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Spooky Tunes Playlist for Your Halloween Event


Halloween is almost upon us, and if you’re scratching your head over what creepy tunes will provide a perfectly spooky ambiance, we’ve got you covered!

Whether you’ve simply invited a few friends over and are queuing up your Spotify at home, or you’ve hired a professional DJ for your party to make sure everything goes off without a hitch, consider playing some of these festive songs to get everyone in the mood.

Old School Scary Fun

  • AC/DC, “Highway to Hell”
  • Blue Oyster Cult, “Don’t Fear the Reaper”
  • Bobby Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers, “Monster Mash”
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Bad Moon Rising”
  • David Bowie, “Scary Monsters & Super Creeps”
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, “A Nightmare on My Street”
  • Duran Duran, “Hungry Like the Wolf”
  • Fats Waller, “Dry Bones”
  • Fats Waller, “Abercrombie Had a Zombie”
  • Flat Duo Jets, “Fuzzy & Wild”
  • Hall & Oates, “Maneater”

  • Michael Jackson, “Thriller”
  • Ministry, “Every Day is Halloween”
  • Ray Parker, Jr., “Ghostbusters”
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show, “Time Warp”
  • Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, “I Put a Spell on You”
  • Sheb Wooley, “The Purple People Eater”
  • Slim Gaillard, “Yip Roc Heresy”
  • Stevie Wonder, “Superstition”
  • Talking Heads, “Psycho Killer”
  • The Ramones, “Pet Semetary”
  • The Rolling Stones, “Sympathy for the Devil”
  • Warren Zevon, “Werewolves of London”

Frightfully Fresh Favorites

  • Beyoncé, “Haunted”
  • Danny Elfman, “This is Halloween”
  • Kanye West, “Monster”
  • Kavinsky, “Nightcall”
  • Natalia Kills, “Zombie”

  • Nellie McKay, “Zombie”
  • Rihanna, “Disturbia”
  • Rihanna, “Mad House”
  • Rob Zombie, “Dragula”
  • Shakey Graves, “Dearly Departed”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Heads Will Roll”

Terrifying TV Tunes

  • Alfred Hitchcock, “Music of Horror” album
  • “American Horror Story” theme
  • “Are You Afraid of the Dark” theme

    • “Beetlejuice” theme
    • “Goosebumps” theme
    • “Tales from the Crypt” theme
    • “The Addams Family” theme

  • “The Exorcist” theme
  • “The Munsters” theme
  • “The Walking Dead” theme
  • “Twilight Zone” theme

What are some of your favorite songs to get you in the mood for Halloween? Share in the comments below…and happy listening!

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