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45 Top Rock and Pop Songs for Your Halloween Party

Have A Howling Good Time With These Tunes

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Piercing eyes, without the lids.  Open the door and scare those kids.  Wicked witch, with your foul green skin.  Trick or treat!  Let the fun begin!No tricks, no treats.  Just skip this spooky house.Zombie, buried six feet deep, come and eat my brains, you creep!Devouring the brains of his prey, he dug right in.  He didn't bother to clean the guts from his chin.
Piercing eyes, without the lids.  Open the door and scare those kids.
Piercing eyes, without the lids. Open the door and scare those kids. | Source
Wicked witch, with your foul green skin.  Trick or treat!  Let the fun begin!
Wicked witch, with your foul green skin. Trick or treat! Let the fun begin! | Source
No tricks, no treats.  Just skip this spooky house.
No tricks, no treats. Just skip this spooky house. | Source
Zombie, buried six feet deep, come and eat my brains, you creep!
Zombie, buried six feet deep, come and eat my brains, you creep! | Source
Devouring the brains of his prey, he dug right in.  He didn't bother to clean the guts from his chin.
Devouring the brains of his prey, he dug right in. He didn't bother to clean the guts from his chin. | Source

Celebrate Halloween With A Spooky Song List

An eerie hush falls over this Halloween night after trick-or-treaters have made their rounds. Sugar-high children have assessed their haul, and parents have sampled several of the best pieces of candy (for safety and quality control reasons, of course).

As neighborhood porch lights dim, jack-o-lanterns still flicker. There is a distant howl. While the rest of the world folds wearily into November, your Halloween party at the end of the street is still going strong well into the wee hours.

If you're planning to celebrate Halloween, here are both perennial favorites and lesser known songs, sings-a-longs and haunting tales. Include tunes about monsters, ghosts, magic, witches, werewolves and more! Have an eerie good time!

Do the Monster Mash: It Was A Graveyard Splash

1. "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Borris" Pickett and the Crypt Kickers

So you're a mad scientist who is hard at work in your laboratory late one night (work with me here, people). The monster you're trying to create suddenly rises from his stupor. Awake, he starts to dance his electrodes off.

Quick. What do you do?

You join him! And so do Dracula, zombies, the Wolfman, Igor and a bunch of other creepy friends. This song was originally released in 1962. No list is complete without it.

Back in 1984, We Thought Rockwell Was Just Being Paranoid

2. "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell

Released decades before revelations that the National Security Agency has been watching us all, Rockwell (1984) sings about about a man who feels like he is "just a little touched." He feels unsafe because the neighbors and the mailman are spying on him -- and maybe even the IRS.

Call me crazy, but maybe this guy wasn't as paranoid as he believed himself to be.

Frankenstein, you sorry soul, someone cut your head in the shape of a bowl.
Frankenstein, you sorry soul, someone cut your head in the shape of a bowl. | Source

Reader Poll

How do you do the "Monster Mash?"

  • I light up the dance floor as my electrodes sizzle.
  • I come unraveled in places.
  • Got me some boots and an itch. I'm one dancing witch. (Cue evil laugh.)
  • I don't Monster Mash. Let's just say I'm a disappearing act.
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3. "I Would Die For You" by Matt Walters

Though it shares the same name with a Prince and the Revolution song that was released in 1984, that's where the similarity ends for the song of the same name by Australian indie musician Matt Walters.

Walters' version originally found YouTube fame when it was uploaded by a fan and viewed by millions. It is a haunting tale about a man who knew his love with a woman was cursed the first time he set eyes upon her. There was a foreboding of the tragic fate that would befall them when she promised that she would die for him.

4. "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker, Jr.

In 1984, a blockbuster movie about paranormal investigators used this number as its theme song. It had everyone singing along:

If there's something strange
in your neighborhood
Who ya gonna call?
GHOSTBUSTERS


If there's something weird
and it don't look good
Who ya gonna call?
GHOSTBUSTERS

I ain't afraid of no ghosts
I ain't afraid of no ghosts

Ray Parker, Jr. both wrote and performed the song but was sued by another musician, Huey Lewis, for copyright infringement. Lewis alleged that Parker stole the song's melody from "I Want A New Drug." They settled out of court.1

He's Coming For You

Straw hat, harvest moon, boogie man's gonna be here soon!
Straw hat, harvest moon, boogie man's gonna be here soon! | Source

5. "The Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley

In 1958, Sheb Wooley introduced the public to an alien -- "a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater" -- who descended to Earth so that he could get a job in a rock 'n' roll band.

How Did the Tradition of Trick-Or-Treating Start?

Trick-or-treating is the ritualized begging for candy by costumed-clad children. It is celebrated in the United States, many parts of Europe, Canada, and in some other parts of the world.

Elements of the practice date back 2,000 years ago to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced "sah-win"), a pagan end-of-harvest holiday in which the dead were believed to return to roam the earth.2

Celtic celebrations were marked by bonfires and edible offerings left out to appease the spirits. People also dressed up in devil, ghost and similar costumes to try to blend in with evil spirits or to ward them off.

Another possible predecessor included the practice of "souling" about 1000 years later. Poor children would dress up and visit the homes of affluent families on November 2, the day designated by the church All Souls Day. In exchange for small gifts of food or money, the kids would promise to pray for the souls of the homeowners' dead relatives.

Also, in Scotland and Ireland there was a tradition called "guising" involving youth going house to house and reciting a poem, singing a song, or performing another talent in exchange for sweets, nuts or coins.

The practice of trick-or-treating didn't become popular in the United States until the 1930s. Americans today spend in excess of $11 billion on Halloween candy, costumes, decorations, and other items.3

6. "I Want Candy" by Aaron Carter

This 2000 song by Aaron Carter isn't referring to a Snickers bar and lollipops. He was a teenage crush on a girl named Candy. His whiney, repetetive sing-song refrain of "I want Candy!" sounds very much like all those tweens and teens who are too old to be trick-or-treating.

7. "Love Potion No. 9" by The Searchers

Unlucky in love, a man took his troubles to a local fortune teller who concocted a potion to cure what ailed him. After drinking it, the man started kissing everything in sight. However, his new amorousness came to a sudden halt when he smooched a policeman.

Although we know that the policeman broke his bottle of love potion, no one knows if that's all he broke. The song was made famous by The Searchers in 1963.

8. "Abracadabra" by The Steve Miller Band

The Steve Miller Band released this song in 1982. Inspired by Diana Ross, the song is about an enchanting woman who has magical seductive powers over the narrator. It became one of the Greatest Songs of All Time on the Billboard list.

9. "Phantom 309" by Red Sovine

Classic country singer Red Sovine tells a spooky tale about a hitchhiker who caught a ride with a mysterious trucker. (You have to remember it was the 1967, and people hitchhiked then.) The hitchhiker was unaware until he got out of the cab that the trucker was a ghost who was traveling the same route that put him in the netherworld. Spooky, eh?

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Are All Witches Evil?

Throughout history, witches have practiced both black and white magic. "White witches" have included folk healers and spell casters with benevolent intent. Some of their efforts have taken the form of spells to

  • cure sickness
  • mend relationships
  • bring good luck and happiness
  • find lost items and
  • communicate with the spirits.

10. "Witchy Woman" by The Eagles

The Eagles released this song in 1972, inspired by the lifestyle excesses of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife, Zelda. It was one of the first songs that band member Don Henley wrote for the Eagles. He had become mesmerized with Zelda's persona after reading a biography about her.4

Zelda was an enchanting woman who lived a lifestyle on full throttle. She was uninhibited, glamorous, and all-out reckless, even though it cost her extensive stays in mental institutions.

Raven hair and ruby lips
Sparks fly from her finger tips
Echoed voices in the night
She's a restless spirit on an endless flight
Wooo-hooo, witchy woman, see how
high she flies ... .

Sadly, Zelda died in an asylum fire in 1948.

Magic Potion, Magic Spell, Cures Your Sickness, Make You Well

"I have no magic potion, although there are some who think I do." - Lance Armstrong, disgraced American cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after evidence of performing-enhancing drug use.
"I have no magic potion, although there are some who think I do." - Lance Armstrong, disgraced American cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after evidence of performing-enhancing drug use. | Source

Like He's Not Responsible Too?

11. "Devil Woman" by Marty Robbins

In this 1962 country classic, Marty Robbins is the cheating husband who blames his marital misdeeds on the dark charms of a seductress. Like a moth drawn to a flame, he finds her irresistible.

It's a weak man to use such a convenient excuse to evade all personal responsibility. "The devil made me do it." Huh! Couldn't he think of something more creative?

A song by the same name was released by Cliff Richards in 1976 and superbly updated by Bruce Willis. (If you didn't know he could sing, watch the YouTube video below.) The song is about a man who encounters bad luck after crossing paths with a stray black cat. He sees the assistance of a psychic medium, however, and discovers that she has the same alluring eyes. The psychic had been the one to curse him in the first place.

Reader Poll

Who sang "Devil Woman" better?

  • Marty Robbins, the original, of course!
  • Bruce Willis
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12. "Thriller" by Michael Jackson

This Michael Jackson classic (1982) describes the terror of being surrounded by zombies and other creatures of the night. The Thriller video features MJ in his heyday — red leather jacket and light on his feet — before depigmentation, surgeries, and drug addiction took him away.

With the release of the Thriller album, the King of Pop overcame racial barriers. Just two years previously, Rolling Stone had declined to do a cover story on him, allegedly because African American musicians on the cover didn't sell magazines.

Thriller: Vintage Michael Jackson

13. "Werewolves of London" by Warren Zevon

Warren Zevon (1978) tells the strange tale of werewolves on the loose in one of the greatest cities of the world. Even if the lyrics don't make sense to you, don't pass up the opportunity to repeatedly howl like a werewolf: "Aaoooooo!"

14. "Devil Went Down To Georgia" by The Charlie Daniels Band

Who knew that the Devil played the fiddle? The Charlie Daniels Band (1979) tells the tale of a fiddle playing devil who was frustrated that he hadn't claimed as many Georgia souls as he needed. When he ran into a young fiddle player named Johnny, the Devil challenged him to a fiddle playing contest. The wager was Johnny's soul for a golden fiddle.

In an impressive musical duel, Johnny defeats the Devil, who lays the golden fiddle at his feet.

15. "I’m Your Boogie Man" by KC & the Sunshine Band

At the height of the disco era, KC & the Sunshine Band made this song famous (1976). Although the song has nothing to do with a ghost or ghoul, it's a convenient play on words. "Boogie" is a slang term for dancing, but the disco boogie man in this song is interested in canoodling and wherever that might lead.

Even Gouls, Ghosts, and Zombies Have Emotional Baggage

Creepy Creature
Emotional Baggage and Symptoms
Source Of His/Her Psychological Issues
Frankenstein
Frankestein has deep identity, anger and abandonment issues. Being a humanoid, he is also unable to form normal human attachments and is socially awkward. The creepy creature is without a true social support system.
He's a medical experiment gone wrong. The monster has no mother, and his mad scientist father abandoned him and tried to kill him. People are afraid of him just by looking at him. His appearance frightens others because he was assembled from old body parts, is 8 feet tall, and has bolts sticking out of his head.
Zombie
This graveyard creature suffers flattened affect, impulse control, and inflexible thinking (all he wants to do is eat brains). He has deep-seated concerns about group affiliation (i.e., Am I living or dead? Am I heaven bound, headed for Hell, or forever stranded to roam the Earth?)
He's a rotting corpse, rejected from both Heaven and Hell. He has a severe case of the munchies because he hasn't eaten in weeks and is a notoriously picky eater. Wouldn't that make you feel aggressive, too?
Witch
Rejected by her peers since childhood, the witch seeks revenge against those who would do her harm via magic spells. Both the anger and shame she feels threatens to sentence her to a life of social isolation, as other members of her social support system were burned at the stake.
Traumatized, publicly ridiculed and persecuted for her sincerely held religious beliefs and green skin color, this sorceress feels grief-stricken, unjustly targeted, and unwelcome in her own community.
Can you play "armchair psychologist" for gouls, ghosts, and other things that go bump in the night? Analyze one of them for us in the Comments Section. How about: vampire, skeleton, ghost, scarecrow, the Grim Reaper?

"They've Come To Take Me Away. Ha! Ha!"

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An abandoned mental asylum where unspeakable events occurred.  Here, the screaming never stops, even after the patients are buried and gone.With the splashes of blood upon these walls, floor and overhead light, one must wonder:  was this surgery gone terribly wrong, or is it your gory imagination?Here they slept, eyes wide open, afraid of their thoughts and the patient in the next bed.  Don't be surprised if now their spirits come back to haunt these empty halls.Early psychiatric treatment included wrapping mental patients in icy cold, wet towels or exposing them to ice baths -- sometimes for days at a time.Were patients lined up for a lobotomy here, where they could be transformed into living zombies? Lobotomies were performed via the eye socket with an ice pick on patients with schizophrenia, depression, panic disorder, and other mental illnesses.
An abandoned mental asylum where unspeakable events occurred.  Here, the screaming never stops, even after the patients are buried and gone.
An abandoned mental asylum where unspeakable events occurred. Here, the screaming never stops, even after the patients are buried and gone. | Source
With the splashes of blood upon these walls, floor and overhead light, one must wonder:  was this surgery gone terribly wrong, or is it your gory imagination?
With the splashes of blood upon these walls, floor and overhead light, one must wonder: was this surgery gone terribly wrong, or is it your gory imagination? | Source
Here they slept, eyes wide open, afraid of their thoughts and the patient in the next bed.  Don't be surprised if now their spirits come back to haunt these empty halls.
Here they slept, eyes wide open, afraid of their thoughts and the patient in the next bed. Don't be surprised if now their spirits come back to haunt these empty halls. | Source
Early psychiatric treatment included wrapping mental patients in icy cold, wet towels or exposing them to ice baths -- sometimes for days at a time.
Early psychiatric treatment included wrapping mental patients in icy cold, wet towels or exposing them to ice baths -- sometimes for days at a time. | Source
Were patients lined up for a lobotomy here, where they could be transformed into living zombies? Lobotomies were performed via the eye socket with an ice pick on patients with schizophrenia, depression, panic disorder, and other mental illnesses.
Were patients lined up for a lobotomy here, where they could be transformed into living zombies? Lobotomies were performed via the eye socket with an ice pick on patients with schizophrenia, depression, panic disorder, and other mental illnesses. | Source

16. "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!" by Napoleon XIV

Napoleon XIV blames his ex-girlfriend for his mental breakdown in this 1966 song, but then he confuses whether it's his beloved or his dog he's talking to. Blaming his trip to the "funny farm" on being abandoned, he includes laughter in his maniacal tale.

Remember when you ran away
And I got on my knees and begged
You not to leave
Because I'd go berserk?
Well!
You left me anyhow and then
The days got worse and worse
And now you see I've gone
Completely out of my mind.

17. "The Night the Lights Went Out In Georgia" by Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire tells a tale of double murder with a surprise twist in the end in this 1991 country hit. A woman recounts how her brother returned from being away for two weeks, only to learn that his young bride had been stepping out on him, including sleeping with his best friend.

Both the best friend and the cheating wife end up murdered, although the body of the unfaithful Mrs. "will never be found". An innocent man -- the same one who was cheated on -- takes the blame for both deaths. However, his little sister, is the real killer. She's fast at pulling the trigger but not nearly as quick to tell the truth.

18. "Better Dig Two" by The Band Perry

There is nothing spookier than being told by your wife that she loves you so much that if you ever betray her, she'll put you in the ground and then follow you there herself. These are twisted lyrics good enough for Halloween. The song was released in 2012 by The Band Perry.

19. "Legend of Wooley Swamp" by The Charlie Daniels Band

This Charlie Daniels Band song from 1980 tells a ghost story of a greedy old backwoods named Lucius Clay who buried all of his money in mason jars. Some nights, he digs it up just to run his fingers through it. Mean neighbor boys conspire to steal the old man's hoard, but they get what's coming to them in ole' Booger Woods.

20. "The Ride" by David Allan Coe

Country singer David Allan Coe describes a hitchhiker's encounter with the ghost of legendary singer Hank Williams Sr. in this 1983 ballad. They ride together from Montgomery to Nashville as the ghost of Hank Williams Sr. warns him that stardom is "a long hard ride."

Screenshot of The Addams Family TV Series.  (C) fair use
Screenshot of The Addams Family TV Series. (C) fair use

21. "The Addams Family Theme" by Vic Mizzy

Anyone who has ever seen an old rerun of this memorable television show (or the original) can recall the Vic Mizzy theme song. It's a short, snappy tune that celebrates this macabre family with a style all their own. The original television series ran from 1964-66.

22. "Ghost In This House" by Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss (1999) provided the most haunting, angelic rendition of this song which describes a heartbroken spouse who has been abandoned and is living in the depths of depression. Whereas once she was alive with fire and passion for her husband, she is now a mere ghost, confining herself to the house.

The woman doesn't even go through the motions of picking up the mail, or answering the door or phone. She has given up all semblance of living. The wife compares herself to a ghost, and the listener senses that she has one foot in the grave already.

23. "Nightmare On My Street" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince tell a nightmarish tale about how the homicidal movie character Freddy Krueger is chasing after him. If the rapper in the 1988 hip hop song sounds familiar, that's because the Fresh Prince would later become known by his real name, Will Smith.

24. "Creepin'" by Eric Church

Just as ghosts can haunt one's house, Eric Church (2012) describes a former lover as creeping into his memory. As her memory infiltrates every aspect of his daily life, he is unable to forget her, and he finds it unnerving:

Your caffeine kiss and nicotine love,
Got under my skin and into my blood,
That need you back comes over me,
Like ivy crawlin' up a hickory tree.
Just a creepin' Creepin' ... .

25. "Walk Like A Zombie" by HorrorPops

If you've never heard of this 2005 song, there's a good reason: it was released by a Danish rockabilly band, HorrorPops, and didn't exactly hit the top 40.

But the seven-plus minute song is catchy if you give it a listen. It's about a woman who is in love with a zombie. He makes her cry, wants to hold hands with her in the cemetery, prefers to live in isolation, and dreams of naming their kids Morticia and Fester.

She puts up with his bringing her dead flowers and howling at the moon because she loves the guy -- rotting corpse and all.

Even More Halloween Songs

Song
Artist
Year Released
26. Walk Like An Egyptian
The Bangles
1986
27. Superstition
Stevie Wonder
1972
28. Witch Doctor
Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.
1958
29. Ghost
Ella Henderson
2014
30. Haunted
Jewel
2003
31. Black Magic Woman
Santana
1970
32. I Put A Spell On You
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
1956
33. Red Right Hand
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
1994
34. Hell
Squirrel Nut Zippers
1996
35. Monster
Skillet
2009
36. Light 'Em Up
Fall Out Boy
2013
37. Blood
My Chemical Romance
2006
38. Dracula's Wedding
OutKast
2003
39. Heads Will Roll
Yeah Yeah Yeah
2009
40. Werewolf Bar Mitzvah
Tracy Morgan and Donald Glover
2010
41. Walking With a Ghost
Tegan and Sarah
2004
42. Ghost Town
The Specials
1981
43. Maneater
Hall & Oates
1982
44. The Devil Comes Back to Georgia
Charlie Daniels and Mark O'Connor (featuring Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart, Johnny Cash)
1993
45. Bloody Mary
Lady Gaga
2011
 
 
 
Got a song suggestion for our Halloween Playlist? Leave us a comment below in the Comment Section!
There's good reason why this fence divides.  Don't dare cross the lawn or come inside.
There's good reason why this fence divides. Don't dare cross the lawn or come inside. | Source

Happy Haunting!

May your Halloween be filled with more treats than tricks.
May your Halloween be filled with more treats than tricks. | Source

Notes

1VanHorn, Terri. "Ray Parker Jr. Suing Huey Lewis Over ‘Ghostbusters’ Comment." MTV News. Last modified March 23, 2001. http://www.mtv.com/news/1442126/ray-parker-jr-suing-huey-lewis-over-ghostbusters-comment/.

2HISTORY.com. "History of Trick-or-Treating - Halloween." Accessed September 29, 2014. http://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-trick-or-treating.

3Cho, Janet H. "Halloween-loving Americans will spend about $125 on candy, costumes and decorations this year | cleveland.com." cleveland.com. Last modified September 26, 2014. http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/09/halloween-loving_americans_will_spend_about_125_on_candy_costumes_and_decorations_this_year.html.

4Wikipedia. "Witchy Woman." Last modified August 28, 2014. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witchy_Woman.

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FlourishAnyway 22 months ago from USA Author

colorfulone - Isn't that Bruce Willis talented? I was a bit taken aback. He should've pursued this talent more. Thanks for stopping by. Have yourself a terrific weekend.


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colorfulone 22 months ago from Minnesota

You sure do create wonderful hubs m'dear. This is AWESOME.

Ya' got all the good songs listed here for a Halloween party.

The Bruce Willis music video is blowing me away!

Voted up and share.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Carolyn - Thanks for stopping by and for sharing. Halloween is such a fun time of year -- one of my favorites. Have a hauntingly fabulous one this weekend!


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CarolynEmerick 2 years ago

I love the songs you chose! Most I knew, a few I didn't, and a bunch I never would of thought of for this list but they fit perfectly! Will give it a share on a FB page I admin on where people are Halloween nuts :-)


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Nell - Isn't he? I was surprised. Halloween always brings out the little kid in me too!


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Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

Woohoo! brilliant! Bruce willis is a better singer than actor, and yes they are coming to take me away ha ha hee hee! LOL! loved this! he Purple People Eater makes me laugh just reading the words, I got this song in my head a few weeks ago and kept singing it, reminds me of when I was little! Happy Howling Halloween! lol!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Devika - Thanks for taking a look at this Halloween playlist. Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.


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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Awesome! This time of year sounds interesting and so creative. The titles are all so good.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

pstraubie48 - I hope you are doing well. Happy Halloween to you and your family!


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pstraubie48 2 years ago from sunny Florida

You have an excellent collection here. When I was still teaching, a cd of such songs was played in our classroom after the lights were turned off...the kids thought it was such fun.

I will have to play some of these for my baby grandson. He loves music of all kinds

Angels are on the way to you ps


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Bill - Thanks for reading. Have a great week and an even better Halloween.


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bdegiulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

What a great list Flourish. This is a nice set of Hubs you have going with the music theme? I'm sure I'll have a few of these stuck in my head until Halloween :). Have a great week.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Writer Fox - Every time I hear the song I think of him in his heyday with the red leather jacket. Thanks for voting and pinning!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Suzanne - Thanks for stopping by. Glad you enjoyed it.


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Writer Fox 2 years ago from the wadi near the little river

I never knew there were so many songs appropriate for a Halloween party. I think 'Thriller' is the top song on your list, especially now that Michael Jackson's gone. Voted up and pinned.


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Suzanne Day 2 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Good Halloween pictures and great playlist! Always been partial to The Purple People Eater. Voted awesome.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Eddy - Thank you for taking a look. Have a terrific weekend!


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

A brilliant hub and thanks for sharing FlourishAnyway.

Voted up for sure.

Eddy.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

DDE - Thanks, Devika, for stopping by. Have a great weekend!


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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Interesting and so well thought of. Halloween can be so playful and your ideas are fearful.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Iris - Thanks for visiting! I can imagine you doing the Thriller dance. :)


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Iris Draak 2 years ago from Boise, Idaho

What fun! I'll be singing to myself all day. I may even break out into the Thriller dance just because. Voted up and sharing.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Nell - Thanks for stopping by and for that extra song. Have an extra spooky week.


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Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

lol! who ya gonna call? Ghost busters! this was fun! I sang along with a couple and they brought back memories! loved it! here's another one for you, I put a spell on you by bette midler from Hocus Pocus! love that film!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Linda - I'm glad you found these familiar. I love Halloween and am always ready for it! Have a good week, and thank you for reading!


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AliciaC 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

This is a fun and interesting hub, Flourish! I enjoyed it very much. Unlike the case in your other music hubs (which were great), I know a lot of the songs in this article. You've definitely started me thinking about Halloween!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Heidi - I'm right there with you! Thanks for reading. Have a groovy week!


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heidithorne 2 years ago from Chicago Area

Okay, my faves will definitely reflect that I'm still stuck in the 70s & 80s: Ghostbusters, Thriller, Witchy Woman and I'm Your Boogie Man. Fun hub perfect to start off October!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Sha - I have no idea. Arms out like zombies, Frankenstein, mummies? And very stiff-legged? Just a guess. Or like you have a magic wand in your hand like a witch?


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Jeannieinabottle - I love that profile picture. Before reading your most recent hub, I thought you had really changed. :-0


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bravewarrior 2 years ago from Central Florida

Love it! I know and love most of these songs. By the way, how the hell do you dance to Monster Mash????

I had no idea Witchy Woman was written about Zelda Fitzgerald. Interesting.

Great hub, Flourish!


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Jeannieinabottle 2 years ago from Baltimore, MD

This is a cool list. I never even thought of adding Abracadabra to a Halloween playlist. Thanks for sharing!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Faith Reaper - Thank you for stopping by and taking a look. Halloween is one of my favorite times! I just love it when the weather turns a bit brisker and it's pumpkin time. Have a wonderful week!


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Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

Flourish, you have brought back a lot of memories with all of these great songs. I remember all of them and now I, too, will be singing them all week long and stuck in my head like Bill. LOL

Great hub once again!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Frank - Glad you enjoyed it!


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ezzly 2 years ago

sounds awesome , not sure what ill be for Halloween yet !


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Jo - Thanks for reading and commenting. Have a great week!


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tobusiness 2 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

A spooky trip down memory lane. Another winner!


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Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

flourish this is a complete entertaining hub.. you went all out and it shows.. bravo.. Aaron Carter.. I want Candy.. never heard of that one..:)


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

Jackie - Oh my, I do think it is still HP. I have been having trouble too. Thank you for sticking it out and leaving a comment. I appreciate you.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

shanmarie - Thanks for stopping by!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA Author

ezzly - Sounds good. I'll be dressed as the cacklng witch.


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Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago from The Beautiful South

Hey! Tried several times earlier to leave a comment and couldn't. Don't know if it is still HP having probs or what but I couldn't come here from my email!

Anyway; very good job here and very enjoyable! ^+


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shanmarie 2 years ago from Texas

Quite a list you have there!


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ezzly 2 years ago

Excellent, think I'll pop round to yours for a party :)


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

What a great list. I was smiling while reading those song titles, and now I'm singing and I fear I'll have Monster Mash stuck in my head all day long. Thanks a lot my friend. :)

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