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Alex Jones sits in

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 25 February 2013

Alex Jones from BBC TV's The One Show sits in for Alex Lester on The Best Time Of The Day Show. She holds the fort with some of her favourite tunes and brings her own special twist to the show with some fun new features.

Music Played

39 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for Joss Stone

      Joss Stone Super Duper Love

      (CD Single), Relentless Records

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi Because We Can

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Isaac Hayes

    Isaac Hayes Theme From Shaft

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Jone's Jukebox from the album Do You Want the Truth Or Something Beautiful (Epic)

  • Image for Dusty Springfield

    Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes & Count To Ten

    Dusty- The Silver Collection, Philips

  • Image for Josephine

    Josephine Portrait

    (CD Single), Ruby Works

  • Image for Mariah Carey

    Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby

    Mariah #1's - The Best Of Mariah Care, Columbia

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Confusion

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the album 'Celebrate: Greatest Hits' (Virgin) Out in March

    • Image for Simple Minds

      Simple Minds Broken Glass Park

      Celebrate - The Greatest Hits+, Virgin, 1

  • Image for Soul II Soul

    Soul II Soul and Caron Wheeler Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)

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

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Army Of Two

    Right Place Right Time, Sony, 1

  • Image for Carly Simon

    Carly Simon The Right Thing To Do

    The Very Best Of Carly Simon, Global Television

  • Image for Alexander O'Neal

    Alexander O'Neal If You Were Here Tonight

    Thinking Of You (Various Artists), CBS

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for U2

    U2 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    Rock The Planet (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 Daylight

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for Sheryl Crow

    Sheryl Crow A Change Would Do You Good

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for The Mamas & the Papas

    The Mamas & the Papas Monday Monday

    The Mamas & The Papas - 20 Greatest H, MFP

  • Image for Tim McGraw

    Tim McGraw Nashville Without You

    Two Lanes Of Freedom, Big Machine, 1

  • Image for Paul Young

    Paul Young Come Back & Stay

    Paul Young - From Time To Time, Columbia

  • Image for Al Green

    Al Green Tired Of Being Alone

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Petula Clark

    Petula Clark Cut Copy Me

    Petula, Sony, 1

  • Image for Beyoncé

    Beyoncé Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

    Dmc Commercial Collection 314, DMC

  • Image for Lemar

    Lemar If There's Any Justice

    (CD Single), Sony Music UK

  • Image for Sheena Easton

    Sheena Easton 9 To 5

    The World Of Sheena Easton, EMI

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the album 'Country Strong' (RCA) Suggested by Lee Rea in Rugby

    • Image for Gwyneth Paltrow / Huey Lewis

      Gwyneth Paltrow / Huey Lewis Shake That Thing

      Country Strong: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Sony Music

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Dodgy

      Dodgy Good Enough

      Now 34 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters Superstar

    The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More, A&M

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Indian Summer

    (CD Single), Stylus Records, 1

  • Image for It's Immaterial

    It's Immaterial Driving Away From Home

    Now 8 (Various Artists), Siren, 7

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars When I Was Your Man

    Unorthodox Jukebox, Atlantic, 1

  • Jone's Jukebox from the album The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Songbook (Verve)

    • Image for Ella Fitzgerald

      Ella Fitzgerald Puttin' On The Ritz

      The Frank Sinatra Show With Ella Fitzgerald, Quantum Leap Group

  • Image for Maria Muldaur

    Maria Muldaur Midnight At The Oasis

    Maria Muldaur, Reprise

  • Image for Josh Groban

    Josh Groban Brave

    All That Echoes, Reprise, 1

  • Image for Aswad

    Aswad Don't Turn Around

    The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist, Virgin

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD 'Girl Who Got Away' (RCA) Out in March

    • Image for Dido

      Dido No Freedom

      (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for Bill Haley & His Comets

    Bill Haley & His Comets See You Later Alligator

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

  • Image for China Crisis

    China Crisis Wishful Thinking

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

  • Image for The Corrs

    The Corrs So Young (K-Klass Remix)

    Talk On Corners (Special Edition), Atlantic/143 Records

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