“Evil Angel”, song written by Jesse Winchester, was recorded by Ed Bruce for the MCA label, in October 1980, at Sound Stage Studio, 10 Music Circle South, Nashville, TN, along with the rest of the album, in session Recording Ed was accompanied by: Bobby Thompson (guitar), Fred Newell (guitar), Jon Goin (guitar), Pete Bordonalli (guitar), Tommy West (guitar), Bill Kenner (mandolin), Sonny Garrish (steel and dobro) , Joe Allen and Steve Shaffer (bass), Kenny Malone and Bob Gelotte (drums and percussion), Buddy Spicher (fiddle), Shane Keister and Charles Cochran (keyboards). With the production of Tommy West, the song was released in March 1981. On May 30, 1981, it reached # 24 on the U.S Hot Country Songs charts, and remaining a total of 14 weeks on the charts.
The song was included on Ed Bruce’s ninth studio album, One to One (MCA 1981), the album was released in spring 1981, reaching # 29 on May 16, 1981, and remaining a total of 50 weeks on the charts.
Jesse Winchester 1999 (Sugar Hill)