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27/08/2009

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 27 August 2009

Alex, Radio 2's Dark Lord of the early mornings, presents his interactive blend of music and unique wit.

Also on the Best Time of the Day Show, Alex raids his record collection for something new or downright surprising from Lester's Library, and there's one from you in the Listeners' Library. Plus, the second Half-Time Hooter of The Week.

Music Played

39 items
  • Image for Prince

    Prince 1999

    Prince - The Very Best Of, Warner Bros

  • Image for Zoe

    Zoe Sunshine On A Rainy Day

    Awesome 2 - Various Artists, Columbia

  • Image for The Yeah You's

    The Yeah You's Getting Up With You

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Terence Trent D'Arby

    Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay

    Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Sharleen Spiteri

    Sharleen Spiteri Should I Stay Or Should I Go (Great British Songbook)

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift You Belong With Me

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Luther Vandross

    Luther Vandross So Amazing

    Mixed Emotions III (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Whitney Houston

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

    Whitney Houston - Whitney, Arista

  • Image for Tommy Sparks

    Tommy Sparks Miracle

    (CD Single)

  • Lester's Library: From the CD 'The Legend Of Johnny Cash' on Legacy

  • Image for Tina Turner

    Tina Turner I Don't Wanna Lose You

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for The Police

    The Police De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da

    The Very Best Of Sting & The Police, A&M

  • Image for Erma Franklin

    Erma Franklin Take A Little Piece Of My Heart

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. What's The Frequency Kenneth?

    (CD Single), Warner Bros

  • Image for Sheryl Crow

    Sheryl Crow Steve McQueen

    (CD Single), A&M

  • Image for Mika

    Mika We Are Golden

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Dexys Midnight Runners

    Dexys Midnight Runners Geno

    Greatest Hits Of The 80's (Various), Disky, 5

  • Image for Sade

    Sade By Your Side

    (CD Single), Epic

  • Image for Jason Mraz

    Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat Lucky

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Talking Heads

    Talking Heads And She Was

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

  • Image for Shania Twain

    Shania Twain Man! I Feel Like A Woman

    (CD Single), Mercury

  • Image for Journey

    Journey Who's Crying Now

    Journey - Escape, CBS

  • Listener's Library: Suggested by Paul Rawdon. From the CD 'Rockin' With The Pirates' on EMI

  • Image for Imelda May

    Imelda May Johnny Got A Boom Boom

    (CD Single), Universal Classics & Jazz, 1

  • Image for Lloyd Cole

    Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Perfect Skin

    Lloyd Cole - The Collection, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Beautiful Night

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Pulp

    Pulp Disco 2000

    (CD Single), Island, 6

  • Image for Alison Moyet

    Alison Moyet Love Resurrection

    Alison Moyet Singles, Columbia

  • Image for Athlete

    Athlete Superhuman Touch

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Kirsty MacColl

    Kirsty MacColl There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop...

    Kirsty Maccoll - Galore, Virgin

  • Image for Deep Blue Something

    Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's

    This Year's Love (Various Artists) C, Global Television

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Impossible

    Love And War

  • Image for Argent

    Argent Hold Your Head Up

    (Single), Epic, 2

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith New York

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for The Clash

    The Clash I Fought The Law

    (Single), CBS

  • Lester's Library: From the CD 'Singled Out' on Moscodisc

  • Image for Eddy Grant

    Eddy Grant Electric Avenue

    The Best Of The 80's Vol.II (Various), Crimson

  • Image for Alannah Myles

    Alannah Myles Black Velvet

    Red Hot Metal (Various Artists), Dover Records

  • Image for The Animals

    The Animals We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place

    The Greatest Hits Of 1965, Premier

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