I Thought About You (album)

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I Thought About You
Live album by Shirley Horn
Released 1987
Recorded May 12–13, 1987, Vine St. Bar and Grill, Hollywood
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 52:54
Label Verve
Shirley Horn chronology
I Thought About You
Close Enough for Love
(1989)Close Enough for Love1989

I Thought About You is a 1987 live album by Shirley Horn, her first album for Verve Records. [1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album four and a half stars and said that "This live set...was Shirley Horn's "comeback" album after many years in which she purposely maintained a low profile as she raised her daughter. Typical of Horn's music ever since, she sings intimate ballads with her trio...and plays very effective piano behind her vocals...". [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Something Happens to Me" (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal) - 3:41
  2. "The Eagle and Me" (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg) - 3:10
  3. "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 4:58
  4. "Love Is Here to Stay" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:33
  5. "Isn't It Romantic?" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 6:02
  6. "Estate (Summer)" (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino, Joel E. Siegel) - 7:42
  7. "Nice 'n' Easy" (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) - 4:54
  8. "I Thought About You" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) - 5:59
  9. "The Great City" (Curtis Reginald Lewis) - 2:52
  10. "I Wish I Didn't Love You So" (Frank Loesser) - 5:26
  11. "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)" (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) - 11:56


  • Ellie Hughes – art direction, design
  • Tom Hughes
  • Nick Dofflemeyer – assistant engineer
  • Richard Seidel – consultant
  • Larry Walsh – editing
  • David Kreisberg – engineer, producer
  • Ron Berinstein – executive producer
  • Sherry Rayn Barnett – photography
  • Miriam Cutler & Swing Street – producer


  1. ^ a b c "I Thought About You". Allmusic. Retrieved October 8, 2011.