Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1971, 1972, and 1979.

    Our first selection is the terrific second set jam sequence from 11/14/71 in Fort Worth, TX,…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1969, 1971, and 1985, three very distinct periods in Grateful Dead history.

    Our first selection this week is from 11…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1973, 1984, and 1985.

    Our first selection is from 11/1/73 in Evanston, IL, the final show on the second leg of the…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1973, 1984, and 1985.

    Our first stop this week is on 10/29/73, the first night of a two night run in St. Louis on…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll wrap up 2018 and jump into 2019 with some Grateful Dead music from 1969, 1971, and 1972.

    Our first selection this week is from 10…

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.