The 5 Best Songs from A Charlie Brown Christmas

12/26/2012 11:30 AM |


I don’t care if it’s not Christmas anymore. Dave Brubeck’s death renewed my interest in cool piano jazz, which left me more susceptible than usual this year to Vince Guaraldi’s A Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack. It’ll occupy a place in my five-disc changer (you guys, what’s wrong with me?) well into the new year. But if you don’t listen to albums anymore because your attention span has been destroyed by lists on the Internet, here are the key tracks (minus “Linus and Lucy” because it’s too obvious, even if it’s obviously awesome).