Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead from 1973, 1977, and 1978.

    Our first stop is on the second big weekend show of May 1973, at UCSB Stadium in Santa…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1970, 1979, and 1981.

    Our first stop this week is in Kirkwood, MO, on 5/14/70, where we have this very unique, and…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1978, 1979, and 1981.

    Our first selection this is from Patrick Gym at UVM in Burlington, VT, where we…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1977, 1981, and 1984.

    Our first selection this week is the end of the first set from the final…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1969, 1981 and 1984

    Our first selection this week is from the Sierra College Pop Festival in Rocklin, CA, on 5/3/69.…

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.