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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.

David Lemieux
Email: vault@dead.net
Twitter: @lemieuxdavid

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The Stella Blue was amazing!
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Please release this!
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My absolute favorite show from 1988. I have this in high quality but sure wouldn't be upset if it were ever officially released!
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    80sfan
    2 years 3 months ago
    6/28
    My absolute favorite show from 1988. I have this in high quality but sure wouldn't be upset if it were ever officially released!
  • SPACEBROTHER
    2 years 3 months ago
    SPAC
    Please release this!
  • Truckin79
    2 years 3 months ago
    Good Show !
    The Stella Blue was amazing!