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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
- 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!