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June 11 - June 17, 2018

Tapers Section By David Lemieux

Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1970, 1979, and 1981.

Our first stop this week is in Kirkwood, MO, on 5/14/70, where we have this very unique, and excellent, jam featuring a whole pile of terrific Grateful Dead music: New Speedway Boogie > Nobody's Fault But Mine Jam> New Speedway Boogie > Saint Stephen > Not Fade Away > Turn On Your Lovelight.

Next up if the music that came before and after Drums and Space, plus Drums and Space, from 5/5/79 in Baltimore, on Brent Mydland’s first tour as a member of the Grateful Dead. From this show, we have He's Gone > Drums > Space > The Other One.

Lastly this week is the trio of songs that ended the first set on 5/13/81 in Providence, RI, starting and ending with a song from Jerry’s first solo record: Bird Song>Let It Grow>Deal.

Be sure to join us here next week for more music from the vault.

David Lemieux
Twitter: @lemieuxdavid


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VEG HEAD's picture
Joined: May 27 2011

love Brent..beyond that...DRUMS!!!!! awesome!

unkle sam's picture
Joined: Oct 3 2008

More please, and more cowbell too.

Dan R.'s picture
Joined: Jun 9 2007
BLD: Bird Song->Let it Grow->Deal

They ever do a BLT?

Bird Song->Let it Grow->Truckin'?

stevepremo's picture
Joined: Sep 5 2007

I love Pigpen's little comment at the end of Lovelight 5/14/70. This was a few months after the New Orleans bust.

iGrateful's picture
Joined: Jun 5 2007

I just cant wait to get home tonight from work and hear that 1970 sequence! Wow, that looks like a very rare, unique and stellar set.... gotta look up the rest of this show later.
Thanks Dave, you got me to smile for the rest of the day


wilfredtjones's picture
Joined: Jun 4 2007

Thanks for playing this clip!


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