Week of June 29-July 5, 2020
Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1972, 1978, and 1989.
Our first selection this week is from 9/15/72 in Boston, where we have the start of the show featuring Promised Land ; Sugaree ; Greatest Story Ever Told ; China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider ; Black Throated Wind ; Tennessee Jed ; El Paso.
Next up is the end of the second set from the show on 2/1/78 in Chicago, where we have Drums> Jam> The Other One> Wharf Rat> Sugar Magnolia.
Lastly this week we have the entire first set from the first show of 1989, on 2/5/89 at the Kaiser in Oakland, where we have Touch Of Grey ; Feel Like A Stranger > Franklin's Tower ; Little Red Rooster ; Althea ; We Can Run; Desolation Row ; Don't Ease Me In, including the first performance of We Can Run.Be sure to join us here next week for more music from the vault. David Lemieux
Why was Wharf Rat from 2/1/78 in Chicago cut and butchered? Did the Moral Majority and Tipper Gore threaten to cancel the Grateful Dead?
This is a bad sign. Is this Warner's influence?