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 July 4-10, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1972, 1973, and 1987.

    Our first stop this week is on 9/23/72 in…

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    Week of June 27-July 3, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we roll into July with Grateful Dead music from 1972, 1973, and 1987.

    First up is music from…

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    Week of June 20-26, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll roll into summer with Grateful Dead music from Eugene in 1983 and 1988, and Ohio in 1990.

    Our…

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    Week of June 13-19, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll have Grateful Dead music from three distinct eras, from 1972, 1981, and 1991.

    First up is music…

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    Week of June 6-12, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll check out some Grateful Dead music from 1971, 1972, and 1978.

    Our first stop is on 8/15/71 at…