Spookiest Songs to Play this Halloween

Posted by  Katie Gayle, on Nov 24, 2021 10:59:18 AM

Songs to Play on Halloween

                                                                                 Photo by William Warby / CC-BY

What’s Halloween – whether you’re trick or treating with the kids or hosting a party – without a spooky playlist to listen to? You’re in luck, because we’ve compiled a list of creepy songs to listen to while you are dressing up and eating candy.

1. Creepiest Halloween Playlist 

  • Thriller – Michael Jackson
  • This is Halloween – Danny Elfman
  • Highway to Hell –AC/DC
  • Don’t Fear the Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon
  • Deal with the Devil – Pop Evil
  • Psycho Killer – Talking Heads
  • Pet Sematary – Ramones
  • Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell
  • Season of the Witch – Donovan
  • Nightmare on my Street – DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
  • Firestarter – The Prodigy
  • On our Own – Bobby Brown
  • I Put a Spell on You – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
  • Dracula’s Lament – Jason Segel
  • Addams Groove – MC Hammer
  • The Purple People Eater – Sheb Wolley
  • I’m Your Boogie Man – KC & The Sunshine Band
  • Evil Ways – Santana
  • The Boogie Monster – Gnarls Barkley
  • Haunted House of Rock – Whodini
  • Men in Black – Will Smith
  • Howlin’ For You – The Black Keys
  • The Widow – The Mars Volta
  • Walking with A Ghost – Tegan and Sara
  • Sweet Dreams – Marilyn Manson
  • Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne
  • Prologue/Little Shop of Horrors – Soundtrack/Cast Album
  • Every Day Is Halloween – Ministry

Movie/TV Themes:

  • Scooby Doo Theme
  • Who Theme
  • Ghostbusters – Ray Parker Jr.
  • The Addams Family Theme
  • The Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers
  • Goosebumps Theme – TV Theme Tune Factory
  • The Twilight Zone (1992 Digital Remaster) – The Ventures
  • Beetlejuice – Main Titles / End Titles – Danny Elfman

2. Play These Hits Yourself!

Have a little fun with these songs by learning some yourself! You can play them practically anywhere. For example:

  • On your porch, as you wait for trick-or-treaters.
  • At a Halloween event or party (such as trunk-or-treat).
  • Book a show! Take your musical buddies along with you and wow an audience – whether big or small.

 What is your favorite spooky Halloween song? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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