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3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 03 February 2009

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

Music Played

39 items
  • Image for Rainbow

    Rainbow I Surrender

    The Final Countdown (Various), Telstar

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Mr Rock & Roll

    (CD Single), Vertigo

  • Image for Ray LaMontagne

    Ray LaMontagne You Are The Best Thing

    (CD Single), 14th Floor Records, 1

  • Image for Ace

    Ace How Long

    No Greater Love (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for INXS

    INXS Mystify

    INXS - Kick, Mercury

  • Image for Lily Allen

    Lily Allen The Fear

    (CD Single), Regal, 1

  • Image for Dave & Ansel Collins

    Dave & Ansel Collins Monkey Spanner

    Young Gifted & Black (Various), Trojan

  • Image for The Lightning Seeds

    The Lightning Seeds Sense

    Sense - The Lightning Seeds, Virgin

  • Image for Wayne Gidden

    Wayne Gidden I've Changed My Ways

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Tom Petty

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers American Girl

    Greatest Hits, MCA

  • Image for Earth, Wind & Fire

    Earth, Wind & Fire Star

    18 Soul Classics (Various Artists), Pickwick, 6

  • Image for Paul Simon

    Paul Simon 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

    Paul Simon - Negotiations & Love Song, Warner Bros, 6

  • Image for Madness

    Madness My Girl

    Madness - Complete Madness, Virgin, 2

  • Image for The Cardigans

    The Cardigans Erase/Rewind

    Glorious (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for U2

    U2 Get On Your Boots

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard Move It

    Cliff Richard - 40 Golden Greats, EMI

  • Image for Debbie Harry

    Debbie Harry French Kissing In The USA

    Now 8 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Bird and the Bee

    The Bird and the Bee Love Letter To Japan

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Billy Ocean

    Billy Ocean Red Light Spells Danger

    Billy Ocean - Love Is For Ever (L.I.F, Jive

  • Image for The Guess Who

    The Guess Who American Woman

    American Dreams (The Best Of The 70's, RCA

  • Image for Alesha Dixon

    Alesha Dixon Breathe Slow

    (CD Single)

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Sound And Vision

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for Santana

    Santana Let The Children Play

    The Ultimate Collection, Columbia

  • Image for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark If You Leave

    The Best Of OMD, Virgin, 14

  • Image for Boz Scaggs

    Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Martha Reeves

    Martha Reeves and The Vandellas Nowhere To Run

    Motown - The Hits Collection Vol.2, Motown

  • Image for Kirsty MacColl

    Kirsty MacColl A New England

    The Best Of The 80's Vol.II (Various), Crimson

  • Image for Mott the Hoople

    Mott the Hoople All The Way From Memphis

    (Single), CBS

  • Image for Laura And The Tears

    Laura And The Tears Love Live On!

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Jamiroquai

    Jamiroquai Space Cowboy

    (CD Single), Sony Soho Square

  • Image for Steve Miller Band

    Steve Miller Band Rock 'n Me

    Driving Rock (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Empire of the Sun

    Empire of the Sun Walking On A Dream

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Image for The Tremeloes

    The Tremeloes Here Comes My Baby

    Heartbeat - Forever Yours, Sony

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

    Our Friends Electric (Various Artists, Telstar

  • Image for The Script

    The Script The Man Who Can't Be Moved

    (CD Single), Sony, 1

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band Working On A Dream

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Junior Senior

    Junior Senior Move Your Feet

    Smash Hits Chart Summer 2003, EMI/Virgin/Universal Music

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Until You Come Back To Me

    Aretha Franklin - 30 Greatest Hits, Atlantic

  • Image for Leon Jackson

    Leon Jackson Stargazing

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