Taper's Section

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    Week of April 8-14, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1987, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is from 10/25/73…

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    Week of April 1-7, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1972, 1973, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is from 1/2/72 at Winterland,…

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    Week of March 25-31, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1981, 1988, and 1989, a big batch of Brent-era 1980s Grateful Dead.

    Our first…

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    Week of March 18-24, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1969, 1987, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is one lonnnnngggg track,…

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    Week of March 11-17, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1969, 1972, and 1989 from various venues around California.

    Our first stop this…

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.