Created: 25.Feb.1998
Updated: 17.Sep.2017
Submissions: 2014
  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
146 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
137 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
127 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
Controversy
Nov.1981-Mar.1982
124 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
123 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
 35 You Belong To Prince; Observation
 29 Jack U Off; Swinging Pig
 22 Still Waiting; ?
 19 Dance 2 The Beat; Moonraker
 16 His Royal Badness; Men At Work
 14 Moonlight; Star
  9 International Lover; Templar
  7 Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad; Templar
  6 Sexuality; Suly
  5 Live in USA 1982; Golden Stars
  4 Pop; Three Cool Cats
  4 This Is A Dance; ?
  2 Live USA; Imtrat
1999
Nov.1982-Oct.1984
141 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
116 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
 86 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 61 1999 Revisted; Sabotage
 48 Neon Rendezvous; Take It Or Leave It
 40 17 Days Live; Rockdreams
 22 1999 Live; Rockdreams
 20 1999 Tour Rehearsals; Superfly
 12 Computer Blue; ?
 11 Homecoming, The; Star
 11 Once In A Lifetime; ?
  8 From The Soundboard: 1984 Birthday Show; 4DaFunk
  7 Birthday Partying; Horny Toad
  6 With U; Horny Toad
  5 26; 4DaFink
  5 Automatic; Liberation
Purple Rain
Nov.1984-Oct.1985
171 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
 73 Prince & The Revolution Live; Moonraker
 41 Purple Finale; Thunderball
 37 Purple Rush; Sabotage
 35 Flesh For Fantasy; Great Dane
 30 Purple Rush V; Sabotage
 29 Purple Rush II; Sabotage
 29 Purple Rush III; Sabotage
 28 Purple Rain Tour Finale; Sabotage
 28 Purple Rush IV; Sabotage
 12 Let's Go Crazy; Idle Mind
 10 Birthday 85; ?
  7 I Don’t Know When's The Return; Vague
  7 Purple Rush VI; Sabotage
  6 Jam, The; Possessed Productions
  5 Sex Toy; Star
Hit & Run 86
Mar.1986-Aug.1986
 77 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
 47 Veni, Vidi, Vici; Uptown
 39 Happy Birthday; Moonraker
 29 Soul Psychodelicide; Moonraker
  8 Sometimes It Snows In April; Rockdreams
  6 San Francisco Live 1986; Sabotage
  3 Boston People Know How 2 Rock; Confusion
Under The Cherry Moon
Aug.1986-Oct.1986
158 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
 47 Septembre; Paper Corn
 46 Parade Around the World, A; Sabotage
 27 An American In Paris; Why Not
 23 Funky Party 2 Nite; KTS
 20 Manic Monday; ?
 18 Paris Parade; Optimum
 13 Paris 1986; Live Storm
 11 R U Ready Paris; Rockdreams
  9 Under the London Moon; Blue Lake
  8 Sex Of It, The; Dream Factory
  6 Do U Lie?; ?
Sign 'O' The Times
May.1987-Dec.1987
143 Wonderboy; Moonraker
 70 Now's The Time; Moonraker
 68 Miles From The Park; Sabotage
 60 For Those Of You On Valium; Chapter One
 44 Miles 2 Nowhere; Thunderball
 44 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal; Sabotage
 33 87 Laments; Speedball
 30 Paris Affair; KTS
 21 He's Got The Look; Rock Solid
 21 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal 2.0; Sabotage
 16 Housequake; Swinging Pig
 16 Peach & Black; Thunderball
 15 Vienna 25.5.1987; ?
 12 After Midnight; ?
 11 Regent of First Avenue, The; ?
 10 Fine Line Café; Univers
  7 Jazz Dwarf; ?
  5 Bodyheat; ?
  5 Do You Think I'm Sexy; Butterfly
  4 Stockholm 9th May 1987; ?
  3 Pink; Play With Me
  3 When Doves Cry Its A Sign...; Blue Lake
  2 After Midnight; Royal Sound
Lovesexy
Jul.1988-Feb.1989
462 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
119 Livesexy; Moonraker
 74 Lovesexy Live In Dortmund '88; Sabotage
 72 Trojan Horse Aftershow 88; Sabotage
 46 Osaka '89; Sabotage
 40 Lovesexy Live in Germany; ?
 35 Driving 2 Midnight Mess; Sabotage
 34 Funk City; Moonraker
 34 Nagoya '89; Sabotage
 30 Sendai '89; Sabotage
 26 Nightclubbing; Swinging Pig
 24 Roseland; Asteroid
 22 Cross The Line; ?
 22 Just My Imagination; ?
 21 Lovesexy88; Beech Marten
 16 Prince's Erotic City; Diversity
 15 An American In Paris; Ritual
 12 Secret Gig; Living Legend
 12 Take This Beat; All Of Us
 11 Lovesexy Live Atlanta; Sabotage
  7 Purple; Play With Me
  5 Lovesexy USA; Sabotage
  4 Funky Vibrations; Dream Factory
Nude
Jun.1990-Sep.1990
100 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 52 Nudity; Thunderball
 45 Tokyo '90; Moonraker
 31 Nude Tour 1990; Deep
 27 Stripped Down; Sabotage
 20 Live in Tokyo; ?
 15 Globequake; Dream Factory
 15 In Japan; ?
 13 Born In St. Paul; Mountains
 12 Under The Spanish Moon; Barfly
 10 Prince In The Nude; Diversity
 10 Viva Espana; ?
  8 La Coruna 90; 4DaFunk
  8 Wembley 90; ?
  3 Nudism; Thunderball
Diamonds and Pearls
Jan.1992-Jul.1992
 84 Thunder; Moonraker
 26 Thieves in the Temple; Sabotage
 24 Stagetronic; Crystal Cat
 17 Black MF In Les Bains; ?
 14 Funk U Up; Red Phantom
 14 Something Paisley; Moonraker
 13 Live in Rotterdam 28.5.1992; Beton
  9 Live 4 Love; Sabotage
  8 Purple Palace; Red Hot
  8 Rock 2 The Flow; ?
  7 Diamonds R 4 Ever; Cream Productions
  7 Glam Slam Yokohama; Optimum
  6 Call The Law; Rockdreams
  6 Purple Prince At Court; Invasion Unlimited
  6 Sexy MF Tour 92; ?
  6 Skin Tight; Sidestep
  5 Get Stupid; MC Records
  3 Unauthorised Live Vol 2; Joker
  3 White; Play With Me
Act I
Mar.1993-Apr.1993
 32 License To Funk; Red Phantom
 28 This Is My Night; KTS
 25 Cabaret Metro; Raiders Of The Lost Art
 24 DNA Lounge Aftershow; ?
 16 She's A Peach; Unbelievable Music
 15 Oh Oh Ohhh; ?
 14 Act I Live In Chicago; ?
 11 Livesexy MF; On Tour Red Line
 11 What's Hip; Bundy
  8 Gangster Grooves; Rockdreams
  8 My Name Is God; Off Beat
  6 Starlight Lounge; Sabotage
  4 Get On Up; ?
  2 This Is A New Romance; Blue Lake
Act II
Jul.1993-Sep.1993
113 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
 30 Peach; ?
 29 Estandard; ?
 24 Live at the Rex; Red Phantom
 21 Black MF; Pluto
 20 4 All The Roses; Smart Disc
 17 Act Deux; ?
 10 Intermission; ?
 10 What's My Name?; Monada
  9 Do U Wanna Go Home (disc 2); KTS
  9 Sacrifice Of Victor; CDR
  8 Lueneburg 93; Quickline
  7 Paris Aftershow 1993; ?
  5 What Am I Doing Aftershow; MAD
  4 Nasty Boy; CDR
Hit & Run 94
Feb.1994-Aug.1994
 72 Welcome To The Beautiful Experience; KTS
 62 Beautiful Experience, The; ?
 52 R U Experienced; Sabotage
 31 Stars And Bars; ?
 24 Le Bataclan; ?
 19 Undertaker, The; RDC
 17 Black; ?
 16 Glam Slam East; Optimum
 11 Glam Slam West; Raiders Of The Lost Art
  9 Hide The Bone; ?
  8 Glam Slam East; Raiders Of The Lost Art
  8 Palladium, The; ?
  6 Boogie 2Nite; Superfly
  6 Dark; ?
  6 Love Sign; Not Guilty
Ultimate Live Experience
Mar.1995
 93 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 33 Gold Aftershow 1995; Sabotage
 30 Astoria; New Power Zounds
 29 Paradiso, The; Super Hero
 19 Le Premier Gold Experience; Free Music
 18 Prince Esta Muerto; New Power Zounds
 16 Brabanthallen; CDR
 14 This Is What We Do 2 Have Fun; Midnight Beat
 13 Hallowed Be Thy Name; ?
 13 Pod, The; New Power Zounds
 10 Superhero; ?
  8 Funky Design; Free Music
  7 Sweet Thing; ?
L41A Paisley Park
Aug.1995-Dec.1995
 94 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 53 Park, The; Moonraker
 31 Park Volume Three, The; Moonraker
 27 Park Volume Four, The; Moonraker
 17 Paisley Park Extravaganza; Sabotage
 15 Open Sessions Volume 2; ?
 13 Open Sessions Volume 4; ?
Gold Experience
Jan.1996-Feb.1996
 73 Budokan; Moonraker
 39 Gold Tour Finale; Sabotage
 24 2 Funky; ?
 24 Honeymoon Experience, The; Moonraker
 11 Gold Ex-Prince, The; TGEP
L41A Charity
Jan.1997-Jul.1997
 57 Atlanta - January 19th, 1997; Sabotage
 33 Anniversary Experience, The; Moonraker
 32 Aloha Hawaii; Sabotage
 24 God Bless America; Moonraker
 20 Going North; Moonraker
 19 Freedom Train; Moonraker
 15 O(+> vs. Toronto; Sabotage
 11 Funky Alabama; Optimum
  6 Night Before, The; Optimum
  5 Artist, The Cross, The Ride, The; Mountains
Jam of the Year
Jul.1997-Jan.1998
 53 Millennium Grooves; Thunderball
 35 1998; Thunderball
 30 Mountain View; Sabotage
 16 Party Mix; Optimum
 15 Late Night Shows; Sabotage
 15 Paisley Nites; Thunderball
 11 Midnight Snack; Thunderball
 10 Face Down; Optimum
  8 Beautiful; Optimum
  4 Salt Lake City; Optimum
Newpower Soul
Apr.1998-Dec.1998
 61 R U Gonna Go My Way; Sabotage
 49 Freak, The; Sabotage
 44 Café de Paris; Sabotage
 40 Return to Zenith; Sabotage
 38 Exploding All Over Europe; Thunderball
 33 Beautiful Strange; Thunderball
 32 Ahoy Rotterdam; Sabotage
 32 Rock This Joint; Sabotage
 31 Utrecht Concert; Dreamline
 29 Hypno Paradise; Sabotage
 20 Night at the Bullring, A; Sabotage
 18 Nighttown Vega; Sabotage
 18 War, The; Sabotage
 17 Bright Lights New York City; Thunderball
 14 3:1/4; Optimum
 13 Funk Ball; Sabotage
 11 Spanish Circus; Sabotage
  9 Kaufleuten 2; Sleep Around
  7 Madrid To Stuttgart; Dreamline
  7 Utrecht 98; Orson Productions
  6 Electric Factory, The; Sabotage
  6 Kaufleuten; Come
  5 Extended Edition: Paris Zenith 31-8-98; Quickline
  2 Christ, The; Sabotage
Hit & Run 2000
Nov.2000-Apr.2001
 42 Hit & Run Richmond 2000; Sabotage
 18 Cabaret Metro 2000; Sabotage
  3 Oakland 2001; Sabotage
One Night Alone
Mar.2002-Dec.2002
 80 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 57 One Nite Alone in Paris; Sabotage
 54 2NigsUnited4WestRotterdam; Global Funkschool
 40 One Nite Alone In Chicago; Sabotage
 37 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Sabotage
 34 One Nite...Not So Alone; Premium
 26 Funkin Copenhagen; Sabotage
 26 Funkschool Rotterdam; Sabotage
 26 ONA… Live in Japan; Global Funkschool
 26 One Nite Alone in Buffalo; Sabotage
 24 One Nite Alone in Oberhausen; Sabotage
 20 Continental Drift; Sabotage
 20 Rotterdam We Come 2 Jam; Global Funkschool
 19 My Band Is Tight; Ladybird
 17 One Nite Alone in Washington; Sabotage
 16 One Nite Alone - The Soundchecks; Sabotage
 15 ONA - Dallas & Atlanta Aftershows; Sabotage
 14 One Nite Alone - Buffalo Aftershow; Sabotage
 14 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Premium
 14 One Nite Alone in Copenhagen; Sabotage
 11 ONA - London & Winnipeg Aftershows; Premium
 11 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; Sabotage
 10 Chicago Nite; Premium
 10 One Nite Alone in Japan; Sabotage
  7 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; ?
  7 Xenophunkia in LA; African Shark
  6 ONA... Live In Oakland; African Shark
  5 One Nite Alone In Detroit; Sabotage
  5 Touch; Premium
  2 Rainbow Palace; ?
Musicology
Mar.2004-Sep.2004
 29 Club Black; Ladybird
 23 Club Fillmore; Ladybird
 20 2KTV Volume 1; Brave
 20 Footsteps 2 Fillmore; Sabotage
 18 1805 Geary Blvd; Freeology
 16 Shark Tank Part 1; Freeology
 13 Park 2004, The; Sabotage
 12 Big Screen Premiere; Sabotage
  7 Black Sweat; Free As A Bird
  5 New York 2004ever; Sabotage
  4 Reno 2004ever; Sabotage
  3 Biloxi 2004ever; Sabotage
3121 Las Vegas
Nov.2006-Apr.2007
 13 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 4; Eye Records
  9 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 5; Eye Records
  5 Holy Casino, The; Casino Royale
Earth Tour
Aug.2007-Sep.2007
 17 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 6, The; Sabotage
 16 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 1, The; Sabotage
 16 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 3, The; Sabotage
 16 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 4, The; Sabotage
 15 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 2, The; Sabotage
 15 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 5, The; Sabotage
 12 21 Nights In London Vol. O4; O2verload
  4 London Calling; Eye Records
20Ten
Jul.2010-Nov.2010
  4 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 1; Sabotage
  4 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 5; Sabotage
  3 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 2; Sabotage
  3 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 3; Sabotage
  3 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 4; Sabotage
  3 Copenhagen 20Ten; Free Boot Generation
  3 Viage 2; Free Boot Generation
  2 All Access Italy; Eye Records
  2 Super Bock; Free Boot Generation
  2 Viage; Free Boot Generation
Other Shows

 64 Return Of The Bump Squad (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 53 Sound & Vision 2 (1989-1996); Sabotage
 48 Sound & Vision 1 (1980-1987); Sabotage
 47 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 45 Sound & Vision 3 (1996-1997); Sabotage
 43 Rave Un2 the Year 2000 (Dec.1999); Sabotage
 42 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 39 Sound & Vision 4 (1998); Sabotage
 38 Lovesexy Tour Rehearsals (1988); Sabotage
 38 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Premium
 36 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Premium
 36 Xenophobia Vol 3 (Jun.2002); Premium
 35 Viva Las Vegas (May.1999); Sabotage
 33 Emancipation Proclamation (Nov.1996); Sabotage
 27 Prince: A Celebration (Jun.2000); Sabotage
 24 Don't Cry For Me Argentina (Jan.1991); KTS
 21 June VII (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 18 Celebration 2001, A (Jun.2001); Sabotage
 18 Sound & Vision 5 (1999-2000); Sabotage
 17 Studio 54 (Jan.1999); Sabotage
 14 Joy in Repetition (Apr.2001); Sabotage
 13 Purple House (Nov.1998); Sabotage
 13 Sound & Vision 5 (2001-2004); Sabotage
 11 Sound & Vision 7 (2005-2007); Sabotage
 10 Montreux Jazz Fest Aftershow (Jul.2007); Fan
 10 Paisley Power (Feb.1998); Thunderball
 10 Rave Un2 The Bataclan (Nov.1999); Universal
  9 Montreux Jazz Fest (Jul.2007); Fan
  7 Complete Hawaii Tapes Vol. 1, The; Sabotage
  5 Welcome to the New World (Nov.1996); TUCD
  4 Black Friday (Oct.2008); Eye Records
  4 Resurrection (Jun.2000); Thunderball
  4 Spooky Electric, The (Jul.1988); NEC
  3 Days of Soundboard (1986); Free Boot Generation
  3 Hotter Than July (Jul.2007); Fearless
  3 More Free Candy 4 U (Oct.2009); Free Boot Generation
  2 C3L.A.bration 2009 (Mar.2009); Eye Records
  2 New Golden Age, The (Apr.2008); Sabotage
  2 Victory (Feb.2007); Fearless
Top Picks
462 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
171 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
158 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
146 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
143 Wonderboy; Moonraker
141 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
137 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
127 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
124 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
123 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
119 Livesexy; Moonraker
116 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
113 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
100 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 94 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 93 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 86 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 84 Thunder; Moonraker
 80 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 77 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
Studio Boots
135 Work - Vol 1, The; Thundeball
115 Work - Vol 2, The; Thundeball
 95 Work - Vol 3, The; Thundeball
 93 Work - Vol 5, The; Thundeball
 84 Work - Vol 4, The; Thundeball
 78 Dream Factory; Thunderball
 77 Dream Factory Remastered; Sabotage
 69 12 Inches To A Yard; Down Low
 67 Cosmos; Thunderball
 65 Dreams; Thunderball
 61 Deposition; Moonraker
 58 H20; Thunderball
 57 Fantasia; Moonraker
 47 Studio Nights (Sound 80); Superhero
 44 Studio Nights (Untitled); Superhero
 40 Crucial; ?
 39 Jewel Box; Underground
 38 Studio Nights (The Rebels); Superhero
 36 Studio Nights (Work in Progress); Superhero
 32 Past Present & Future 2; Sabotage
 32 Yellow; Bernadettee's Disques
 28 Charade; NEC
 27 Apotheosis; Sabotage
 25 Emanicipation - The Secret Chapter; Sabotage
 22 Crucial; Windmill
 21 Jewel Box II; Bernadettee's Disques
 21 Past Present & Future; Sabotage
 21 Xpectation; Sabotage
 18 Dawn, The; TJC
 17 Platinum; ?
 13 1987 Outtakes; T
 13 Sun, Moon and Stars; Sabotage
 12 Dirty Mind; Kicks
 11 Crystal Ball; Pimpsandwich
 11 Inner Sanctum, The; Sabotage
  9 In Rock - Vol 1; KTS
  9 In Rock - Vol 4; KTS
  9 Work It - Vol 1-10; GetBlue
  8 Box of Chocolates; Free Boot Generation
  8 Fate; Out
  8 Illusion Continues, The; Thunderball
  7 Hot Chocolate; Mongoose
  7 In Rock - Vol 2; KTS
  7 In Rock - Vol 3; KTS
  7 Madhouse 24; Bernadettee's Disques
  7 Rare2Prince; Temptation
  7 Xemplification; Coco
  6 In Rock - Vol 5; KTS
  6 Purple Rush VII; Sabotage
  6 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 1; ?
  6 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 2; ?
  5 RarePrince; Temptation
  4 Only 4 U; Big Music