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.


Taper's Section

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    Week of October 19-25, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1981, 1984, and 1991.

    Our first selection this week is from 5/1/81…

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    Week of October 12-18, 2020

    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 from…

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    Week of October 5-11, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1977, 1978, and 1986.

    Our first selection this week is first set…

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    Week of September 28-October 4, 2020

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

    Our first…

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    Week of September 21-27, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from the 1980s, in 1982, 1983, and 1988.

    Our first selection this…