Vince Guaraldi Trio - A Charlie Brown Christmas

 (Deluxe Edition Reissue with New Stereo Mix & Newly Discovered Session Tracks)

Vince Guaraldi Trio - A Charlie Brown Christmas


Concord Craft Recordings



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UPC: 888072245273
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180 Gram Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2

180 Gram LP

180-gram gatefold double LP

Deluxe Edition reissue with new stereo mix, newly discovered session tracks

Contains new liner notes from Peanuts historian, Derrick Bangs

This deluxe 2LP set of A Charlie Brown Christmas features a brand-new stereo mix of the classic album remastered from the original 3-track and 2-track sources, as well as 13 unreleased outtakes, and highlights taken from five sessions of recording material. Amazing in their own right, these unheard versions give insight into how this iconic score took shape. The package is housed in a gatefold jacket and also features new liner notes from Peanuts historian, Derrick Bangs. 180-gram vinyl.

When Vince Guaraldi's Charlie Brown Christmas album was inducted into the Library of Congress, the Library's media release noted, "A Charlie Brown Christmas introduced jazz to millions of listeners." The album's centerpiece track, today as it was in 1965, is "Christmas Time Is Here," particularly the long, soulful instrumental version that clocks in at just over six minutes.


LP1: The Original Album (2022 Stereo Mix)
1. O Tannenbaum
2. What Child Is This
3. My Little Drum
4. Linus & Lucy
5. Christmas Time Is Here (Instrumental)
6. Christmas Time Is Here (Vocal)
7. Skating
8. Hark, The Herald Angels Sing
9. Christmas Is Coming
10. Für Elise
11. The Christmas Song

LP2: Recording Sessions Highlights
1. O Tannenbaum (Take 2/recorded September 21, 1965)
2. O Tannenbaum (Take 3/recorded September 21, 1965)
3. Greensleeves (Take 6/recorded October 28, 1965)
4. Linus And Lucy (Take 1/recorded September 17, 1965)
5. Christmas Time Is Here (Take 1/recorded September 17, 1965)
6. Christmas Time Is Here (Vocal) (Rehearsal/recording Date Unknown)
7. Christmas Time Is Here (Take 4/recording Date Unknown)
8. Skating (Take 1/recorded September 22, 1965)
9. Jingle Bells (Takes 1-4/recorded September 21, 1965)
10. Christmas Is Coming (Take 3/recorded September 17, 1965)
11. Christmas Is Coming (Take 3/recorded September 21, 1965)
12. Für Elise (Takes 1-2/recording Date Unknown)
13. The Christmas Song (Take 8/recorded October 28, 1965)

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 1 person(s) rated this product.

Great Pressing!

posted on 11/05/2022
5 Stars
This is an outstanding pressing. Has a real warm sound compared to my other Fantasy copy (green vinyl). Highly recommend.

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