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27/12/2012

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 27 December 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

44 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for The Mavericks

      The Mavericks Dance The Night Away

      Ultimate Country (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for 10cc

    10cc The Things We Do For Love

    The Greatest Hits Of 1976 (Various), Premier

  • Image for The Justice Collective

    The Justice Collective He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother

    (CD Single), Metropolis Recordings, 4

  • Image for Dusty Springfield

    Dusty Springfield I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself

    Dusty- The Silver Collection, Philips

  • Image for Bob & Marcia

    Bob & Marcia Young Gifted & Black

    Young Gifted & Black (Various), Trojan

  • Image for Josh Osho

    Josh Osho Imperfections

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Alanis Morissette

    Alanis Morissette Head Over Feet

    Alanis Morissette -Jagged Little Pill, Maverick

  • Image for Matthew Wilder

    Matthew Wilder Break My Stride

    Love & Pride - A Kick Up The 80's: Vo, Old Gold

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden Shake The Tree

    Pause For Thought

    (CD Single), 157 Records

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan I Want You

    Bob Dylan - Greatest Hits, Columbia

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY FROM THE CD "The Best Of London Community Gospel Choir" (MVLS) OUT NOW

  • Image for China Crisis

    China Crisis Wishful Thinking

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

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for Chic

      Chic Le Freak

      Our Friends In The North - TV Drama S, Telstar

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay In My Place

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Prince

    Prince Rock And Roll Love Affair

    (CD Single), NPG Records

  • Image for Mama Cass

    Mama Cass It's Getting Better

    Sweet Talkin' Guy - Sound Of 60's Gal, Old Gold

  • Image for Lucy May

    Lucy May Paper Heart

    (CD Single), Lola Records

  • Image for Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops Loco In Acapulco

    The Ultimate Party (Various Artists), Hit Label

  • Image for Focus

    Focus Sylvia

    The Best Of Focus, Chrysalis

  • Image for Belinda Carlisle

    Belinda Carlisle I Get Weak

    Belinda Carlisle - Heaven On Earth, Virgin

  • Image for Gerry Rafferty

    Gerry Rafferty Baker Street

    Songs Of The Century (Disc 2), Global Records & Tapes

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY RELEASED AS A SINGLE (Virgin) Suggested by Kevin Shies in Warrington

  • Image for Pet Shop Boys

    Pet Shop Boys Memory Of The Future

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Glen Campbell

    Glen Campbell Galveston

    Country Roads (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for DeBarge

      DeBarge Rhythm Of The Night

      Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Nick Lowe

    Nick Lowe I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass

    The Best Of Nick Lowe, Demon Records, 6

  • Image for Deacon Blue

    Deacon Blue That's What We Can Do

    (CD Single), Edsel Records

  • Image for UB40

    UB40 Kingston Town

    Now 1990 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • LISTENER'S ALBUM OF THE YEAR, "Last Of A Dyin' Breed" (Roadrunner) Suggested by James in York

    • Image for Lynyrd Skynyrd

      Lynyrd Skynyrd Last Of A Dyin' Breed

      Last Of A Dyin' Breed, Roadrunner, 1

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Never Knew Your Name

    (CD Single), Cooking Vinyl, 2

  • Image for Stacy Lattisaw

    Stacy Lattisaw Jump To The Beat

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll: 1980 (Va), Connoisseur Collection, 6

  • Image for Texas

    Texas Say What You Want

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

    Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)

    The Golden Age Of Song, Rhino

  • Image for Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys Superwoman

    (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex 20th Century Boy

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for David A. Stewart

    David A. Stewart and Candy Dulfer Lily Was Here

    Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev, Telstar

  • HOUR 4

    • Image for The Human League

      The Human League Don't You Want Me

      Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Cold Shoulder

    (CD Single), XL

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle Anyone Else

    (CD Single), Silva Screen

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton Better Get To Livin'

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY FROM THE CD "461 Ocean Boulevard" (Polydor) OUT NOW

    • Image for Eric Clapton

      Eric Clapton Steady Rollin' Man

      461 Ocean Boulevard, Polydor

  • Image for Naughty Boy

    Naughty Boy and Emeli Sandé Wonder

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters The Great Pretender

    The Platters Golden Hits, Phonogram, 5

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