Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music exclusively from Alpine Valley Music Theatre in the 1980s.

    Our first selection this week is all that exists…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1984, 1987, and 1988. Our first selection this week is the end of the show on 6/14/84 at Red Rocks, where we…
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    Week of October 7-13, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1985, 1988, and 1990, a good batch of Brent-era Dead.

    Our first…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have some mid-to-late Brent-era Grateful Dead from 1985, 1988, and 1990.

    Our first stop this week is on 6/22/85 at Alpine Valley in…

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    Week of September 23-29, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from three distinct eras of Dead, 1973, 1990, and 1992.

    Our first…

In this space, every Monday, you will find information on the recorded history of the Grateful Dead’s music as it pertains to that week, specifically focusing on the shows for that week, through the band’s 30 year performing history, that reside in the Grateful Dead's storied tape vault. Although not everything is in there, with more than 1,600 of the band's 2,400-odd shows represented, there is plenty about which to talk. Check back weekly for new entries and insight into the vault, as well as exclusive audio clips relating to that week in the Grateful Dead’s recorded history.