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List Rules Vote up the Pryor albums that had you in tears. You can listen to full clips of his specials in the videos attached.

One of comedy's true icons, Richard Pryor is universally considered one of the best comedians of all time. Listed here are the best Richard Pryor albums, including videos, when available. This Richard Pryor discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Richard Pryor albums can be found where they belong, at the top of the list. Pryor was known for his unflinching handling of racial issues in his stand up comedy, with many of his best bits featuring charged language, profanity, and epithets. It would be wrong to censor him here – as he selected his own titles, and they are deeply related to the comic persona he developed and the issues he tackles – but do be aware there is sensitive language ahead.

What’s your favorite Richard Pryor album? Vote it up below, even if it's not necessarily the most popular - we want to know what you think about this comedy great’s work. Help other comedy fans decide on the best Richard Pryor album of all time, from That Nigger’s Crazy to L.A. Jail.

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Ranker Video
1975

1. I Hope I'm Funny
2. Nigger With a Seizure
3. Have Your Ass Home By 11:00
4. Black and White Lifestyles
5. Exorcist
6. Wino Dealing with Dracula
7. Flying Saucers
8. The Back Down
9. Black Man/White Woman
10. Niggers vs. Police
11. Wino & Junkie

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1978

1. New Year's Eve
2. White And Black People
3. Black Funerals
4. Discipline
5. Heart Attacks
6. Ali
7. Keeping In Shape
8. Leon Spinks
9. Dogs And Horses
10. Jim Brown
11. Monkeys
12. Kids
13. Nature
14. Things In The Woods
15. Deer Hunter
16. Chinese Food
17. Being Sensitive

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1975

1. Eulogy
2. Shortage of White People
3. New Niggers
4. Cocaine
5. Just Us
6. Mudbone – Intro
7. Mudbone – Little Feets
8. When Your Woman Leaves You
9. The Goodnight Kiss
10. Women Are Beautiful
11. Our Text For Today
12. Ali

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Ranker Video
1976

1. Hillbilly
2. Black and White Women
3. Our Gang
4. Bicentennial Prayer
5. Black Hollywood
6. Mudbone Goes to Hollywood
7. Chinese Restaurant
8. Acid
9. Bicentennial Nigger

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Ranker Video
1982

1. Women
2. Prison
3. Africa
4. Mafia Club
5. Mudbone
6. Freebase
7. Hospital

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Supernigger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Albums of All Time
dbourassa added 1982

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Richard Pryor: Here and Now is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Albums of All Time
1983

1. Here and Now
2. Southern Hospitality
3. Slavery
4. Motherland
5. I Met the President
6. Fire Exit
7. Mudbone (Part One)
8. Mudbone (Part Two)
9. Inebriated
10. One Night Stands
11. One Day at a Time
12. I Like Women
13. Being Famous
14. I Remember
15. Interview

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Ranker Video
1976

1. Arrested
2. Brick Eight
3. State Park
4. Big Daddy
5. Hair"
6. Bathrooms
7. Black Jack
8. Groovy Feelings
9. Funky People
10. Chow Line
11. Judgement Day
12. Chain Gang
13. 2001
14. Farting Smells
15. Pimples
16. Country Singe

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Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Albums of All Time
dbourassa added 1968

1. Super Nigger
2. Girls
3. Farting
4. Prison Play
5. T.V. Panel Show
6. Smells
7. Army Life
8. Frankenstein

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Richard Pryor: Here and Now is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Albums of All Time

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Craps is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Albums of All Time
1971

1. Gettin' High
2. Fuck From Memory
3. Big Tits
4. Gettin' Some
5. The President (later reissues as "President Nixon")
6. Tryin' to Get Some
7. Cool
8. Cops/The Line-Up
9. Masturbating
10. Religion
11. Black Preachers
12. Being Born
13. Blow Our Image
14. Blackjack
15. I Spy Cops
16. Sugar Ray
17. White Folks
18. Indians
19. Ass Wupin'
20. Got a Dollar
21. Pres' Black Baby
22. Dope/Wino/Panthers
23. After Hours
24. 280 Pound Ass
25. Crap Game
26. Insurance Man
27. Black and Proud
28. Gettin' the Nut
29. Jackin' Off
30. Snappin' Pussy
31. Fartin

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Who Me? I'm Not Him is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Albums of All Time
dbourassa added 1977