Vince GUARALDI (1928-1976) was an American jazz pianist and composer best known for his work on the soundtrack for the iconic Peanuts animated television special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas". Guaraldi's unique jazz style, combined with the beloved characters of Charles Schulz's Peanuts, created a holiday classic that has been enjoyed by generations.
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is a holiday album that was released in 1965 by Fantasy Records. The album features the musical score from the "A Charlie Brown Christmas" television special, composed and performed by Vince Guaraldi. The album was an instant success, reaching #10 on the Billboard 200 and eventually going triple Platinum.
The SNOWSTORM VINYL edition of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" is a limited edition release that features the iconic soundtrack on exclusive snowstorm vinyl. The snowstorm vinyl features a unique, snowflake-filled clear vinyl that creates a beautiful visual experience. The LP also includes the classic album cover artwork, making it a must-have for any vinyl collector or fan of the Peanuts franchise.
The music on "A Charlie Brown Christmas" LP is an eclectic mix of jazz and traditional holiday carols. Guaraldi's unique jazz style creates a memorable and timeless soundtrack that captures the spirit of the holiday season. From the upbeat and playful "Linus and Lucy" to the mellow and reflective "Christmastime Is Here", the music on this album is sure to bring joy to any holiday gathering.
- O Tannenbaum
- What Child Is This?
- My Little Drum
- Linus and Lucy
- Christmas Time is Here (Vocal)
- Christmas Time is Here (Instrumental)
- Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
- Christmas is Coming
- Fur Elise
- The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
- The Holly and the Ivy
Note: This is the standard tracklisting, it may vary depending on the edition or pressing.