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3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 24 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 something selected by you in the Listeners' Library.

Music Played

40 items
  • Image for Gnarls Barkley

    Gnarls Barkley Crazy

    (CD Single), Warner Bros

  • Image for The Knack

    The Knack My Sharona

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

  • Image for Pixie Lott

    Pixie Lott Mama Do

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Split Enz

    Split Enz I Got You

    And Then She Kissed Me Vol.1 (Various, Debutante

  • Image for Sister Sledge

    Sister Sledge He's The Greatest Dancer

    The Last Days Of Disco (Film Soundtra, Columbia

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden What Does It Take?

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • Image for Manic Street Preachers

    Manic Street Preachers Your Love Alone Is Not Enough

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for The Verve

    The Verve The Drugs Don't Work

    Music Of The Millennium (Various), Universal

  • Image for VV Brown

    VV Brown Shark In The Water

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash A Thing Called Love

    Country Moods (Various Artists), Polygram Tv


    • Image for The Mojo Fins

      The Mojo Fins In The Script

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

    Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band My Lucky Day

    Working On A Dream

  • Image for Tina Turner

    Tina Turner What's Love Got To Do With It

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

  • Image for Talk Talk

    Talk Talk Talk Talk

    The Very Best Of Talk Talk, Parlophone

  • Image for The Style Council

    The Style Council Shout To The Top

    Billy Elliot O.S.T. - Various Artists, Polydor

  • Image for Freddie McGregor

    Freddie McGregor Just Don't Want To Be Lonely

    Reggae Love Songs (Various Artists), Sanctuary

  • Image for a-ha

    a-ha Foot Of The Mountain

    (CD Single), Universal, 3

  • Image for Natalie Imbruglia

    Natalie Imbruglia Wrong Impression

    (CD Single), BMG/RCA

  • Image for The Monkees

    The Monkees (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone

    The Definitive Monkees, Warner Strategic Market, 8

  • Image for Gary Go

    Gary Go Wonderful

    (CD Single), Decca, 1

  • Image for Honey Ryder

    Honey Ryder Love In Time

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The Undertones

    The Undertones My Perfect Cousin

    The Undertones - Teenage Kicks, Castle

  • Image for Chris Rea

    Chris Rea I Can Hear Your Heartbeat

    The Best Of Chris Rea, East West Records

  • Image for Paul Carrack

    Paul Carrack Just 4 Tonight

    (CD Single)


    • Image for B.B. King

      B.B. King B.B. King - Sweet Sixteen

      Living The Blues : 1960-1964, , ,

  • Image for Kim Carnes

    Kim Carnes Bette Davis Eyes

    And The Road Goes On Forever Vol 1, Debutante

  • Image for The Faces

    The Faces Stay With Me

    Glam Crazee - Various Artists, Virgin

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Talk

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Flash

    Queen - Greatest Hits, Parlophone

  • Image for The Yeah You's

    The Yeah You's 15 Minutes

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Oh Well (Part 1)

    The Chain - Selections From 25 Years, Warner Bros

  • Image for Aztec Camera

    Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter

    The Best Of Aztec Camera, Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Every Step

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The O'Jays

    The O'Jays I Love Music

    The Greatest Hits Of 1976 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles Do Something

    Long Road Out Of Eden


  • Image for The Lightning Seeds

    The Lightning Seeds What If

    Like You Do... The Best Of The Lightning Seeds

  • Image for The Four Tops

    The Four Tops I Can't Help Myself

    The Four Tops - The Singles Collectio, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Pussycat Dolls

    Pussycat Dolls Hush Hush; Hush Hush

    (CD Single), Interscope, 1

  • Image for Buffalo Springfield

    Buffalo Springfield For What It's Worth

    Buffalo Springfield, Atlantic


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