Taper's Section

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    Week of September 9-15, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from three very different eras in the band’s history, from 1969, 1978, and…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1978, 1980, and 1982, three mighty fine years in the band’s history.

    Our first selection is the end of…

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    Week of August 26-September 1, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll cover a five year span in the Grateful Dead’s recorded legacy, 1973-1978.

    Our first…

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    Week of August 19-25, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music spanning three years, from 1978, 1979, and 1981.

    Our first selection is…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1977, 1981, and 1984.

    Our first stop is on 4/25/77 in Passaic, NJ, a show released in 2015 as part of…

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.