I Just Dropped by to Say Hello

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I Just Dropped By to Say Hello
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Studio album by Johnny Hartman
Released 1964
Recorded October 9 & 17, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 33:09
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Johnny Hartman chronology
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
(1963)John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman1963
I Just Dropped by to Say Hello
The Voice That Is!
(1965)The Voice That Is!1965
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

I Just Dropped by to Say Hello is a 1963 studio album by jazz singer Johnny Hartman.[3] It was Hartman's second and next-to-last album on Impulse!, after his highly successful collaboration with John Coltrane which produced John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman, recorded a few months earlier.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Charade (from Charade)" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 2:38
  2. "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (Bob Hilliard, David Mann) – 2:49
  3. "A Sleepin' Bee" (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) – 2:15
  4. "Don't You Know I Care (Or Don't You Care to Know)" (Mack David, Duke Ellington) – 4:14
  5. "Kiss & Run" (Rene Denoncin, William Engvick, Jack Ledru) – 3:35
  6. "If I'm Lucky" (Eddie DeLange, Josef Myrow) – 2:52
  7. "I Just Dropped by to Say Hello" (Sid Feller, Rick Ward) – 4:10
  8. "Stairway to the Stars" (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) – 3:09
  9. "Our Time" (Stanley Glick, Johnny Hartman) – 3:00
  10. "Don't Call It Love" (Ronnell Bright) – 2:07
  11. "How Sweet It Is to Be in Love" (George Cardini, Danny DiMinno) – 2:20

Tracks 1, 6 recorded on October 9, 1963; the remainder on October 17, 1963.



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 97. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ I Just Dropped By to Say Hello at AllMusic