Taper's Section

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    This week, we have 15 years of Grateful Dead music for you, spanning a nice period from 1972 to 1987. August often found the band off tour, but performing interesting one-off shows, runs or mini-…
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    We have more than 20 years of Grateful Dead music for you this week, spanning many great eras. Hopefully we’ll have something for everyone.Like last week, we have some of the excellent music from the…
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    Late July finds us with a whole lot of 1974 material for you, plus a few other choice bits from 1966 and 1982.

    The late July, 1974 Eastern swing is often overshadowed a little by the…

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    Rolling along toward the dog days of summer, the Grateful Dead continued to perform exceptional shows around the country, and we have music from 1970 through 1989 from this week in the band’s…

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    This week we have almost 25 years of Grateful Dead music for you to hear, including plenty of material from this week in the history of the band’s recorded legacy, as well as a few other bits that…

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.