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26/06/2009

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 26 June 2009

The week's final instalment of random daftness and planned oddities from the Dark Lord. Includes two hourly visits to the extensive music archive known as Lester's Library, and your musical contribution in the Listeners' Library. Submit your own choices by going to Alex's pages at bbc.co.uk/radio2.

Music Played

41 items
  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Thriller

    Diana-Michael-Gladys-Stevie (Compilat, Priority

  • Image for The Psychedelic Furs

    The Psychedelic Furs Pretty In Pink

    The No.1 Movies Album (Various Artist, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Stone Cold Sober

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk The Model

    Into The Eighties (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Weezer

    Weezer Island In The Sun

    (CD Single), Geffen

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden What Does It Take?

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Daniel Merriweather - Change

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing

    (Single), Vertigo, 5

  • Image for VV Brown

    VV Brown Shark In The Water

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Duran Duran

    Duran Duran A View To A Kill

    The Best Of James Bond 30th Anniversa, EMI

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY

    • Image for Just Jack

      Just Jack Starz In Their Eyes

      (CD Single), Mercury

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Maria

    The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

    Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band My Lucky Day

    Working On A Dream

  • Image for The Jackson 5

    The Jackson 5 ABC

    The Best Michael Jackson & Jackson Fi, Polygram Tv, 1

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Angel Eyes

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for The Yeah You's

    The Yeah You's 15 Minutes

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Think

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Image for Argent

    Argent Hold Your Head Up

    (Single), Epic, 2

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Every Step

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Fountains of Wayne

    Fountains of Wayne Stacy's Mom

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for The Lovin' Spoonful

    The Lovin' Spoonful Do You Believe In Magic

    The Lovin' Spoonful Collection, Castle Communications

  • Image for a-ha

    a-ha Foot Of The Mountain

    (CD Single), Universal, 3

  • Image for The Corrs

    The Corrs Runaway (Tin Tin Out Remix)

    (CD Single), Atlantic

  • Image for Icehouse

    Icehouse Hey Little Girl

    Greatest Hits Of The 80's (Various), Disky

  • LISTENERS' LIBRARY SUGGESTED BY JANET BARTON

  • Image for Simply Red

    Simply Red The Right Thing

    Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records

  • Image for Go-Go's

    Go-Go's Our Lips Are Sealed

    Go-Go's - Greatest, Irs

  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Rock With You

    Michael Jackson - History, Epic

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Say You Love Me

    The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac, Warner Strategic Marketi, 13

  • Image for Noisettes

    Noisettes Never Forget You

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Maybe Tomorrow

    (CD Single), V2

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Saving My Face

    (CD Single), Relentless

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles I Don't Want To Hear Anymore

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Eagle‐Eye Cherry

    Eagle‐Eye Cherry Save Tonight

    1999 Grammy Nominees (Various Artists, Elektra

  • Image for Pussycat Dolls

    Pussycat Dolls Hush Hush; Hush Hush

    (CD Single), Interscope, 1

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie and Pat Metheny Group This Is Not America

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY

  • Image for Ashford & Simpson

    Ashford & Simpson Solid

    The 80's Love Album (Various Artists), Virgin, 2

  • Image for Primal Scream

    Primal Scream Country Girl

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for The Rascals

    The Rascals A Beautiful Morning

    The Rascals Anthology

  • Image for Madness

    Madness The Prince

    Greatest Hits Of The 70's (Various), EMI

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