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3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 05 May 2009

Alex, aka The Dark Lord, 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.

Music Played

29 items
  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Billie Jean

    Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade, Columbia

  • Image for The Dandy Warhols

    The Dandy Warhols Bohemian Like You

    (CD Single), Capitol, 7

  • Image for EG

    EG Broken

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Clout

    Clout Substitute

    Hard 2 Get Hits - Various Artists, Disky

  • Image for Neil Young

    Neil Young Rockin' In The Free World

    (CD Single), Reprise

  • Image for The Lightning Seeds

    The Lightning Seeds Ghosts

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Dido

    Dido Here With Me

    (CD Single), Arista

  • Image for Jimmy Cliff

    Jimmy Cliff The Harder They Come

    Jimmy Cliff - The Singles, BR Music

  • Image for Ben's Brother

    Ben's Brother Apologise

    (CD Single), Reverb Music, 1

  • Image for The Clash

    The Clash Rock The Casbah

    The Singles, Epic

  • Image for George Harrison

    George Harrison Got My Mind Set On You

    George Harrison - Cloud Nine, Dark Horse, 1

  • Image for Girls Aloud

    Girls Aloud Untouchable

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Starship

    Starship Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia, 1

  • Image for Dennis Edwards

    Dennis Edwards and Siedah Garrett Don't Look Any Further

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Dust Devil

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Duffy

    Duffy Stepping Stone

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for Michelle Branch

    Michelle Branch and Santana The Game Of Love

    (CD Single), Arista

  • Image for Prefab Sprout

    Prefab Sprout The King Of Rock 'n' Roll

    Hits Album 8, Part 2 (Various Artist, Hits Album

  • Image for The Impressions

    The Impressions People Get Ready

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

  • Image for Gary Go

    Gary Go Open Arms

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The Cars

    The Cars Just What I Needed

    The Cars - Greatest Hits, Elektra

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Papa Don't Preach

    Madonna - The Immaculate Collection, Sire, 4

  • Image for Snow Patrol

    Snow Patrol The Planets Bend Between Us

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The Emotions

    The Emotions and Earth, Wind & Fire Boogie Wonderland

    The Best Seventies Album In The World.. Ever!, Virgin, 2

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks Autumn Almanac

    Something Else By The Kinks (Deluxe Edition), Sanctuary, 15

  • Image for Melody Gardot

    Melody Gardot Baby I'm A Fool

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Dolly Parton and Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Dolly Parton and Ladysmith Black Mambazo Knockin' On Heaven's Door

  • Image for The Boomtown Rats

    The Boomtown Rats Rat Trap

    Greatest Hits Of 1978 (Various Artis, Premier

  • Image for Honey Ryder

    Honey Ryder Choices

    (CD Single)


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