A Few Miles from Memphis

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A Few Miles from Memphis
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Studio album by Harold Mabern
RecordedMarch 11, 1968
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
PR 7568
ProducerCal Lampley
Harold Mabern chronology
A Few Miles from Memphis
Rakin' and Scrapin'

A Few Miles from Memphis is the debut album by pianist Harold Mabern which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

In his review for Allmusic, Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. calls the album "a bluesy, rhythm-filled set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Harold Mabern except as noted

  1. "A Few Miles From Memphis" - 5:30
  2. "Walkin' Back" - 5:52
  3. "A Treat For Bea" - 6:08
  4. "Syden Blue" - 4:00
  5. "There's a Kind of Hush" (Geoff Stephens, Les Reed) - 5:35
  6. "B & B" - 7:27
  7. "To Wane" - 6:24



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 10, 2013
  2. ^ a b Lankford, R. D. Allmusic listing accessed April 10, 2013