Richard Pryor

Wanted: Live in Concert

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The soundtrack to Pryor's first concert film is also his best recorded document. Some of the jokes here are repeated from his previous albums, but after years of sharpening them, they are even more hilarious with age. Spread out over two albums, Wanted (which was recorded during multiple stops across the country) is not only a record of an era (even the dated bits, like the classic "Ali," are still funny), it's also a running commentary on America itself. This is Pryor at his best, earning his rep as the best live comic of the '70s.

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