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29/11/2012

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 29 November 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 Four Tops

      Four Tops Loco In Acapulco

      The Ultimate Party (Various Artists), Hit Label

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks Lola

    The Kinks - The Definitive Collection, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Steps

    Steps Light Up The World

    (CD Single), Steps Recordings, 1

  • Image for Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse Tears Dry On Their Own

    (CD Single), Island

  • Image for Otis Redding

    Otis Redding and Carla Thomas Tramp

    Atlantic Soul (Various Artists), Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Jeff Lynne

    Jeff Lynne Mercy Mercy

    Long Wave, Frontiers Records, 4

  • Image for Evelyn

    Evelyn "Champagne" King Love Come Down

    Essential Works Of Evelyn Champagne K, RCA

  • Image for The Cure

    The Cure Boys Don't Cry

    Staring At The Sea: The Singles, Fiction

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the CD, "COMPANY" (Pias) out now

    • Image for Andy Burrows

      Andy Burrows Hometown

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

  • Image for Barry White

    Barry White You're The First, The Last, My Everything

    Barry White - The Collection, Mercury

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the forthcoming CD, "ADAM GREENE & BINKI SHAPIRO" (Decca) out January 2013

    • Image for Adam Greene & Binki Shapiro

      Adam Greene & Binki Shapiro Just To Make Me Feel Good

  • Image for Johnnie Allan

    Johnnie Allan The Promised Land

    Alligator Stomp Vol. 1 (Various), Rhino

  • Image for Jools Holland

    Jools Holland and Rumer Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive

    The Golden Age Of Song, Rhino

  • Image for Dave Edmunds

    Dave Edmunds Here Comes The Weekend

    The Best Of, Swansong, 1

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for Pilot

    Pilot Magic

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll Vol.2 (1974), Connoisseur Collection

  • Image for Katie Melua

    Katie Melua Forgetting All My Troubles

    (CD Single), Dramatico

  • Image for The Emotions

    The Emotions Best Of My Love

    Mellow Madness (Various Artists), Epic

  • Image for The Spencer Davis Group

    The Spencer Davis Group Gimme Some Lovin'

    Fontana: Chapter 1. The Birth (60's), Fontana, 3

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars Locked Out Of Heaven

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Cher

    Cher Love & Understanding

    (CD Single), Geffen

  • Image for Robert Palmer

    Robert Palmer Some Guys Have All The Luck

    The Very Best Of Robert Palmer, EMI

  • Image for Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue On A Night Like This (The Abbey Road Sessions)

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 2

  • Image for Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash I Walk The Line

    Johnny Cash - Man In Black, Columbia

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "MY COLOURING BOOK" (Warner) suggested by Dr Strangetrucker, Purfleet

  • Image for The Who

    The Who Substitute

    The Who - Who's Better, Who's Best, Polydor

  • Image for The Beautiful South

    The Beautiful South Rotterdam

    (CD Single), Go! Discs

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Leo Sayer

      Leo Sayer and Meck Thunder In My Heart Again

      (CD Single), Free2air

  • Image for Kid Creole and the Coconuts

    Kid Creole and the Coconuts Stool Pigeon

    Cre-Ole - The Best Of Kid Creole, Island

  • Image for Emeli Sandé

    Emeli Sandé and Labrinth Beneath Your Beautiful

    Electronic Earth, Sony

  • Image for Slade

    Slade Coz I Luv You

    The Greatest Hits Of 1971 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight

    Whitney Houston-I'm Your Baby Tonight, Arista

  • Image for One Direction

    One Direction Little Things

    Take Me Home, Sony

  • Image for The Human League

    The Human League Keep Feeling Fascination

    Now 1983 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE" (Sony) out now

    • Image for Olly Murs

      Olly Murs Right Place Right Time

      Right Place Right Time, Sony, 5

  • Image for Oasis

    Oasis Wonderwall

    What's The Story Morning Glory -Oasis, Creation Records

  • Image for The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons and Frankie Valli Sherry

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Ve, Polygram Tv, 1

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "TREE BURSTS IN SNOW" (Nettwerk) out now

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Just Be

    Fall To Grace, Sony

  • Image for Randy Newman

    Randy Newman We Belong Together

    Toy Story 3, Disney, 3

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