Archie Shepp ‎– Mama Too Tight

Impulse! ‎– AS-9134
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold


A Portrait Of Robert Thompson (As A Young Man) (18:51)
A1a Prelude To A Kiss
A1b The Break Strain - King Cotton
A1c Dem Basses
B1 Mama Too Tight 5:25
B2 Theme For Ernie 3:20
B3 Basheer 10:40

Companies, etc.



Gatefold cover. This issue is different from other original stereos as it is the original mono gatefold jacket with a 'stereo' sticker covering the 'monaural' on the bottom of left, both front and back.

Orange/Black labels with A PRODUCT OF ABC-PARAMOUNT RECORDS, INC." at the bottom.

Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 19, 1966 []

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A-side, etched): AS 9134 A W1 LW
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B-side, etched): AS 9134 B W1 LW
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A-side): AS-9134-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B-side): AS-9134-B

Other Versions (5 of 28) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
A-9134 Archie Shepp Mama Too Tight(LP, Album, Mono, Gat) Impulse! A-9134 US 1967 Sell This Version
IMP 12482, 051 248-2 Archie Shepp Mama Too Tight(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Impulse!, Impulse! IMP 12482, 051 248-2 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
JAS 18 Archie Shepp Mama Too Tight(LP, TP, Album, RE) Jasmine Records JAS 18 UK 1982 Sell This Version
AS-9134 Archie Shepp Mama Too Tight(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Impulse!, MCA Records AS-9134 US Unknown Sell This Version
AS-9134, A-9134 Archie Shepp Mama Too Tight(LP, Album, RE) Impulse!, Impulse!, ABC Records AS-9134, A-9134 US Unknown Sell This Version