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 3-9, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1981, and 1988

    Our first selection this week is from 2/28/70 at…

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    Week of July 27-August 2, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1971, or 1990.

    Our first selection this week is from 2/23…

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    Week of July 20-26, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973 and a double dose of 1982.

    Our first selection is from the…

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    Week of July 13-19, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Graeful Dead music from 1970, 1987, and 1989.

    Our first selection is the magnificent, special-…

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    Week of July 6-12, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1972, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is from 2/11/70 at…