Created: 25.Feb.1998
Updated: 28.Oct.2018
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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
149 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
140 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
130 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
Controversy
Nov.1981-Mar.1982
127 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
126 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
 39 You Belong To Prince; Observation
 32 Jack U Off; Swinging Pig
 25 Still Waiting; ?
 22 Dance 2 The Beat; Moonraker
 19 His Royal Badness; Men At Work
 17 Moonlight; Star
 12 International Lover; Templar
 10 Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad; Templar
  9 Sexuality; Suly
  8 Live in USA 1982; Golden Stars
  7 Pop; Three Cool Cats
  7 This Is A Dance; ?
  5 Live USA; Imtrat
1999
Nov.1982-Oct.1984
144 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
119 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
 90 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 64 1999 Revisted; Sabotage
 51 Neon Rendezvous; Take It Or Leave It
 43 17 Days Live; Rockdreams
 25 1999 Live; Rockdreams
 23 1999 Tour Rehearsals; Superfly
 15 Computer Blue; ?
 14 Homecoming, The; Star
 14 Once In A Lifetime; ?
 11 From The Soundboard: 1984 Birthday Show; 4DaFunk
 10 Birthday Partying; Horny Toad
  9 With U; Horny Toad
  8 26; 4DaFink
  8 Automatic; Liberation
Purple Rain
Nov.1984-Oct.1985
174 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
 76 Prince & The Revolution Live; Moonraker
 44 Purple Finale; Thunderball
 40 Purple Rush; Sabotage
 38 Flesh For Fantasy; Great Dane
 33 Purple Rush V; Sabotage
 32 Purple Rush II; Sabotage
 32 Purple Rush III; Sabotage
 31 Purple Rain Tour Finale; Sabotage
 31 Purple Rush IV; Sabotage
 15 Let's Go Crazy; Idle Mind
 13 Birthday 85; ?
 10 I Don’t Know When's The Return; Vague
 10 Purple Rush VI; Sabotage
  9 Jam, The; Possessed Productions
  8 Sex Toy; Star
Hit & Run 86
Mar.1986-Aug.1986
 80 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
 50 Veni, Vidi, Vici; Uptown
 42 Happy Birthday; Moonraker
 32 Soul Psychodelicide; Moonraker
 11 Sometimes It Snows In April; Rockdreams
  9 San Francisco Live 1986; Sabotage
  6 Boston People Know How 2 Rock; Confusion
Under The Cherry Moon
Aug.1986-Oct.1986
161 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
 50 Septembre; Paper Corn
 49 Parade Around the World, A; Sabotage
 30 An American In Paris; Why Not
 26 Funky Party 2 Nite; KTS
 23 Manic Monday; ?
 21 Paris Parade; Optimum
 16 Paris 1986; Live Storm
 14 R U Ready Paris; Rockdreams
 12 Under the London Moon; Blue Lake
 11 Sex Of It, The; Dream Factory
  9 Do U Lie?; ?
Sign 'O' The Times
May.1987-Dec.1987
147 Wonderboy; Moonraker
 73 Now's The Time; Moonraker
 72 Miles From The Park; Sabotage
 63 For Those Of You On Valium; Chapter One
 47 Miles 2 Nowhere; Thunderball
 47 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal; Sabotage
 36 87 Laments; Speedball
 33 Paris Affair; KTS
 24 He's Got The Look; Rock Solid
 24 Sign 'O' The Times Rehearsal 2.0; Sabotage
 19 Housequake; Swinging Pig
 19 Peach & Black; Thunderball
 18 Vienna 25.5.1987; ?
 15 After Midnight; ?
 14 Regent of First Avenue, The; ?
 13 Fine Line Café; Univers
 10 Jazz Dwarf; ?
  8 Bodyheat; ?
  8 Do You Think I'm Sexy; Butterfly
  7 Stockholm 9th May 1987; ?
  6 Pink; Play With Me
  6 When Doves Cry Its A Sign...; Blue Lake
  5 After Midnight; Royal Sound
Lovesexy
Jul.1988-Feb.1989
468 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
123 Livesexy; Moonraker
 78 Lovesexy Live In Dortmund '88; Sabotage
 75 Trojan Horse Aftershow 88; Sabotage
 51 Osaka '89; Sabotage
 43 Lovesexy Live in Germany; ?
 38 Driving 2 Midnight Mess; Sabotage
 38 Nagoya '89; Sabotage
 37 Funk City; Moonraker
 33 Sendai '89; Sabotage
 29 Nightclubbing; Swinging Pig
 27 Roseland; Asteroid
 25 Cross The Line; ?
 25 Just My Imagination; ?
 24 Lovesexy88; Beech Marten
 19 Prince's Erotic City; Diversity
 18 An American In Paris; Ritual
 15 Secret Gig; Living Legend
 15 Take This Beat; All Of Us
 14 Lovesexy Live Atlanta; Sabotage
 10 Purple; Play With Me
  8 Lovesexy USA; Sabotage
  7 Funky Vibrations; Dream Factory
Nude
Jun.1990-Sep.1990
103 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 56 Nudity; Thunderball
 49 Tokyo '90; Moonraker
 34 Nude Tour 1990; Deep
 30 Stripped Down; Sabotage
 23 Live in Tokyo; ?
 18 Globequake; Dream Factory
 18 In Japan; ?
 16 Born In St. Paul; Mountains
 15 Under The Spanish Moon; Barfly
 13 Prince In The Nude; Diversity
 13 Viva Espana; ?
 11 La Coruna 90; 4DaFunk
 11 Wembley 90; ?
  6 Nudism; Thunderball
Diamonds and Pearls
Jan.1992-Jul.1992
 87 Thunder; Moonraker
 29 Thieves in the Temple; Sabotage
 27 Stagetronic; Crystal Cat
 20 Black MF In Les Bains; ?
 17 Funk U Up; Red Phantom
 17 Something Paisley; Moonraker
 16 Live in Rotterdam 28.5.1992; Beton
 12 Live 4 Love; Sabotage
 11 Purple Palace; Red Hot
 11 Rock 2 The Flow; ?
 10 Diamonds R 4 Ever; Cream Productions
 10 Glam Slam Yokohama; Optimum
  9 Call The Law; Rockdreams
  9 Purple Prince At Court; Invasion Unlimited
  9 Sexy MF Tour 92; ?
  9 Skin Tight; Sidestep
  8 Get Stupid; MC Records
  6 Unauthorised Live Vol 2; Joker
  6 White; Play With Me
Act I
Mar.1993-Apr.1993
 35 License To Funk; Red Phantom
 31 This Is My Night; KTS
 28 Cabaret Metro; Raiders Of The Lost Art
 27 DNA Lounge Aftershow; ?
 19 She's A Peach; Unbelievable Music
 18 Oh Oh Ohhh; ?
 17 Act I Live In Chicago; ?
 14 Livesexy MF; On Tour Red Line
 14 What's Hip; Bundy
 11 Gangster Grooves; Rockdreams
 11 My Name Is God; Off Beat
  9 Starlight Lounge; Sabotage
  7 Get On Up; ?
  5 This Is A New Romance; Blue Lake
Act II
Jul.1993-Sep.1993
116 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
 33 Peach; ?
 32 Estandard; ?
 27 Live at the Rex; Red Phantom
 24 Black MF; Pluto
 23 4 All The Roses; Smart Disc
 20 Act Deux; ?
 13 Intermission; ?
 13 What's My Name?; Monada
 12 Do U Wanna Go Home (disc 2); KTS
 12 Sacrifice Of Victor; CDR
 11 Lueneburg 93; Quickline
 10 Paris Aftershow 1993; ?
  8 What Am I Doing Aftershow; MAD
  7 Nasty Boy; CDR
Hit & Run 94
Feb.1994-Aug.1994
 75 Welcome To The Beautiful Experience; KTS
 65 Beautiful Experience, The; ?
 55 R U Experienced; Sabotage
 34 Stars And Bars; ?
 27 Le Bataclan; ?
 23 Undertaker, The; RDC
 20 Black; ?
 19 Glam Slam East; Optimum
 14 Glam Slam West; Raiders Of The Lost Art
 12 Hide The Bone; ?
 11 Glam Slam East; Raiders Of The Lost Art
 11 Palladium, The; ?
  9 Boogie 2Nite; Superfly
  9 Dark; ?
  9 Love Sign; Not Guilty
Ultimate Live Experience
Mar.1995
 96 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 36 Gold Aftershow 1995; Sabotage
 33 Astoria; New Power Zounds
 32 Paradiso, The; Super Hero
 22 Le Premier Gold Experience; Free Music
 21 Prince Esta Muerto; New Power Zounds
 19 Brabanthallen; CDR
 17 This Is What We Do 2 Have Fun; Midnight Beat
 16 Hallowed Be Thy Name; ?
 16 Pod, The; New Power Zounds
 13 Superhero; ?
 11 Funky Design; Free Music
 10 Sweet Thing; ?
L41A Paisley Park
Aug.1995-Dec.1995
 97 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 56 Park, The; Moonraker
 34 Park Volume Three, The; Moonraker
 30 Park Volume Four, The; Moonraker
 20 Paisley Park Extravaganza; Sabotage
 18 Open Sessions Volume 2; ?
 16 Open Sessions Volume 4; ?
Gold Experience
Jan.1996-Feb.1996
 76 Budokan; Moonraker
 42 Gold Tour Finale; Sabotage
 27 2 Funky; ?
 27 Honeymoon Experience, The; Moonraker
 14 Gold Ex-Prince, The; TGEP
L41A Charity
Jan.1997-Jul.1997
 60 Atlanta - January 19th, 1997; Sabotage
 36 Anniversary Experience, The; Moonraker
 35 Aloha Hawaii; Sabotage
 27 God Bless America; Moonraker
 23 Going North; Moonraker
 22 Freedom Train; Moonraker
 18 O(+> vs. Toronto; Sabotage
 14 Funky Alabama; Optimum
  9 Night Before, The; Optimum
  8 Artist, The Cross, The Ride, The; Mountains
Jam of the Year
Jul.1997-Jan.1998
 56 Millennium Grooves; Thunderball
 38 1998; Thunderball
 33 Mountain View; Sabotage
 19 Party Mix; Optimum
 18 Late Night Shows; Sabotage
 18 Paisley Nites; Thunderball
 14 Midnight Snack; Thunderball
 13 Face Down; Optimum
 11 Beautiful; Optimum
  7 Salt Lake City; Optimum
Newpower Soul
Apr.1998-Dec.1998
 64 R U Gonna Go My Way; Sabotage
 52 Freak, The; Sabotage
 47 Café de Paris; Sabotage
 43 Return to Zenith; Sabotage
 41 Exploding All Over Europe; Thunderball
 36 Beautiful Strange; Thunderball
 35 Ahoy Rotterdam; Sabotage
 35 Rock This Joint; Sabotage
 34 Utrecht Concert; Dreamline
 32 Hypno Paradise; Sabotage
 23 Night at the Bullring, A; Sabotage
 21 Nighttown Vega; Sabotage
 21 War, The; Sabotage
 20 Bright Lights New York City; Thunderball
 17 3:1/4; Optimum
 16 Funk Ball; Sabotage
 14 Spanish Circus; Sabotage
 12 Kaufleuten 2; Sleep Around
 10 Madrid To Stuttgart; Dreamline
 10 Utrecht 98; Orson Productions
  9 Electric Factory, The; Sabotage
  9 Kaufleuten; Come
  8 Extended Edition: Paris Zenith 31-8-98; Quickline
  5 Christ, The; Sabotage
Hit & Run 2000
Nov.2000-Apr.2001
 45 Hit & Run Richmond 2000; Sabotage
 21 Cabaret Metro 2000; Sabotage
  6 Oakland 2001; Sabotage
One Night Alone
Mar.2002-Dec.2002
 84 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 60 One Nite Alone in Paris; Sabotage
 57 2NigsUnited4WestRotterdam; Global Funkschool
 43 One Nite Alone In Chicago; Sabotage
 40 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Sabotage
 37 One Nite...Not So Alone; Premium
 29 Funkin Copenhagen; Sabotage
 29 Funkschool Rotterdam; Sabotage
 29 ONA… Live in Japan; Global Funkschool
 29 One Nite Alone in Buffalo; Sabotage
 27 One Nite Alone in Oberhausen; Sabotage
 23 Continental Drift; Sabotage
 23 Rotterdam We Come 2 Jam; Global Funkschool
 22 My Band Is Tight; Ladybird
 20 One Nite Alone in Washington; Sabotage
 19 One Nite Alone - The Soundchecks; Sabotage
 18 ONA - Dallas & Atlanta Aftershows; Sabotage
 17 One Nite Alone - Buffalo Aftershow; Sabotage
 17 One Nite Alone in Berlin; Premium
 17 One Nite Alone in Copenhagen; Sabotage
 14 ONA - London & Winnipeg Aftershows; Premium
 14 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; Sabotage
 13 Chicago Nite; Premium
 13 One Nite Alone in Japan; Sabotage
 10 One Nite Alone in Fukuoka; ?
 10 Xenophunkia in LA; African Shark
  9 ONA... Live In Oakland; African Shark
  8 One Nite Alone In Detroit; Sabotage
  8 Touch; Premium
  5 Rainbow Palace; ?
Musicology
Mar.2004-Sep.2004
 32 Club Black; Ladybird
 26 Club Fillmore; Ladybird
 23 2KTV Volume 1; Brave
 23 Footsteps 2 Fillmore; Sabotage
 21 1805 Geary Blvd; Freeology
 19 Shark Tank Part 1; Freeology
 16 Park 2004, The; Sabotage
 15 Big Screen Premiere; Sabotage
 10 Black Sweat; Free As A Bird
  8 New York 2004ever; Sabotage
  7 Reno 2004ever; Sabotage
  6 Biloxi 2004ever; Sabotage
3121 Las Vegas
Nov.2006-Apr.2007
 16 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 4; Eye Records
 12 3121 Las Vegas Vol. 5; Eye Records
  8 Holy Casino, The; Casino Royale
Earth Tour
Aug.2007-Sep.2007
 20 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 6, The; Sabotage
 19 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 1, The; Sabotage
 19 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 3, The; Sabotage
 19 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 4, The; Sabotage
 18 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 2, The; Sabotage
 18 Indigo Chronicles Chapter 5, The; Sabotage
 15 21 Nights In London Vol. O4; O2verload
  7 London Calling; Eye Records
20Ten
Jul.2010-Nov.2010
  7 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 1; Sabotage
  7 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 5; Sabotage
  6 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 2; Sabotage
  6 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 3; Sabotage
  6 20Ten Complete Tour Vol 4; Sabotage
  6 Copenhagen 20Ten; Free Boot Generation
  6 Viage 2; Free Boot Generation
  5 All Access Italy; Eye Records
  5 Super Bock; Free Boot Generation
  5 Viage; Free Boot Generation
Other Shows

 67 Return Of The Bump Squad (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 56 Sound & Vision 2 (1989-1996); Sabotage
 51 Sound & Vision 1 (1980-1987); Sabotage
 50 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 48 Sound & Vision 3 (1996-1997); Sabotage
 46 Rave Un2 the Year 2000 (Dec.1999); Sabotage
 45 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Sabotage
 42 Sound & Vision 4 (1998); Sabotage
 41 Lovesexy Tour Rehearsals (1988); Sabotage
 41 Xenophobia Vol 2 (Jun.2002); Premium
 39 Xenophobia Vol 1 (Jun.2002); Premium
 39 Xenophobia Vol 3 (Jun.2002); Premium
 38 Viva Las Vegas (May.1999); Sabotage
 36 Emancipation Proclamation (Nov.1996); Sabotage
 30 Prince: A Celebration (Jun.2000); Sabotage
 27 Don't Cry For Me Argentina (Jan.1991); KTS
 24 June VII (Jun.1995); Moonraker
 21 Celebration 2001, A (Jun.2001); Sabotage
 21 Sound & Vision 5 (1999-2000); Sabotage
 20 Studio 54 (Jan.1999); Sabotage
 17 Joy in Repetition (Apr.2001); Sabotage
 16 Purple House (Nov.1998); Sabotage
 16 Sound & Vision 5 (2001-2004); Sabotage
 14 Sound & Vision 7 (2005-2007); Sabotage
 13 Montreux Jazz Fest Aftershow (Jul.2007); Fan
 13 Paisley Power (Feb.1998); Thunderball
 13 Rave Un2 The Bataclan (Nov.1999); Universal
 12 Montreux Jazz Fest (Jul.2007); Fan
 10 Complete Hawaii Tapes Vol. 1, The; Sabotage
  8 Welcome to the New World (Nov.1996); TUCD
  7 Black Friday (Oct.2008); Eye Records
  7 Resurrection (Jun.2000); Thunderball
  7 Spooky Electric, The (Jul.1988); NEC
  6 Days of Soundboard (1986); Free Boot Generation
  6 Hotter Than July (Jul.2007); Fearless
  6 More Free Candy 4 U (Oct.2009); Free Boot Generation
  5 C3L.A.bration 2009 (Mar.2009); Eye Records
  5 New Golden Age, The (Apr.2008); Sabotage
  5 Victory (Feb.2007); Fearless
Top Picks
468 Small Club; Moonraker or X Records
174 City Lights (Atlanta 85); Super Hero
161 City Lights (Stockholm); Super Hero
149 City Lights (New York); Super Hero
147 Wonderboy; Moonraker
144 City Lights (Detroit); Super Hero
140 City Lights (Atlanta 80); Super Hero
130 City Lights (Paris); Super Hero
127 City Lights (Saginaw); Super Hero
126 City Lights (Columbia); Super Hero
123 Livesexy; Moonraker
119 City Lights (Providence); Super Hero
116 Rock Over Germany; Sabotage
103 Spanish Harem; Sabotage
 97 Park Volume Two, The; Moonraker
 96 Emporium; New Power Zounds
 90 Avenue, The; Moonraker
 87 Thunder; Moonraker
 84 Whole Lotta Love 4 Paris; Sabotage
 80 Birthday Parade; Sabotage
Studio Boots
138 Work - Vol 1, The; Thundeball
118 Work - Vol 2, The; Thundeball
 98 Work - Vol 3, The; Thundeball
 96 Work - Vol 5, The; Thundeball
 87 Work - Vol 4, The; Thundeball
 81 Dream Factory; Thunderball
 80 Dream Factory Remastered; Sabotage
 72 12 Inches To A Yard; Down Low
 70 Cosmos; Thunderball
 68 Dreams; Thunderball
 64 Deposition; Moonraker
 61 H20; Thunderball
 60 Fantasia; Moonraker
 50 Studio Nights (Sound 80); Superhero
 47 Studio Nights (Untitled); Superhero
 43 Crucial; ?
 43 Jewel Box; Underground
 41 Studio Nights (The Rebels); Superhero
 39 Studio Nights (Work in Progress); Superhero
 35 Past Present & Future 2; Sabotage
 35 Yellow; Bernadettee's Disques
 31 Charade; NEC
 30 Apotheosis; Sabotage
 28 Emanicipation - The Secret Chapter; Sabotage
 25 Crucial; Windmill
 25 Xpectation; Sabotage
 24 Jewel Box II; Bernadettee's Disques
 24 Past Present & Future; Sabotage
 21 Dawn, The; TJC
 21 Platinum; ?
 16 1987 Outtakes; T
 16 Sun, Moon and Stars; Sabotage
 15 Dirty Mind; Kicks
 14 Crystal Ball; Pimpsandwich
 14 Inner Sanctum, The; Sabotage
 12 In Rock - Vol 1; KTS
 12 In Rock - Vol 4; KTS
 12 Work It - Vol 1-10; GetBlue
 11 Box of Chocolates; Free Boot Generation
 11 Fate; Out
 11 Illusion Continues, The; Thunderball
 10 Hot Chocolate; Mongoose
 10 In Rock - Vol 2; KTS
 10 In Rock - Vol 3; KTS
 10 Madhouse 24; Bernadettee's Disques
 10 Rare2Prince; Temptation
 10 Xemplification; Coco
  9 In Rock - Vol 5; KTS
  9 Purple Rush VII; Sabotage
  9 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 1; ?
  9 Ultra Rare Trax Vol 2; ?
  8 RarePrince; Temptation
  7 Only 4 U; Big Music