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13/08/2010

Start the weekend here on The Best Time of the Day Show. Hilarious conversation and brilliant music to entertain you through the small hours. Album & Record of the Week included.

Let Alex kickstart your weekend with Feelgood Friday on The Best Time of the Day Show. It is the final day of National Laundry Week, there are more bizarre and strange sightings in the thread, "I Ain't Never Seen an Elephant Fly", and confusion continues in The Similar Features Feature as we try and work out the differences between raisins and sultanas, hay and straw and a mat and a rug. Never afraid to ask the important questions on this show. There are more newcomers in the 4.15 One-Off Canteen and Pause for Thought at 3.20am.
As eclectic as ever, Lester's Library this morning features a new track from Tommy Lee's Methods of Mayhem, and vintage Wilbert Harrison. The Listener's Library track is a lesser-known track from Ten Years After. There is another spin of Record of the Week by Phil Collins and a final track from the Album of the Week by The Hoosiers. All of the above, AND it's a Feelgood Friday. Let the buffoonery begin!

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Fri 13 Aug 2010 02:00

Music Played

  • Spin Doctors

    Two Princes

  • The Vee Gees

    Night Fever

  • Phil Collins

    Love is like a Heatwave

  • Faith Hill

    Breathe

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the forthcoming CD, "BAND OF JOY" (Rounder) Out 20th September

    • Robert Plant

      Angel Dance

  • George Benson - Lady Love Me One More Time

  • The Gaslight Anthem

    The Diamond Chruch Street Choir

  • The Lightning Seeds

    The Life Of Riley

  • Jerry Lewis

    Great Balls of Fire

  • Van Morrison

    Wild Night

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the forthcoming CD, "A PUBLIC DISSERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT" (Roadrunner) out on September 20th

    • Methods of Mayhem

      Time Bomb

  • Rumer

    Slow

  • Paul McCartney & Wings

    Band On The Run

  • Lionel Richie

    Running With the Night

  • The Drifters

    Under the Boardwalk

  • Diane Birch

    Valentino

  • Steve Winwood

    Higher Love

  • Joe Tex

    Ain't Gonna Bump No More

  • Lady Antebellum

    I Run To You

  • Traveling Wilburys

    Handle With Care

  • Scott McKenzie

    San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)

  • Sheryl Crow

    A Change Would Do You Good

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the box-set "THINK ABOUT THE TIMES - THE CHRYSALIS YEARS" (EMI) for Russ in Nottingham

    • Ten Years After

      Choo Choo Mama

  • Ann Peebles

    I Can't Stand the Rain

  • Teenage Fanclub

    When I Still Have Thee

  • Malcolm McLaren

    Double Dutch

  • Go West

    We Close Our Eyes

  • Chuck Berry

    Rock and Roll Music

  • Amy Macdonald

    This Pretty Face

  • T. Rex

    Children of the Revolution

  • Kenny Rogers

    The Gambler

  • Belinda Carlisle

    Heaven is a Place on Earth

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "THE ILLUISION OF SAFETY" (RCA) Out next Monday

    • The Hoosiers

      Made to Measure

  • Michael BublĂ©

    Home

  • A.C.

    Highway to Hell

  • Was (Not Was)

    Shake Your Head (single version) (feat. Ozzy Osbourne & Kim Basinger)

  • LESTER'S LIBRARY from the various artists CD, "THE HAMBURG LIST: ORIGINAL VERSIONS OF THE BEATLES' STAR CLUB SET" (Righteous)

    • Wilbert Harrison

      Kansas City

  • Train

    Hey Soul Sister

  • Jamie Cullum

    Love Ain't Gonna Let You Down

  • Village People

    In the Navy

  • Spin Doctors

    Two Princes

    • Driving Rock (Various Artists).
    • Global Records & Tapes.
  • Bee Gees

    Night Fever

    • Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits.
    • Polydor.
  • Phil Collins

    (Love is Like a) Heatwave

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
    • 1.
  • Faith Hill

    Breathe

    • (CD Single).
    • Warner Bros.
  • Robert Plant & Band of Joy

    Angel Dance

    • (CD Single).
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • George Benson

    Lady Love Me (One More Time)

    • George Benson - The Very Best Of.
    • Warner E.S.P..
    • 4.
  • The Gaslight Anthem

    The Diamond Church Street Choir

    • American Slang.
    • Side One Dummy.
    • 1.
  • The Lightning Seeds

    The Life Of Riley

    • Sense - The Lightning Seeds.
    • Virgin.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis

    Great Balls of Fire

    • The Essential One & Only Jerry Lee Le.
    • Trax Records.
  • Van Morrison

    Wild Night

    • The Very Best Of Van Morrison.
    • Polydor.
  • Rumer

    Slow

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
    • 1.
  • Paul McCartney & Wings

    Band On The Run

    • (Single).
    • Apple.
    • 3.
  • Lionel Richie

    Running With the Night

    • Body & Soul: Heart & Soul II (Variou.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • The Drifters

    Under The Boardwalk

    • Very Best Of Ben E.King & The Drifters.
    • Global Television.
  • Diane Birch

    Valentino

    • Bible Belt.
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Steve Winwood

    Higher Love

    • Burning Hearts (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Joe Tex

    Ain't Gonna Bump No More

    • The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various).
    • Premier.
  • Lady Antebellum

    I Run to You

    • Need You Now.
    • Capitol Nashville.
    • 1.
  • Traveling Wilburys

    Handle With Care

    • (CD Single).
    • Wilbury.
  • Scott McKenzie

    San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)

    • Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou.
    • Global Television.
  • Sheryl Crow

    A Change Would Do You Good

    • Woman (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv/Sony Tv.
  • Ten Years After

    Choo Choo Mama

    • The Best of Ten Years After.
  • Ann Peebles

    I Can't Stand The Rain

    • Mad About The Boy: Ladies Sing The Bl.
    • Crimson.
  • Teenage Fanclub

    When I Still Have Thee

    • (CD Single).
    • PeMa Records.
    • 4.
  • Malcolm McLaren

    Double Dutch

    • (Single).
    • Charisma.
  • Go West

    We Close Our Eyes

    • Now 1985 - The Millennium Series.
    • EMI.
  • Chuck Berry

    Rock And Roll Music

    • Greatest Hits.
    • Chess.
    • 5.
  • Amy Macdonald

    This Pretty Face

    • (CD Single).
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • T. Rex

    Children of the Revolution

    • Tanx + Zinc Alloy.
    • Edsel.
    • 006.
  • Kenny Rogers

    The Gambler

    • Kenny Rogers - The Very Best Of.
    • Reprise.
  • Belinda Carlisle

    Heaven Is A Place On Earth

    • A Place On Earth - Greatest Hits.
    • Virgin.
  • The Hoosiers

    Made To Measure

    • The Hoosiers & The Illusion Of Safety.
  • Michael BublĂ©

    Home

    • (CD Single).
    • Warner Bros.
  • AC/DC

    Highway To Hell

    • AC/DC - Highway To Hell.
    • Albert.
  • Was (Not Was)

    Shake Your Head (single version) (feat. Ozzy Osbourne & Kim Basinger)

    • (CD Single).
    • Fontana.
  • Train

    Hey Soul Sister

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Jamie Cullum

    Love Ain't Gonna Let You Down

    • (CD Single).
  • Village People

    In The Navy

    • The 70's: Back In The Groove - 1979.
    • Time Life.

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