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 opening night of the Fall Tour of 1972 in Boston on 9/15/72, with this classic 1972 sequence of He's Gone ; Me And My Uncle ; Bird Song ; Mexicali Blues ; Ramble On Rose.
Next up is music from 9/12/73 at the College of William & Mary, a second show added to the tour just hours earlier, after the 9/11/73 show at the same venue, with this sequence of Weather Report Suite ; Around And Around ; Eyes Of The World > Stella Blue ; Beat It On Down The Line ; Casey Jones, One More Saturday Night.
Next up is the entire first set from opening night of the Dead’s five night run at Madison Square Garden on 9/15/87, the Dead’s first run at MSG since October 1983, featuring Hey Pocky Way ; New Minglewood Blues; When Push Comes To Shove ; Beer Barrel Polka Tuning ; Me And My Uncle> Mexicali Blues ; Row Jimmy; Queen Jane Approximately; Tennessee Jed; The Music Never Stopped.
Be sure to stop by next week for more music from the vault.