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 March 8-14, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1972, 1980, and 1988.

    Our first stop this week is on 8/24/72 at…

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    Week of March 1-7, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we roll into March with Grateful Dead music from 1968, 1981, and 1991.

    Our first selection this week is…

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    Week of February 22-28, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1971, 1981, and 1987.

    We’ll start this week on 8/14/71 at…

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    Week of February 15-21, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1982, 1987, and 1989.

    Our first selection this week is the start…

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    Week of February 8-14, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1971, 1982, and 1989.

    Our first selection is from 8/4/71 at…