1982 Jimmy Webb – Angel Heart

Angel Heart is the seventh album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb, released in April 1982 by Real West Production. Check out these pictures from the studio recording.

In 2018 Jimmy Webb re-released the album (35th Anniversary Expanded Edition) with 3 bonus tracks and demos.

James Layne “Jimmy” Webb (born August 15, 1946) is an American songwriter, composer, and singer. He has written numerous platinum-selling classics, including “Up, Up and Away”, “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”, “Wichita Lineman”, “Galveston”, “The Worst That Could Happen”, “All I Know”, and “MacArthur Park”. His songs have been performed by many popular contemporary artists, including The 5th Dimension, Glen Campbell, The Supremes, Richard Harris, Johnny Maestro, Rod McKuen, Frank Sinatra, Thelma Houston, The Temptations, Barbra Streisand, Art Garfunkel, Joe Cocker, Judy Collins, Donna Summer, Linda Ronstadt, America, Amy Grant, Dionne Warwick, John Denver, Johnny Cash, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Tom Jones, Michael Feinstein, Rosemary Clooney, R.E.M., and Carly Simon.

Tracks

1  Angel Heart (Jimmy Webb) 3:24
2  God’s Gift (Jimmy Webb) 3:52
3  One Of The Few (John Cooper) 4:29
4  Scissor’s Cut (Jimmy Webb) 4:44
5  Work For A Dollar (Jimmy Webb) 5:34
6  His World (Jimmy Webb) 4:37
7  Our Movie (Jimmy Webb) 3:53
8  Nasty Love (Jimmy Webb) 4:29
9  In Cars (Jimmy Webb) 3:33
10 Old Wing Mouth (Jimmy Webb) 3:51
11 Driftwoord (Jimmy Webb) 3:44
12 Hight Rent Ghetto (Jimmy Webb) 2:51
13 Adios (Jimmy Webb) 2:51
14 One Of The Few (demo) (John Cooper) 3:02
15 In Cars (demo) (Jimmy Webb) 3:08
16 Early Morning Song (demo) (Jimmy Webb) 3:29

Media

Musicians

1 Angel Heart

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarFred Tackett
PianoJimmy Webb
PianoDavid Paich
PercussionVictor Feldman
Background VocalsGerry Beckley
Background VocalsMatthew McCauley
Background VocalsFred Mollin


2 God’s Gift

BassBob Glaub
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
Acoustic GuitarFred Mollin
PianoDavid Foster
PianoJimmy Webb
SynthesizerMatthew McCauley
PercussionFred Mollin
Background VocalsMatthew McCauley
Background VocalsFred Mollin


3 One Of The Few

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarDean Parks
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
PercussionFred Mollin
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
Background VocalsLeah Kunkel
Background VocalsGraham Nash


4 Scissor’s Cut

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDean Parks
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
FluteBud Shank
PercussionFred Mollin
Background VocalsGerry Beckley
Background VocalsGraham Nash


5 Work For A Dollar

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDean Parks
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
SynclavierMatthew McCauley
PercussionFred Mollin
Background VocalsFred Mollin
Background VocalsKenny Loggins
Background VocalsValerie Carter


6 His World

BassBob Glaub
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
PianoDavid Foster
PianoJimmy Webb
SynthesizerMatthew McCauley
Background VocalsMatthew McCauley
Background VocalsFred Mollin


7 Our Movie

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDean Parks
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
SynthesizerMatthew McCauley
PercussionFred Mollin
Background VocalsLeah Kunkel
Background VocalsGraham Nash


8 Nasty Love

BassDean Cortese
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
OrganDavid Paich
PianoDavid Foster
PianoJimmy Webb
SynthesizerMatthew McCauley
TrumpetJerry Hey
Background VocalsMatthew McCauley
Background VocalsFred Mollin
Background VocalsDarryl Hall


9 In Cars

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarDean Parks
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
PercussionFred Mollin
PercussionMatthew McCauley


10 Old Wing Mouth

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarFred Tackett
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
OrganDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
PercussionMatthew McCauley
Background VocalsMatthew McCauley
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
Background VocalsKenny Loggins


11 Driftwoord

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
PianoDavid Paich
SynthesizerMatthew McCauley


12 High Rent Ghetto

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
Background VocalsSusan Webb


13 Adios

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJimmy Webb
PercussionVictor Feldman

Liner Notes

Producer – Fred Mollin, Matthew McCauley
Producer (Executive) – William Williams
Arranged By (Strings) – Matthew McCauley (Tracks 3, 7, 11)
Engineer (Basic Tracks) – Bobby Schaper
Engineer (Overdubs) – Mark Linett
Engineer (Overdubs Additional) – Dennis Drake
Mastered – Mike Reese
Mixed – Bill Schnee

Design – Nancy Donald
Photography – Henry Diltz

Mastered at the Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA
Mixed at Sunset Sound Recorders & Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA