Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1969, 1971 and 1972.

    First up this week is the Live/Dead suite from 10/25/69 at Winterland, with…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this we have Grateful Dead music from 1972, 1973 and 1983.

    Our first selection this week is from the opening night of a three night run at the…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music spanning more than 25 years, covering three distinct periods in the band’s music.

    Our first selection is…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1980, 1989, and 1994.

    Our first stop this week is on 10/7/80 at the Warfield in San Francisco, where we have the…

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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,…

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.