• July 8, 2013
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    July 8 - July 14, 2013

    Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have music from three fine years in Grateful Dead history, 1973, 1979 and 1984.

    Our first selection is just one song, but it's a mine good version of an excellent song, played particularly well in this year: Playing In The Band from 5/20/73 in Santa Barbara. May of 1973 saw the Grateful Dead play only three shows, all of which were really large-scale shows: 5/13 in Des Moines, 5/20 at UCSB, and 5/26 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco.

    From Brent's first tour, we have the encore from 5/12/79 at UMass Amherst, featuring Shakedown Street>One More Saturday Night. By this show, less than 10 shows into Brent's career with the Grateful Dead, he had already integrated his sound into the band to a remarkably appropriate degree.

    From five year's later, we have the end of the show on 4/27/84 in Providence, RI, featuring The Wheel>Wharf Rat>Around and Around>Johnny B. Goode, Touch Of Grey. As you've likely noticed here at the Tapers' Section the past little while, there was a lot of really good music played on the Spring Tour of 1984.

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

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Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have music from three fine years in Grateful Dead history, 1973, 1979 and 1984.

Our first selection is just one song, but it's a mine good version of an excellent song, played particularly well in this year: Playing In The Band from 5/20/73 in Santa Barbara. May of 1973 saw the Grateful Dead play only three shows, all of which were really large-scale shows: 5/13 in Des Moines, 5/20 at UCSB, and 5/26 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco.

From Brent's first tour, we have the encore from 5/12/79 at UMass Amherst, featuring Shakedown Street>One More Saturday Night. By this show, less than 10 shows into Brent's career with the Grateful Dead, he had already integrated his sound into the band to a remarkably appropriate degree.

From five year's later, we have the end of the show on 4/27/84 in Providence, RI, featuring The Wheel>Wharf Rat>Around and Around>Johnny B. Goode, Touch Of Grey. As you've likely noticed here at the Tapers' Section the past little while, there was a lot of really good music played on the Spring Tour of 1984.

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

David Lemieux
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Mmmm, good morning,still rubbing the sleep from my eyes and yawning. My coffee warm and laced with local honey. Glad to greet the morning with the Taper's Section. It's a ritual act that in this minute hath no delay's. My list of things to do contains items that I am ever in disbelief that they are there. Like a second counter it takes me there. This sound will join in and turn the chores into joy's. But only after a round or two of coffee and you, all, xo! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pafY6sZt0FE
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Thank you thank you thank you for the UMASS encore!
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I always enjoy reading sherbear's writing. It takes a great attitude to have positive comments, but it takes talent to translate this into writing. Sherbear has both, Thanks!
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I came back to reload the repeat function and found that Zuckfun was in the house and kinda- in a internet way scratching and rubbing my spine... sending a well received load of wild goosebumps all around me. Ahhhhh, that-that was true-true to you...is more fantastic to me...than it could be to you. Love and pure light Zuck, forever and ever, Amen. We can Sher-
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Not only have I noticed that there is a lot of great music in the Spring of '84, but there's a lot of great music in the Summer, Fall and Winter of '84 as well. There's also a lot of great music from '65-'70, '79-'83 and '85-'93. Sincerely, Neglected Demographic
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Hope you will be un-neglected in the near future. Thinking of neglect usually concerns me, except when I don't give a #$%&. And that certainly isn't the case with you. May you be quenched from the demographic neglect, immediately. How ever that may be, I most certainly do not know, as I would have un-neglected you already. Love and light oh and every year the Grateful Dead played was a great year, no need for brackets. And... indeed I have listened to them all. There was no bad year only bad listeners. So rock on, it's all good.
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...don't worry; happens too us all. Thoroughly stoked on the outtta Sapce > Wheel from 1984, and now, diggin'... SHAKEDOWN encore '79! super sick, always enjoy Shakedown. Have a good weekend. Take the Dead with you!
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1984 is a great year.. some of the first bootlegs I heard as I was 13 in 1985 and had started hanging with the older boy next door.. He was into KISS and the grateful dead.. His older brother had bootlegs from previous few tours and some Donna/Keith era... I remember playing the tapes till they broke.....
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I was a Hippie/Metal Head. The Grateful Dead Came to Merriweather Post Pavillion Summer 1984. Was the most amazing thing a 15 year old could Behold. I Love all you guys, and all the music you guided me to. There is a song for every mood i am feeling. The lyrics are brilliant Hunter,Garcia,Weir,Barlow,Hart,Kreutzman,Lesh,Mydlan,Mc Kernan,Godchaux,any many others. We are blessed to live in this time of phenomenal Music and artists. You all Keep Me Smiling.
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    Uncle Hotis
    5 years 3 months ago
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    I was a Hippie/Metal Head. The Grateful Dead Came to Merriweather Post Pavillion Summer 1984. Was the most amazing thing a 15 year old could Behold. I Love all you guys, and all the music you guided me to. There is a song for every mood i am feeling. The lyrics are brilliant Hunter,Garcia,Weir,Barlow,Hart,Kreutzman,Lesh,Mydlan,Mc Kernan,Godchaux,any many others. We are blessed to live in this time of phenomenal Music and artists. You all Keep Me Smiling.
  • bfowl420
    5 years 4 months ago
    Brentt.....
    1984 is a great year.. some of the first bootlegs I heard as I was 13 in 1985 and had started hanging with the older boy next door.. He was into KISS and the grateful dead.. His older brother had bootlegs from previous few tours and some Donna/Keith era... I remember playing the tapes till they broke.....
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    laughingwater
    5 years 4 months ago
    maybe you had too much too fast...
    ...don't worry; happens too us all. Thoroughly stoked on the outtta Sapce > Wheel from 1984, and now, diggin'... SHAKEDOWN encore '79! super sick, always enjoy Shakedown. Have a good weekend. Take the Dead with you!
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    sherbear
    5 years 4 months ago
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    Hope you will be un-neglected in the near future. Thinking of neglect usually concerns me, except when I don't give a #$%&. And that certainly isn't the case with you. May you be quenched from the demographic neglect, immediately. How ever that may be, I most certainly do not know, as I would have un-neglected you already. Love and light oh and every year the Grateful Dead played was a great year, no need for brackets. And... indeed I have listened to them all. There was no bad year only bad listeners. So rock on, it's all good.
  • SPACEBROTHER
    5 years 4 months ago
    Spring '84
    Not only have I noticed that there is a lot of great music in the Spring of '84, but there's a lot of great music in the Summer, Fall and Winter of '84 as well. There's also a lot of great music from '65-'70, '79-'83 and '85-'93. Sincerely, Neglected Demographic