Taper's Section

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    Week of May 25-31, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from the Brent era, from 1981, 1988, and 1989.

    Our first selection this…

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    Week of May 18-24, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1968, 1969, and 1987.

    Our first selection this week is from 12/7/68 in…

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    Week of May 11-17, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1971, 1972, and 1979.

    From the Fox Theatre in St. Louis on 12/10/71,…

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    Week of May 4-10, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1979, and 1989.

    Our first selection is from 12/8/73 at Duke…

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    Week of April 27-May 3, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have some Grateful Dead music from 1973, and a double dose of early Brent-era Dead from 1979 and 1981…

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.