Taper's Section

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    Our first selection this week is from 10/2/80 at the Warfield in San Francisco, where we have the start of the third set, featuring…

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    Our first selection this week is from 10/2/72 in Springfield, MA, the last show of the first leg of the Fall Tour of 1972, where we have this sequence of…
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    Our first stop this week is on 9/30/76 in Columbus, OH, where we have the start of the show, featuring…

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    Our first selection this week is the show-opening sequence from 9/24/72 in Waterbury, CT, where we have…

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

    Our first selection is from the tour-opening show from the first leg of the Fall…

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.