Beyond the Monster Mash: The Ultimate Halloween Song List!

HalloweenSongListIf you are wondering what songs to use for your Halloween fun look no further! From the 1930s up to the present, these hit songs cover a wide range of Halloween topics and musical genres.

Zombies, Witches, Werewolves and more, this list has what you are looking for! And yes, I meant for that to rhyme 😉  Have a HAPPY, SAFE and MUSICAL Halloween!

 

 

1. Jeepers Creepers (1938)- Harry Warren & Johnny Mercer

2. Ding Dong the Witch is Dead (1939)- From the Wizard of Oz

3. Ghost Riders in the Sky (1948)- Stan Jones

4. I Put a Spell on You (1956)- Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

5. Witchcraft (1957)- Frank Sinatra

6. The Purple People Eater (1958)- Sheb Wooley

7. Monster Mash (1962)- Bobby Boris Pickett

8. Zombie Jamboree (1962)- Harry Belafonte

9. I Want Candy (1965)- The Strangeloves

10. People are Strange (1967)- the Doors

11. Black Magic Woman (1968)– Fleetwood Mac

12. Spooky (1968)- Classic IV

13. Sympathy for the Devil (1969)- The Rolling Stones

14. Witchy Woman (1972)- The Eagles

15. Time Warp (1973)- From the Rocky Horror Picture Show

16. Don’t Fear the Reaper (1976)- Blue Oyster Cult

17. Werewolves of London (1978)- Warren Zevon

18. Running with the Devil (1978)- Van Halen

19. Rock Lobster (1978)- the B52s

20. Highway to Hell (1979)- AC/DC

21. Halloween (1981)- Misfits

22. Hungry Like the Wolf (1982)- Duran Duran

23. Thriller (1983)- Michael Jackson

24. Ghostbusters (1984)- Ray Parker Jr

25. Dead Man’s Party (1986)- Oingo Boingo

26. A Nightmare on My Street (1988)- DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

27. This is Halloween (1993)- From the Nightmare Before Christmas

28. Zombie (1994)- the Cranberries

29. Creepy Doll (2006)- Jonathan Coulton

30. Disturbia (2008)- Rihanna

 

 

 

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4 Responses to Beyond the Monster Mash: The Ultimate Halloween Song List!

  1. This is such a great list, Leslie! I’m definitely checking out that Harry Belafonte song.

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