iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 09/12/2009

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio


3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 December 2009

Music, entertaining conversation and - at 3.30am - Pause for Thought - with Tim Smith sitting in for Alex Lester.

Music Played

35 items
  • Image for The O'Jays

    The O'Jays Love Train

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Go West

    Go West King Of Wishful Thinking

    Pretty Woman - Soundtrack, EMI

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael December Song (I Dreamed Of Christmas)

    (CD Single), Aegean Records, 1

  • Image for Al Stewart

    Al Stewart Time Passages

    (Single), Arista, 6

  • Image for George McCrae

    George McCrae Rock Your Baby

    The Greatest Hits Of 1974 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Billy Joel

    Billy Joel All About Soul

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for Rox

    Rox No Going Back

    (CD Single)


  • Image for Ryan Paris

    Ryan Paris Dolce Vita

    The Holiday CD - Various Artists, CBS

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan Must Be Santa

    Christmas In The Heart, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Joan Armatrading

    Joan Armatrading Drop The Pilot

    The Very Best Of Joan Armatrading, A&M

  • Image for Shirley Bassey

    Shirley Bassey Shirley Bassey - Nice Men

    The Performance, Geffen, 1

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Fix You

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Altered Images

    Altered Images Don't Talk To Me About Love

    Wave Party (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Pet Shop Boys

    Pet Shop Boys It Doesn't Often Snow At Christmas

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Handbags & Gladrags

    (CD Single), V2

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley In The Ghetto

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston I Look To You

    I Look To You

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Love Story

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1


    • Image for Bob Seger

      Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band Against The Wind

      Bob Seger - Greatest Hits, Capitol

  • Image for The Hollies

    The Hollies Carrie Anne

    The Greatest Hits Of 1967 (Various), EMI, 21

  • Image for Elio Pace

    Elio Pace What A Day

    (CD Single), Rosa Records, 1

  • Image for Cream

    Cream I Feel Free

    The Greatest Hits Of 1966, Premier

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Into The Groove

    (CD Single), Sire, 8

  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams You Know Me

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Image for The Drifters

    The Drifters Saturday Night At The Movies

    Very Best Of Ben E.King & The Drifters, Global Television


  • Image for Space

    Space Female Of The Species

    Crush (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Robinson

    Robinson First Time

    (CD Single), Palawan Productions, 1

  • Image for Spandau Ballet

    Spandau Ballet To Cut A Long Story Short

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

  • Image for Leddra Chapman

    Leddra Chapman Story

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Feargal Sharkey

    Feargal Sharkey A Good Heart

    The Love Album (CD 2) (Various Artist, Virgin

  • Image for Everything but the Girl

    Everything but the Girl The Only Living Boy In New York

    Acoustic Rock (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Susan Boyle

    Susan Boyle I Dreamed A Dream

    I Dreamed A Dream, Sony, 2

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright)

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv


The A-Z of Alex Lester

The A-Z of Alex Lester

To celebrate Alex's 26th year on Radio 2 here's a handy guide to his nocturnal world.

Free download

  1. Image for Alex Lester's Oddcast

    Alex Lester's Oddcast

    Alex Lester's latest musings on 'Alex World', featuring listener contributions, taken from his Best…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss