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.


Taper's Section

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    Week of October 10-16, 2022

    Welcome back to our weekly installment of Dead music here on dead.net, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1976, 1981, and 1989.

    Our first…

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    Week of October 3-9, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from the early 1980s, mid 1980s, and late 1980s, a triple dose of Brent-era Dead…

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    Week of September 26-October 2, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1989, and 1990.

    Our first selection this week is…

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    Week of September 12-18, 2022

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1979, and 1981, three very fine eras in the band’s history.