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The Dark Lord sounds the second Half-Time Hooter of the Week to celebrate the arrival of the new shop on Buffoon High Street. Following Morten Harket's Gap in the Market and Pal Waaktaar's Rival Bazaar, the remaining member of a-ha has opened Magne Furuholmen's Shop To Roam In. Its niche within a niche is that it sells novelty products endorsed only by news readers and weather reporters. John Ketley's Wine That Tastes Nettley is doing particularly well. Our human water-bomb, Adrian the H20-masapien is pouring himself in and out of situations, and you can hear all about Alex's train journey with the squeaking toilet door from Hell. One suggestion was that he could have wedged it open with a Yorkshire pudding. From Lester's Library there are tracks from Katy Lied and Ry Cooder, plus a forgotten gem from The Supremes in the Listener's Library. Record of the Week comes from Johnny Cash and there is another track from Owl City, this week's Album of the Week. Alex also reveals more details about tomorrow's Valentine's Day spectacular.

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Thu 11 Feb 2010 02:00

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