Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, to the post-Thanksgiving edition of some fine Grateful Dead music from 1972, 1991 and 1992,
Our first selection this week is from 3/23/72 at the Academy of Music in New York City, where we have this terrific batch of pre-Europe ’72 Dead: China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider ; Black Throated Wind ; Chinatown Shuffle ; Brown Eyed Women ; Beat It On Down The Line ; Cumberland Blues ; Looks Like Rain ; Mr. Charlie ; Tennessee Jed ; El Paso ; You Win Again.
From 19 years later we have the entire first set from 3/18/91 at the Capital Center, from the second show of the excellent spring tour of 1991, a show that featured Bruce Hornsby on piano: Touch Of Grey ; New Minglewood Blues ; Ramble On Rose ; Me And My Uncle ; Maggie's Farm ; Row Jimmy ; Picasso Moon ; Don't Ease Me In.
Lastly this week, from a year later, we have another complete first set, from 3/21/92 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, featuring Help On The Way>Slipknot!> Franklin's Tower ; Little Red Rooster ; Peggy-O ; Queen Jane Approximately ; So Many Roads.
Be sure to join us here next week for more music from the vault.