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22/01/2009

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 22 January 2009

With his mix of music and banter, Alex Lester makes weekday mornings the best time of the day. Including Pause for Thought.

Music Played

35 items
  • Image for Aztec Camera

    Aztec Camera Somewhere In My Heart

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Estelle

    Estelle American Boy

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 3

  • Image for Imelda May

    Imelda May Johnny Got A Boom Boom

    (CD Single), Universal Classics & Jazz, 1

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Philadelphia Freedom

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for Cher

    Cher Believe

    Love Songs - 39 All Time Love Classic, Polygram Tv

  • Image for James Taylor

    James Taylor James Taylor - It's Growing

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The Cars

    The Cars My Best Friend's Girl

    The Cars, Elektra

  • Image for Saint Etienne

    Saint Etienne He's On The Phone

    The Best Album In The World Ever!(Va), Virgin, 11

  • Image for Bryn Christopher

    Bryn Christopher Fearless

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Don't Bring Me Down

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic, 4

  • Image for James Morrison

    James Morrison Broken Strings (feat. Nelly Furtado)

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Steve Winwood

    Steve Winwood Higher Love

    Burning Hearts (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for The Impressions

    The Impressions People Get Ready

    Soul Deep: The Story Of Black Popular Music (Various Artists), Universal

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band Working On A Dream

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for James Brown

    James Brown Get Up Offa That Thing

    20 All Time Greatest Hits, Polydor, 6

  • Image for Carole King

    Carole King It's Too Late

    Carole King - Tapestry, Epic

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones Give A Little Love

    (CD Single), S-Curve Records, 1

  • Image for The Beat

    The Beat Hands Off - She's Mine

    The Beat - Beat This!, Sire

  • Image for Gabrielle

    Gabrielle Rise

    Gabrielle - Rise, Go Beat

  • Image for Jem

    Jem It's Amazing

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder Master Blaster (Jammin')

    Stevie Wonder - Song Review, Motown

  • Image for Newton Faulkner

    Newton Faulkner Dream Catch Me

    (CD Single), Ugly Truth

  • Image for David McWilliams

    David McWilliams The Days Of Pearly Spencer

    Sounds Of The Sixties - 20 Swinging H, Telstar

  • Image for The Cardigans

    The Cardigans Lovefool

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex 20th Century Boy

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Alesha Dixon

    Alesha Dixon Breathe Slow

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan I Want You

    Bob Dylan - Greatest Hits, Columbia

  • Image for Harold Melvin

    Harold Melvin and The Bluenotes The Love I Lost

    Midnight Soul (Various Artists), Music Club

  • Image for Girls Aloud

    Girls Aloud The Loving Kind

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Space

    Space Female Of The Species

    Crush (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Erasure

    Erasure Ship Of Fools

    Erasure - Pop!, Mute Records

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Life In Technicolor II

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Chris Farlowe

    Chris Farlowe Out Of Time

    99p Guarantees You 73 Minutes 22 Seconds Of Great Music!!! (Various Artists), See For Miles, 2

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Daniel Merriweather - Change

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Donna Summer

    Donna Summer State Of Independence

    Club Tropicana (Various Artists), Columbia

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