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30/01/2013

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 30 January 2013

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

40 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for T. Rex

      T. Rex 20th Century Boy

      Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Lily Allen

    Lily Allen The Fear

    (CD Single), Regal, 1

  • Image for Joe Cocker

    Joe Cocker Fire It Up

    Fire It Up, Sony Music

  • Image for Wilson Pickett

    Wilson Pickett In The Midnight Hour

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Rembrandts

    The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You

    The Love Songs Album (Various), Universal

  • Image for The Overtones

    The Overtones Love Song

    Higher, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Fun Boy Three

    Fun Boy Three and Bananarama It Ain't What You Do

    The Very Best Of Bananarama, Warner Strategic Market

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Caroline

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

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the forthcoming CD, "GRAFFITI ON THE TRAIN" (Ignition) out March 4th

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Hanging On The Telephone

    Atomic: The Very Best Of Blondie, EMI, 1

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "NOTHIN' BUT LOVE" (Provogue) Out February 25th

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Rule The World

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Emilia Mitiku

    Emilia Mitiku You're Not Right For Me

    I Belong To You, Warner Bros, 1

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for ABC

      ABC All Of My Heart

      In Touch II (Various Artists), Solitaire Collection

  • Image for Kate Bush

    Kate Bush Wuthering Heights

    Music Of The Millennium (Various), Universal

  • Image for James Arthur

    James Arthur Impossible

    (CD Single), Syco, 1

  • Image for The Miracles

    The Miracles and Smokey Robins You Really Got A Hold On Me

    The Wanderers (Original S/Track), Sanctuary Records

  • Image for The Cars

    The Cars Just What I Needed

    The Cars - Greatest Hits, Elektra

  • Image for Love and Theft

    Love and Theft Runnin' Out Of Air

    Love And Theft, RCA Nashville

  • Image for The Cardigans

    The Cardigans Lovefool

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Ramones

    Ramones Sheena Is A Punk Rocker

    The Ramones - All The Stuff And More, Sire

  • Image for Sinéad O’Connor

    Sinéad O’Connor 4th And Vine

    (CD Single), One Little Indian, 1

  • Image for David Gray

    David Gray Be Mine

    (CD Single), East West Records

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "A NIGHT TO REMEMBER" (Epic) suggested by Clive Epsom in Motherwell

    • Image for Cyndi Lauper

      Cyndi Lauper My First Night Without You

      A Night To Remember, Epic

  • Image for Deep Purple

    Deep Purple Black Night

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes You Keep Me Hanging On

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Cher

      Cher If I Could Turn Back Time

      Cher - The Greatest Hits, WEA/Universal

  • Image for Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Phil Collins

    Phil Collins Sussudio

    Phil Collins ...Hits, Virgin

  • Image for HAIM

    HAIM Don't Save Me

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for The Walker Brothers

    The Walker Brothers Make It Easy On Yourself

    Best Of Scott Walker & The Walker Bro, Fontana

  • Image for Gabrielle Aplin

    Gabrielle Aplin Please Don't Say You Love Me

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Natalie Cole

    Natalie Cole This Will Be

    Women In Love (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for The Mavericks

    The Mavericks Fall Apart

    In Time, Mercury, 6

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks Lola

    The Kinks - The Definitive Collection, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Curiosity Killed the Cat

    Curiosity Killed the Cat Down To Earth

    Now 1986 - The Millennium Series, Now

  • Image for Black Slate

    Black Slate Amigo

    The Best Reggae Album In The World..., Virgin, 2

  • Image for Duane Eddy

    Duane Eddy Peter Gunn

    Duane Eddy: That Classic Twang, Bear Family

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "FADE" (Matador)

  • Image for Train

    Train 50 Ways To Say Goodbye

    Cailfornia 37, Sony, 5

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