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20/09/2012

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 September 2012

The Best Time of the Day show with Alex, jam-packed with an eclectic mix of music and hilarious chat, plus Record and Album of the Week, Lester's Library and Pause for Thought.

Music Played

40 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for CeCe Peniston

      CeCe Peniston Finally

      Ce Ce Peniston - 20th Century Masters, A&M

  • Image for The Monkees

    The Monkees Last Train To Clarksville

    Delilah - Jukebox 60's Hits, Old Gold, 2

  • Image for Deacon Blue

    Deacon Blue The Hipsters

    (CD Single), Edsel Recordings, 1

  • Image for The Corrs

    The Corrs Breathless

    (CD Single), 141records/Lava/Atlantic

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Passengers

    The Very Best Of Elton John, Rocket

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the CD, "ELYSIUM" (Parlophone) out now

  • Image for John Waite

    John Waite Missing You

    The Love Album III (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Rumour Has It

    21, XL, 1

  • Image for Van Morrison

    Van Morrison Open The Door (To Your Heart)

    (CD Single), Blue Note, 1

  • Image for Bryan Adams

    Bryan Adams Cloud Number 9 (Dance Mix)

    Now 43 (Various Artists), Now

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "LADY SOUL" (Atlantic)

  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Twisting By The Pool

    Sultans Of Swing - Best Of Dire Straits, Vertigo

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for David Gray

    David Gray Please Forgive Me

    (CD Single), East West Records

  • Image for Emilia Mitiku

    Emilia Mitiku So Wonderful

    I Belong To You, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Marguerita Time

    Whatever You Want - V.Best Of Status, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Vanessa Carlton

    Vanessa Carlton A Thousand Miles

    (CD Single), A&M

  • Image for Josh Osho

    Josh Osho Giants

    Life, Island

  • Image for China Crisis

    China Crisis Wishful Thinking

    Greatest Hits Of The 80's (Various), Disky

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes Stop! In The Name Of Love

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Love Is The Drug

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Isn't It Time

    That's Why God Made The Radio, Capitol

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "GREATEST HITS" (Silverstar) suggested by Elise Ryan in Swansea

  • Image for Dodgy

    Dodgy Good Enough

    Now 34 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Script

    The Script and will.i. am Hall Of Fame

    #3 (Deluxe Edition), Sony

  • HOUR 3

  • Image for Al Green

    Al Green Let's Stay Together

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Andy Burrows

    Andy Burrows Because I Know That I Can

    (CD Single), Play It Again Sam UK, 1

  • Image for Huey Lewis and the News

    Huey Lewis and the News Do You Believe In Love

    It's Only Rock 'n' Roll... (Various), EMI

  • Image for Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond Kentucky Woman

    Neil Diamond - The Ultimate Collectio, Columbia/Mca

  • Image for Emeli Sandé

    Emeli Sandé Read All About It (Part III)

    (CD Single), EMI

  • Image for The Feeling

    The Feeling Fill My Little World

    (CD Single), Universal Island

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "BATTLE BORN" (Vertigo) out now

    • Image for The Killers

      The Killers From Here On Out

      Battle Born, Vertigo, 10

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton My Tennessee Mountain Home

    The Very Best Of Dolly Parton, RCA

  • Image for Badfinger

    Badfinger No Matter What

    Badfinger - No Dice, Apple

  • Image for Joe McElderry

    Joe McElderry Here's What I Believe

    Here's What I Believe, UMC

  • Image for Kim Wilde

    Kim Wilde You Came

    Kim Wilde - Singles Collection 81-93, MCA

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "GLAD ALL OVER" (Sony) out 8th October

  • Image for Evelyn

    Evelyn "Champagne" King Love Come Down

    Essential Works Of Evelyn Champagne K, RCA

  • Image for The Crickets

    The Crickets Oh Boy

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

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