Those of You with or Without Children, You'll Understand

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Those of You With or Without Children, You'll Understand
Live album by
ReleasedJune 1986
Genre Comedy
Label Geffen/Warner Bros. Records
GHS 24104
Producer Camille Olivia Cosby
Bill Cosby chronology
Those of You With or Without Children, You'll Understand
Cosby and the Kids/Cosby Classics

Those of You with or Without Children, You'll Understand is the 19th comedy album by Bill Cosby. It was his first of two for Geffen Records and the first album to be produced by his wife Camille. The album was recorded at The Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA, and The Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, OH. It won the 1987 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.

Track listing

Side 1

  1. Genesis - 18:02
  2. The Great Quote - 4:10

Side 2

  1. Window of Life - 26:56

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