Week of December 19-25, 2022
Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section as we roll through Hannukah into Christmas with some first set and second set Grateful Dead music from New England in 1985, 1986, and 1988.
Our first stop is on 4/4/85 in Providence, RI, where we have the end of the end of the first set featuring My Brother Esau ; Friend Of The Devil ; Lost Sailor > Saint Of Circumstance > Deal.
A year later in Providence on 3/31/86, we have the entire second set, featuring Feel Like A Stranger ; Ship Of Fools ; Willie And The Hand Jive ; Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad > Jam > Drums > Space > Comes A Time > Truckin' > Johnny B. Goode.
Lastly this week we have the first set from opening night of a three night at the Hartford Civic Center on 4/3/88, featuring Promised Land> Greatest Story Ever Told; Althea ; Little Red Rooster; Cold Rain & Snow; Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again ; Box Of Rain; Don't Ease Me In.
Be sure to stop by next week as we close out 2022 with some fine Grateful Dead music from the vault.
Some fine passages of music in each of these sequences. We enjoyed that 3 night run in Providence 1986 for sure.
The return of Box of Rain and all of the Dylan covers was wonderful.
Merci beaucoup Monsieur Lemieux
shwack in NH