Linus and Lucy

Celebrate 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas and his eponymous holiday album. If you’re feeling worn out on holiday music, this one never wears old. Its gone triple platinum and charts almost every year on the holiday Billboard. Join us as we dive deep into the brilliance of Vince Guaraldi, the pianist and composer behind Linus and Lucy. We bet you might be hearing the song all wrong.

Songs Discussed

  • Vince Guaraldi – What Child Is This, Christmas Is Coming, Linus and Lucy, O Tannenbaum, Christmas Time Is Here, El Matador, Cast Your Fate To The Wind
  • The Supremes – Oh Holy Night
  • Leonard Bernstein – Carol Of The Bells
  • Bobby Timmons – This Here
  • Lee Morgan – The Rumproller
  • Julian “Cannonball” Adderley – One For Daddy-O (featuring Miles Davis)
  • Jack Gleason – Unforgettable

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