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Alex Jones sits in

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 27 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

36 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for The Jackson 5

      The Jackson 5 Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

      Rhythm Divine 2 (Various Artists), Dino

  • Image for Chicago

    Chicago Hard To Say I'm Sorry

    The Love Album III (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 Daylight

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames

    Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames and Georgie Fame Get Away

    20 Beat Classics, Polydor

  • Jone's Jukebox from the album 19 (XL)

    • Image for Adele

      Adele Make You Feel My Love

      19, XL, 1

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations Treat Her Like A Lady

    From Motown With Love (Various Artists), K-Tel, 6

  • Image for Tim McGraw

    Tim McGraw Nashville Without You

    Two Lanes Of Freedom, Big Machine, 1

  • 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 Style Council

    The Style Council Walls Come Tumbling Down

    Billy Elliot O.S.T. - Various Artists, Polydor, 13

  • Image for Eva Cassidy

    Eva Cassidy Fields Of Gold

    (CD Single), Blix Street

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Indian Summer

    (CD Single), Stylus Records, 1

  • Image for KC and The Sunshine Band

    KC and The Sunshine Band Shake Shake Shake Shake Your Booty

    Very Best Of KC & The Sunshine Band, Chrysalis

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for Wings

      Wings Listen To What The Man Said

      Paul McCartney - All The Best!, Parlophone

  • Image for All Saints

    All Saints Pure Shores

    (CD Single), London, 8

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi Because We Can

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Toto

    Toto Hold The Line

    Driving Rock (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Betty Everett

    Betty Everett It's In His Kiss

    Unchained Melodies II (Various Artis, Telstar

  • Image for Josephine

    Josephine Portrait

    (CD Single), Ruby Works

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Let's Dance

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for LaBelle

    LaBelle Lady Marmalade

    More Monty (Various Artists), Rca Victor

  • Image for Michael Ball

    Michael Ball The Perfect Song

    (CD Single), Union Square Music, 1

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the album 'Intriguer' (ATO) Suggested by Aaron Williams in Cwmbran


    • Image for Kylie Minogue

      Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Out Of My Head

      (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Andy Williams

    Andy Williams Can't Get Used To Losing You

    The Best Love Songs...Ever! (Various), Virgin

  • HOUR 3

  • Image for Deacon Blue

    Deacon Blue Real Gone Kid

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Army Of Two

    Right Place Right Time, Sony, 1

  • Image for The Doobie Brothers

    The Doobie Brothers It Keeps You Runnin'

    The Very Best Of The Doobie Brothers, Warner Bros

  • Jone's Jukebox from the album 'Drive' (Columbia)

    • Image for Bic Runga

      Bic Runga Sway

      Beautiful Collision, Sony

  • Image for Tunde Baiyewu

    Tunde Baiyewu Move

    (CD Single), Waking Dreams, 1

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

    • Image for Dido

      Dido Go Dreaming

      Girl Who Got Away, RCA, 8

  • Image for Junior

    Junior Mama Used To Say

    And They Danced The Night Away, Debutante

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars When I Was Your Man

    Unorthodox Jukebox, Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Erasure

    Erasure Chains Of Love

    The Hits Album 8 (Various Artists), Hits

  • Image for Beyoncé

    Beyoncé If I Were A Boy

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Terence Trent D’Arby

    Terence Trent D’Arby Dance Little Sister

    T.T.D'Arby - Introducing The Hardline, Columbia


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.


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    Alex Lester's Oddcast

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