Tempchin's songs with the Eagles: "Peaceful Easy Feeling
" and "Already Gone
." Other artists who contributed track to the group include Jackson Browne ("Take It Easy
") and J.D. Souther ("New Kid In Town
When it came time for Frey to launch is solo career, he started writing songs with Tempchin, who worked on all five of Frey's solo albums.