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Charlie Brown

The Christmas season doesn’t start until I hear the music of Vince Guaraldi. You’ll know his famous Christmas arrangements from Snoopy’s A Charlie Brown Christmas. When I hear these songs, I’m taken back to my childhood when I loved watching this classic Christmas movie on television.

Can you believe that it has been 70 years since Peanuts was created? Charles Schulz was the creator of this well-loved cartoon. The characters are so timeless and the humor charming.

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Craft Recordings is celebrating this 70 year milestone with new playlists and video releases featuring the original songs from Vince Guaraldi. These beautiful and haunting songs have helped to define the Peanuts experience over the past seven decades.

As our families will soon be celebrating the season at home, we’ll enjoy the streaming playlists and new music videos. We will love sharing new collectible editions of the Charlie Brown Christmas album with a new generation.

We’ve included two new animated music videos for you to enjoy.

A “Peanuts 70th Anniversary Playlist” is available across music streaming service, featuring 70 favorite songs from various television specials and compilations.

As part of the anniversary celebration, Craft Recordings also presents a one-time vinyl pressing of A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring a bonus “dancing” lenticular print of the original 1965 album cover with Schulz’s iconic illustration. The LP has been pressed on a range of colors and picture discs for participating retailers.
The soundtrack album, featuring music from the 1965 animated television special A Charlie Brown Christmas, includes timeless classics such as “Christmas Time Is Here,” “O Tannenbaum,” and “Linus and Lucy.” The certified 4x Platinum soundtrack album remains the second best-selling jazz title in history, and the animated show continues to be a signature television special every holiday season.

Charlie Brown

A native of San Francisco, Vince Guaraldi became one of America’s most successful jazz artists of the 20th century. Though Guaraldi’s legacy is most famously tied to his association with Peanuts, he was already an established, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist by the time that producer Lee Mendelson tapped him to score the first of many animated specials based on the comic strip by Charles Schulz.

The 70th Anniversary of Peanuts vinyl releases are highly collectible; LPs released earlier this year are already sold out. To learn more about these and other releases from Craft Recordings visit https://craftrecordings.com/collections/peanuts-music.

To make your Christmas more merry and bright, we’re bringing you this giveaways for “A Christmas With Charlie Brown” CD. I hope you’ll take the time to enter here.

Giveaway is open to US residents 18+ years of age or older. Winner will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to reply. If they fail to do so, a new winner will be chosen. No social media is in any way responsible for the giveaway. Sponsor is responsible for prize fulfillment.

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With the challenges of 2020, why not escape with the nostalgia and joy you’ll feel when you listen to these classic tunes. The smooth jazzy sounds of A Christmas with Charlie Brown on your player or streaming will relax you and bring cheer to your home.

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56 Comments

Stephanie · November 20, 2020 at 3:02 am

Silent Night is my favorite Christmas Carol.

Catrina Pomerleau · November 20, 2020 at 8:26 am

White Christmas is my favorite Christmas carol

Rae Nelson · November 20, 2020 at 8:32 am

Silent Night us my favorite because I sang it to my girls at bedtime when they were babies!

Daniel M · November 20, 2020 at 9:24 am

carol of the bells

JennieT · November 20, 2020 at 11:15 am

Thanks for the giveaway. Great CD to listen to

Emily R. · November 20, 2020 at 9:57 pm

My favorite Christmas carol is Joy to the World.

brigette · November 20, 2020 at 10:51 pm

i think one of my favs is o holy night.

Megan Cromes · November 21, 2020 at 5:54 pm

oh holy night

Megan Cromes · November 21, 2020 at 5:54 pm

merry christmas

Karen M · November 21, 2020 at 9:26 pm

Silent Night is my favorite.

Vicky D · November 22, 2020 at 1:51 pm

I love the song Mary, Did You Know?

Alba Garza · November 22, 2020 at 2:18 pm

Feliz Navidad… WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS SONG

Jody Arbogast · November 22, 2020 at 4:32 pm

Silent Night is one of my favorites.

    Lisa Ehrman · November 22, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    I love the story behind how it was first performed.

Sheri Newell Anderson · November 23, 2020 at 10:12 am

Oh Holy Night gives me chills, it’s always been my favorite!

cindy legg · November 26, 2020 at 6:19 am

hippopotamus for christmas is my favorite but if we are talking classics i guess joy to the world would be it for me

AuntySuzany · November 26, 2020 at 7:07 am

O Holy Night

Elizabeth · November 26, 2020 at 11:35 am

“Bring A Torch, Jeanette, Isabella” is rather cool!

Hesper Fry · November 29, 2020 at 2:43 pm

O Holy Night is my favorite.

Jory · November 29, 2020 at 4:13 pm

This is perfect for the holidays

Stephanie Liske · November 29, 2020 at 6:28 pm

I like Silent Night.

Elizabeth · December 2, 2020 at 12:24 pm

“Good King Wenceslas” makes me remember my das.

Deborah S Bolin · December 3, 2020 at 4:45 pm

All I Want For Christmas Is You…Mariah Carey

Laura DeLaRosa · December 3, 2020 at 5:36 pm

I love The Little Drummer Boy. Pah rum pum pum pum.

Elaine Powell · December 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm

My favorite carol is O Holy Night.

polly · December 5, 2020 at 3:45 pm

My very favorite Is O Holy Night. Always beautiful regardless who sings it. Merry Christmas to you Lisa. Thank you for all the giveaways you do for us….it is greatly appreciated!

Merysa Cortez · December 5, 2020 at 5:46 pm

The Little Drummer Boy is one of my favorites!

Heather Kaufman · December 6, 2020 at 1:42 pm

I like silent night.

Candie L · December 6, 2020 at 2:06 pm

I love Little Drummer Boy. Thank you

Helen Bishop · December 7, 2020 at 1:10 am

O Holy Night is one of my favorite Christmas carols.

Jennifer Carroll · December 7, 2020 at 2:10 am

I would have to say Silent Night is my favorite Christmas Carol.

Leela · December 8, 2020 at 4:15 pm

Christmas Canon – Transsiberian Orchestra.

Chelsea · December 9, 2020 at 12:37 pm

Oh Come Oh Come Emanuel

Crystal · December 9, 2020 at 12:38 pm

My favorite Christmas Carol Is O Holy Night. The song /Christmas carol is beautiful and the story is a good one.
Hope I Win.

Michelle · December 9, 2020 at 1:59 pm

I like a lot of carols. If I had to pick one it’s Silent Night.

Heather K · December 9, 2020 at 2:06 pm

We Three Kings is my favorite because it is not overplayed.

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