Taper's Section

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    This being the end November, we have a bit of music from 1972, and of course some terrific material from 1973.

    Our first selection this week, which really should have been played last…

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    This week we have some terrific jams from 1971 and 1972, some great examples of what made these two years so highly regarded amongst Dead Heads.

    Our first segment today is one of my…

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    This week we have some great material from 1973 and 1985 from this week in Grateful Dead history, plus a little taste of some great music from 1974 just because we thought you’d really dig it.…

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    We have often been asked how we’d go about selecting the year from which the next Dick Pick or Vault Release was selected. It was always a very involved process, but the key factor was walking…
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    This week we have some music from 1968, 1982 and 1984First up this week, from 9/23/82 in New Haven, we have the magnificent closing twosome of…

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.