Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from three distinct periods in Grateful Dead history, much as we did last week, but with a couple of different years thrown in,…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from three distinct periods in Grateful Dead history, 1976, 1987 and 1994.

    Our first selection this week is first set…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1975, 1981 and 1987.

    Our first selection this week is the big jam sequence from the fourth and final…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1972, 1982, and 1987.

    Our first selection this week is from Waterbury, CT, on 9/24/72, during the great first leg…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1974, and 1987.

    Our first selection this week is from Syracuse, NY, on 9/17/73, during the…

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.