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12/11/2012

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 12 November 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

39 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for Bruce Hornsby

      Bruce Hornsby and The Range The Way It Is

      Life In The Fast Lane (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for The Source

    The Source and Candi Staton You Got The Love

    Smash Hits Massive! (Various Artists), Dover Records

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars Locked Out Of Heaven

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Mink DeVille

    Mink DeVille Spanish Stroll

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Simply Red

    Simply Red Something Got Me Started

    Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records

  • Image for Ronan Keating

    Ronan Keating Wasted Light

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Right By Your Side

    Eurythmics - Greatest Hits, RCA

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the CD, "LONG WAVE" (out now)

    • Image for Jeff Lynne

      Jeff Lynne Mercy Mercy

      Long Wave, Frontiers Records, 4

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Embarrassment

    Madness - Divine Madness, Virgin

  • Image for The Hollies

    The Hollies Just One Look

    The Hits Of 1964 (Various Artists), MFP, 20

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "SMALL CHANGE" (Asylum)

    • Image for Tom Waits

      Tom Waits The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me)

  • Image for Sweet

    Sweet Blockbuster

    Blockbuster! Sensational 70's (Va), Castle

  • Image for Moya

    Moya Making Me Fall

    (CD Single), Four To One Records, 1

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for The Foundations

      The Foundations Baby Now That I've Found You

      Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou, Global Television

  • Image for Chaka Khan

    Chaka Khan I Feel For You

    The Divas Of Dance (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Doom & Gloom

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Cream

    Cream Badge

    The Greatest Hits Of 1969, Premier

  • Image for Paul Young

    Paul Young Come Back & Stay

    Paul Young - From Time To Time, Columbia

  • Image for Paul Carrack

    Paul Carrack From Now On

    Good Feeling, Carrack-UK

  • Image for Avril Lavigne

    Avril Lavigne I'm With You

    (CD Single), Arista

  • Image for The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy Something For The Weekend

    Fresh Hits 96 (Various Artists), Sony Music TV

  • Image for Bellowhead

    Bellowhead 10,000 Miles Away

    (CD Single), Navigator Records

  • Image for Deep Purple

    Deep Purple Black Night

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "SUN COMES UP AGAIN" (Mercury) suggested by Laura Reed

  • Image for Sade

    Sade The Sweetest Taboo

    All Woman 2 (Various Artists), Quality Television

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for 10cc

      10cc The Things We Do For Love

      The Greatest Hits Of 1976 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Adam Ant

    Adam Ant Goody Two Shoes

    Wave Party (Various Artists), Columbia, 15

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Troublemaker

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for Michelle Gayle

    Michelle Gayle Sweetness

    No Greater Love (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Mika

    Mika The Origin Of Love

    The Origin Of Love, Island

  • Image for Rick Astley

    Rick Astley Cry For Help

    Rick Astley - Greatest Hits, BMG/RCA

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "SUNKEN CONDOS" (Reprise)

    • Image for Donald Fagen

      Donald Fagen Memorabilia

      Sunken Condos, Reprise Records, 003

  • Image for Dixie Chicks

    Dixie Chicks Wide Open Spaces

    1999 Grammy Nominees (Various Artist, Elektra

  • Image for Mott the Hoople

    Mott the Hoople Roll Away The Stone

    Mott The Hoople - Greatest Hits, CBS

  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams Candy

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "CARRY ME BACK" (Universal) out now

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder Boogie On Reggae Woman

    Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection, Motown, 6

  • Image for Patsy Cline

    Patsy Cline Crazy

    Acuff-Rose Opryland Music: 50th Anniv, Acuff-Rose Opryland

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