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Jack Tempchin

  • Jack Tempchin [Arista, 1978] B

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Jack Tempchin [Arista, 1978]
In which the successful L.A. songwriter and former (putative) Funky King becomes a Schmeagle for our time--in the course of four terrific songs he loses his keys, misplaces his car, doesn't get laid, and spends fifteen days under the hood. That's the trick, Jack--tell enough jokes on yourself and your self-pity becomes tolerable. B