Tuesday, October 7, 2008

The Ghostly Gala: Morbid Music + Spooky Sounds


If you're looking to add a little spooky ambiance to your Halloween fĂȘte, look no further. I've compiled a list of my favorite morbid music, and the good news is, they're available on iTunes for just 99 cents a song. That's not very frightening at all.

Your Halloween Playlist
Bat out of Hell, Meatloaf
Black Magic Woman, Santana
Devil with the Blue Dress On, Mitch Ryder
Devil Woman, Cliff Richard
Disturbia, Rihanna
Don’t Fear the Reaper, Blue Oyster Cult
Evil Ways, Santana
Evil Woman, Electric Light Orchestra
Friend of Devil, Grateful Dead
Ghostbusters, Ray Parker, Jr.
Ghost Riders in the Sky, Outlaws (or Johnny Cash…equally cool)
I Put a Spell on You, Screaming Jay Hawkins
Little Devil, Neil Sedaka
Love Potion Number Nine, The Searchers
Monster Mash, Bobby "Boris" Pickett
People Are Strange, Echo + The Bunnymen
Pet Sematary, The Ramones
Psycho Killer, Talking Heads
Running with the Devil, Van Halen
Season of the Witch, Donovan
Somebody's Watching Me, Rockwell
Spooky, Atlanta Rhythm Section
Sympathy for the Devil, Rolling Stones
That Old Black Magic, Frank Sinatra
Thriller, Michael Jackson
This is Halloween (from Nightmare Before Christmas)
Werewolves of London, Warren Zevon
Witchcraft, Frank Sinatra
Witchy Woman, Eagles
Zombie Zoo, Tom Petty

Theme Songs
Addams Family
Bewitched
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Dark Shadows
Friday, 13th
The Exorcist
Halloween
Jaws
The Omen
Outer Limits
Phantom of the Opera
Psycho
The Shining
Tales from the Crypt
Twilight Zone
X Files

and, ANY SONG from the Rocky Horror Picture Show, of course!

3 comments:

Kim said...

I love your spooks list. I added some of them to my own (some I already had- I found a great remix of the Psycho song).
Here's to Halloweening.

TMI said...

i borrowed your list. thanks for the idea!

redbpower said...

love this so much i blogged it. you are awesome!
http://redbpower.wordpress.com/2010/10/20/morbid-music-spooky-sounds-for-your-speakers/