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Thirsty Beer Holes

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 19 March 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

39 items
  • HOUR 1

  • Image for Tears for Fears

    Tears for Fears Mad World

    Tears For Fears - Tears Roll Down, Fontana

  • Image for Arlissa

    Arlissa Sticks & Stones

    (CD Single), London Records, 1

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Sweet Talkin' Woman

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic

  • Image for Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Into The Great Wide Open

    Tom Petty - Anthology, MCA

  • Image for Deacon Blue

    Deacon Blue Turn

    (CD Single), Demon, 1

  • Image for Tami Lynn

    Tami Lynn I'm Gonna Run Away From You

    At The Club (Various Artists), Kent, 5

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Are You Ready For Love

    (CD Single), Southern Fried

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the CD, "EXILE" (Columbia) out now

    • Image for Hurts

      Hurts Blind

      Exile, Sony Music, 1

  • Image for AC/DC

    AC/DC Highway To Hell

    AC/DC - Highway To Hell, Albert

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the forthcoming CD, "MACHINERIES OF JOY" (Rough Trade) out April 1st

  • Image for The Human League

    The Human League Love Action (I Believe In Love)

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

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie I'd Rather Be High

    The Next Day, RCA

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for Three Dog Night

    Three Dog Night Mama Told Me Not To Come

    25 Years Of No.1 Hits - Vol.1 (Vario, Connoisseur Collection

  • Image for Simple Minds

    Simple Minds Broken Glass Park

    Celebrate - The Greatest Hits+, Virgin, 1

  • Image for Squeeze

    Squeeze Hourglass

    Big Squeeze: The Very Best Of Squeeze, Universal/A&M

  • Image for Jimmy Ruffin

    Jimmy Ruffin What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

    Motown Forever (Various Artists), Motown

  • Image for P!nk

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

    The Truth About Love, Sony Music, 1

  • Image for Small Faces

    Small Faces Sha La La La Lee

    The Greatest Hits Of 1966, Premier

  • Image for Deniece Williams

    Deniece Williams Let's Hear It For The Boy

    History Of Dance Music Vol.2 (Variou, Connoisseur Collection

  • Image for HAIM

    HAIM Falling

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "MOVE TO MOVE" (Atlantic) suggested by Carl Osterley in Brighton

    • Image for Kon Kan

      Kon Kan I Beg Your Pardon

      The Hits Album 10 (Various Artists), Hits Album

  • Image for Tasmin Archer

    Tasmin Archer Sleeping Satellite

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for Gnarls Barkley

    Gnarls Barkley Crazy

    (CD Single), Warner Bros

  • Image for Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly Well All Right

    B.Holly & The Crickets -20 Golden Gre, MCA

  • Image for Natalie Cole

    Natalie Cole This Will Be

    Women In Love (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for Holly Johnson

    Holly Johnson Love Train

    Holly Johnson - Blast, MCA, 6

  • Image for Andy Burrows

    Andy Burrows If I Had A Heart

    (CD Single), Play It Again Sam UK, 1

  • Image for Slade

    Slade Coz I Luv You

    The Greatest Hits Of 1971 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Dido

    Dido Sand In My Shoes

    (CD Single), Cheeky Records

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 Daylight

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi Because We Can

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for a-ha

    a-ha Cry Wolf

    A-Ha - Scoundrel Days, Warner Bros., 6

  • Image for Stacy Lattisaw

    Stacy Lattisaw Jump To The Beat

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll: 1980 (Va), Connoisseur Collection, 6

  • Image for The Beautiful South

    The Beautiful South A Little Time

    Music Of The Millennium (Various), Universal

  • Image for Bee Gees

    Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love

    Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits, Polydor

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift State Of Grace

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

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