Grateful Dead

December 6 - December 12, 2010

Tapers Section By David Lemieux

Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have the rare opportunity to play you music from all four of the decades the Grateful Dead were active, the 1960s, 70s, 80 and 90s.

Our first stop this week is just a little north of Marin County, when the Dead were playing Napa on 2/22/69. From that show, just a few days before the very famous Fillmore West run of 2/27 to 3/2/69, we have Doin' That Rag>St. Stephen>The Eleven>Lovelight, a classic sequence for the era with the exception of the opening song, here with Doin' That Rag replacing the usual Dark Star in that slot

Next from five years later at Winterland on 2/24/74, the third of three nights at their home court through the 1970s, we have China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider, El Paso, Loser, Playing In The Band, Cumberland Blues, It Must Have Been The Roses, Big River, Bertha. Cumberland opens the second set, following the first set closing Playing.

From the excellent March, 1981 tour, we have the end of the first set on 3/14/81 in Hartford, CT, featuring Passenger, China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider. This was drawn from the cassette master, to which most shows from 1980-1982 were recorded. One of the few exceptions is the December, 1981 tour, which was also recorded to reel-to-reel tapes, although they are PA board tapes and not separate mixes as was the norm 1976-1978.

Lastly this week we have the bulk of the first set from 2/25/90 in Oakland, made up of Little Red Rooster ; Stagger Lee ; Queen Jane Approximately ; The Last Time ; Cassidy ; Deal. These shows, like the summer and fall tours of 1989 and spring tour of 1990, were recorded to 24-track analog tape, so a proper live album could be mixed from these shows at some point down the road.

Thanks for listening, and we'll see you here next week we hope.

David Lemieux


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Joined: Jun 13 2007
Just was remembering before

how very much
I love you.

Joined: Jun 13 2007

Father and Mother
told me a long time ago,
if I had been a boy...
My Name would have been
Eric. I love That Name, so much too.
Goes like that, xo
What is Your Name?
Is it Your Name?
Are you Your Name?
What's a name, anyways...
Everything. (PEN IT)
When you know who's
playground Your @.

And the little thing you might as well

Saturday @Night@

and Amen, TOO.

See ya tomorrow, I hope.

Joined: Jun 13 2007
Easy like...

a Yolk...
Hump-ty Dump-ty Sat On
The Chuckle Patch was
Always so good for Them.

My Words are Not Mine.
Sue Me.
Throw Me in Your Jailhouse...
Their His.
It's like I told you, again, xo.

Wanna See Them...

Proverbs 17:17
John 15:15
Proverbs 18:24
Proverbs 27:6
(I didn't mean it like that...)
John 15:13-14
Proverbs 27:9
Ecclesiates 4:9-10
Romans 11:29
1 Peter 3:10-11
Philippians 2:2-4
1 Peter 3:8-9
1 John 4:15-16

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Joined: Jun 13 2007
It reads backwards....

when your logged in so
you can get both ways!
Start to Finish
Finish to Start

It's all about the progression of each

The Sesame Street Character Grover said,
Near --------- Far
Did you ever see that one, before?

Joined: Jun 13 2007

It Must Have Been The Roses
Lyrics By: Robert Hunter
Music By: Robert Hunter
Annie laid her head down in the roses
She had ribbons, ribbons, ribbons in her long brown hair
I don't know, maybe it was the roses
All I know, I could not leave her there
I don't know, it must have been the roses
The roses or the ribbons in her long brown hair
I don't know, maybe it was the roses
All I know, I could not leave her there
Ten years the waves rolled the ships home from the sea
Thinking well how it may blow in all good company
If I tell another what your own lips told to me
Let me lay 'neath the roses and
MY EYES no longer see
One pane of glass in the window
No one is complaining, though,
come in and shut the door
Faded is the crimson from the ribbons that she wore
And it's strange how no one comesround any more

One of only two songs where the Dead played Robert Hunter's music as well as his lyrics.

Joined: Jun 13 2007
Weather Report Suite>>>

Just 3 degrees last night.
hey now, thanks for the smile.
Off to my the receipe
I am going to make for the
Holidays and
I found it in the
I was reading named, ~relish~
the American table
Kentucky's Pride Bourbon Balls
Thanks Susie, xo

On another note
I was SURFING, again.
They were NOTES I surfed
ON. Lots and lots of Notes.
Need one?
On another note
I was listening to the
Positions of People on a Page
THAT couldn't pass an
anatomy test if I gave them one.
Imagine That!
But I AM NOT the teacher.
Some teachers I've had are easier
to please than others. If the class got
~Hard~you could always quit!
They are NOTES but a Riff is quite
different, so are other things.
Really I AM doing Absolutely Nothing
but typing most of the time lately
I really should finish the Book I started.

But this hetty jam in the Playing
is worth sticking around for...
Wave Upon The Sand
*Short break*
It's the Art of Lovingkindness, to me.

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Joined: Dec 5 2007
It's all Good!

1969 to 1990 was my favorite period. Good stuff David.

Health & Happiness to All.

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
My first show. :}

Thanx for that memory, Yeehaaa

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Joined: Jun 13 2007
Hi sherbear

How's the weather up there?

Very nice by the sound of it ;-)


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