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Encyclopedia > Timothy B. Schmit
Timothy B. Schmit
Birth name Timothy Bruce Schmit
Born October 30, 1947 (1947-10-30) (age 60)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Genre(s) Rock, Country
Occupation(s) Songwriter, Bass guitarist, Singer
Instrument(s) Vocals, Bass guitar, Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Rhythm guitar, Electric guitar
Years active 1960s-present
Associated
acts
Eagles, Poco
Website timothybschmit.com

Timothy Bruce Schmit (born October 30, 1947, in Oakland, California) is an American bass guitar player and singer best known as a member of Poco and the Eagles. is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Oakland redirects here. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Fender Precision Bass Bass Guitar is a commonly spoken phrase used to refer to the electric bass and horizontal acoustic basses, a stringed instrument similar in design to the electric guitar, but larger in size, commonly fretted and sometimes fretless and with a lower range. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... A sunburst-colored Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Percussion instruments are played by being struck, shaken, rubbed or scraped. ... Rhythm guitar is a guitar that is primarily used to provide rhythmic and harmonic accompaniment for a singer or for other instruments in an ensemble. ... An electric guitar An electric guitar is a type of guitar that uses pickups to convert the vibration of its steel-cored strings into electrical current, which is then amplified. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... Present may mean: present (time): time that is neither past nor future a gift: thing given free of charge, gratis This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Eagles redirects here. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Oakland redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... A sunburst-colored Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... The Eagles redirects here. ...

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Early life

Raised in Sacramento, he began playing in the folk music group Tim, Tom & Ron at age 15. That group evolved into a surf band called the Contenders, then changed its name to the New Breed. Changing its name once again to Glad, the group recorded the album Feelin' Glad in 1968. Sacramento redirects here. ... Folk song redirects here. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ...


In 1970, Schmit joined Poco, replacing founding member Randy Meisner as bassist. Poco is an American country rock band. ... Randy Herman Meisner (born 8 March 1946 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, U.S.) is a bass guitar player, singer and songwriter best known as a founding member of the country-rock group the Eagles. ...


Tenure with the Eagles

In 1977, Schmit joined with the Eagles on the Hotel California tour (shortly after the release of the album Hotel California), and once again replacing Randy Meisner on bass guitar. On the 1979 album The Long Run, Schmit co-wrote and sang the song "I Can't Tell You Why." The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... This article is about the album. ... The Long Run can refer to: a 1979 album named The Long Run by The Eagles. ... I Cant Tell You Why is a song from the Eagles which appeared on their 1979 album The Long Run. ...


The Eagles broke up in 1980 and reunited in 1994, with Schmit singing the lead vocal on "Love Will Keep Us Alive," on their reunion album Hell Freezes Over. Hell Freezes Over is an album by The Eagles, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music). ...


In 2007, the Eagles released a new album, Long Road Out of Eden. Long Road Out of Eden is the seventh studio album by American rock band the Eagles, released in 2007. ...


Career after the Eagles

After the Eagles broke up in 1980, he attempted a solo career and sang vocals and played bass for hire during studio sessions. His voice can be heard on other hits, including Crosby, Stills and Nash's "Southern Cross," where he sang harmony due to David Crosby's drug overindulgence. He was also a background musician on two of Don Henley's hit songs, "Dirty Laundry" and "You Don't Know Me at All." Schmit teamed with former Eagles bandmates Joe Walsh and Meisner to provide background vocals to the 1987 Richard Marx hit "Don't Mean Nothing." He also performed on the Toto 1983 hit single "I Won't Hold You Back Now", and the Jars Of Clay song "Everything In Between" In music, a solo is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung by a single performer (solo is an Italian word literally meaning alone). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Sideman. ... The human voice consists of sound made by a human using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing, crying and screaming. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... Crosby, Stills, & Nash (sometimes known as Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young) is a pioneering folk rock/rock supergroup that formed out of the remnants of three 1960s bands the Buffalo Springfield, the Byrds, and the Hollies. ... Southern Cross was a song by American rock band Crosby, Stills and Nash, released in 1982 on the album Daylight Again. ... David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ... Donald Hugh Don Henley (born July 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas) is an American rock musician who is the drummer and one of the lead singers and songwriters of the band Eagles. ... Dirty Laundry is a song by Don Henley, written by him and Danny Kortchmar. ... For other persons named Joe Walsh, see Joe Walsh (disambiguation). ... // Toto can have several meanings: Toto (cat), a cheetah cub seen in episodes of Big Cat Week on BBC. Toto (gorilla), a gorilla taken from the wild in the 1930s and eventually sold to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus TOTO (company), a Japanese manufacturer of bathroom... Jars of Clay is a rock band from Franklin, Tennessee. ...


In 1996, Schmit sang on a cover version of The Beach Boys' 1966 song "Caroline, No" on their album Stars and Stripes Vol. 1, with the Beach Boys themselves contributing harmonies. Schmit also toured with Jimmy Buffett, in 1983, 1984, and 1985. Schmit was the one who coined the term "Parrotheads" for the Buffett fans. [1] // In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... The Beach Boys are an American rock and roll band. ... Stars And Stripes Vol. ... James William Jimmy Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is a singer, songwriter, author, businessman, and recently a film producer best known for his island escapism lifestyle and music including hits such as Margaritaville (No. ... Parrothead is a commonly used nickname for fans of Jimmy Buffett. ...


Albums With Poco

Poco is an American country rock band. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Deliverin’ is the first live album by the Country Rock band Poco. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... From the Inside is an album by Alice Cooper, released in 1978 (see 1978 in music). ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... A Good Feelin’ To Know is the fifth album by the country rock band Poco. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Crazy Eyes is the sixth album by the country rock band Poco. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... 7 (seven) is the natural number following 6 and preceding 8. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Cantamos is the eighth album by the country rock band Poco. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Head Over Heels can refer to: Head Over Heels (in this life)( song) - 3rd single from Switchfoots album Oh! Gravity Head Over Heels (Paula Abdul album) — the 1995 album by Paula Abdul Head over Heels (album) — the 1983 album by the Cocteau Twins Head Over Heels (Tears for Fears song... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rose Of Cimarron is the 9th album by the country rock band Poco. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... An Indian summer day Indian summer is a name given to a period of sunny, warm weather in autumn, not long before winter. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Category: ... This article is about the year. ...

Albums With The Eagles

The Long Run can refer to: a 1979 album named The Long Run by The Eagles. ... Eagles Live is the first live album by the American rock band Eagles, a two-LP set released in 1980. ... Eagles Greatest Hits, Vol. ... Hell Freezes Over is an album by The Eagles, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music). ... Long Road Out of Eden is the seventh studio album by American rock band the Eagles, released in 2007. ...

Solo discography

  • Playin' It Cool (1984) #160 US
  • Timothy B. (1987) #106 US
  • Tell Me The Truth (1990)
  • Feed The Fire (2001)

See also: // January 21 - Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood reaches number one in the UK singles chart: it spends a total of forty-two weeks in the Top 40. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1987 Record labels established in 1987 // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... See also: 1990 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1990 Record labels established in 1990 list of years in music // January 21 - MTVs Unplugged premieres on cable television with musical guest, Squeeze February 6 - Billy Idol is involved in a serious motorcycle accident, resulting in several broken bones. ... The Shadow Every Song Is You Make You Feel My Love Ill Always Let You In Running Im Not Angry Anymore Give Me Back My Sight You Are Everything Top Of The Stairs Moment Of Truth Timothy B. Schmit - lead vocals, Bass guitar, guitar Joe Walsh - Lead Guitar, backing... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ...

Eagles Songs

Eagles songs featuring lead vocals by Timothy B. Schmit

  • "I Can't Tell You Why" on The Long Run (written by Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, and Glenn Frey)
  • "Love Will Keep Us Alive" on Hell Freezes Over (written by Pete Vale, Jim Capaldi, and Paul Carrack)
  • "I Don't Want to Hear Anymore" on Long Road Out of Eden (written by Paul Carrack)
  • "Do Something" on Long Road Out of Eden (written by Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, and Steuart Smith)

I Cant Tell You Why is a song from the Eagles which appeared on their 1979 album The Long Run. ... The Long Run is the sixth studio album by Eagles, released in 1979 (see 1979 in music). ... Donald Hugh Don Henley (born July 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas) is an American rock musician who is the drummer and one of the lead singers and songwriters of the band Eagles. ... Glenn Lewis Frey (born November 6, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan[1]) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as one of the founding members of rock band Eagles. ... Hell Freezes Over is an album by The Eagles, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music). ... Jim Capaldi (2 August 1944 – 28 January 2005) was an English musician and songwriter and a founding member of Traffic. ... Paul Carrack (born April 22, 1951 in Sheffield, England) is an English keyboardist, singer and songwriter. ... Long Road Out of Eden is the seventh studio album by American rock band the Eagles, released in 2007. ... Long Road Out of Eden is the seventh studio album by American rock band the Eagles, released in 2007. ... Steuart Smith is a guitarist for the Eagles rock band. ...

Singles

Year Song US Hot 100 US Mainstream Rock US Adult Contemporary Album
1982 "So Much In Love" 59 - 27 Fast Times at Ridgemont High soundtrack/Playin' It Cool
1987 "Boys Night Out" 25 17 - Timothy B.

“Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ... The Adult Contemporary chart lists the most popular songs weekly calculated by airplay and occasionally sales. ... See also: 1982 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1982 Record labels established in 1982 list of years in music // January 15 - K.C. and the Sunshine Bands Harry Wayne Casey is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida. ... “Ridgemont High School” redirects here. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1987 Record labels established in 1987 // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Timothy B. Schmit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (318 words)
Timothy Bruce Schmit (born October 30, 1947 in Oakland, CA), the bass guitar player for The Eagles, is famous for the solo style bass.
Schmit also toured with Jimmy Buffett, in 1983, 1984, and 1985.
Schmit joined the Eagles shortly after they released the Hotel California album and was only a studio member of the band for their album The Long Run.
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