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Alex Jones sits in

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 26 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

38 items
  • HOUR 1

  • Image for Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers The Gambler

    Kenny Rogers - The Very Best Of, Reprise

  • Image for The Robert Cray Band

    The Robert Cray Band A Memo

    (CD Single), Provogue Records, 1

  • Image for Sly & The Family Stone

    Sly & The Family Stone Dance To The Music

    Dancing In The Street (Various), Elite

  • Image for Curtis Stigers

    Curtis Stigers I Wonder Why

    Now 1992 (Various Artists), Now

  • Jone's Jukebox from the album Madman Across The Water (Universal)

    • Image for Elton John

      Elton John Tiny Dancer

      Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for Jake Bugg

    Jake Bugg Lightning Bolt

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Suzanne Vega

    Suzanne Vega Marlene On The Wall

    The Best Of Suzanne Vega, A&M

  • 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 The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco, 1

  • Image for Arlissa

    Arlissa Sticks & Stones

    (CD Single), London Records, 1

  • Image for Van Morrison

    Van Morrison Wild Night

    The Very Best Of Van Morrison, Polydor

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for Genesis

      Genesis Invisible Touch

      Genesis - Turn It On Again, Virgin

  • Image for Gloria Jones

    Gloria Jones Tainted Love

    The Best Northern Soul All-Nighter (V, Virgin

  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams Be A Boy

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Natalie Imbruglia

    Natalie Imbruglia Shiver

    (CD Single), Brightside Recordings

  • Image for Mumford & Sons

    Mumford & Sons Whispers In The Dark

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Piece Of My Heart

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for George Benson

    George Benson Give Me The Night

    George Benson - The Very Best Of, Warner E.S.P., 1

  • Image for Richard Hawley

    Richard Hawley Don't Stare At The Sun

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross Ain't No Mountain High Enough

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Imagination

    Imagination Just An Illusion

    Heart Full Of Soul 2 (Various Artist, Global Television

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the album 'Piledriver' Suggested by Nicola Henderson-Woosey in Nuneaton

    • Image for Status Quo

      Status Quo Paper Plane

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

  • Image for The Four Tops

    The Four Tops I Can't Help Myself

    The Four Tops - The Singles Collectio, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Blues Brothers

    Blues Brothers and Ray Charles Shake A Tail Feather

    The Blues Brothers OST, Atlantic, 360

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Bee Gees

      Bee Gees Secret Love

      The Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits, Polydor

  • Image for The Bangles

    The Bangles Walk Like An Egyptian

    Take A Break (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Train

    Train Mermaid

    California 37, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Judy Clay

    Judy Clay and William Bell Private Number

    Heartbeat: Love Me Tender (Various), Global Television

  • Image for LeAnn Rimes

    LeAnn Rimes But I Do Love You

    (CD Single), Curb

  • Image for P!nk

    P!nk Just Give Me A Reason (feat. Nate Ruess)

    Featured Artist: Nate Ruess.

    The Truth About Love, Sony Music, 1

  • Jone's Jukebox from the album 'Super Trouper' (Polar)

    • Image for ABBA

      ABBA Super Trouper

      Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition), Polar, 006

  • Image for Midge Ure

    Midge Ure If I Was

    Electric Dreams (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Another One Bites The Dust

    The Game, Island, 3

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

    • Image for Dido

      Dido Girl Who Got Away

      Girl Who Got Away, RCA, 2

  • Image for Johnny Nash

    Johnny Nash There Are More Questions Than Answers

    The Best Of Johnny Nash, Columbia

  • Image for Craig David & Sting

    Craig David & Sting Rise & Fall

    (CD Single), Wildstar

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick Do You Know The Way To San Jose?

    The Love Songs Of Burt Bacharach, Polygram Tv


The A-Z of Alex Lester

The A-Z of Alex Lester

To celebrate Alex's 26th year on Radio 2 here's a handy guide to his nocturnal world.


  1. Image for Alex Lester's Oddcast

    Alex Lester's Oddcast

    Alex Lester's latest musings on 'Alex World', featuring listener contributions, taken from his Best…

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