Created: 25.Feb.1998
Updated: 8.Sep.2014
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Top 20 Titles
Dirty Mind
Controversy
1999
Purple Rain
Hit & Run 86
Under The Cherry Moon
Sign 'O' The Times
Lovesexy
Nude
Diamonds and Pearls
Act I
Act II
Hit & Run 94
Ultimate Live Experience
L41A Paisley Park
Gold Experience
L41A Charity
Jam of the Year
Newpower Soul
Hit & Run 2000
One Night Alone
Musicology
3121 Las Vegas
Earth Tour
20Ten
Other Shows
Studio Boots
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This site contains a listing of the live and studio Prince bootleg releases that fans have voted as their favorites.

Click a tour name on the left to view the ranked titles for that tour.
Dirty Mind
Dec.1980-Oct.1981
143 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
134 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
125 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
Controversy
Nov.1981-Mar.1982
122 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
121 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
 34 You Belong To Prince; Observation
 28 Jack U Off; Swinging Pig
 21 Still Waiting; ?
 18 Dance 2 The Beat; Moonraker
 15 His Royal Badness; Men At Work
 13 Moonlight; Star
  7 International Lover; Templar
  6 Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad; Templar
  5 Sexuality; Suly
  4 Live in USA 1982; Golden Stars
  3 Pop; Three Cool Cats
  3 This Is A Dance; ?
  1 Live USA; Imtrat
1999
Nov.1982-Oct.1984
138 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
113 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
 81 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 59 1999 Revisted; Sabotage
 43 Neon Rendezvous; Take It Or Leave It
 38 17 Days Live; Rockdreams
 18 1999 Live; Rockdreams
 18 1999 Tour Rehearsals; Superfly
 11 Computer Blue; ?
 10 Homecoming, The; Star
 10 Once In A Lifetime; ?
  6 Birthday Partying; Horny Toad
  5 With U; Horny Toad
  4 Automatic; Liberation
  3 26; 4DaFink
  2 From The Soundboard: 1984 Birthday Show; 4DaFunk
Purple Rain
Nov.1984-Oct.1985
167 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
 71 Prince & The Revolution Live; Moonraker
 38 Purple Finale; Thunderball
 35 Purple Rush; Sabotage
 33 Flesh For Fantasy; Great Dane
 28 Purple Rush V; Sabotage
 27 Purple Rush II; Sabotage
 27 Purple Rush III; Sabotage
 27 Purple Rush IV; Sabotage
 26 Purple Rain Tour Finale; Sabotage
 11 Let's Go Crazy; Idle Mind
  8 Birthday 85; ?
  6 I Don’t Know When's The Return; Vague
  6 Purple Rush VI; Sabotage
  5 Jam, The; Possessed Productions
  4 Sex Toy; Star
Hit & Run 86
Mar.1986-Aug.1986
 76 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
 44 Veni, Vidi, Vici; Uptown
 36 Happy Birthday; Moonraker
 28 Soul Psychodelicide; Moonraker
  7 Sometimes It Snows In April; Rockdreams
  5 San Francisco Live 1986; Sabotage
  2 Boston People Know How 2 Rock; Confusion
Under The Cherry Moon
Aug.1986-Oct.1986
155 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
 46 Septembre; Paper Corn
 44 Parade Around the World, A; Sabotage
 25 An American In Paris; Why Not
 22 Funky Party 2 Nite; KTS
 18 Manic Monday; ?
 17 Paris Parade; Optimum
 12 Paris 1986; Live Storm
 10 R U Ready Paris; Rockdreams
  8 Under the London Moon; Blue Lake
  7 Sex Of It, The; Dream Factory
  5 Do U Lie?; ?
Sign 'O' The Times
May.1987-Dec.1987
139 Wonderboy; Moonraker
 69 Now's The Time; Moonraker
 64 Miles From The Park; Sabotage
 56 For Those Of You On Valium; Chapter One
 41 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal; Sabotage
 40 Miles 2 Nowhere; Thunderball
 31 87 Laments; Speedball
 28 Paris Affair; KTS
 20 He's Got The Look; Rock Solid
 17 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal 2.0; Sabotage
 15 Housequake; Swinging Pig
 15 Peach & Black; Thunderball
 14 Vienna 25.5.1987; ?
 10 After Midnight; ?
  9 Fine Line Café; Univers
  9 Regent of First Avenue, The; ?
  6 Jazz Dwarf; ?
  4 Bodyheat; ?
  4 Do You Think I'm Sexy; Butterfly
  2 Pink; Play With Me
  2 Stockholm 9th May 1987; ?
  2 When Doves Cry Its A Sign...; Blue Lake
  1 After Midnight; Royal Sound
Lovesexy
Jul.1988-Feb.1989
439 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
117 Livesexy; Moonraker
 68 Lovesexy Live In Dortmund '88; Sabotage
 68 Trojan Horse Aftershow 88; Sabotage
 44 Osaka '89; Sabotage
 38 Lovesexy Live in Germany; ?
 33 Driving 2 Midnight Mess; Sabotage
 32 Funk City; Moonraker
 32 Nagoya '89; Sabotage
 27 Sendai '89; Sabotage
 25 Nightclubbing; Swinging Pig
 23 Roseland; Asteroid
 21 Cross The Line; ?
 20 Lovesexy88; Beech Marten
 19 Just My Imagination; ?
 13 An American In Paris; Ritual
 13 Prince's Erotic City; Diversity
 11 Take This Beat; All Of Us
 10 Secret Gig; Living Legend
  8 Lovesexy Live Atlanta; Sabotage
  6 Purple; Play With Me
  3 Funky Vibrations; Dream Factory
  3 Lovesexy USA; Sabotage
Nude
Jun.1990-Sep.1990
 97 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 51 Nudity; Thunderball
 44 Tokyo '90; Moonraker
 29 Nude Tour 1990; Deep
 26 Stripped Down; Sabotage
 19 Live in Tokyo; ?
 14 Globequake; Dream Factory
 14 In Japan; ?
 12 Born In St. Paul; Mountains
 11 Under The Spanish Moon; Barfly
  9 Prince In The Nude; Diversity
  9 Viva Espana; ?
  7 Wembley 90; ?
  5 La Coruna 90; 4DaFunk
  2 Nudism; Thunderball
Diamonds and Pearls
Jan.1992-Jul.1992
 81 Thunder; Moonraker
 25 Thieves in the Temple; Sabotage
 23 Stagetronic; Crystal Cat
 16 Black MF In Les Bains; ?
 13 Funk U Up; Red Phantom
 13 Something Paisley; Moonraker
 12 Live in Rotterdam 28.5.1992; Beton
  8 Live 4 Love; Sabotage
  7 Purple Palace; Red Hot
  6 Diamonds R 4 Ever; Cream Productions
  6 Rock 2 The Flow; ?
  5 Call The Law; Rockdreams
  5 Glam Slam Yokohama; Optimum
  5 Purple Prince At Court; Invasion Unlimited
  5 Sexy MF Tour 92; ?
  5 Skin Tight; Sidestep
  4 Get Stupid; MC Records
  2 Unauthorised Live Vol 2; Joker
  2 White; Play With Me
Act I
Mar.1993-Apr.1993
 31 License To Funk; Red Phantom
 27 This Is My Night; KTS
 24 Cabaret Metro; Raiders Of The Lost Art
 23 DNA Lounge Aftershow; ?
 14 Oh Oh Ohhh; ?
 14 She's A Peach; Unbelievable Music
 13 Act I Live In Chicago; ?
 10 Livesexy MF; On Tour Red Line
 10 What's Hip; Bundy
  7 Gangster Grooves; Rockdreams
  7 My Name Is God; Off Beat
  5 Starlight Lounge; Sabotage
  3 Get On Up; ?
  1 This Is A New Romance; Blue Lake
Act II
Jul.1993-Sep.1993
112 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
 28 Peach; ?
 27 Estandard; ?
 23 Live at the Rex; Red Phantom
 20 Black MF; Pluto
 19 4 All The Roses; Smart Disc
 16 Act Deux; ?
  9 Intermission; ?
  9 What's My Name?; Monada
  8 Do U Wanna Go Home (disc 2); KTS
  8 Sacrifice Of Victor; CDR
  7 Lueneburg 93; Quickline
  6 Paris Aftershow 1993; ?
  4 What Am I Doing Aftershow; MAD
  3 Nasty Boy; CDR
Hit & Run 94
Feb.1994-Aug.1994
 70 Welcome To The Beautiful Experience; KTS
 60 Beautiful Experience, The; ?
 51 R U Experienced; Sabotage
 30 Stars And Bars; ?
 23 Le Bataclan; ?
 17 Undertaker, The; RDC
 16 Black; ?
 15 Glam Slam East; Optimum
 10 Glam Slam West; Raiders Of The Lost Art
  8 Hide The Bone; ?
  7 Glam Slam East; Raiders Of The Lost Art
  7 Palladium, The; ?
  5 Boogie 2Nite; Superfly
  5 Dark; ?
  5 Love Sign; Not Guilty
Ultimate Live Experience
Mar.1995
 91 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 32 Gold Aftershow 1995; Sabotage
 29 Astoria; New Power Zounds
 27 Paradiso, The; Super Hero
 18 Le Premier Gold Experience; Free Music
 17 Prince Esta Muerto; New Power Zounds
 15 Brabanthallen; CDR
 12 Hallowed Be Thy Name; ?
 12 Pod, The; New Power Zounds
 12 This Is What We Do 2 Have Fun; Midnight Beat
  9 Superhero; ?
  7 Funky Design; Free Music
  6 Sweet Thing; ?
L41A Paisley Park
Aug.1995-Dec.1995
 90 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 50 Park, The; Moonraker
 28 Park Volume Three, The; Moonraker
 23 Park Volume Four, The; Moonraker
 15 Paisley Park Extravaganza; Sabotage
 12 Open Sessions Volume 2; ?
 10 Open Sessions Volume 4; ?
Gold Experience
Jan.1996-Feb.1996
 72 Budokan; Moonraker
 38 Gold Tour Finale; Sabotage
 23 2 Funky; ?
 23 Honeymoon Experience, The; Moonraker
 10 Gold Ex-Prince, The; TGEP
L41A Charity
Jan.1997-Jul.1997
 56 Atlanta - January 19th, 1997; Sabotage
 32 Anniversary Experience, The; Moonraker
 31 Aloha Hawaii; Sabotage
 23 God Bless America; Moonraker
 19 Going North; Moonraker
 18 Freedom Train; Moonraker
 14 O(+> vs. Toronto; Sabotage
 10 Funky Alabama; Optimum
  5 Night Before, The; Optimum
  4 Artist, The Cross, The Ride, The; Mountains
Jam of the Year
Jul.1997-Jan.1998
 52 Millennium Grooves; Thunderball
 33 1998; Thunderball
 29 Mountain View; Sabotage
 15 Party Mix; Optimum
 14 Late Night Shows; Sabotage
 13 Paisley Nites; Thunderball
 10 Midnight Snack; Thunderball
  9 Face Down; Optimum
  6 Beautiful; Optimum
  3 Salt Lake City; Optimum
Newpower Soul
Apr.1998-Dec.1998
 60 R U Gonna Go My Way; Sabotage
 48 Freak, The; Sabotage
 43 Café de Paris; Sabotage
 38 Return to Zenith; Sabotage
 36 Exploding All Over Europe; Thunderball
 31 Ahoy Rotterdam; Sabotage
 31 Beautiful Strange; Thunderball
 31 Rock This Joint; Sabotage
 30 Utrecht Concert; Dreamline
 28 Hypno Paradise; Sabotage
 19 Night at the Bullring, A; Sabotage
 17 Nighttown Vega; Sabotage
 17 War, The; Sabotage
 16 Bright Lights New York City; Thunderball
 13 3:1/4; Optimum
 12 Funk Ball; Sabotage
 10 Spanish Circus; Sabotage
  8 Kaufleuten 2; Sleep Around
  6 Madrid To Stuttgart; Dreamline
  6 Utrecht 98; Orson Productions
  5 Electric Factory, The; Sabotage
  5 Kaufleuten; Come
  4 Extended Edition: Paris Zenith 31-8-98; Quickline
  1 Christ, The; Sabotage
Hit & Run 2000
Nov.2000-Apr.2001
 40 Hit & Run Richmond 2000; Sabotage
 17 Cabaret Metro 2000; Sabotage
  2 Oakland 2001; Sabotage
One Night Alone
Mar.2002-Dec.2002
 77 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 56 One Nite Alone in Paris; Sabotage
 51 2NigsUnited4WestRotterdam; Global Funkschool
 39 One Nite Alone In Chicago; Sabotage
 36 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Sabotage
 32 One Nite...Not So Alone; Premium
 25 Funkin Copenhagen; Sabotage
 25 Funkschool Rotterdam; Sabotage
 25 ONA… Live in Japan; Global Funkschool
 25 One Nite Alone in Buffalo; Sabotage
 23 One Nite Alone in Oberhausen; Sabotage
 19 Continental Drift; Sabotage
 18 My Band Is Tight; Ladybird
 18 Rotterdam We Come 2 Jam; Global Funkschool
 16 One Nite Alone in Washington; Sabotage
 15 One Nite Alone - The Soundchecks; Sabotage
 14 ONA - Dallas & Atlanta Aftershows; Sabotage
 13 One Nite Alone - Buffalo Aftershow; Sabotage
 13 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Premium
 13 One Nite Alone in Copenhagen; Sabotage
 10 ONA - London & Winnipeg Aftershows; Premium
  9 Chicago Nite; Premium
  9 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; Sabotage
  9 One Nite Alone in Japan; Sabotage
  6 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; ?
  6 Xenophunkia in LA; African Shark
  5 ONA... Live In Oakland; African Shark
  4 One Nite Alone In Detroit; Sabotage
  4 Touch; Premium
  1 Rainbow Palace; ?
Musicology
Mar.2004-Sep.2004
 27 Club Black; Ladybird
 22 Club Fillmore; Ladybird
 19 Footsteps 2 Fillmore; Sabotage
 18 2KTV Volume 1; Brave
 17 1805 Geary Blvd; Freeology
 15 Shark Tank Part 1; Freeology
 12 Park 2004, The; Sabotage
 11 Big Screen Premiere; Sabotage
  6 Black Sweat; Free As A Bird
  4 New York 2004ever; Sabotage
  3 Reno 2004ever; Sabotage
  1 Biloxi 2004ever; Sabotage
3121 Las Vegas
Nov.2006-Apr.2007
 12 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 4; Eye Records
  8 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 5; Eye Records
  3 Holy Casino, The; Casino Royale
Earth Tour
Aug.2007-Sep.2007
 15 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 1, The; Sabotage
 15 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 3, The; Sabotage
 15 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 4, The; Sabotage
 15 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 6, The; Sabotage
 14 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 2, The; Sabotage
 14 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 5, The; Sabotage
 10 21 Nights In London Vol. O4; O2verload
  3 London Calling; Eye Records
20Ten
Jul.2010-Nov.2010
  1 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 1; Sabotage
  1 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 2; Sabotage
  1 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 3; Sabotage
  1 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 4; Sabotage
  1 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 5; Sabotage
  1 All Access Italy; Eye Records
  1 Copenhagen 20Ten; Free Boot Generation
  1 Super Bock; Free Boot Generation
  1 Viage; Free Boot Generation
  1 Viage 2; Free Boot Generation
Other Shows

 63 Return Of The Bump Squad (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 52 Sound & Vision 2 (1989-1996); Sabotage
 47 Sound & Vision 1 (1980-1987); Sabotage
 45 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 44 Sound & Vision 3 (1996-1997); Sabotage
 42 Rave Un2 the Year 2000 (Dec.1999); Sabotage
 40 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 38 Sound & Vision 4 (1998); Sabotage
 36 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Premium
 35 Lovesexy Tour Rehearsals (1988); Sabotage
 34 Viva Las Vegas (May.1999); Sabotage
 34 Xenophobia Vol 3 (Jun.2002); Premium
 33 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Premium
 32 Emancipation Proclamation (Nov.1996); Sabotage
 25 Prince: A Celebration (Jun.2000); Sabotage
 23 Don't Cry For Me Argentina (Jan.1991); KTS
 20 June VII (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 17 Celebration 2001, A (Jun.2001); Sabotage
 17 Sound & Vision 5 (1999-2000); Sabotage
 16 Studio 54 (Jan.1999); Sabotage
 12 Joy in Repetition (Apr.2001); Sabotage
 12 Purple House (Nov.1998); Sabotage
 12 Sound & Vision 5 (2001-2004); Sabotage
 10 Sound & Vision 7 (2005-2007); Sabotage
  9 Paisley Power (Feb.1998); Thunderball
  8 Rave Un2 The Bataclan (Nov.1999); Universal
  7 Montreux Jazz Fest Aftershow (Jul.2007); Fan
  6 Complete Hawaii Tapes Vol. 1, The; Sabotage
  6 Montreux Jazz Fest (Jul.2007); Fan
  4 Welcome to the New World (Nov.1996); TUCD
  3 Resurrection (Jun.2000); Thunderball
  3 Spooky Electric, The (Jul.1988); NEC
  2 Black Friday (Oct.2008); Eye Records
  2 Days of Soundboard (1986); Free Boot Generation
  2 Hotter Than July (Jul.2007); Fearless
  1 C3L.A.bration 2009 (Mar.2009); Eye Records
  1 More Free Candy 4 U (Oct.2009); Free Boot Generation
  1 New Golden Age, The (Apr.2008); Sabotage
  1 Victory (Feb.2007); Fearless
Top Picks
439 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
167 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
155 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
143 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
139 Wonderboy; Moonraker
138 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
134 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
125 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
122 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
121 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
117 Livesexy; Moonraker
113 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
112 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
 97 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 91 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 90 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 81 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 81 Thunder; Moonraker
 77 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 76 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
Studio Boots
129 Work - Vol 1, The; Thundeball
112 Work - Vol 2, The; Thundeball
 91 Work - Vol 3, The; Thundeball
 91 Work - Vol 5, The; Thundeball
 82 Work - Vol 4, The; Thundeball
 74 Dream Factory; Thunderball
 70 Dream Factory Remastered; Sabotage
 65 12 Inches To A Yard; Down Low
 63 Cosmos; Thunderball
 63 Dreams; Thunderball
 57 Deposition; Moonraker
 56 H20; Thunderball
 54 Fantasia; Moonraker
 46 Studio Nights (Sound 80); Superhero
 43 Studio Nights (Untitled); Superhero
 38 Jewel Box; Underground
 37 Crucial; ?
 37 Studio Nights (The Rebels); Superhero
 35 Studio Nights (Work in Progress); Superhero
 30 Yellow; Bernadettee's Disques
 29 Past Present & Future 2; Sabotage
 27 Charade; NEC
 25 Apotheosis; Sabotage
 23 Emanicipation - The Secret Chapter; Sabotage
 21 Crucial; Windmill
 20 Jewel Box II; Bernadettee's Disques
 19 Past Present & Future; Sabotage
 19 Xpectation; Sabotage
 15 Platinum; ?
 12 1987 Outtakes; T
 12 Dawn, The; TJC
 12 Sun, Moon and Stars; Sabotage
 11 Dirty Mind; Kicks
 10 Inner Sanctum, The; Sabotage
  9 Crystal Ball; Pimpsandwich
  8 In Rock - Vol 1; KTS
  8 In Rock - Vol 4; KTS
  7 Illusion Continues, The; Thunderball
  6 Fate; Out
  6 Hot Chocolate; Mongoose
  6 In Rock - Vol 2; KTS
  6 In Rock - Vol 3; KTS
  6 Madhouse 24; Bernadettee's Disques
  6 Rare2Prince; Temptation
  6 Work It - Vol 1-10; GetBlue
  6 Xemplification; Coco
  5 In Rock - Vol 5; KTS
  5 Purple Rush VII; Sabotage
  5 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 1; ?
  5 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 2; ?
  4 Box of Chocolates; Free Boot Generation
  4 RarePrince; Temptation
  3 Only 4 U; Big Music