Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1977, 1984, and 1989.

    Our first stop this week is the bulk of the first set from the first show of the…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1969, 1984, and 1986, with three versions of The Other One, one of the longest tenured songs in the band’s…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1971, 1982, and 1984.

    Our first selection this week is from 4/13/71 in Scranton, PA, about two months…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1969, and a double dose of 1980s Dead.

    Our first selection is a classic 1969 sequence from 4/5/69 at…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll cover 20 years of Grateful Dead history, with music from 1973, 1987, and 1993.

    Our first selection this week is from 3/30/73 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.