Craps (After Hours)

Craps (After Hours)
Studio album by Richard Pryor
Released 1971
Recorded Redd Foxx Club, Hollywood, California
Genre Comedy
Length 30:37
Label Laff
Producer David Drozen
Richard Pryor chronology
Richard Pryor
Craps (After Hours)
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Craps (After Hours) is an album by Richard Pryor, released in 1971 on the Laff Records label. His second overall release (his first being his self-titled 1968 release on the Dove/Reprise label), it was released during the comedian's transitional period from a middlebrow Cosbyized comic into a more improvisational, socially conscious, controversial brand of raw humor that Pryor would help to pioneer during the 1970s. Several monologues from the album were repeated for Pryor's first concert film, Live & Smokin, though that movie would be held from release until 1985 as a VHS videotape. Recorded at Redd Foxx's club in Hollywood, Pryor is introduced by the emcee as "the crown prince of comedy".

For some unknown reason, possibly a mix up at the record producer, some LP's were pressed with a comic referred to as Hotshot Hogan on the B-side.

Side two of this album was later re-released in a split LP with Redd Foxx, "Pryor Goes Foxx Hunting" (Laff A170).

Track listing

  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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