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3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 17 June 2009

An early morning mix of music and conversation, including the first Half-Time Hooter of The Week.

Also on the Best Time of the Day Show, Alex dips into his own record collection to choose a new release or classic track from Lester's Library and there's something selected by you in the Listeners' Library.

Music Played

37 items
  • Image for ZZ Top

    ZZ Top Sharp Dressed Man

    Eliminator, Warner Bros

  • Image for Laura Branigan

    Laura Branigan Self Control

    Now 1984 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Yeah You's

    The Yeah You's 15 Minutes

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Carole King

    Carole King I Feel The Earth Move

    The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for The Killers

    The Killers Human

    Day & Age, Mercury, 1

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Cigarettes

    Love And War

  • Image for Queen

    Queen I Want To Break Free

    Queen - Greatest Hits II, Parlophone

  • Image for Desmond Dekker

    Desmond Dekker You Can Get It If You Really Want

    Young Gifted & Black (Various), Trojan

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Said It All

    (CD Single)


  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Hey Bulldog

    The Beatles - Yellow Submarine, Parlophone, 4

  • Image for The Flying Lizards

    The Flying Lizards Money (That's What I Want)

    Hard 2 Get Hits - Various Artists, Disky

  • Image for Paolo Nutini

    Paolo Nutini Candy

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Starship

    Starship We Built This City

    Knee Deep In The Hoopla, Grunt

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Tiny Dancer

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for The Script

    The Script Before The Worst

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Joan Jett

    Joan Jett and The Blackhearts I Love Rock 'n' Roll

    Joan Jett - I Love Rock 'n' Roll, Blackheart

  • Image for Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison She's A Mystery To Me

    Roy Orbison - Mystery Girl, Virgin

  • Image for Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes Your Protector

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Santana

    Santana and Michelle Branch The Game Of Love

    (CD Single), Arista

  • Image for Yes

    Yes Wonderous Stories

    Classic Yes, Atlantic

  • Image for Propaganda

    Propaganda Duel

    A Secret Wish - Propaganda, ZTT, 12


  • Image for Jon Allen

    Jon Allen Young Man Blues

    Dead Mans Suit

  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye Can I Get A Witness

    The Very Best Of Marvin Gaye, Motown

  • Image for Def Leppard

    Def Leppard Animal

    Def Leppard - Hysteria, Phonogram

  • Image for The Pretenders

    The Pretenders Love's A Mystery

    Break Up The Concrete, Shangri-La, 1

  • Image for Simple Minds

    Simple Minds Someone Somewhere (In The Summertime)

    Glittering Prize - Best Of Simple Min, Virgin

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

    Whitney Houston - Whitney, Arista

  • Image for Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie Forever

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Kaiser Chiefs

    Kaiser Chiefs Everything Is Average Nowadays

    (CD Single), B-Unique

  • Image for The Corrs

    The Corrs I Never Loved You Anyway

    Talk On Corners (Special Edition), Atlantic/143 Records

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles Do Something

    Long Road Out Of Eden

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Chain Of Fools

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart You Wear It Well

    The Best Of Rod Stewart, Warner Bros


  • Image for Texas

    Texas Halo

    Texas - The Greatest Hits, Mercury


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