Monthly Archives: December 2020

TFFIF (The ‘Festive Fifty’ One) – 2020.12.20

The extra ‘F’ is for Festive…

In the spirit of the late great John Peel, this week I present to you, dear listeners and followers, my very own 2020 Festive Fifty. All of the songs were released this year. Some you may know. Some you may not know. I hope you enjoy most of them.

It’s now time for me to take a break for a little while. Partly to give you time to make your way through this playlist. But, mostly to allow me to settle into my new house. But, don’t worry – TFIF will return in 2021 bigger, better and louder than ever.

I hope you and your families have a great Christmas. I wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year. Thanks for listening.



TFIF (The ‘Santa’ One) – 2020.12.11

TFIF (The ‘Thriller’ One) – 2020.12.04

This week’s playlist pays some homage to the release of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, which was unleashed to an unsuspecting world on November 30, 1982.

Here is everything you (probably) always wanted to know about Thriller.
1. Sixth album released by Jackson
2. Cost $750,000 to produce and record
3. Number one selling album for a total of 37 weeks between February 26, 1983 and April 14, 1984
4. Seven songs (out of nine) released as singles
5. Best selling album of all time – 66,000,000+ copies worldwide
6. 14 minute video released for title track one year after the album (December 2, 1983) – It was shown in a movie theatre in California for one week, so that it could qualify for an Oscar