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31/07/2012

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 31 July 2012

There's only one way to get through the night with a smile and that's with Alex, AKA the Dark Lord, on the Best Time of the Day Show.

There will be another track from the Album of the Week, another spin of Record of the Week, two more tracks from Alex's eclectic CD collection in the Lester's Library, a selection from you from the Listener's Library and Pause for Thought.

Alex is armed with the Drums of Pun, the Mallet of Stupidity and the Squeal of Campery; you won't get the chance to even think about sleeping!

Music Played

41 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for Adam Ant

      Adam Ant Goody Two Shoes

      Wave Party (Various Artists), Columbia, 15

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton Jolene

    Million Sellers Vol.15 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo The Winner

    (CD Single), Fourth Chord Records, 1

  • Image for Queen

    Queen A Kind Of Magic

    Queen - Greatest Hits II, Parlophone

  • Image for Jimmy Gilmer

    Jimmy Gilmer and The Fireballs Sugar Shack

    The Golden Age Of American Rock'n'rol, Ace

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the forthcoming CD, "DARK BLACK" (Mercury) out 29th October

  • Image for Christopher Cross

    Christopher Cross Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Alison Moyet

    Alison Moyet Is This Love?

    Alison Moyet Singles, Columbia, 8

  • Image for Scissor Sisters

    Scissor Sisters Baby Come Home

    Magic Hour, Polydor, 1

  • Image for The Crystals

    The Crystals Da Doo Ron Ron

    The Best Of The Crystals, Phil Spector Int

  • Image for The Band

    The Band Rag Mama Rag

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the forthcoming CD, "LIGHT BETWEEN US" (Sony) out 3rd September

  • Image for Mr. Big

    Mr. Big To Be With You

    The No.1 Acoustic Rock Album (Variou, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Turn Up The Radio

    (CD Single), Interscope Records

  • HOUR 1

    • Image for Wizzard

      Wizzard See My Baby Jive

      25 Years Of Rock `n' Roll - 1973, Connoisseur

  • Image for Terence Trent D’Arby

    Terence Trent D’Arby Dance Little Sister

    T.T.D'Arby - Introducing The Hardline, Columbia

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Pride

    Life In A Beautiful Light, Mercury, 2

  • Image for Tavares

    Tavares Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel

    20 Songs Of Love From The 70's (Vario, MFP

  • Image for Norah Jones

    Norah Jones Chasing Pirates

    (CD Single), Blue Note, 1

  • Image for Pet Shop Boys

    Pet Shop Boys Winner

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Jackson Browne

    Jackson Browne In The Shape Of A Heart

    The Next Voice You Hear - Jackson Bro, Elektra

  • Image for Tracy Chapman

    Tracy Chapman Fast Car

    Tracy Chapman, Elektra

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael White Light

    (CD Single), Aegean, 1

  • Image for Fats Domino

    Fats Domino Ain't That A Shame

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

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "THE OPTIMIST LP" (Source) suggested by Martin in Kent

  • Image for k.d. lang

    k.d. lang Constant Craving

    The No.1 Acoustic Rock Album (Variou, Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations I Can't Get Next To You

    The Temptations - The Ultimate Collec, Motown

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Billy Joel

      Billy Joel Tell Her About It

      Billy Joel - Greatest Hits Vol.2, CBS

  • Image for Harold Melvin

    Harold Melvin and The Bluenotes The Love I Lost

    Midnight Soul (Various Artists), Music Club

  • Image for Joss Stone

    Joss Stone While You're Out Looking For Sugar

    The Soul Sessions Vol II, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Love In Store

    Fleetwood Mac - Mirage, Warner Bros, 12

  • Image for The Champs

    The Champs Tequila

    The Wanderers (Original S/Track), Sequel Records

  • Image for Matchbox Twenty

    Matchbox Twenty She's So Mean

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD box-set, "BLUR 21: THE BOX" (EMI) out now

    • Image for Blur

      Blur Country House

      The Best Album In The World Ever!(Va), Virgin

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Avalon

    Roxy Music - Avalon, Eg

  • Image for Sanford & Townsend

    Sanford & Townsend Smoke From A Distant Fire

    Smoke From A Distant Fire, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Elton John & Pnau

    Elton John & Pnau Foreign Fields

    Good Morning To The Night, Mercury, 6

  • Image for Be Bop Deluxe

    Be Bop Deluxe Ships In The Night

    Remember The 70's, EMI

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the forthcoming CD, "FLESH AND BLOOD" (Guardian Angel Records) out 17th September

  • Image for The Monkees

    The Monkees I'm A Believer

    Rediscover The 60's-With A Little Hel, Old Gold, 7

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Rumour Has It

    21, XL, 1

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