Classic Album Sundays: Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Charlie Brown Christmas // 24-12-2018
Founded by radio host, music producer, label owner and journalist, Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy, Classic Album Sundays allows listeners to fully immerse themselves into an album by exploring its context, the making of and a full replay of the album on vinyl. This month’s album is Vince Guaraldi Trio’s ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’.
Vince Guaraldi is the musician who made the Peanuts come alive. He scored 17 animated Peanuts specials and the first was 1965’s A Charlie Brown Christmas. This soundtrack is one of the most iconic Christmas albums of all time and has sold over 4 millions copies. In this interview, Classic Album Sundays founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and pianist and Guaraldi fan Neil Cowley discuss Guaraldi’s work, life, legacy and his indelible connection to The Peanuts at our Classic Album Sundays event at Somerset House as part of the ‘Good Grief, Charlie Brown!’ exhibition on Tuesday 11th December 2018.