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Laff Records
A Parade Of Clowns & Jesters


There is not much information available about the legendary Los Angeles comedy label, Laff Records. Best known as the place where Richard Pryor made his start in comedy, this now defunct label defined the West Coast's brand of funky, filthy comedy in the 70's and early 80's. Laff Records was ground zero for some of the best comedy America had to offer. Very few Laff releases have been put out on CD and that is a shame. There are some real gems to be found.


My goal is to create a fully illustrated discography of Laff releases. Please look over the information below and let me know if I am missing any releases or have missing or incorrect information. If you have any cover images that are missing,
please contact me.


With enough help, I hope to have a complete discography before too long. Everyone who contributes will be listed on this page (if they wish to be). Thanks!

THANKS TO WARREN DEBENHAM FOR ALL HIS HELP



information in blue is unknown or unconfirmed


THE LAFF RECORDS
ILLUSTRATED DISCOGRAPHY
Kip Addotta

Comedian Of The United States

LP

A232

1985

.
Kip Addotta

I Hope I’m Not Out Of Line

LP

A215

1981

.
Kip Addotta

I Hope I’m Not Out Of Line
(5 track promo)

LP

A215

1981

Special 5 track promo edition in a generic white label with a custom promo sticker on either side. Has the same catalog number as the retail release.

The vinyl has a custom white label. It is divided into A.M. F.M. (Side 1) with Gemini's, Paranoia & Dieting and F.M. (Side 2) with Laughter & Separation/
Kip Addotta

I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus b/w same

7” promo

024

1984

.
Kip Addotta

I’m So Miserable Without You
(It’s Just Like Having You Around)
b/w A State Of The Humor Address

7”

0232

1985

Kip Addotta

Wet Dream/Live Stand-Up

7”

023

1984

.
Kip Addotta

White Boy Rapp

EP

A230-S

1984

.
Frank Alesia & Timothy Blake

Forgive Me Father, I Have Sinned...

LP

A171

1973

.
Alison Arngrim

Heeere's Amy!

LP

A199

1977

Alison Arngrim played Nellie Oleson on the TV show "Little House On The Prairie"
The Art Of Love (recorded live)

7"

STAG 1005

date unknown

This is an odd release. Both the sleeve and the vinyl have the Laff logo, but the catalog number is STAG 1005. Perhaps this was part of a series of "stag" releases. Any additional information you may have would be most appreciated.
Baby Seals

Not Guilty

LP

A187

1975

.
Baroness Bobo

There’s A Mouse In My Pants

LP

A154

date unknown

.
Belle Barth

The Book Of Knowledge

LP

A180

1974

.
Belle Barth

Hell’s Belle

LP

A115

date unknown

.
Belle Barth

The Customer Comes First

LP

A109

date unknown

.
Bea Bea Benson

Let It All Hang Out

LP

A138

date unknown

.
Bea Bea Benson

Open And Enter

LP

A176

1974

.
Rex Benson

Strikes Again

LP

A121

date unknown

.
Rex Benson

Strikes Again (nude cover)

LP

A5020

date unknown

.
Rex Benson

The Wild Humor Of Rex Benson

LP

A120

date unknown

.
Rex Benson

The Wild Humor Of Rex Benson
(nude cover)

LP

A5019

date unknown

.
Billy Devroe & The Devilaires

Sex Machine

LP

A110

date unknown

.
Billy Devroe & The Devilaires

Sex Machine (nude cover)

LP

A5017N

date unknown

.
Billy Devroe & The Devilaires

Trip Around The World

LP

A119

date unknown

.
Billy Devroe & The Devilaires

Trip Around The World (nude cover)

LP

A5018N

date unknown

.
Bryce Bond

Seduction Bachelor Style

LP

????

date unknown

This record may not exist as a Laff release. It was released on Lobo Records in a non-nude version, but a non-nude Laff release is unconfirmed.
Bryce Bond

Seduction Bachelor Style
(nude cover)

LP

A5023

date unknown

My copy of this record has a Laff cover, but the record is on Lobo Records (LOBOLP-102). Maybe Laff bought existing copies and put them in Laff sleeves. Very strange. Does anybody know something about this?
Bottoms Up For Swingers

Soundtrack

LP

WP 1-3650

date unknown

It seems that Laff licensed this title and did not give it a regular Laff catalog number.

WP stands for Breck Wall & Joe Peterson
Hank Carbo

Hot Pants b/w Hot Pants Too

7"

A1172

date unknown

Chester Calhoun with Society Red

Dr. Dickem

LP

A153

date unknown

.
George Carlin

Killer Carlin

LP

A219

1981

recorded with Jack Burns

reissued on CD UPROAR 3664
Jim Cato

Caviar & Chitlins

LP

A169

1973

.
Dick Curtis

Live At ‘The Horn’ Santa Monica

LP

A126

date unknown

.
Leroy Daniels

Sexmouth

LP

A130

date unknown

.
Leroy Daniels

Sexmouth (nude cover)

LP

A5025

date unknown

very limited quantities of this version were pressed
Dap Sugar Willie

The Ghost Of Davy Crockett

LP

A167

1973

.
Pepper Davis & Tony Reese

The Comedy World Of Davis & Reese

LP

A125

date unknown

.
Billy Devroe

She Gives Trade Stamps

LP

A118

date unknown

.
Billy Devroe

She Gives Trade Stamps
(nude cover)

LP

A5016N

date unknown

.
Tina Dixon

Calling All Freaks!

LP

A178

1974

.
Tina Dixon

Take It Out Of This

LP

A157

date unknown

.
Dynamite

Blows Your Mind

LP

A163

1973

.
Dynamite

Dynamite Is Super Spook

LP

A189

date unknown

.
Dynamite

Dynamite’s Soul Christmas

LP

A172

1973

.
Erotiques d’Amour

Erotiques d’Amour: The Art Of Love

LP

A5001

date unknown

.
Cliff Ferré

A Cocky Cowboy
Fifi’s Got The Biggest One In France

7”

1003

date unknown

The artist is not listed on the single
Cliff Ferré

Hawaiian Tale
Ain’t It A Beauty

7”

1004

date unknown

The artist is not listed on the single
Cliff Ferré

Joe’s Joint
Uncle Harry’s Little Peacock

7”

1002

date unknown

The artist is not listed on the single
Cliff Ferré

Rosie Don’t Bang On The Piano
Favorite Indoor Sport

7”

1001

date unknown

Reissue of a 1949 78 on KEM

There is no artist listed on the single
Cliff Ferré

The Greatest Broad-Jumper
House With The Little Red Light

7”

1006

date unknown

The artist is not listed on the single
Cliff Ferré

The Pirate’s Poop
That No Good

7”

1005

date unknown

Reissue of a 1949 78 on KEM

There is no artist listed on the single
Redd Foxx

Everything’s Big

LP

A228

1978

reissue of “I Ain’t Lied Yet” (A203)
Redd Foxx

I Ain’t Lied Yet

LP

A203

1978

reissued on CD OST 7269
Redd Foxx & Slappy White

Redd & White!!

LP

A175

1974

Redd Foxx

Uncensored

LP

A210

1980

reissued on CD MERCURY 528061
Freeman & Murray

And Here We Is

LP

A165

1973

.
Booty Green

Pray To Booty

LP

A145

date unknown

.
Buzzy Greene

Party Time

LP

A124

date unknown

.
Buzzy Greene

Party Time (nude cover)

LP

A5003

date unknown

.
Buzzy Greene

Stag Nite At The Lodge

LP

A122

date unknown

.
Buzzy Greene

Stag Nite At The Lodge
(nude cover)

LP

A5004

date unknown

.
Shecky Greene

A Day At The Races

LP

A204

1979

.
Sonny Hatchett

Why You Mutha.. Yu Ma..

LP

A183

1975

.
Cha-Cha Hogan &
The Black Foxx

Brother Eatmore & Sister Fullbosom

LP

A147

date unknown

.
Hooked On Comedy

Various Artists

LP

A223

1982

.
Hot Pepper

Various Artists

LP

A134

date unknown

This is a strange one. My copy of this record has a Laff cover, but the record says Beacon Records. It appears that Laff bought existing copies and put the vinyl in their own sleeve. Very strange. Does anybody know something about this?
Hot Pepper

Various Artists

LP

V-1003

date unknown

This is a strange one. My copy of this record has a Laff REAR cover, but the FRONT cover and record says Vibrant Records. It appears that Laff bought existing copies and pasted a label on the rear cover. Very strange. Does anybody know something about this?
Kenny Karol

Tales You’d Never Tell Mother

LP

A106

date unknown

.
Kenny Karol

Tales You’d Never Tell Mother
(nude cover)

LP

A5014

date unknown

.
Beatrice Kay

Having A Party

LP

A108

date unknown

.
Beatrice Kay

Having A Party (nude cover)

LP

108N

date unknown

Lord Windesphere &
Mr. Paul Boomer

The Original Crepitation Contest

LP

A152

date unknown

Side 2 is material by Potts & Panzy

also seen as LP308 and LP504
unknown what's on Side 2 of either

Lord Windesphere &
Mr. Paul Boomer

The Return Of The Crepitation Contest

LP

A193

1976

.
Colleen Lovett

Good Grief, It’s... Candy

LP

A137

date unknown

.
Don Lucas

Mission Impregnable

LP

A129

date unknown

.
Don Lucas

Mission Impregnable (nude cover)

LP

A5024

date unknown

.
Jimmy Lynch

Nigger Please!

LP

A194

1977

.
Jimmy Lynch

The Return Of The Funky Tramp

LP

A179

1974

.
Kay Martin

Kay Martin At Las Vegas

LP

A107

date unknown

.
Kay Martin

Kay Martin At Las Vegas
(nude cover)

LP

A5015

date unknown

.
Hal Masters

Funny Side Of The Street

LP

L101

date unknown

Hal Masters

Funny Side Of The Street
(nude cover)

LP

A5022

date unknown

.
Norma Miller

Healthy, Sexless & Single

LP

A148

date unknown

.
Mantan Moreland

A Tribute To The Man “Tan”

LP

A185

1975

.
Mantan Moreland

Elsie’s Sportin’ House

LP

A158

date unknown

.
Mantan Moreland & Livingood

That Ain’t My Finger!

LP

A140

date unknown

.
Music To Massage Your Mate By

Various Artists

LP

ALA4002

1976

This is a strange one. The cover does not mention Laff anywhere, but the actual record is a standard Laff release. Perhaps Laff licenced the title and decided to use existing covers with their records.
Naughty Songs For Nice People

Various Artists

LP

A135

date unknown

.
Sam Nichols

Courtin’ On A Mule

LP

A117

date unknown

.
Sam Nichols

Courtin’ On A Mule (nude cover)

LP

A5007

date unknown

.
La Wanda Page

Mutha Is Half A Word

LP

A142

1972

reissued on CD (UPROAR 3808)
La Wanda Page

Pipe Layin’ Dan

LP

A150

date unknown

reissued on CD (UPROAR 3818)
La Wanda Page

Preach On Sister, Preach On!

LP

A173

1973

reissued on CD (UPROAR 3816)
La Wanda Page

Sane Advice

LP

A205

1979

reissued on CD (UPROAR 3817)
La Wanda Page

Watch It Sucker!

LP

A195

1977

reissued on CD (UPROAR 3809)
Potts & Panzy with Dollface

That’s My Wife!

LP

A143

date unknown

.
Ollie Joe Prater

The Renegade Whiteman

LP

A217

1981

.
Richard Pryor

After Hours
After Hours

7” promo

no number

1971

There is a version of this single with the catalog number A146 on both sides
Richard Pryor

Are You Serious???

LP

A196

1976

.
Richard Pryor

Black Ben The Blacksmith

LP

A200

1978

same material as Show Biz (A200)
Richard Pryor

Blackjack

LP

A226

1971

same material as Craps (After Hours) A146
Richard Pryor

Craps (After Hours)

LP

A146

1971

same material as Blackjack (A226)
Richard Pryor

Holy Smoke

LP

A212

1976

.
Richard Pryor

Insane

LP

A209

1976

.
Richard Pryor

Live!

LP

A229

1982

same material as Black Ben The Blacksmith (A200 )
Richard Pryor

Outrageous

LP

A206

1979

.
Richard Pryor

Rev. Du Rite

LP

A216

1976

.
Richard Pryor

Show Biz

LP

A200

1983

this album has the same catalog number as "Black Ben The Blacksmith" released in 1978. Very strange!
Richard Pryor

Supernigger

LP

A224

1982

.
Richard Pryor

The Wizard Of Comedy

LP

A202

1978

.
Richard Pryor

Very Best Of Richard Pryor

LP

A221

1982

.
Richard Pryor

Who Me? I’m Not Him

LP

A198

1977

.
Richard Pryor & Redd Foxx

Down And Dirty

LP

A184

1975

.
Richard Pryor & Redd Foxx

Pryor Goes Foxx Hunting

LP

A170

1973

.
Frank Purslow & John Pearce

Unexpurgated Songs of Erotica

LP

A5006

date unknown

.
Reynaldo Rey

Fly Away Little Bluebird!

LP

A177

1974

.
Reynaldo Rey

The Rising Of Reynaldo Rey

LP

A201

1978

reissued on CD (UPROAR 3830)
Richard & Willie

An End To Ben
Money

7”

R-4247

1972

also released in a promo version with a white label and black text. Both sides are marked "Promotion Copy" and "Not For Sale".
Richard & Willie

Funky Honkey, Nasty Nigger

LP

A182

1975

.
Richard & Willie

Red White & Blue
From A Black Point Of View

LP

A192

1976

.
Richard & Willie

Richard Pryor Meets... Richard & Willie
And... The SLA!!

LP

A188

1976

Richard & Willie

Richard’s Firecracker

LP

A214

1980

.
Richard & Willie

Snow White & The Black Knight

LP

A160

1972

.
Richard & Willie

Waitin’ For Gas

LP

A207

1979

.
Richard & Willie & Redd Foxx

Comedy Roots

LP

A197

1977

.
Faye Richmonde

For Men Only

LP

A132

date unknown

My copy of this record has a Laff cover, but the record is on Davis Records (JD-108). Maybe Laff bought existing copies and put them in Laff sleeves. Very strange. Does anybody know something about this?
Faye Richmonde

My Pussy Belongs To Daddy
Tony Got Hot Nuts

7”

1007

date unknown

The artist is not listed on the single
Betty Ross

All Of Betty Ross

LP

L-104 C

date unknown

This is a strange one. My copy of this record has a Laff REAR cover, but the FRONT cover and record says Lobo Records. It appears that Laff bought existing copies and pasted a label on the rear cover. Very strange. Does anybody know something about this?

Also seen with the following catalog numbers: LP308 and LP504
Unknown what is on either cover
Betty Ross

All Of Betty Ross (nude cover)

LP

A5012

date unknown

Also seen with the catalog number A104N
Joe E. Ross

Should Lesbians Be Allowed
To Play Pro Football?

LP

A164

1973

.
Tony Savonne

Hollywood Up Tight!

LP

A123

date unknown

.
Tony Savonne

Hollywood Up Tight! (nude cover)

LP

A5021

date unknown

.
Seduction Bachelor Style

LP

L102C

date unknown

This might be the same record as A5023 by Bryce Bond
Sex Menu Internationale

LP

A116

date unknown

.
Sex Menu Internationale
(nude cover)

LP

A5002

date unknown

.
Don Sherman

Let There Be Grass

LP

A161

1972

.
Don Sherman

The First Of The Sit Down Comics

LP

A186

1975

.
Skillet & Leroy

2 or 3 Times A Day

LP

A131

date unknown

.
Skillet & Leroy

2 or 3 Times A Day (nude cover)

LP

A5026

date unknown

very limited quantities of this version were pressed
Skillet & Leroy

Big Dead Dick

LP

A144

date unknown

.
Skillet & Leroy

The Burglar In The Bedroom

LP

A141

1972

.
Skillet & Leroy

Dynamite

LP

A151

date unknown

.
Skillet & Leroy

The Goodly Soul

LP

A149

date unknown

.
Skillet & Leroy

The Okra Eaters

LP

A174

1974

.
Skillet & Leroy & Lawanda

Back Door Daddy

LP

A156

1972

.
Smarty Party Songs

Various Artists

LP

LP304

date unknown

.
Sonny And Pepper

Sonny And Pepper

LP

A168

1973

.
Skip Stephenson

The Real Comedy Of
Skip Stephenson

LP

A225

1982

.
Skip Stephenson

The Valley, No On Drugs & Vote No
Divorce & Dating

7" promo

S225

1982

Stevens & Grdnic

Retail Comedy At Wholesale Prices

LP

A222

1982

.
Stevens & Grdnic

Fast Food b/w Dodge Ball

7"

S-222

1982

both singles promoting "Retail Comedy At Wholesale Prices" have the same catalog number
Stevens & Grdnic

Exercise ‘Till You Die b/w
The Phone Company

7"

S-222

1982

both singles promoting "Retail Comedy At Wholesale Prices" have the same catalog number
Tangerine

A Taste Of Tangerine

LP

A162

1972

.
This Is The Funniest, Funkiest,
Filthiest Record Ever

Various Artists

LP

A211

1980

.
Bub Thomas

Seven Places To Hang A Hat

LP

A113

date unknown

Originally issued as LAFF L103. The next issue added the sticker A 113 covering the L103 on the jacket. The final issue had A113 printed on the jacket (no sticker).
Bub Thomas

7 Places To Hang A Hat
(nude cover)

LP

A5010

date unknown

Notice the change from Seven to 7 in the title from the non-nude cover
Bub Thomas

Land Of Froots & Nuts

LP

A114

date unknown

.
Bub Thomas

Land Of Fruits & Nuts (nude cover)

LP

A5011

date unknown

Notice the spelling change of "Froots" from the regular cover version
Bub Thomas

The Happy Drunk

LP

A111

date unknown

.
Bub Thomas

The Happy Drunk (nude cover)

LP

A5008

date unknown

.
Bub Thomas

Undercover Safari

LP

A112

date unknown

.
Bub Thomas

Undercover Safari (nude cover)

LP

A5009

date unknown

.
Howard Thomashefsky

It’s Tough To Be Gifted,
Jewish & Black

LP

A166

1972

.
Jimmy Thompson

Jo-Jo Gun

LP

A155

date unknown

.
Jimmy Thompson

King Monkey Alias Jimmy Thompson

LP

A213

1980

.
The Village Idiots

The Village Idiots

LP

A208

1979

.
Marsha Warfield

I’m A Virgin!

LP

A218

1981

reissued on CD in 1990 with new cover artwork as "This Is Not Gross. This Is Important!" Optimism, Inc. (OP CD-2525)
Slappy White

Elect Slappy White
For Vice-President

LP

A190

1975

.
Slappy White

Elect: Slappy White Vice President

LP

A159

1972

.
The White House Staff

Jimmy Where Are You
Summit Meetings

7"

R-5747

1980

about Jimmy Carter

was also released as a white label promo
Wildman Steve

Eatin’ Ain’t Cheatin’!!!

LP

A181

1974

.
Wildman Steve

When You’re Hot... You’re Hot!!

LP

A191

1976

.
Beryl Williams

Giggles For Guzzlers

LP

A103

date unknown

.
Beryl Williams

Giggles For Guzzlers (nude cover)

LP

A5005

date unknown

.
Pearl Williams

Bagels & Lox!

LP

A127

date unknown

.
Pearl Williams

You’ll Never Remember It,
Write It Down!

LP

A128

date unknown

.
Bob Zany

Hi Home, I’m Honey

LP

A231

1985

.

The old Laff Records offices circa 2008.

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