Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from a fine decade in their performing history, 1981-1991.

    Our first stop this week is at the Rainbow…

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    Week of July 1-7, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we celebrate Canada Day and Independence Day with Grateful Dead music from 1974, 1977, and 1992.

    Our…

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    Week of June 24-30, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from the 1990s.

    Our first selection is from Phil’s 50th birthday on 3/15/…

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    Week of June 17-23, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from the Grateful Dead’s final decade and a half, from 1981, 1982, and 1993.

    Our first…

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    Week of June 10-16, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1981, 1988, and 1993, including a couple of repeated songs, but quite…

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.