Taper's Section

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    Week of March 23-29, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have a double dose of 1970s Dead, and a classic mid-80s sequence.

    Our first selection this week is…

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    Week of March 16-22, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1973, 1984, and 1991, three very distinct eras in Grateful Dead history.

    First up is the…

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    March 9-15, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’re going to check out music from a short, four year span in the Grateful Dead’s history, 1969-1973.

    Our…

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    Week of March 2-8, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from three decades featuring three different keyboard players: 1970s (Keith), 1980s…

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    Week of February 24-March 1, 2020

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll check out some music from 1960s, 1980s, and 1990s.

    Our first selection is from 10/13/68…

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.