Created: 25.Feb.1998
Updated: 11.Dec.2017
Submissions: 2020
  tours
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
147 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
138 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
128 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
Controversy
Nov.1981-Mar.1982
125 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
124 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
 37 You Belong To Prince; Observation
 30 Jack U Off; Swinging Pig
 23 Still Waiting; ?
 20 Dance 2 The Beat; Moonraker
 17 His Royal Badness; Men At Work
 15 Moonlight; Star
 10 International Lover; Templar
  8 Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad; Templar
  7 Sexuality; Suly
  6 Live in USA 1982; Golden Stars
  5 Pop; Three Cool Cats
  5 This Is A Dance; ?
  3 Live USA; Imtrat
1999
Nov.1982-Oct.1984
142 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
117 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
 87 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 62 1999 Revisted; Sabotage
 49 Neon Rendezvous; Take It Or Leave It
 41 17 Days Live; Rockdreams
 23 1999 Live; Rockdreams
 21 1999 Tour Rehearsals; Superfly
 13 Computer Blue; ?
 12 Homecoming, The; Star
 12 Once In A Lifetime; ?
  9 From The Soundboard: 1984 Birthday Show; 4DaFunk
  8 Birthday Partying; Horny Toad
  7 With U; Horny Toad
  6 26; 4DaFink
  6 Automatic; Liberation
Purple Rain
Nov.1984-Oct.1985
172 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
 74 Prince & The Revolution Live; Moonraker
 42 Purple Finale; Thunderball
 38 Purple Rush; Sabotage
 36 Flesh For Fantasy; Great Dane
 31 Purple Rush V; Sabotage
 30 Purple Rush II; Sabotage
 30 Purple Rush III; Sabotage
 29 Purple Rain Tour Finale; Sabotage
 29 Purple Rush IV; Sabotage
 13 Let's Go Crazy; Idle Mind
 11 Birthday 85; ?
  8 I Don’t Know When's The Return; Vague
  8 Purple Rush VI; Sabotage
  7 Jam, The; Possessed Productions
  6 Sex Toy; Star
Hit & Run 86
Mar.1986-Aug.1986
 78 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
 48 Veni, Vidi, Vici; Uptown
 40 Happy Birthday; Moonraker
 30 Soul Psychodelicide; Moonraker
  9 Sometimes It Snows In April; Rockdreams
  7 San Francisco Live 1986; Sabotage
  4 Boston People Know How 2 Rock; Confusion
Under The Cherry Moon
Aug.1986-Oct.1986
159 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
 48 Septembre; Paper Corn
 47 Parade Around the World, A; Sabotage
 28 An American In Paris; Why Not
 24 Funky Party 2 Nite; KTS
 21 Manic Monday; ?
 19 Paris Parade; Optimum
 14 Paris 1986; Live Storm
 12 R U Ready Paris; Rockdreams
 10 Under the London Moon; Blue Lake
  9 Sex Of It, The; Dream Factory
  7 Do U Lie?; ?
Sign 'O' The Times
May.1987-Dec.1987
144 Wonderboy; Moonraker
 71 Now's The Time; Moonraker
 69 Miles From The Park; Sabotage
 61 For Those Of You On Valium; Chapter One
 45 Miles 2 Nowhere; Thunderball
 45 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal; Sabotage
 34 87 Laments; Speedball
 31 Paris Affair; KTS
 22 He's Got The Look; Rock Solid
 22 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal 2.0; Sabotage
 17 Housequake; Swinging Pig
 17 Peach & Black; Thunderball
 16 Vienna 25.5.1987; ?
 13 After Midnight; ?
 12 Regent of First Avenue, The; ?
 11 Fine Line Café; Univers
  8 Jazz Dwarf; ?
  6 Bodyheat; ?
  6 Do You Think I'm Sexy; Butterfly
  5 Stockholm 9th May 1987; ?
  4 Pink; Play With Me
  4 When Doves Cry Its A Sign...; Blue Lake
  3 After Midnight; Royal Sound
Lovesexy
Jul.1988-Feb.1989
463 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
120 Livesexy; Moonraker
 76 Lovesexy Live In Dortmund '88; Sabotage
 73 Trojan Horse Aftershow 88; Sabotage
 48 Osaka '89; Sabotage
 41 Lovesexy Live in Germany; ?
 36 Driving 2 Midnight Mess; Sabotage
 36 Nagoya '89; Sabotage
 35 Funk City; Moonraker
 31 Sendai '89; Sabotage
 27 Nightclubbing; Swinging Pig
 25 Roseland; Asteroid
 23 Cross The Line; ?
 23 Just My Imagination; ?
 22 Lovesexy88; Beech Marten
 17 Prince's Erotic City; Diversity
 16 An American In Paris; Ritual
 13 Secret Gig; Living Legend
 13 Take This Beat; All Of Us
 12 Lovesexy Live Atlanta; Sabotage
  8 Purple; Play With Me
  6 Lovesexy USA; Sabotage
  5 Funky Vibrations; Dream Factory
Nude
Jun.1990-Sep.1990
101 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 53 Nudity; Thunderball
 47 Tokyo '90; Moonraker
 32 Nude Tour 1990; Deep
 28 Stripped Down; Sabotage
 21 Live in Tokyo; ?
 16 Globequake; Dream Factory
 16 In Japan; ?
 14 Born In St. Paul; Mountains
 13 Under The Spanish Moon; Barfly
 11 Prince In The Nude; Diversity
 11 Viva Espana; ?
  9 La Coruna 90; 4DaFunk
  9 Wembley 90; ?
  4 Nudism; Thunderball
Diamonds and Pearls
Jan.1992-Jul.1992
 85 Thunder; Moonraker
 27 Thieves in the Temple; Sabotage
 25 Stagetronic; Crystal Cat
 18 Black MF In Les Bains; ?
 15 Funk U Up; Red Phantom
 15 Something Paisley; Moonraker
 14 Live in Rotterdam 28.5.1992; Beton
 10 Live 4 Love; Sabotage
  9 Purple Palace; Red Hot
  9 Rock 2 The Flow; ?
  8 Diamonds R 4 Ever; Cream Productions
  8 Glam Slam Yokohama; Optimum
  7 Call The Law; Rockdreams
  7 Purple Prince At Court; Invasion Unlimited
  7 Sexy MF Tour 92; ?
  7 Skin Tight; Sidestep
  6 Get Stupid; MC Records
  4 Unauthorised Live Vol 2; Joker
  4 White; Play With Me
Act I
Mar.1993-Apr.1993
 33 License To Funk; Red Phantom
 29 This Is My Night; KTS
 26 Cabaret Metro; Raiders Of The Lost Art
 25 DNA Lounge Aftershow; ?
 17 She's A Peach; Unbelievable Music
 16 Oh Oh Ohhh; ?
 15 Act I Live In Chicago; ?
 12 Livesexy MF; On Tour Red Line
 12 What's Hip; Bundy
  9 Gangster Grooves; Rockdreams
  9 My Name Is God; Off Beat
  7 Starlight Lounge; Sabotage
  5 Get On Up; ?
  3 This Is A New Romance; Blue Lake
Act II
Jul.1993-Sep.1993
114 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
 31 Peach; ?
 30 Estandard; ?
 25 Live at the Rex; Red Phantom
 22 Black MF; Pluto
 21 4 All The Roses; Smart Disc
 18 Act Deux; ?
 11 Intermission; ?
 11 What's My Name?; Monada
 10 Do U Wanna Go Home (disc 2); KTS
 10 Sacrifice Of Victor; CDR
  9 Lueneburg 93; Quickline
  8 Paris Aftershow 1993; ?
  6 What Am I Doing Aftershow; MAD
  5 Nasty Boy; CDR
Hit & Run 94
Feb.1994-Aug.1994
 73 Welcome To The Beautiful Experience; KTS
 63 Beautiful Experience, The; ?
 53 R U Experienced; Sabotage
 32 Stars And Bars; ?
 25 Le Bataclan; ?
 20 Undertaker, The; RDC
 18 Black; ?
 17 Glam Slam East; Optimum
 12 Glam Slam West; Raiders Of The Lost Art
 10 Hide The Bone; ?
  9 Glam Slam East; Raiders Of The Lost Art
  9 Palladium, The; ?
  7 Boogie 2Nite; Superfly
  7 Dark; ?
  7 Love Sign; Not Guilty
Ultimate Live Experience
Mar.1995
 94 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 34 Gold Aftershow 1995; Sabotage
 31 Astoria; New Power Zounds
 30 Paradiso, The; Super Hero
 20 Le Premier Gold Experience; Free Music
 19 Prince Esta Muerto; New Power Zounds
 17 Brabanthallen; CDR
 15 This Is What We Do 2 Have Fun; Midnight Beat
 14 Hallowed Be Thy Name; ?
 14 Pod, The; New Power Zounds
 11 Superhero; ?
  9 Funky Design; Free Music
  8 Sweet Thing; ?
L41A Paisley Park
Aug.1995-Dec.1995
 95 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 54 Park, The; Moonraker
 32 Park Volume Three, The; Moonraker
 28 Park Volume Four, The; Moonraker
 18 Paisley Park Extravaganza; Sabotage
 16 Open Sessions Volume 2; ?
 14 Open Sessions Volume 4; ?
Gold Experience
Jan.1996-Feb.1996
 74 Budokan; Moonraker
 40 Gold Tour Finale; Sabotage
 25 2 Funky; ?
 25 Honeymoon Experience, The; Moonraker
 12 Gold Ex-Prince, The; TGEP
L41A Charity
Jan.1997-Jul.1997
 58 Atlanta - January 19th, 1997; Sabotage
 34 Anniversary Experience, The; Moonraker
 33 Aloha Hawaii; Sabotage
 25 God Bless America; Moonraker
 21 Going North; Moonraker
 20 Freedom Train; Moonraker
 16 O(+> vs. Toronto; Sabotage
 12 Funky Alabama; Optimum
  7 Night Before, The; Optimum
  6 Artist, The Cross, The Ride, The; Mountains
Jam of the Year
Jul.1997-Jan.1998
 54 Millennium Grooves; Thunderball
 36 1998; Thunderball
 31 Mountain View; Sabotage
 17 Party Mix; Optimum
 16 Late Night Shows; Sabotage
 16 Paisley Nites; Thunderball
 12 Midnight Snack; Thunderball
 11 Face Down; Optimum
  9 Beautiful; Optimum
  5 Salt Lake City; Optimum
Newpower Soul
Apr.1998-Dec.1998
 62 R U Gonna Go My Way; Sabotage
 50 Freak, The; Sabotage
 45 Café de Paris; Sabotage
 41 Return to Zenith; Sabotage
 39 Exploding All Over Europe; Thunderball
 34 Beautiful Strange; Thunderball
 33 Ahoy Rotterdam; Sabotage
 33 Rock This Joint; Sabotage
 32 Utrecht Concert; Dreamline
 30 Hypno Paradise; Sabotage
 21 Night at the Bullring, A; Sabotage
 19 Nighttown Vega; Sabotage
 19 War, The; Sabotage
 18 Bright Lights New York City; Thunderball
 15 3:1/4; Optimum
 14 Funk Ball; Sabotage
 12 Spanish Circus; Sabotage
 10 Kaufleuten 2; Sleep Around
  8 Madrid To Stuttgart; Dreamline
  8 Utrecht 98; Orson Productions
  7 Electric Factory, The; Sabotage
  7 Kaufleuten; Come
  6 Extended Edition: Paris Zenith 31-8-98; Quickline
  3 Christ, The; Sabotage
Hit & Run 2000
Nov.2000-Apr.2001
 43 Hit & Run Richmond 2000; Sabotage
 19 Cabaret Metro 2000; Sabotage
  4 Oakland 2001; Sabotage
One Night Alone
Mar.2002-Dec.2002
 82 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 58 One Nite Alone in Paris; Sabotage
 55 2NigsUnited4WestRotterdam; Global Funkschool
 41 One Nite Alone In Chicago; Sabotage
 38 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Sabotage
 35 One Nite...Not So Alone; Premium
 27 Funkin Copenhagen; Sabotage
 27 Funkschool Rotterdam; Sabotage
 27 ONA… Live in Japan; Global Funkschool
 27 One Nite Alone in Buffalo; Sabotage
 25 One Nite Alone in Oberhausen; Sabotage
 21 Continental Drift; Sabotage
 21 Rotterdam We Come 2 Jam; Global Funkschool
 20 My Band Is Tight; Ladybird
 18 One Nite Alone in Washington; Sabotage
 17 One Nite Alone - The Soundchecks; Sabotage
 16 ONA - Dallas & Atlanta Aftershows; Sabotage
 15 One Nite Alone - Buffalo Aftershow; Sabotage
 15 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Premium
 15 One Nite Alone in Copenhagen; Sabotage
 12 ONA - London & Winnipeg Aftershows; Premium
 12 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; Sabotage
 11 Chicago Nite; Premium
 11 One Nite Alone in Japan; Sabotage
  8 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; ?
  8 Xenophunkia in LA; African Shark
  7 ONA... Live In Oakland; African Shark
  6 One Nite Alone In Detroit; Sabotage
  6 Touch; Premium
  3 Rainbow Palace; ?
Musicology
Mar.2004-Sep.2004
 30 Club Black; Ladybird
 24 Club Fillmore; Ladybird
 21 2KTV Volume 1; Brave
 21 Footsteps 2 Fillmore; Sabotage
 19 1805 Geary Blvd; Freeology
 17 Shark Tank Part 1; Freeology
 14 Park 2004, The; Sabotage
 13 Big Screen Premiere; Sabotage
  8 Black Sweat; Free As A Bird
  6 New York 2004ever; Sabotage
  5 Reno 2004ever; Sabotage
  4 Biloxi 2004ever; Sabotage
3121 Las Vegas
Nov.2006-Apr.2007
 14 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 4; Eye Records
 10 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 5; Eye Records
  6 Holy Casino, The; Casino Royale
Earth Tour
Aug.2007-Sep.2007
 18 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 6, The; Sabotage
 17 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 1, The; Sabotage
 17 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 3, The; Sabotage
 17 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 4, The; Sabotage
 16 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 2, The; Sabotage
 16 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 5, The; Sabotage
 13 21 Nights In London Vol. O4; O2verload
  5 London Calling; Eye Records
20Ten
Jul.2010-Nov.2010
  5 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 1; Sabotage
  5 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 5; Sabotage
  4 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 2; Sabotage
  4 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 3; Sabotage
  4 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 4; Sabotage
  4 Copenhagen 20Ten; Free Boot Generation
  4 Viage 2; Free Boot Generation
  3 All Access Italy; Eye Records
  3 Super Bock; Free Boot Generation
  3 Viage; Free Boot Generation
Other Shows

 65 Return Of The Bump Squad (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 54 Sound & Vision 2 (1989-1996); Sabotage
 49 Sound & Vision 1 (1980-1987); Sabotage
 48 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 46 Sound & Vision 3 (1996-1997); Sabotage
 44 Rave Un2 the Year 2000 (Dec.1999); Sabotage
 43 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 40 Sound & Vision 4 (1998); Sabotage
 39 Lovesexy Tour Rehearsals (1988); Sabotage
 39 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Premium
 37 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Premium
 37 Xenophobia Vol 3 (Jun.2002); Premium
 36 Viva Las Vegas (May.1999); Sabotage
 34 Emancipation Proclamation (Nov.1996); Sabotage
 28 Prince: A Celebration (Jun.2000); Sabotage
 25 Don't Cry For Me Argentina (Jan.1991); KTS
 22 June VII (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 19 Celebration 2001, A (Jun.2001); Sabotage
 19 Sound & Vision 5 (1999-2000); Sabotage
 18 Studio 54 (Jan.1999); Sabotage
 15 Joy in Repetition (Apr.2001); Sabotage
 14 Purple House (Nov.1998); Sabotage
 14 Sound & Vision 5 (2001-2004); Sabotage
 12 Sound & Vision 7 (2005-2007); Sabotage
 11 Montreux Jazz Fest Aftershow (Jul.2007); Fan
 11 Paisley Power (Feb.1998); Thunderball
 11 Rave Un2 The Bataclan (Nov.1999); Universal
 10 Montreux Jazz Fest (Jul.2007); Fan
  8 Complete Hawaii Tapes Vol. 1, The; Sabotage
  6 Welcome to the New World (Nov.1996); TUCD
  5 Black Friday (Oct.2008); Eye Records
  5 Resurrection (Jun.2000); Thunderball
  5 Spooky Electric, The (Jul.1988); NEC
  4 Days of Soundboard (1986); Free Boot Generation
  4 Hotter Than July (Jul.2007); Fearless
  4 More Free Candy 4 U (Oct.2009); Free Boot Generation
  3 C3L.A.bration 2009 (Mar.2009); Eye Records
  3 New Golden Age, The (Apr.2008); Sabotage
  3 Victory (Feb.2007); Fearless
Top Picks
463 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
172 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
159 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
147 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
144 Wonderboy; Moonraker
142 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
138 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
128 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
125 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
124 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
120 Livesexy; Moonraker
117 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
114 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
101 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 95 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 94 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 87 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 85 Thunder; Moonraker
 82 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 78 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
Studio Boots
136 Work - Vol 1, The; Thundeball
116 Work - Vol 2, The; Thundeball
 96 Work - Vol 3, The; Thundeball
 94 Work - Vol 5, The; Thundeball
 85 Work - Vol 4, The; Thundeball
 79 Dream Factory; Thunderball
 78 Dream Factory Remastered; Sabotage
 70 12 Inches To A Yard; Down Low
 68 Cosmos; Thunderball
 66 Dreams; Thunderball
 62 Deposition; Moonraker
 59 H20; Thunderball
 58 Fantasia; Moonraker
 48 Studio Nights (Sound 80); Superhero
 45 Studio Nights (Untitled); Superhero
 41 Crucial; ?
 41 Jewel Box; Underground
 39 Studio Nights (The Rebels); Superhero
 37 Studio Nights (Work in Progress); Superhero
 33 Past Present & Future 2; Sabotage
 33 Yellow; Bernadettee's Disques
 29 Charade; NEC
 28 Apotheosis; Sabotage
 26 Emanicipation - The Secret Chapter; Sabotage
 23 Crucial; Windmill
 22 Jewel Box II; Bernadettee's Disques
 22 Past Present & Future; Sabotage
 22 Xpectation; Sabotage
 19 Dawn, The; TJC
 18 Platinum; ?
 14 1987 Outtakes; T
 14 Sun, Moon and Stars; Sabotage
 13 Dirty Mind; Kicks
 12 Crystal Ball; Pimpsandwich
 12 Inner Sanctum, The; Sabotage
 10 In Rock - Vol 1; KTS
 10 In Rock - Vol 4; KTS
 10 Work It - Vol 1-10; GetBlue
  9 Box of Chocolates; Free Boot Generation
  9 Fate; Out
  9 Illusion Continues, The; Thunderball
  8 Hot Chocolate; Mongoose
  8 In Rock - Vol 2; KTS
  8 In Rock - Vol 3; KTS
  8 Madhouse 24; Bernadettee's Disques
  8 Rare2Prince; Temptation
  8 Xemplification; Coco
  7 In Rock - Vol 5; KTS
  7 Purple Rush VII; Sabotage
  7 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 1; ?
  7 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 2; ?
  6 RarePrince; Temptation
  5 Only 4 U; Big Music