Wanted: Live in Concert

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Wanted: Live in Concert
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ReleasedNovember 17, 1978
Genre Comedy
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Richard Pryor, Biff Dawes
Richard Pryor chronology
Bicentennial Nigger
Wanted: Live in Concert
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip
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Christgau's Record Guide A− [2]

Wanted: Live in Concert (also known as Wanted/Richard Pryor - Live In Concert) is the twelfth album by American comedian Richard Pryor. Produced by Richard Pryor and Biff Dawes. Released as a double-LP in 1978, it includes performances from Pryor's concert tour in 1978. Two performances from that tour were filmed in Long Beach, California for theatrical release.


The album was one of the nominees for the 1980 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. [3] In 2017, Wanted: Live in Concert was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or artistically significant." [4]

Track listing

Side A
  1. "New Year's Eve" - 3:54
  2. "White And Black People" - 7:59
  3. "Black Funerals" - 2:55
  4. "Discipline" - 8:00
Side B
  1. "Heart Attacks" - 8:11
  2. "Ali" - 4:11
  3. "Keeping In Shape" - 6:48
  4. "Leon Spinks" - 5:09
Side C
  1. "Dogs And Horses" - 5:50
  2. "Jim Brown" - 4:43
  3. "Monkeys" - 4:05
  4. "Kids" - 3:50
Side D
  1. "Nature" - 3:31
  2. "Things In The Woods" - 3:13
  3. "Deer Hunter" - 3:02
  4. "Chinese Food" - 3:23
  5. "Being Sensitive" - 7:54

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