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

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Fred Tackett
Piano Jimmy Webb
Piano David Paich
Percussion Victor Feldman
Background Vocals Gerry Beckley
Background Vocals Matthew McCauley
Background Vocals Fred Mollin


2 God’s Gift

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Acoustic Guitar Fred Mollin
Piano David Foster
Piano Jimmy Webb
Synthesizer Matthew McCauley
Percussion Fred Mollin
Background Vocals Matthew McCauley
Background Vocals Fred Mollin


3 One Of The Few

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Dean Parks
Piano David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Percussion Fred Mollin
Background Vocals Michael McDonald
Background Vocals Leah Kunkel
Background Vocals Graham Nash


4 Scissor’s Cut

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Dean Parks
Piano David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Flute Bud Shank
Percussion Fred Mollin
Background Vocals Gerry Beckley
Background Vocals Graham Nash


5 Work For A Dollar

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Dean Parks
Piano David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Synclavier Matthew McCauley
Percussion Fred Mollin
Background Vocals Fred Mollin
Background Vocals Kenny Loggins
Background Vocals Valerie Carter


6 His World

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Piano David Foster
Piano Jimmy Webb
Synthesizer Matthew McCauley
Background Vocals Matthew McCauley
Background Vocals Fred Mollin


7 Our Movie

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Dean Parks
Piano David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Synthesizer Matthew McCauley
Percussion Fred Mollin
Background Vocals Leah Kunkel
Background Vocals Graham Nash


8 Nasty Love

Bass Dean Cortese
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Organ David Paich
Piano David Foster
Piano Jimmy Webb
Synthesizer Matthew McCauley
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Background Vocals Matthew McCauley
Background Vocals Fred Mollin
Background Vocals Darryl Hall


9 In Cars

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Dean Parks
Piano David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Percussion Fred Mollin
Percussion Matthew McCauley


10 Old Wing Mouth

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Fred Tackett
Acoustic Guitar Dean Parks
Organ David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Percussion Matthew McCauley
Background Vocals Matthew McCauley
Background Vocals Michael McDonald
Background Vocals Kenny Loggins


11 Driftwoord

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Acoustic Guitar Dean Parks
Piano David Paich
Synthesizer Matthew McCauley


12 High Rent Ghetto

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Acoustic Guitar Dean Parks
Piano David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Background Vocals Susan Webb


13 Adios

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Acoustic Guitar Fred Tackett
Piano David Paich
Piano Jimmy Webb
Percussion Victor 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