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3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 07 July 2009

Witty conversation and music in the early morning. Also on the Best Time Of The Day Show, Alex - The Dark Lord - delves into his own record collection to pick something new or obscure from Lester's Library. And there are contributions from your own personal music archives in the Listeners' Library.

Music Played

36 items
  • Image for Kirsty MacColl

    Kirsty MacColl My Affair

    Kirsty MacColl - Electric Landlady, Virgin

  • Image for New Radicals

    New Radicals You Get What You Give

    (CD Single), MCA

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden What Does It Take?

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • Image for Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall

    Pink Floyd, Harvest

  • Image for Jamelia

    Jamelia Superstar

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

    Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu Wiyathul

    (CD Single)

  • Image for ABC

    ABC All Of My Heart

    In Touch II (Various Artists), Solitaire Collection

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Every Step

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Simply Red

    Simply Red It's Only Love

    Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records

  • Lester's Library

    • Image for Philip Sayce

      Philip Sayce One Foot In The Grave

      Peace Machine, Provogue, 1

  • Image for Tina Turner

    Tina Turner We Don't Need Another Hero

    The Ivor Novello Winners, EMI

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 Won't Go Home Without You

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie The Tide Is High

    Atomic: The Very Best Of Blondie, EMI

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Sweet Talkin' Woman

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic

  • Image for Raphael Saadiq

    Raphael Saadiq Never Give You Up (feat. Stevie Wonder)

    The Way I See It, Columbia Records, 11

  • Image for Derek and the Dominos

    Derek and the Dominos Layla

    American Dreams II (Various Artists), Solitaire Collection

  • Image for Alanis Morissette

    Alanis Morissette Head Over Feet

    Alanis Morissette -Jagged Little Pill, Maverick

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles I Don't Want To Hear Anymore

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton Here You Come Again

    Dolly Parton: The Ultimate Collection, BMG/RCA

  • Image for Ry Cooder

    Ry Cooder Little Sister

    Ry Cooder - Bop Till You Drop, Warner Bros

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Said It All

    (CD Single)

  • Lester's Library

    • Image for The Panics

      The Panics Feeling Is Gone

      Cruel Guards, Publica

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Miles Away

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Bryan Adams

    Bryan Adams Cloud Number 9

    (CD Single), A&M

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes My World Is Empty Without You

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael Amazing

    (CD Single), Sony

  • Image for Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand

    Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand Enough Is Enough (No More Tears)

    Donna Summer - Summer Collection, Mercury

  • Image for The Third Degree

    The Third Degree Mercy

    (CD Single), Tri-Sound, 1

  • Image for Pink Martini

    Pink Martini Hey Eugene!

    (CD Single), Heinz Records

  • Image for Simple Minds

    Simple Minds Stars Will Lead The Way

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Phil Collins

    Phil Collins Sussudio

    Phil Collins ...Hits, Virgin

  • Image for Yvonne Fair

    Yvonne Fair It Should Have Been Me

    The Motown Collection (Disc 2), Telstar

  • Image for Doves

    Doves Winter Hill

    (CD Single)

  • Listener's Library: Suggested by Chalky White of North Yorkshire

    • Image for Soggy Bottom Boys and Tim Tyminski

      Soggy Bottom Boys and Tim Tyminski I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow

      (CD Single)

  • Image for Heart

    Heart All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You

    Absolute Gold (Various Artists), Capitol

  • Image for Pet Shop Boys

    Pet Shop Boys and Dusty Springfield What Have I Done To Deserve This?

    Goin' Back - Best Of Dusty Springfiel, Philips


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