Grateful Dead

May 14 - May 20, 2012

Tapers Section By David Lemieux

Greetings, and welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have music from 1974, 1977 and 1981.

Our first stop is 7/25/74 in Chicago, where we have the first part of the first set, featuring Me and My Uncle, Loose Lucy, Black Throated Wind, Loser, BIODTL, Sugaree, Mexicali Blues, Brown-Eyed Women, El Paso. That show-opening Me and My Uncle has some minor mix problems, but the sounds settles in nicely.

Next is music from the first night of a three night run in Passaic, NJ, on 4/25/77, with second set tunes featuring Terrapin Station>Playing In The Band>Drums>Jam>Wharf Rat>Playing In The Band, US Blues. This was the third show on the excellent Spring Tour 1977.

Lastly this week is some music from St. Louis on 7/8/81, where we have the start of the show: Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo > Feel Like A Stranger ; Peggy-O > Little Red Rooster.

Join us next week for more tunes from the vault.

David Lemieux
vault@dead.net

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I'll see what I can do

though it might take till Monday to fix.

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Oh, dead link.

The link for Passaic 770425 is dead - can we get a fix? Keen to hear a nice slab of Spring '77...

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Sweet Wharf Rat in the '77 clip.

The Brown-Eyed-Women a delight in the '74 too.

Love and light and every goodness to gather to you---all, xo!

BIODTL - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - @

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84 Brent

I agree - I just love Brent in 84. I actually love Brent in most years. Late 79 was some pretty wacky keys from him, too,

thanks Dave. We appreciate this a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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yay!

glad to hear it! rock on...

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Its alive!

Suddenly this morning it all works. After getting no URL found on the '74 and '77 selections for days - It's alive!

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Frogginess

Anyone else hear weird frogginess in the vocals from the '81 selection? I mean, like an alien vibrato thing going on?

I am NOT complaining, just wondering if it's me/my computer, or the recording.

Weird, I only really hear it on Miss. Half Step. Maybe I'm losing it. Otherwise, I am digging the '81 selection.

Great, mysterious, neon-lit, Stranger. Reminds me of cruising a Vegas strip at 3 a.m. in a convertible on the way to another strip-joint. Not that I've ever done that. Honestly.

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stoltzfus

From July '84, I'm partial to 7/1, 7/3 and 7/14. What can I say (other than we pretty much listed 'em all)? haha...

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and stoltzfus is screamin' TERRAPIN!

check out 7/22/84's Terrapin. This 4/25/77 one is good, straight forward. 7/22/84's is other-worldly.

I love Brent's keys in GD84. That is a relatively unknown GD year. Get shows from July 84 if nothing else. They are great, great Grateful Dead.

7/4
7/6
7/7
7/13
7/15
7/21
7/22

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