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Eaten Whisk

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 August 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

40 items
  • HOUR 1

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Women

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle and Melanie C Loving You

    (CD Single), Absolute, 1

  • Image for Belinda Carlisle

    Belinda Carlisle Heaven Is A Place On Earth

    A Place On Earth - Greatest Hits, Virgin

  • Image for The O'Jays

    The O'Jays Used Ta Be My Girl

    Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Imagine Dragons

    Imagine Dragons It's Time

    (CD Single), Interscope, 1

  • Image for Madness

    Madness My Girl

    Madness - Complete Madness, Virgin, 2

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes The Happening

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the CD, "HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES" (Universal Island) out 30th August

  • Image for OutKast

    OutKast Hey Ya!

    Outkast - Speakerboxxx, Arista

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD "CAN'T GET ENOUGH" (Provogue) out 2nd September

    • Image for The Rides

      The Rides That's A Pretty Good Love

      Can't Get Enough, Provogue

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard Move It

    Cliff Richard - 40 Golden Greats, EMI

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Valentine's Day

    The Next Day, RCA, 1

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for Deacon Blue

      Deacon Blue Fergus Sings The Blues

      Deacon Blue- Our Town (Greatest Hits), Columbia

  • Image for The Mamas & the Papas

    The Mamas & the Papas California Dreamin'

    The Best Of, MCA, 2

  • Image for Eliza Doolittle

    Eliza Doolittle Big When I Was Little

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music More Than This

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for Amy Grant

    Amy Grant Big Yellow Taxi

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for Shane Filan

    Shane Filan Everything To Me

    (CD Single), Capitol, 1

  • Image for Bee Gees

    Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown

    Heartbeats - 18 Great Love Songs, Solitaire Collection

  • Image for Jean Knight

    Jean Knight Mr Big Stuff

    Stax Greatest Hits (Various Artists), Stax

  • Image for Glen Campbell

    Glen Campbell Postcard From Paris

    (CD Single), Surfdog, 1

  • Image for En Vogue

    En Vogue My Lovin'

    The New Soul Album (Various Artists), Sony Music TV

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the "RIDE ON" (WEA) suggested by Marlene Paterson in Ipswich

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi Bad Medicine

    (Single), Vertigo, 2

  • 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

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for Toploader

      Toploader Dancing In The Moonlight

      Onka's Big Moka - Toploader, Sony Soho Square

  • Image for Whitesnake

    Whitesnake Here I Go Again (Remix)

    Driving Rock (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Andy Burrows

    Andy Burrows Keep On Moving On

    (CD Single), Play It Again Sam, 1

  • Image for John Holt

    John Holt Help Me Make It Through The Night

    Misty Blue - Love Songs Of The 70's, Old Gold

  • Image for Stevie Nicks

    Stevie Nicks Edge Of Seventeen

    (Single), WEA, 4

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart She Makes Me Happy

    (CD Single), Capitol, 1

  • Image for Simon & Garfunkel

    Simon & Garfunkel Cecilia

    The Definitive Simon & Garfunkel, Columbia

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "SOUND THE ALARM" (Stax) out 12th August

  • Image for Todd Rundgren

    Todd Rundgren I Saw The Light

    My Girl (Original 1992 Film S/Track), Epic

  • Image for Altered Images

    Altered Images I Could Be Happy

    Hits Of The 80's - Various Artists, Columbia

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran Everything Has Changed

    Red, Virgin, 1

  • Image for Al Jarreau

    Al Jarreau Mornin'

    Best Of Al Jarreau, Warner Bros

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the CD "GET HAPPY" (Wrasse) out 23rd September

    • Image for Pink Martini feat. Rufus Wainwright

      Pink Martini feat. Rufus Wainwright Get Happy

      Get Happy, Wrasse Records

  • Image for U2

    U2 Mysterious Ways

    (CD Single), Island

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