Demon in Disguise

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Demon in Disguise
Black and white close-up of David Bromberg, photographed on the street
Studio album / Live album by David Bromberg
Released 1972
Genre Folk, folk rock, bluegrass
Label Columbia
Producer David Bromberg
David Bromberg chronology
David Bromberg
(1972)David Bromberg1972
Demon in Disguise
Wanted Dead or Alive
(1974)Wanted Dead or Alive1974
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Demon in Disguise is an album by David Bromberg. His second album, it was released by Columbia Records in 1972.[1][2] It was released as a CD by Wounded Bird Records in 2005.

Demon in Disguise contains some songs that were recorded in the studio, and some that were recorded live.[3] The musicians on the songs "Sharon" and "Demon in Disguise" include five members of the Grateful DeadJerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Keith Godchaux, and Donna Jean Godchaux.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side one:
  1. "Hardworkin' John" (David Bromberg) – 4:00 *
  2. "Sharon" (Bromberg) – 6:07
  3. Medley of Irish fiddle tunes (traditional, arranged by Bromberg) – 2:10 *
  4. "Diamond Lil" (Bromberg) – 6:26
Side two:
  1. "Jugband Song" (Bromberg) – 4:24 *
  2. "Demon in Disguise" (Bromberg) – 5:08
  3. "Tennessee Waltz" (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart) – 3:06 *
  4. "Mr. Bojangles" (Jerry Jeff Walker) – 7:30 *
  5. "Sugar in the Gourd" (Tut Taylor) – 1:44 *
*recorded live




  • Producer: David Bromberg
  • Engineering: James Green, David Brown, Stan Tonkel, Buddy Graham, Stan Hutto
  • Remix engineers: Tim Geelan, Don Meehan
  • Cover design: Sarina Bromberg, Hiroshi Marishima
  • Photographs: Jim McGuire


  1. ^ a b Demon in Disguise at AllMusic
  2. ^ David Bromberg discography at
  3. ^ Demon in Disguise at
  4. ^ Demon in Disguise at the Grateful Dead Family Discography