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 January 25-31, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where we wrap up the first month of 2021 with Grateful Dead music from 1974, 1984, and 1987.

    Our first selection…

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    Week of January 18-24, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1974, 1984, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is the end of…

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    Week of January 11-17, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll check out some Grateful Dead music spanning the 1980s, from 1981, 1984, and 1989.

    Our first…

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    Week of January 4-10, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1969, 1984, and 1986.

    Our first selection this week is from 7/3/69…

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    Week of December 28, 2020-January 3, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we head into 2021 with Grateful Dead music from 1984, 1988, and 1989.

    Our first…