Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have music from 1972, 1973 and 1989.

    Our first stop this week is on 11/15/72 in Oklahoma City, where we have a nice batch of…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we'll check out some Grateful Dead music from 1968, 1973 and 1987.

    Our first stop this week is at the Avalon Ballroom in October, 1968,…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have music spanning 15 years of Grateful Dead history, 1972, 1979 and 1987.

    Our first stop this week is on 10/17/72 in St. Louis…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, where this week we have a big old batch of Brent-era Dead, from 1980, 1985 and 1988.

    Our first stop this week is on 10/7/80 at the Warfield in San…

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    We're going to stop into a couple of fine years this week, specifically 1979 and 1973.

    Out first couple of stops will be on the excellent 1979 Fall Tour. The tour began, really,…

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.