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01/02/2013

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 01 February 2013

It's the best way to start your weekend by tuning in to the Best Time of the Day Show with Alex. Every Friday is a feelgood Friday which means even more great tunes and inspired daftness to keep you happy through the night.

There is a final track from the Album of the Week, another spin of Record of the Week, more unexpected song selections from Lester's and the Listener's Libraries and Pause for Thought.

Music Played

43 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for Diana Ross

      Diana Ross Why Do Fools Fall In Love

      (CD Single), EMI

  • Image for Mike + The Mechanics

    Mike + The Mechanics Over My Shoulder

    Mike & The Mechanics Hits, Virgin

  • Image for Bellowhead

    Bellowhead Roll The Woodpile Down

    Broadside, Navigator Records, 003

  • Image for Ritchie Valens

    Ritchie Valens La Bamba

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

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Knowing Me Knowing You

    Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition), Polar, 002

  • Image for Love and Theft

    Love and Theft Runnin' Out Of Air

    Love And Theft, RCA Nashville

  • Image for Owl City

    Owl City Fireflies

    (CD Single), Island Records, 1

  • Image for Debbie Harry

    Debbie Harry French Kissing In The USA

    Now 8 (Various Artists), Now

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

  • Image for Amy Grant

    Amy Grant Baby Baby

    Now 1991 - The Millennium Series, Now

  • Image for Simon & Garfunkel

    Simon & Garfunkel Keep The Customer Satisfied

    Bridge Over Troubled Water, Columbia

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "Oh No It's...The Wonder Stuff" (Independent Records) Out 18th March

  • Image for Lady Antebellum

    Lady Antebellum I Run To You

    Need You Now, Capitol Nashville, 1

  • Image for KC and The Sunshine Band

    KC and The Sunshine Band Boogie Shoes

    Very Best Of KC & The Sunshine Band, Chrysalis

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for Prefab Sprout

    Prefab Sprout Cars & Girls

    Top Gear 2 - Various Artists, Columbia

  • Image for Emilia Mitiku

    Emilia Mitiku You're Not Right For Me

    I Belong To You, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Chaka Khan

    Chaka Khan I Feel For You

    The Divas Of Dance (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Jamiroquai

    Jamiroquai Canned Heat

    (CD Single), Sony

  • Image for JD McPherson

    JD McPherson Dimes For Nickels

    Signs & Signifiers, Rounder

  • Image for Stevie Nicks

    Stevie Nicks Edge Of Seventeen

    (Single), WEA, 4

  • Image for Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival Up Around The Bend

    Creedence Clearwater Revival - Chroni, Fantasy, 24

  • Image for The Overtones

    The Overtones Love Song

    Higher, Warner Bros, 1

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the EP, "NUFF SAID" (Mango) suggested by Bob Down in Upminster

    • Image for Apache Indian

      Apache Indian Boom-Shack-A-Lak

      The Best of Apache Indian, Spectrum

  • Image for Sade

    Sade The Sweetest Taboo

    All Woman 2 (Various Artists), Quality Television

  • Image for ZZ Top

    ZZ Top Gimme All Your Lovin'

    Top Gear 2 - Various Artists, Columbia

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Earth, Wind & Fire

      Earth, Wind & Fire Let's Groove

      15th Anniversary Music Celebration (Various Artists), Rhino

  • Image for Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry Nadine (Is It You?)

    The Best Of Chuck Berry, Music Club

  • Image for James Arthur

    James Arthur Impossible

    (CD Single), Syco, 1

  • Image for Jean Knight

    Jean Knight Mr Big Stuff

    Stax Greatest Hits (Various Artists), Stax

  • Image for Kristina Train

    Kristina Train Lose You Tonight

    (CD Single), Mercury

  • Image for Trio

    Trio Da Da Da

    Young at Heart (Various Artists), Reader's Digest

  • Image for Boz Scaggs

    Boz Scaggs What Can I Say

    Boz Scaggs - Silk Degrees, CBS

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "IN TIME" (Mercury) out 4th February

    • Image for The Mavericks

      The Mavericks As Long As There's Loving Tonight

      In Time, Mercury, 9

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "SET YOU FREE" (Wrasse Records)

  • Image for Sub Sub

    Sub Sub and Melanie Williams Ain't No Love (Ain't No Use)

    (CD Single), Rob's

  • Image for Dandy Livingstone

    Dandy Livingstone Suzanne Beware Of The Devil

    Young Gifted & Black (Various), Trojan

  • Image for Gabrielle Aplin

    Gabrielle Aplin Please Don't Say You Love Me

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Fun Fun Fun

    The Best Of The Beach Boys (CD 1), EMI

  • Image for Barry White

    Barry White You See The Trouble With Me

    Barry White - The Collection, Mercury, 2

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Londonbeat

    Londonbeat I've Been Thinking About You

    Londonbeat - In The Blood, Mercury

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