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02/10/2009

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 02 October 2009

The week's final instalment of random daftness and planned oddities from the Dark Lord. Includes 2 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 www.bbc.co.uk/radio2.

Music Played

37 items
  • Image for Def Leppard

    Def Leppard Animal

    Def Leppard - Hysteria, Phonogram

  • Image for Dave Edmunds

    Dave Edmunds I Hear You Knocking

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier, 4

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston Million Dollar Bill

    (CD Single), Arista, 1

  • Image for Andy Williams

    Andy Williams Can't Take My Eyes Off You

    Heartbeat: Love Me Tender (Various), Global Television

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Black Horse & The Cherry Tree

    (CD Single), Relentless Records

  • Image for Newton Faulkner

    Newton Faulkner If This Is It

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The Hollies

    The Hollies I'm Alive

    The Hits Of 1965 (Various Artists), MFP, 3

  • Image for Lene Marlin

    Lene Marlin Sitting Down Here

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for The Yeah You's

    The Yeah You's Getting Up With You

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Crowded House

    Crowded House Don't Dream It's Over

    Crowded House - Recurring Dream, Capitol

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY - TAKEN FROM 'THE YEARLING' ON HOTEL

  • Image for Labi Siffre

    Labi Siffre Something Inside So Strong

    All Time Classic Tearjerkers (Var), Warner Strategic Marketi

  • Image for Megan Henwood

    Megan Henwood What Elliott Said

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Fun Boy Three

    Fun Boy Three Our Lips Are Sealed

    Now 1983 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for Michael Bolton

    Michael Bolton Just One Love

    (CD Single), UMTV, 1

  • Image for World Party

    World Party Is It Like Today?

    (CD Single), Ensign

  • Image for Saint Etienne

    Saint Etienne Only Love Can Break Your Heart

    Crush (Various Artists), Polygram Tv, 1

  • Image for Lisa Hannigan

    Lisa Hannigan Lille

    (CD Single), Hoop Recordings, 1

  • Image for Supertramp

    Supertramp The Logical Song

    The Very Best Of Supertramp, A&M

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith New York

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • LISTENERS' LIBRARY - SUGGESTED BY RAY KEW. TAKEN FROM 'BLACK SEA' ON VIRGIN

    • Image for XTC

      XTC Generals And Majors

      XTC - Compact XTC:The Singles 1978-85, Virgin

  • Image for Barry White

    Barry White You're The First, The Last, My Everything

    Barry White - The Collection, Mercury

  • Image for Bob Marley

    Bob Marley and The Wailers Band Is This Love

    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend, Island

  • Image for Keane

    Keane Perfect Symmetry

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. Shiny Happy People

    The Greatest Hits Of 1991 (Various), Telstar

  • Image for David Gray

    David Gray Babylon

    (CD Single), Iht Records

  • Image for John Fogerty

    John Fogerty Garden Party (feat. Don Henley & Timothy B Schmit)

    The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again, Universal, 1

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Avalon

    Roxy Music - Avalon, Eg

  • Image for The Clash

    The Clash London Calling

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

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Haven't Met You Yet

    Crazy Love, Reprise, 1

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations Ain't Too Proud To Beg

    The Temptations - The Ultimate Collec, Motown

  • Image for Kim Carnes

    Kim Carnes Bette Davis Eyes

    And The Road Goes On Forever Vol 1, Debutante

  • Image for Talk Talk

    Talk Talk It's My Life

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

  • Image for Robert Parker

    Robert Parker Barefootin'

    The 60's - Soul (Various Artists), Knight Records

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY - TAKEN FROM 'SINGLED OUT' ON MOSCODISC

  • Image for Embrace

    Embrace Nature's Law

    (CD Single), Independiente

  • Image for Aviv Geffen

    Aviv Geffen It's Alright

    (CD Single)

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