In exchange for small gifts of food or money, the kids would promise to pray for the souls of the homeowners' dead relatives. (I mean it in the seasonal, not the critical, sense.). Entwistle came up with the song after a night of drinking and making up goofy names for animals and insects with Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, which might explain why is voice is so scratchy. THE BEST HALLOWEEN SONGS TO PLAY Every rock and metal fan has different band and music preferences. So how about some scary rock songs for you? I know and love most of these songs. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 26, 2017: Mary - Thanks for the kind kudos. The original television series ran from 1964-66. And for truly kitschy Halloween fun, check out Alice's performance of "Welcome to My Nightmare" on The Muppet Show. 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. Blaming his trip to the "funny farm" on being abandoned, he includes laughter in his maniacal tale. Halloween is a great time of year to talk about emotions, costumes, Halloween characters, parts of the body, counting and more! Being a humanoid, he is also unable to form normal human attachments and is socially awkward. 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. Jeannieinabottle - I love that profile picture. Categories 2013 Halloween Songs, Halloween Rock Songs. Night Prowler by AC/DC. The song is about a man who encounters bad luck after crossing paths with a stray black cat. 10 extra spoopy cuts to creep up your Halloween. 20 Spine-Tingling Metal Songs For Your Halloween Party Playlist. We are Halloween ready! Neil Rose, I think Bruce Willis started his own musical group in the 80s or 90s. October 28, 2017. I did a Halloween playist a year or two ago that is still on my hub profile page. Halloween is basically a big excuse to dress up and act like a freak in public. Linda - I'm glad you found these familiar. I will have to repeat my visit, here, in order to see which ones I want to move to my Playlist. ^+. "The devil made me do it." 4Wikipedia. Awake, he starts to dance his electrodes off. Hopefully, you figured out what it was supposed to say. Is it federally funded? “My Body’s a Zombie for You,” Dead Man’s Bones You join him! You might like them. I have been having trouble too. 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." Last modified August 28, 2014. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witchy_Woman. I added the Cher song to the playlist. Last modified March 23, 2001. http://www.mtv.com/news/1442126/ray-parker-jr-suing-huey-lewis-over-ghostbusters-comment/. brilliant! I'm sure I'll have a few of these stuck in my head until Halloween :). "One eyed one horned flying purple people eater" besides the song itself what I find amusing is the positioning of comas change what is eating what. Published. - Lance Armstrong, disgraced American cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after evidence of performing-enhancing drug use. Tried several times earlier to leave a comment and couldn't. Halloween might look a little different this year, but one thing is always for sure, we need music to help us get through it all. Spooky, eh? I may even break out into the Thriller dance just because. 5. Andi Deris & Michael Weikath . "Witchy Woman." He has a severe case of the munchies because he hasn't eaten in weeks and is a notoriously picky eater. sounds very much like all those tweens and teens who are too old to be trick-or-treating. By. The American rock duo are regulars for producing party hits. 1972's Season of the Witch, from zombie-meister George A. Romero, tells the creepy tale of a housewife who dabbles in witchcraft. These are 10 terrifying tunes to trick-or-treat to on All Hallows Eve with spine-chilling songs about monsters, vampires, werewolves, and other creepy stuff from a mixed bag of heavy metal and rock … I have always enjoyed the beat of Love Potion No. He should've pursued this talent more. All of these songs have serious spooky vibes and make a killer soundtrack for a Halloween party! He's a medical experiment gone wrong. "White witches" have included folk healers and spell casters with benevolent intent. Oh well, it's October 1 on the other side of the world. The titles are all so good. What is your favorite Halloween rock song? You got it! Jeannie Marie from Baltimore, MD on October 01, 2014: This is a cool list. IF there are restrictions on what celebrations can be undertaken on Halloween and you want to stay at home and find a few unsuitable tunes to play to the kids, here is a selection that might just make the evening one to remember. Shannon Henry from Texas on November 02, 2017: You're very welcome. Ghost busters! (Who is paving this highway? Poor children would dress up and visit the homes of affluent families on November 2, the day designated by the church All Souls Day. ps. Halloween can be so playful and your ideas are fearful. 13. But which songs should you play? Information. Although the song has nothing to do with a ghost or ghoul, it's a convenient play on words. However, judging by your list here, I may have been more traditional than I thought. LOL! loved this! Since it's now October I gave your list a look. Whether or not one celebrates Halloween, most will agree that there always seems to be a tinge of evil in the air. ASIN: B07YTPZTB6; Manufacturer: Amazon's Music Experts; Buy on Amazon . FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 02, 2014: Nell - Thanks for stopping by and for that extra song. I had no idea Witchy Woman was written about Zelda Fitzgerald. Have a great week! Have a groovy week! Have a great weekend! The mind boggles...) Pair it with "Hells Bells" and hope that the power of Bon Scott's vocals doesn't invoke an actual demon from the bowels of Hades. There is Cher's "Dark Lady", a fortune teller who sees an ironic fortune. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 12, 2014: Writer Fox - Every time I hear the song I think of him in his heyday with the red leather jacket. The Bruce Willis music video is blowing me away! Inspired by Diana Ross, the song is about an enchanting woman who has magical seductive powers over the narrator. Halloween is such a fun time of year -- one of my favorites. The lyrics to this Eagles classic describe a woman with "raven hair and ruby lips" who makes "sparks fly from her fingertips." It was a blast. The psychic had been the one to curse him in the first place. 100 Greatest Halloween Party Songs Criteria: This is a list of Halloween PARTY songs. It became one of the Greatest Songs of All Time on the Billboard list. Whoever greenlit that dud needs to be immediately lashed to the nearest burning stake. 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 ... . Maybe as a guest on The Talk, Sharon Osbourne's daytime gabfest? great list and tunes! Interesting. He sees the assistance of a psychic medium, however, and discovers that she has the same alluring eyes. The current situation worldwide does not allow such an unconcerned manner yet." 5. They represent an alternative to the often heard standards, such as The Monster Mash or the old TV theme tunes to The Munsters or The Addams Family.. A song by the same name was released by Cliff Richard in 1976 and superbly updated by Bruce Willis. I sang along with a couple and they brought back memories! … 2. This graveyard creature suffers flattened affect, impulse control, and inflexible thinking (all he wants to do is eat brains). Nell Rose from England on October 29, 2014: Woohoo! The Casualties - Pet Sematary 8. Thanks for reading. The 10 best Halloween-themed classic rock songs. 10 extra spoopy cuts to creep up your Halloween. (Vincent Price's "Black Widow" monologue needs to be mashed-up with his "Thriller" dialogue yesterday.) Monster Mash....yes, that brings back so many memories as do so many others. Don't know if it is still HP having probs or what but I couldn't come here from my email! Have a wonderful evening. Some of their efforts have taken the form of spells to. Save 97%. You've made a fan out of me. Oh, everyone? Dolores Monet from East Coast, United States on October 24, 2017: Hi Flourish - it isn't Halloween without the Monster Mash or Werewolves of London. She was uninhibited, glamorous, and all-out reckless, even though it cost her extensive stays in mental institutions. Am I heaven bound, headed for Hell, or forever stranded to roam the Earth?). No list is complete without it. You've definitely started me thinking about Halloween! Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on October 29, 2014: Awesome! Can you play "armchair psychologist" for gouls, ghosts, and other things that go bump in the night? As a mobile jock, these are the top 100 tunes I won't be without when it's time … (Was Don Henley singing about Phoenix from the 'X-Men' comics?) 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 feel yourself running out of steam, we’ve compiled a list of 10 classic Halloween punk songs to keep you going. All kinds of punk bands from horror punk to poppunk and even psychobilly. You know, I read before I submit and auto-correct still gets the best of me. This one caters to Halloween inclinations: "To catch a monster / We make a movie / Set the tempo / And cut and cut its brains out." Halloween is one of my favorite times! :-0. Before reading your most recent hub, I thought you had really changed. And so do Dracula, zombies, the Wolfman, Igor and a bunch of other creepy friends. Anyway; very good job here and very enjoyable! Thanks for voting and pinning! Fun hub perfect to start off October! Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on October 26, 2017: Great addition to 2017 Halloween celebration. He's out of the hospital. Check out our list for everything from classic Halloween songs to creepy tunes from your favorite movies and T.V. Good thing Joey and the gang didn't compose a song for The Sixth Sense: ("The kid can see dead people / Specifically Bruce Willis / Because he's a ghost / Oh, whoops - spoiler alert!"). sounds awesome , not sure what ill be for Halloween yet ! this was fun! I added this one. Here are the best Halloween songs, including Halloween music for kids and the perfect Halloween playlist for parties. Both the best friend and the cheating wife end up murdered, although the body of the unfaithful Mrs. "will never be found". I'm a little late this year on decorating my yard because my dad has been in the hospital, but I look forward to scaring all the neighborhood kids soon with graves and skeletons in the yard. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 03, 2014: Iris - Thanks for visiting! This is a nice set of Hubs you have going with the music theme? DDE - Thanks, Devika, for stopping by. It's a weak man to use such a convenient excuse to evade all personal responsibility. Maybe also Fortune Teller by the Iguanas? 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. While some may think that "Werewolves of London" is a tongue-in-cheek trifle, it's actually a cautionary tale. The best Halloween songs are frightfully good, horribly catchy, and a right old monster mash-up of floor-filling classics. Warren Zevon (1978) tells the strange tale of werewolves on the loose in one of the greatest cities of the world. Walters' version originally found YouTube fame when it was uploaded by a fan and viewed by millions. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on October 14, 2014: You have an excellent collection here. Shannon Henry from Texas on October 31, 2017: Spooky!! FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 01, 2014: Heidi - I'm right there with you! Include tunes about monsters, ghosts, magic, witches, werewolves, and more! So you're a mad scientist who is hard at work in your laboratory late one night (work with me here, people). 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. $1 for 3 months. Like a moth drawn to a flame, he finds her irresistible. “Existence, well, what does it matter?” is how Ian Curtis, 23 at the time and dead before the record’s release, begins his final verse; elsewhere are equally ominous words like “soulless,” “pitiful,” “abyss,” an… Nell Rose from England on October 02, 2014: lol! Mean neighbor boys conspire to steal the old man's hoard, but they get what's coming to them in ole' Booger Woods. Analyze one of them for us in the Comments Section. I can imagine you doing the Thriller dance. 2: Louder, Faster & Scarier. While most metal and rock music conveys a spooky vibe, certain songs celebrate All Hallows Eve better than others. I'll be singing to myself all day. :). Bestseller #1 Scary Halloween Rock Songs. Features Best Halloween Songs: 35 Terrifying Tracks For All Hallows’ Eve. He had become mesmerized with Zelda's persona after reading a biography about her.4. August 30, 2013 August 31, 2013 by Hallowmix. Thanks a lot my friend. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 13, 2019: Bob - That's a young man with a real ear for music. All kinds of punk bands from horror punk to poppunk and even psychobilly. A brilliant hub and thanks for sharing FlourishAnyway. It is that time of year once more. Faith Reaper from southern USA on October 01, 2014: Flourish, you have brought back a lot of memories with all of these great songs. Where to start: Vicky Lawrence, best known as "Momma" in The Carol Burnette Show, sang the original "Lights Went out in Georgia", 1972. Categories 2013 Halloween Songs, Halloween Rock Songs. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 30, 2014: Carolyn - Thanks for stopping by and for sharing. Top 30 of soul and funk tracks about ghosts, graveyards, criminals, serial killers, dracula’s, witchcraft and monsters. 50 peak in March 1981 . FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 08, 2019: Patricia - It sounds like you enjoy Halloween like I do! This Charlie Daniels Band song from 1980 tells a ghost story of a greedy old backwoodsman named Lucius Clay who buried all of his money in mason jars. It is celebrated in the United States, many parts of Europe, Canada, and in some other parts of the world. The Steve Miller Band released this song in 1982. Have a great week. These are the songs that you DON'T want to listen to on a dark night when you're all alone (especially if it's raining, which tends to heighten the effect, at least in the movies). Your emotional baggage list is fun. October 30, 2020 10/30/2020 2:10 pm. An eerie hush falls over this Halloween night after trick-or-treaters have made their rounds. However, his little sister is the real killer. Suing Huey Lewis Over ‘Ghostbusters’ Comment." I think my favorite of those two is "Dance in the Graveyards.". Have an eerie good time! Have a Howling Good Time With These Tunes. 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. LOL. JD Nash . Have a great week and an even better Halloween. FlourishAway, I see you've added quite a bit to your list. The title track of Alice Cooper's classic concept album, which took listeners on a journey through the nightmares of a kid named Steven, is the perfect kick-off to your annual ceremony of terror. 1. I swear parents had as much fun as the kids. The Queers - Down In The Shadows 5. 10 Rock Songs For Halloween By Danny V. 99.9 KISW. Celtic celebrations were marked by bonfires and edible offerings left out to appease the spirits. Get into the spirit of the season with the Top 25 Halloween Songs of 2018, as determined by the Billboard charts. 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. SUBSCRIBE NOW. Can I murder it and call it a Halloween accident? Have a good week, and thank you for reading! Categories. Have the spookiest of Halloweens! FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on September 30, 2014: Jackie - Oh my, I do think it is still HP. this Halloween. Happy Halloween to you and your family! Whoo! ("I don't want to be buried in a pet cemetery / I don't want to live my life again.") Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on October 01, 2014: This is a fun and interesting hub, Flourish! After that the boys might be singing, "They're coming to take me away". this Halloween. 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. "Dance in the Graveyard " and "Bottom of the River. " It might be the full moon, or it might be the booze. 100 Halloween Rock Songs TOP 10 results - compare and buy 100 Halloween Rock Songs at FairHalloween.com These are 10 terrifying tunes to trick-or-treat to on All Hallows Eve with spine-chilling songs about monsters, vampires, werewolves, and other creepy stuff from a mixed bag of heavy metal and rock … When you're planning a Halloween Party, besides the intricate Pinterest-inspired snacks, spooky decor, killer costumes, fall scents, and chilling movies in the background, one detail that is guaranteed to make for a good get-together is the right mix of music. FlourishAnyway believes there is a playlist for just about any situation and is on a mission to unite and entertain the world through song. When considering what Halloween songs to play at your Halloween event, the last thing option might come to mind is a song from English rock band The Police.