Taper's Section

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    Week of January 20-26, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead tunes from 1973, 1981, and 1987.

    Our first selection is from the first leg of…

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    Week of January 13-19, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1972, 1982, and 1987.

    Our first selection this week is from the…

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    Week of January 6-12, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead from 1972, 1973, and 1982. The first two jams have a couple of repeats, but they’re…

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    Week of December 30, 2019-January 5, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, as we end 2019 and begin 2020 with more music from the Grateful Dead’s vault, this week featuring tunes from…

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    Week of December 23-29, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we roll toward the end of the decade with Grateful Dead music from three distinct eras, 1969, 1978, and…

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.