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3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 12 October 2009

Alex, aka The Dark Lord, presents a blend of music and conversation. Includes Alex's personal choice of tracks in Lester's Library, your chance to get a tune played in the Listeners' Library feature, and Pause for Thought at 3.30am.

Music Played

38 items
  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Would I Lie To You?

    Eurythmics - Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Bobby McFerrin

    Bobby McFerrin Don't Worry Be Happy

    Now 13, Part 1 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Spandau Ballet

    Spandau Ballet Once More

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Shirley & Company

    Shirley & Company Shame Shame Shame

    The Originals (Various Artists), Dino

  • Image for Savage Garden

    Savage Garden Truly Madly Deeply

    The 1999 Brit Awards (Various Artist, Sony

  • Image for Jennifer Hudson

    Jennifer Hudson Spotlight

    (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Water & A Flame (feat. Adele)

    Love And War, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Del Amitri

    Del Amitri Nothing Ever Happens

    Waking Hours, Universal, 010

  • Image for Mr. Mister

    Mr. Mister Broken Wings

    Precious Metal (Various Artists), Stylus

  • Lester's Library: From the CD 'Cadillac Walk: The Mink DeVille Collection' on Capitol

  • Image for Terence Trent D'Arby

    Terence Trent D'Arby Sign Your Name

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia, 21

  • Image for Shirley Ellis

    Shirley Ellis The Clapping Song

    The Complete Congress Recordings, Connoisseur

  • 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

  • Image for Sting

    Sting If I Ever Lose My Faith In You

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

  • Image for Nerina Pallot

    Nerina Pallot Real Late Starter

    (CD Single), Echo, 1

  • Image for Dr. John

    Dr. John Such A Night

    Dr. John - In The Right Place, Atco

  • Image for Shirley Bassey

    Shirley Bassey Shirley Bassey - Nice Men

    The Performance, Geffen, 1

  • Image for Jakatta

    Jakatta One Fine Day

    (CD Single)

  • Image for The Doors

    The Doors Riders On The Storm

    (CD Single), Elektra

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Haven't Met You Yet

    Crazy Love, Reprise, 1

  • Image for Yvonne Fair

    Yvonne Fair It Should Have Been Me

    The Motown Collection (Disc 2), Telstar

  • Listener's Library: Suggested by John Beresford of Birmingham. From the CD 'Streetlife Serenade' on Columbia

  • Image for Daryl Hall

    Daryl Hall and John Oates Kiss On My List

    Looking Back - The Best Of Hall & Oat, BMG

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden Second Time Around

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Life In Technicolor II

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Pulp

    Pulp Disco 2000

    (CD Single), Island, 6

  • Image for Shola Ama

    Shola Ama You Might Need Somebody

    Love Songs - 39 All Time Love Classic, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi We Weren't Born To Follow

    (CD Single), Mercury, 7

  • Image for The O'Jays

    The O'Jays Used Ta Be My Girl

    Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston Million Dollar Bill

    (CD Single), Arista, 1

  • Image for The Monkees

    The Monkees Valleri

    The Definitive Monkees, Warner Strategic Market, 7

  • Image for Eddy Grant

    Eddy Grant Electric Avenue

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

  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams Bodies

    Reality Killed The Video Star

  • Image for Kelly Clarkson

    Kelly Clarkson Because Of You

    (CD Single)

  • Lester's Library: From the CD 'A Strange Arrangement' on Stones Throw records

  • Image for Slade

    Slade Mama Weer All Crazee Now

    The Greatest Hits Of 1972 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Paolo Nutini

    Paolo Nutini Pencil Full Of Lead

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Everything but the Girl

    Everything but the Girl I Didn't Know I Was Looking For Love

    Everything But The Girl - Home Movies, Blanco Y Negro


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