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Week of September 28-October 4, 2020

Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1969 and a double dose of early 1980s Dead.

Our first selection this week is from 4/17/69 in St. Louis, at Washington University, where we have a classic Live/Dead sequence with a bit of a twist or two, featuring Dark Star>St. Stephen>It’s A Sin>St. Stephen>Lovelight.

Next up is second set music from 4/12/82 at Nassau Coliseum, where we have this great batch of music featuring Man Smart (Woman Smarter) > Sugaree ; Estimated Prophet > Uncle John's Band.

From exactly one year later we have the start of the second set from 4/12/83 in Binghamton, NY, where we have Help On The Way> Slipknot!> Franklin's Tower; Lost Sailor> Saint Of Circumstance; Terrapin Station.

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

David Lemieux

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Can we have some solid Drums>Space segments from the 80's please? Those often were some of the best parts of the show! :-) :-) :-)

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Was something about feedback in the early 70s that was a primal altered states sound abstract Impressionism that i Ioved. I even loved double drum solos from 1970.
Now the drums / space segments of 80s and 90s were plenty interesting and none too shabby, just different.
Victim or the Crime had a dystopian discordant section (43) that was super interesting. A truncated flashback to the psychedelic feeling of the old time feedback. But of course even 90s Victim or the Crime is now a distant transmission of faltering radio signals being received from somewhere out by Saturn. Going to be very difficult to single handedly to repair the antenna. Damned HAL9000

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WAY WAY back in the 90's DG selected this very segment to air on the GDH it's always been of my favorites. This whole show beckons the full Norman.

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    wissinomingdeadhead
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    4/12/83

    WAY WAY back in the 90's DG selected this very segment to air on the GDH it's always been of my favorites. This whole show beckons the full Norman.

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    LS3
    3 weeks 6 days ago
    Binghampton 83 Help on the Way

    That Help on the Way is SICK!!!!

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    Was something about feedback in the early 70s that was a primal altered states sound abstract Impressionism that i Ioved. I even loved double drum solos from 1970.
    Now the drums / space segments of 80s and 90s were plenty interesting and none too shabby, just different.
    Victim or the Crime had a dystopian discordant section (43) that was super interesting. A truncated flashback to the psychedelic feeling of the old time feedback. But of course even 90s Victim or the Crime is now a distant transmission of faltering radio signals being received from somewhere out by Saturn. Going to be very difficult to single handedly to repair the antenna. Damned HAL9000