Grateful Dead

December 05 - December 11, 2011

Tapers Section By David Lemieux

Welcome back! This week, we'll check out music exclusively from the 1980s, 1981-1989.

Our first selection this week if from 5/1/81 in Hampton, VA, where we have the start of the first set featuring a classic batch of tunes from 1981, Alabama Getaway>Promised Land, Friend of the Devil, Me and My Uncle>Big River, Althea>Little Red Rooster.

Next is music from 4/22/86 at Berkeley Community Theatre, where we have the entire first set, Box Of Rain ; Visions Of Johanna ; Mama Tried ; Big River ; Bird Song ; Little Red Rooster ; Deal. This is the last-ever Grateful Dead show at BCT.

Lastly this week is the first set from 4/30/89 at Irvine, CA, Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo > Wang Dang Doodle ; Stagger Lee ; When I Paint My Masterpiece ; Tennessee Jed ; We Can Run ; Picasso Moon> Deal, which features only the second-ever live Picasso Moon, the first being played two nights earlier.

Be sure to stop by next week for more tunes from the vault.

David Lemieux


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Joined: Jun 13 2007
32 teeth in a jaw bone>>>

Thank you for a great week!
Nice chunks with a sweet resiny sound.
You can pick em for sure.
No need to worry the jury, they'll probally take care of themselves.
Thank you also for making Monday a holiday,
52 times a year.
You Rock!
Moving across the Georgia State...

Sure are your born>>>
Brent sounds awesome

I was trailed by 20 hounds..

I set out running /,/,/,/,/,/,/,/,/,

but I take my time @

The Devil caught me there,

and if he catches up with me I will

Again Brent sounds beautiful amazingly
beautiful, like a poem in music no words
just a lovely melody tinkling comfort.
oh sweetest sorrow and delightful
musical emotion in the middle of this FOTD.

I have goosebumps at Billy's cymbals...ttiiiiiittiiiiittiiiiiii

Prison Babe.

A Friend of the Devil.

Well that was awesome.

Three days in the saddle---
you know my body hurt.
(damn straight)

Going to bed after this set, I'm dead.

Taught me good Lord taught me all I know!
Taught that Weeping Willow @


I told Althea... (duh!)



There are things....

The time has come...

Jerry's gutiar sounds so pure, xo.

Can't talk to you! Without?

forgetting the love we bring.....


TODAY (meow)
Keep everything in the barnYARD upset in

Roof AaaRRRooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Straycat people ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

(I am feeling fine-needed this, xo)

Red Rooster

little red roooster

Been no piece or um yeah peace.....
Brent yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Brent loved when I pressed thoes keys with him
while I danced to the music, good times good times!
I love music----so much, xo!!!!!!!!!
A critic I ain't because I feel music I
just don't fucking hear it! I feel it--oh yeah!
I am a critic fan because ya'll entertain me!

Keep everything in the BARN yard upset in

Sweet dreams Ya'll I Love You, All, xo,
Good Night,
Sherry xo.

Joined: Aug 31 2009

deccember ccan get cccchilly!!!
but the WARMTH of that Bird Song will ccarry me through ^_^
Thanks for the tunes David!!!

Joined: Jun 6 2007
While you're away, I'm gonna...

never heard Brent so 'sloppy'...the meltdown in New Haven '84 didn't sound this bad...glad he was able to pull it together and stick around another 4 years :)

Joined: Jun 13 2007

Ahhhh here to end Tuesday.
Dusting off the cotton candy and
just gonna rest a bit.
This is one of my favorite resting places.

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Joined: Dec 5 2007

What a great venue. I was there in 1986 looking for an apartment so my wife and I could move to the Bay. Shows were grate and I found this place on Ashbury with a view of the golden gate. Thanks for the memories and the music.

lamagonzo (not verified)

No doubt Visions was one of Jerry's fav. Dylan covers. Thanks for the whole sets this week, DL!

Joined: Nov 3 2011
Geez, I can't find my knees.

Sweet Visions!


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