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Kickstarting the weekend on a high, Tim Smith completes his first week sitting in for The Dark Lord on The Best Time of the Day Show. Today's celebrity birthday track comes from Jimmy Ruffin, the Listener's Library track is from Steely Dan, Tim's own choice from the Smith Family Archive is a forgotten gem from The Smithereens featuring Belinda Carlisle, there is a final track from the Album of the Week by Lady Antebellum, Record of the Week by Gabriella Cilmi and Pause for Thought at 3.20am. See if you can get this morning's What Do They All Have in Common? quiz, it's a tough one!

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After Midnight

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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.