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Coal Dreamer

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 18 December 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

37 items
  • Image for Slade

    Slade Merry Xmas Everybody

    (CD Single), EMI

  • Image for Jamiroquai

    Jamiroquai Cosmic Girl

    Simply The Best Radio Hits (Various), Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Céline Dion

    Céline Dion Breakaway

    Loved Me Back To Life, Sony Music, 001

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore

    Cliff Richard - Private Collection, EMI

  • Image for Faith Hill

    Faith Hill Where Are You Christmas?

    Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas O.S.T. (Various Artists), Interscope, 22

  • Image for Katy Perry

    Katy Perry Unconditionally

    Prism, Virgin, 001

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco, 1

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan Lay Lady Lay

    Heartbeat: Love Me Tender (Various), Global Television

  • Image for Keane

    Keane Won't Be Broken

    (CD Single), Island, 001

  • Image for Lisa Stansfield

    Lisa Stansfield All Around The World

    The Ivor Novello Winners, EMI

  • Image for Alice Cooper

    Alice Cooper Santa Claws is Coming to Town

  • Image for Pharrell Williams

    Pharrell Williams Happy

    (CD Single), RCA

  • Image for Shakin' Stevens

    Shakin' Stevens Merry Christmas Everyone

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for 10cc

    10cc Life Is A Minestrone

    The Very Best Of 10cc, Mercury

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden All You Had

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • Image for The Waitresses

    The Waitresses Christmas Wrapping

    The Best Christmas Album In The World, Virgin

  • Image for The Bluetones

    The Bluetones Slight Return

    Now 34 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for John Newman

    John Newman Losing Sleep

    (CD Single), Island, 001

  • Image for Wham!

    Wham! Last Christmas

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi You Give Love A Bad Name

    Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet, Mercury, 2

  • Image for The Miracles

    The Miracles and Smokey Robinson I Second That Emotion

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Tom Petty

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Christmas All Over Again

    A Very Special Christmas 2 (Various), A&M

  • Image for The Jags

    The Jags Back Of My Hand

    Music Of The Year: 1979 (Various), Spectrum

  • Image for John Legend

    John Legend All Of Me

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Don't Stop

    The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac, Warner Strategic Marketi, 2

  • Image for Pretenders

    Pretenders 2000 Miles

    The Best Christmas Album In The World, Virgin

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé You Make Me Feel So Young

    (CD Single), Warner Bros, 001

  • Image for The Foundations

    The Foundations In The Bad Bad Old Days

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll 1969 (Vol 2), Connoisseur

  • Image for Caro Emerald

    Caro Emerald Stuck

    (CD Single), Dramatico, 1

  • Image for Little Mix

    Little Mix Little Me

    (CD Single), Sony Music, 001

  • Image for Wah!

    Wah! The Story Of The Blues (Part 1)

    (CD Single), When!

  • Image for Mary J. Blige

    Mary J. Blige Little Drummer Boy

    A Mary Christmas, Verve

  • Image for The Detroit Spinners

    The Detroit Spinners and Dionne Warwick Then Came You

    A One Of A Kind Love Affair, Atlantic, 11

  • Image for Daniel Merriweather

    Daniel Merriweather Red

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Ho! Ho! Ho! (Who'd Be A Turkey At Christmas)

    Rare Masters, Rocket, 3

  • Image for Gabrielle Aplin

    Gabrielle Aplin Salvation

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 001

  • Image for Love Unlimited

    Love Unlimited It May Be Winter Outside

    Barry White - The Collection, Mercury

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