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20/02/2013

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 20 February 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 Genesis

      Genesis Turn It On Again

      Genesis - Duke, Virgin

  • Image for Janet Jackson

    Janet Jackson Together Again

    Now 39 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys Brand New Me

    Girl On Fire, RCA

  • Image for The Doors

    The Doors Light My Fire

    (CD Single), Elektra

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Fernando

    Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition), Polar, 012

  • Image for Tim McGraw

    Tim McGraw Nashville Without You

    Two Lanes Of Freedom, Big Machine, 1

  • Image for Deacon Blue

    Deacon Blue Fergus Sings The Blues

    Deacon Blue- Our Town (Greatest Hits), Columbia

  • Image for Gallagher & Lyle

    Gallagher & Lyle Heart On My Sleeve

    Gallagher & Lyle - Breakaway, River Records

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the CD, "AMERICAN SOUL" (Atco) out now

    • Image for Mick Hucknall

      Mick Hucknall Turn Back The Hands Of Time

      (CD Single), SimplyRed.com, 1

  • Image for CeCe Peniston

    CeCe Peniston Finally

    Ce Ce Peniston - 20th Century Masters, A&M

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "DIAMOND RUGS" (Partisan Records) out 25th March

  • Image for Paul Simon

    Paul Simon Kodachrome

    The Paul Simon Anthology (Disc 1), Warner Bros, 5

  • Image for Train

    Train Mermaid

    California 37, Columbia, 1

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for Chic

      Chic Le Freak

      Our Friends In The North - TV Drama S, Telstar

  • Image for John Farnham

    John Farnham You're The Voice

    Life In The Fast Lane (Various), Telstar, 2

  • Image for Dido

    Dido No Freedom

    (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for ABC

    ABC The Look Of Love

    And Then She Kissed Me Vol.1 (Various, Debutante

  • Image for Aerosmith

    Aerosmith I Don't Want To Miss A Thing

    Armageddon Film S/Track, Columbia

  • Image for Carrie Underwood

    Carrie Underwood Before He Cheats

    Blown Away, Sony Music, 1

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops Walk Away Renee

    The Four Tops - The Singles Collectio, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Would I Lie To You?

    Eurythmics - Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Black & Blue

    Fall To Grace, Epic, 1

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY FROM THE CD, "PAINT YOUR WAGON OST" (Paramount) SUGGESTED BY KEITH GLENNON IN FULHAM

    • Image for Lee Marvin

      Lee Marvin Wan'drin' Star

      (Single), Paramount, 9

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Other Side Of The World

    (CD Single), Relentless Records

  • Image for Santana

    Santana She's Not There

    Santana - The Ultimate Collection, Sony

  • Image for Gladys Knight

    Gladys Knight and The Pips Take Me In Your Arms & Love Me

    Gladys Knight & The Pips - Singles Al, Pro-Tv

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Bee Gees

      Bee Gees Night Fever

      Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits, Polydor

  • Image for Rupert Holmes

    Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada Song)

    Various Artists - Open Top Cars, Temple Records

  • Image for The Robert Cray Band

    The Robert Cray Band A Memo

    (CD Single), Provogue Records, 1

  • Image for Joni Mitchell

    Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi

    Joni Mitchell, Reprise

  • Image for The Animals

    The Animals House Of The Rising Sun

    The Hits Of 1964 (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for Tunde Baiyewu

    Tunde Baiyewu Move

    (CD Single), Waking Dreams, 1

  • Image for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Sailing On The Seven Seas

    OMD: The Singles, Virgin, 17

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK FROM THE FORTHCOMING CD, "ALL THAT ECHOES" (REPRISE) OUT 25TH FEB

    • Image for Josh Groban

      Josh Groban Falling Slowly

      All That Echoes, Reprise, 3

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex I Love To Boogie

    T. Rex - The Singles As & Bs, Repertoire

  • Image for Nine Stories

    Nine Stories and Lisa Loeb Stay (I Missed You)

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "Mature Themes" (4AD) out now

  • Image for George Benson

    George Benson Love X Love

    Midnight Moods, Arcade, 11

  • Image for Mari Wilson

    Mari Wilson Just What I Always Wanted

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll: 1982 (Va), Connoisseur

  • Image for Petula Clark

    Petula Clark Cut Copy Me

    Petula, Sony, 1

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