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.
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have music from the mid and late 1980s, from second sets exclusively.
Greetings, and welcome back. This week we have music from the 1980s, and a taste of 1974.
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have music from the 1980s, three sequences that ended concerts. We hope your 4th of July celebrations were fun!
Here we go, barreling through the start of the summer and ending the week here at the Tapers' Section with the 4th of July. This week we're going to cover 16 years of Dead, with music from 1973, 1985 and 1989.
This week at the Tapers' Section we're going to check in on some Grateful Dead music that covers just about 20 years, with selections from 1969, 1979 and 1988.
As we head to the start of Summer, we have some excellent Fall Grateful Dead music, recorded in October and December, between 1973 and 1989.
This week we've got a good variety of music from 1970, 1973, 1974 and 1988, with a bit of something for most people.
This is a week devoted only to Jerry's solo material as we roll into June here at the Tapers' Section.
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where, as we mentioned last week, we're on a bit of a 1967 kick right now. We hope you don't mind, but considering the dearth of 1967 Dead here over the years, we feel we're making up for a bit of lost time.
As we roll through May, we have a good batch of music covering the Grateful Dead’s first 17 years or so, with music from 1967, 1970 and 1982.
Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’re mostly going to be checking out Grateful Dead music from the late 1960s, with a dose of 1990 Dead to round things out.
Welcome back, and we hope you're in the mood to hear some excellent Grateful Dead music from May, 1991. If not, I'm sure there's some music to your liking to be found in the older, archived entries in the Tapers' Section series. But, the music below is really good!
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we'll check out some music from 1970, 1986 and 1988.
Greetings, and welcome back to the Tapers' Section. This week we have music from 1970, and a first set from 1992.
This week we're going to hear some music from the first half of 1972, specifically music from the Grateful Dead's seven night run at New York's Academy of Music, plus a little taste of Europe '72 Dead.
Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week, as promised, we’ll be digging back into unreleased Grateful Dead music, from 1974 and 1990, all from the Bay Area.
Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section. Our focus here will continue to be unreleased Grateful Dead music for the most part, but occasionally we come across some music on commercially released CDs that we’d forgotten how good it was, so we’ll play it for you here.
This week we're going to check in on 11 years of Grateful Dead history, from 1972, 1982 and 1983, a good mix of great music.
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we'll be checking in on three full first sets from 1987 and 1988.
Like last week, this week we're going to check in on a few previously released commercial recordings, for no other reason than that they are exceptional bits of music.
Greetings, and welcome back to the Tapers' Section. Over the last three and a half years, we've mostly been playing you things from the vault that have not been released on CD, and don't worry, that practice will continue.
A warm welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we'll cover 15 years of Grateful Dead history from 1972 to 1987.
Greetings, and a giant welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we'll hear music from 1974 and 1982, two distinct yet excellent years in Grateful Dead history.
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where as promised we'll be playing you music from the 1980s this week, specifically music from 1981 and 1989.
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, as we wrap up January with a good variety of music spanning almost 20 years, from 1973 to 1992, with a stop in 1977.
Greetings, and welcome back to the Tapers' Section. We figured that with winter at its worst in many parts of the world, we'd check in on some music from late July in California, specifically at Laguna Seca, near beautiful Monterey, CA, in 1988.
Welcome back and thanks for joining us on for first full week of 2010 here at the Tapers’ Section. This week we’re going to feature music that has been inspired by one of the finest, and most important, behind-the scenes people in the Grateful Dead world, Eileen Law.
Welcome back to our year-ending Tapers' Section. We'd like to take this opportunity to wholeheartedly thank you for stopping in here every week throughout 2009 and checking out what we're doing.