Taper's Section

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    Week of April 22-28, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from three distinct eras in their history, 1971, 1973, and 1984.

    Our…

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    Week of April 15-21, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll hear three very distinct periods of Grateful Dead music.

    Our first selection this week is from…

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    Week of April 8-14, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1987, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is from 10/25/73…

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    Week of April 1-7, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1972, 1973, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is from 1/2/72 at Winterland,…

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    Week of March 25-31, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1981, 1988, and 1989, a big batch of Brent-era 1980s Grateful Dead.

    Our first…

In this space, every Monday, you will find information on the recorded history of the Grateful Dead’s music as it pertains to that week, specifically focusing on the shows for that week, through the band’s 30 year performing history, that reside in the Grateful Dead's storied tape vault. Although not everything is in there, with more than 1,600 of the band's 2,400-odd shows represented, there is plenty about which to talk. Check back weekly for new entries and insight into the vault, as well as exclusive audio clips relating to that week in the Grateful Dead’s recorded history.