Wanted: Live in Concert

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Wanted: Live in Concert
Wanted Live In Concert.jpg
Live album by Richard Pryor
Released November 17, 1978
Recorded 1978
Genre Comedy
Length 86:31
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Richard Pryor, Biff Dawes
Richard Pryor chronology
Bicentennial Nigger
(1976)Bicentennial Nigger1976
Wanted: Live in Concert
(1978)
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip
(1982)Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip1982
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Wanted: Live in Concert (also known as Wanted/Richard Pryor - Live In Concert) is a comedy album by Richard Pryor. 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.

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."[2]

Track listing[edit]

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

Recording locations[edit]

  • Tracks A2, B3, C1, C3-C4, D1-D2 and D5 recorded at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, September 3, 1978.
  • Tracks A1-A3, B1-B2, B4, C2 and D4 recorded at the City Center of Music and Drama in New York, New York, September 19, 1978.
  • Tracks A4 and D3 recorded at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, September 28, 1978.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gallucci, Michael. Wanted: Live in Concert at AllMusic
  2. ^ "National Recording Registry Picks Are "Over the Rainbow"". Library of Congress. March 29, 2016. Retrieved March 29, 2016.