Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1977, 1978, and 1983.

    Our first stop this week is on 4/22/77 at the Philadelphia Spectrum, on opening…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where we roll into August and past Jerry’s birthday with some terrific Grateful Dead music from 1969, 1972, and 1982.

    Our first stop this week is on 4/…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from the 1980s, from 1982, 1985, and 1988.

    Our first selection this week is from 4/6/82 at the Philadelphia…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have some fine Spring Grateful Dead music from 1986, 1988, and 1993.

    Our first selection this week is the entire first set from…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from a fine decade in their performing history, 1981-1991.

    Our first stop this week is at the Rainbow…

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.