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3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 17 March 2009

Tim Smith sits in for Alex Lester and makes weekday mornings the best time of the day. Including Pause for Thought.

Music Played

34 items
  • Image for Nick Lowe

    Nick Lowe Cruel To Be Kind

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia, 9

  • Image for The Spinners

    The Spinners I'll Be Around

    Atlantic Soul (Various Artists), Warner E.S.P., 3

  • Image for Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes White Winter Hymnal

    Fleet Foxes, Bella Union, 1

  • Image for John Oates

    John Oates and Daryl Hall I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)

    Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ever, Telstar

  • Image for Iglu & Hartly

    Iglu & Hartly In This City

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie Just Go

    (CD Single)

  • Image for James Taylor

    James Taylor Mexico

    James Taylor - Classic Songs, CBS

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. Stand

    (CD Single), Warner Bros

  • Image for Annie Lennox

    Annie Lennox Shining Light

    The Annie Lennox Collection, BMG, 1

  • Image for The Blackbyrds

    The Blackbyrds Walking In Rhythm

    Afrodisiac (Various Artists), Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Thin Lizzy

    Thin Lizzy Jailbreak

    Best Air Guitar Album In The World II, Virgin

  • Image for Shawn Mullins

    Shawn Mullins Lullaby

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for Tony Christie

    Tony Christie Every Word She Said

    (CD Single), A Records, 1

  • Image for Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse Rehab

    (CD Single), Island

  • Image for Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall

    Pink Floyd, Harvest

  • Image for Jennifer Hudson

    Jennifer Hudson If This Isn't Love

    (CD Single), Arista, 1

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright)

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Billy Joel

    Billy Joel Allentown

    Billy Joel - Greatest Hits Vol.2, CBS

  • Image for Sugarland

    Sugarland All I Want To Do

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Danny & The Juniors

    Danny & The Juniors At The Hop

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Sade

    Sade Smooth Operator

    Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade, Columbia, 2

  • Image for John Martyn

    John Martyn May You Never

    Classic John Martyn, Island

  • Image for Fun Lovin’ Criminals

    Fun Lovin’ Criminals Loco

    (CD Single), Chrysalis, 3

  • Image for Colin Blunstone

    Colin Blunstone The Ghost Of You And Me

    The Ghost Of Me And You

  • Image for Seal

    Seal It's Alright

    Soul, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for The Cars

    The Cars Just What I Needed

    The Cars - Greatest Hits, Elektra

  • Image for Joe Jackson

    Joe Jackson Steppin' Out

    Now 1983 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for Snow Patrol

    Snow Patrol If There's A Rocket Tie Me To It

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Jack Johnson

    Jack Johnson Better Together

    (CD Single), Brushfire Records

  • Image for Lunik

    Lunik Everybody Knows

    (CD Single)

  • Image for New Radicals

    New Radicals You Get What You Give

    (CD Single), MCA

  • Image for Nickelback

    Nickelback I'd Come For You

    (CD Single)

  • Image for New Order

    New Order True Faith

    (CD Single), QWest

  • Image for Barry Manilow

    Barry Manilow Open Arms

    The Greatest Songs Of The Eighties


The A-Z of Alex Lester

The A-Z of Alex Lester

To celebrate Alex's 26th year on Radio 2 here's a handy guide to his nocturnal world.


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    Alex Lester's Oddcast

    Alex Lester's latest musings on 'Alex World', featuring listener contributions, taken from his Best…

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