Record Album, Soundtrack of the Television Special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," circa 1965

Summary

The television special "A Charlie Brown Christmas" first aired on December 9, 1965. It was one of the most watched shows on TV up until that time and one of the top-rated Christmas specials of all time. A unique and popular component was the musical score of Grammy-winning jazz composer Vince Guaraldi--who happened to be a big "Peanuts" fan.

The television special "A Charlie Brown Christmas" first aired on December 9, 1965. It was one of the most watched shows on TV up until that time and one of the top-rated Christmas specials of all time. A unique and popular component was the musical score of Grammy-winning jazz composer Vince Guaraldi--who happened to be a big "Peanuts" fan.

Material

Plastic
Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Length: 12.25 in  (record sleeve)

Width: 12.25 in  (record sleeve)

Diameter: 11.875 in  (record)

Inscriptions

on front, top: THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RECORDING OF THE CBS TELEVISION SPECIAL / A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS / VINCE GUARALDI TRIO on front, lower left: Fantasy / 8431 on front, lower right of tree: SCHULZ on back, upper right: FANTASY 8431 on back, upper center: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS / VINCE GUARALDI TRIO on back, middle: The hardest task an artist faces is not just to achieve self-expression; [...] on back, across bottom: Fantasy Records, Tenth and Parker, Berkeley, California 94710

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