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Week of August 17-23, 2020

Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from the 1990s.

First up is the entire first set from the third night of a tour-opening three night run at the Capital Center in Landover, MD on 3/16/90, where we have Let The Good Times Roll ; Touch Of Grey ; New Minglewood Blues ; Peggy-O ; Queen Jane Approximately ; Loser ; Black Throated Wind ; Bird Song ; Blow Away, including the first Black Throated Wind in 16 years.

From the same venue a year later, on 3/17/91, we have the start of the second set, featuring China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider ; Man Smart (Woman Smarter) ; Crazy Fingers>Truckin'>New Speedway Boogie, including the first East Coast New Speedway Boogie in 21 years (they’d brought it back a month earlier in California).

Lastly this week is the end of the second set from 3/11/93 in Rosemont, IL, including a special guest appearance by Ken Nordine: Space > Flibberty Jib On The Bippity Bop > The Island > Space > The Other One > Days Between > Around And Around.

Be sure to join us here next week for more music from the vault.

David Lemieux

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There is no better way to start another week, just the week of my birthday!
Thank you, Dead Family.
Peace and love for all my sisters and my brothers.

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    LS3
    3 months 1 week ago
    3.16.90 Black Throated Wind

    Really interesting alternate lyrics. Whats the story behind those ?

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    3 months 1 week ago
    Regardless I like how he…

    Regardless I like how he turned it into a drinking song...

  • Bear Italo
    3 months 1 week ago
    Beautiful Music

    There is no better way to start another week, just the week of my birthday!
    Thank you, Dead Family.
    Peace and love for all my sisters and my brothers.