Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where we roll into the middle of July with music from 1968, 1980 and 1988.
Our first stop this week is on 8/21/68, when the Dead played this excellent sequence at the Fillmore West in San Francisco: Dark Star > Saint Stephen > The Eleven > Death Don't Have No Mercy.
Next we have the start of the show from the 2nd night of a five night run in Oakland, from 12/27/80:Feel Like A Stranger ; Sugaree > New Minglewood Blues ; Loser.
Lastly this week is the fine first set from 6/28/88 at SPAC, the Dead’s final appearance at this cool venue in upstate NY: Hell In A Bucket> Bertha ; Walkin' Blues ; Candyman ; When I Paint My Masterpiece; Row Jimmy ; Victim Or The Crime; Foolish Heart.
Be sure to join us next week for more music from the vault.