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26/10/2009

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 26 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 Candi Staton

    Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Yellow

    Glorious (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Water & A Flame (feat. Adele)

    Love And War, Columbia, 1

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Get Off Of My Cloud

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Teardrops On My Guitar

    (CD Single), Mercury, 2

  • Image for Dionne Bromfield

    Dionne Bromfield Mama Said

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Andrew Gold

    Andrew Gold Thank You For Being A Friend

    Jukebox 70's Hits -I Got The Music In, Old Gold

  • Image for Kate Bush

    Kate Bush Cloudbusting

    A Time To Remember: 1985, EMI

  • Image for Ingrid Michaelson

    Ingrid Michaelson Maybe

    Everybody

  • Image for The Feeling

    The Feeling Love It When You Call

    (CD Single), Universal

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY - TAKEN FROM THE CD SINGLE ON JALAPENO RECORDS

  • Image for The Cranberries

    The Cranberries Linger

    Emerald Rock (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Fats Domino

    Fats Domino Ain't That A Shame

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Hue And Cry

    Hue And Cry Labour Of Love

    Now 24 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Debbie Harry

    Debbie Harry French Kissing In The USA

    Now 8 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Paolo Nutini

    Paolo Nutini Pencil Full Of Lead

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

    Now 1993 - The Millennium Series, Castle

  • Image for Chaka Khan

    Chaka Khan and Rufus Ain't Nobody

    (CD Single), Reprise

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Whatever It Takes

    Crazy Love

  • Image for Sheryl Crow

    Sheryl Crow A Change Would Do You Good

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for Vagabond

    Vagabond Don't Wanna Run No More

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Cheryl Cole

    Cheryl Cole Fight For This Love

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Listeners' Library - Taken from 'In Deep' on Columbia. Suggested by Paul Whittle

  • Image for Van Morrison

    Van Morrison Moondance

    The Very Best Of Van Morrison, Polydor

  • Image for Green Day

    Green Day Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)

    Green Day - Nimrod, Reprise

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross Ain't No Mountain High Enough

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Style Council

    The Style Council My Ever Changing Moods

    The Style Council - Greatest Hits, Polydor, 1

  • Image for Jamie Cullum

    Jamie Cullum I'm All Over It

    (CD Single), Decca, 1

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Angel

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Image for Mott the Hoople

    Mott the Hoople All The Young Dudes

    The Greatest Hits Of 1972 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Athlete

    Athlete Black Swan Song

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Thin Lizzy

    Thin Lizzy Dancing In The Moonlight

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Colbie Caillat

    Colbie Caillat Fallin' For You

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Metallica

    Metallica Nothing Else Matters (Edit)

    Metallica

  • Image for Patrice Rushen

    Patrice Rushen Forget Me Nots

    Best Disco Album In The World...Ever!, Virgin

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY - TAKEN FROM 'DESERT ISLAND SELECTION' ON VIRGIN

    • Image for Brian Eno

      Brian Eno I'll Come Running (To Tie Your Shoe)

  • Image for Slade

    Slade Cum On Feel The Noize

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for Alesha Dixon

    Alesha Dixon To Love Again

    (CD Single)

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