Daily Archive: July 16, 2012


Althea & Donna – 1977 – Nights At The Roundtable

Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking – 1977 Just couldn’t resist adding one of the pivotal tracks in the Punk/Post-Punk/Ska movement in the mid/late 70’s. Althea & Donna and their iconic Uptown Top Ranking. If you’re familiar with it, here’s a reminder. If you aren’t, you can hear for...


Andrè Cluytens – At The 1949 Besancon Festival – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Another recording from the 1949 Besancon Festival. This week, a live performance of Florent Schmitt’s La Tragèdie de Salomè featuring the legendary French/Belgian conductor Andrè Cluytens leading the Paris Conservatory Orchestra. Schmitt has slipped a bit in popularity over the years – his works aren’t played all that much in...