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Top 10 songs to play on Halloween!

In honor of this All Hallow’s Eve, let’s list Top 10 songs about Halloween. Ready?

1) Ministry, “Everyday Is Halloween”
2) Siouxsie & The Banshees, “Halloween”
3) Michael Jackson, “Thriller”
4) anything from The Rocky Horror Picture Show – that whole movies is tailor-made for Halloween.
5) Bauhaus, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”
6) Sonic Youth “Halloween”
7) Warren Zevon “Werewolves of London”
8) Roky Erickson, “Night of the Vampire”
9) Mike Oldfield, “Tubular Bells (the theme from The Exorcist)
10) Donovan, “Season of the Witch”

You and I know there are plenty more songs about vampires, ghosts, witches and other scary stuff, so give me your votes!

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13 thoughts on “Top 10 songs to play on Halloween!

  1. Deb D. on said:

    Concrete Blonde – Bloodletting (the Vampire Song), and The Beast.

  2. Yes, Deb! Oh, I had forgotten about that whole spooky album. Perfect choice.

  3. Molly McMahon on said:

    Does Tegan and Sara’s “Walking with a Ghost” count? Just kidding!! Thriller is my all time fav.

  4. Tess Chibirka on said:

    I like Warren Zevon’s The Werewolves of London and we all get to howl at the appropriate places in unison> HOOOOWWWLLLLL!

  5. I like “Dead Man’s Party” by Oingo Boingo.

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  7. Kevin Croitz on said:

    How about Eyeball in my Martini or Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon, by the Cramps, then there is Spooky by Dusty Springfield

  8. Yay – all great choices!

  9. Nice, Kevin.

    Right now I’m listening to the Halloween Horror Festival on XM’s Cinemagic channel (music and dialogue from horror movies), and another piece occurred to me – the soundtrack from the Cape Fear remake.

    Good scary music.

  10. “Ghostbusters”? (By Ray Parker Jr)

  11. A quick Google search yielded this site:

  12. Stacers on said:

    ACK! how can you not mention Home: Halloween!!!!

    C’mon former Floridian!

  13. this is halloween (ik its not a classic, but it works.)

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