In this space, every Monday, you will find information on the recorded history of the Grateful Dead’s music as it pertains to that week, specifically focusing on the shows for that week, through the band’s 30 year performing history, that reside in the Grateful Dead's storied tape vault. Although not everything is in there, with more than 1,600 of the band's 2,400-odd shows represented, there is plenty about which to talk. Check back weekly for new entries and insight into the vault, as well as exclusive audio clips relating to that week in the Grateful Dead’s recorded history.


Taper's Section

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    Week of August 8-14, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week have Grateful Dead music from 1971, 1984, and 1985.

    Our first stop this week is on 11/6/71 at the…

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    Week of August 1-7, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from a brief but very dynamic four year span in the Dead’s history, with music…

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    Week of July 25-31, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we wrap up July with Grateful Dead music from 1983, 1984, and 1994.

    Our first stop this week is on 10/…

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    Week of July 18-24, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1977, 1980, and 1994.

    Our first selection is from 10/7/77 in…

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    Week of July 11-17, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1976, 1981, and 1994, three very different eras in Grateful Dead history.…