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Odd Anniversary - K to O

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 26 June 2013

As part of his 26th Anniversary celebrations this week, The Dark Lord is taking you through an 'A-Z of Alex Lester', today he reveals K-O.

Music Played

40 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for T. Rex

      T. Rex 20th Century Boy

      Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Borderline

    Madonna - The Immaculate Collection, Sire, 14

  • Image for Tom Odell

    Tom Odell Another Love

    (CD Single), Sony Music, 1

  • Image for Andreas Johnson

    Andreas Johnson Glorious

    Glorious (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy

    A Day At The Races, Island, 8

  • Image for Josh Osho

    Josh Osho Freewheel

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for The Chiffons

    The Chiffons He's So Fine

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll 1963 (Vol 2), Connoisseur

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello and Elvis Costello & The Attractions I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down

    Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the CD, "TIME" (Decca) Out 22nd July

    • Image for Rod Stewart

      Rod Stewart She Makes Me Happy

      (CD Single), Capitol, 1

  • Image for Jamiroquai

    Jamiroquai Canned Heat

    (CD Single), Sony

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Rock Steady

    Atlantic Gold (Various Artists), Atlantic

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD "IF YOU LEAVE" (MoscoDisc) out now

  • Image for Robin Thicke

    Robin Thicke Blurred Lines

    (CD Single), Polydor, 2

  • Image for The Troggs

    The Troggs Wild Thing

    The Greatest Hits Of 1966, Premier

  • HOUR 2

  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Money For Nothing

    Sultans Of Swing - Best Of Dire Straits, Vertigo

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Close Your Eyes

    To Be Loved, Reprise, 1

  • Image for The Staple Singers

    The Staple Singers Respect Yourself

    Ultimate Soul Collection Vol.2 (Vario, Warner Bros

  • Image for Haircut One Hundred

    Haircut One Hundred Love Plus One

    Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Belinda Carlisle

    Belinda Carlisle Sun

    (CD Single), Edsel Recordings

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Burning Love

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Jonathan Butler

    Jonathan Butler Lies

    Jonathan Butler, Jive

  • Image for FM

    FM Story Of My Life

    Rockville, Riff City Records, 1

  • Image for The Pointer Sisters

    The Pointer Sisters I'm So Excited

    The Best Of The Pointer Sisters, RCA

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD "BEHAVIOUR" (Parlophone) suggested by David Maynard in Leeds

    • Image for Pet Shop Boys

      Pet Shop Boys Being Boring

      The Pet Shop Boys - Discography, EMI

  • Image for Simply Red

    Simply Red Stars

    Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records

  • Image for Archie Bell & The Drells

    Archie Bell & The Drells Here I Go Again

    The Best Northern Soul All-Nighter (V, Virgin

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for It Bites

      It Bites Calling All The Heroes

      Now 8 (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for The Specials

    The Specials and Rico Rodriguez A Message To You Rudy

    Greatest Hits Of The 70's (Various), EMI

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars Treasure

    Unorthodox Jukebox, Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Gabrielle

    Gabrielle Give Me A Little More Time

    The Best Of Woman To Woman (Various), Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Fureys & Davey Arthur

    The Fureys & Davey Arthur and The Fureys When You Were Sweet Sixteen

    Ireland's Greatest Love Songs, Telstar, 8

  • Image for Thea Gilmore

    Thea Gilmore Start As We Mean To Go On

    (CD Single), Fullfill Records, 1

  • Image for Justin Timberlake

    Justin Timberlake Rock Your Body

    (CD Single), Jive

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "TIMELESS FLIGHT" (Universal) out now

  • Image for The Wailers

    The Wailers and Bob Marley & The Wailers Waiting In Vain

    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend, Island

  • Image for Josh Groban

    Josh Groban False Alarms

    All That Echoes, Warner Bros, 1


    • Image for Darts

      Darts Come Back My Love

      Magnet Records Singles Collection, Rhino

  • Image for Otis Redding

    Otis Redding (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Heaven 17

    Heaven 17 Temptation

    Now 1983 - The Millennium Series, Now


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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