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 December 28, 2020-January 3, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we head into 2021 with Grateful Dead music from 1984, 1988, and 1989.

    Our first…

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    Week of December 21-27, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where we roll through Christmas with some great 1980s Grateful Dead, from 1984, 1985, and 1988.

    Our first stop…

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    Week of December 14-20, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from the 1980s: 1984, 1985, and 1988.

    Our first selection this week is…

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    Week of December 7-13, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1976, 1987, and 1988.

    Our first selection this week is from 6/12/…

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    Week of November 30-December 6, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1978, and 1990.

    Our first selection is from 6/10/73…