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3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 21 April 2009

Alex presents a blend of music and conversation. Includes Alex's personal choice of tracks in "Lester's Library", your chance to get a tune played in the Listeners' Library feature, and Pause for Thought at 3.30am.

Music Played

40 items
  • Lester's Library Tracks: 21st April 2009

    Hil St John: 'Life'
    Taken from 'Black Rose' on Shanachie

    Harpers Bizarre 'Jessie'
    Taken from 'Anything Goes' (Vinyl LP)
    Suggested by Steve Slade

    The Swallows: 'It Ain't The Meat'
    Taken from 'The History of Rhythm and Blues 1942 - 52' (4 CD box set) on Rhythm and Blues records


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