Timothy B. Schmit

Timothy B. Schmit

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Timothy Bruce Schmit (born October 30, 1947, in Oakland, California) is an American musician and songwriter, best known for his work as bass guitar player and singer for Poco and the Eagles. Schmit has also worked for decades as a session musician and solo artist.

Early career

Raised in Sacramento, Schmit 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. As the New Breed they had one big radio hit, the catchy, Animals-inspired "Green Eyed Woman," released 1965. Changing its name once again to Glad, the group recorded the album Feelin' Glad in 1968.

In 1970, Schmit joined Poco, replacing founding member Randy Meisner on bass and vocals. He wrote and was lead singer on the song "Keep On Tryin'," Poco's biggest hit single to that point, peaking at #50 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1975. Apart from Poco, Schmit also contributed vocals to Firefall's 1977 hit, "Just Remember I Love You."

Schmit also played bass and sang backing vocals on several Steely Dan albums.

Tenure with the Eagles

In 1977, Schmit joined the Eagles after the Hotel California tour, once again replacing Randy Meisner on bass/vocals after Meisner quit. While the Eagles are thought to be a quintessential California band, Schmit is actually the only native...
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