Top Halloween songs to enliven the night
Halloween is associated with some of the most popular songs you get to hear. From Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett’s ‘Monster Mash’ in 1962 to Pop Evil’s ‘Deal with the Devil’ in 2013, the list is scintillating. As parties and music are synonymous, it is essential to keep the best numbers ready for the next Halloween party.
“Monster Mash” by Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers – Ever since its first recording in 1962, when it reached #1 spot in the Hot 100 list, this is still a must in Halloween Parties even 53 years later.
“Superstition” by Stevie Wonder – Sung in 1972, this is one of Stevie Wonder’s signature songs. Though Stevie appeals to his listeners to stay away from superstitions through this song, there is a distinct spooky feeling about this number. No part is complete without a Stevie Wonder number.
“Don’t Fear the Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult – This song reached #12 of Hot 100 list of 1976. There is little element of creepiness when the song is heard. But when it is listened to carefully the lyrics are actually scary where a death-friendly man tries to impress his girl to join him in death.
“Werewolves of London” by Warren Zevon – The late Warren Zevon’s “Werewolves” with its signature howling is a perfect entry for any Halloween event. This recording of 1978 reached the 21st spot of Hot 100.
“Highway to Hell” by AC/DC – This number recorded in 1979 was ranked 47 in the Hot 100 list. This is a heavy metal item with distinctive eeriness that would add variety to your Halloween collection.
“Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker (Junior) – This song reached the top spot in Hot 100 list of 1884. The opening lines ‘Who ya gonna call’ is unmistakable in any Halloween party.
“Thriller” by Michael Jackson – Any item of this legend is unforgettable and evergreen. Though this song was ranked #4 in 1984’s Hot 100 list it is still the most downloaded number for any Halloween event. Till date 3.4 million digital copies of this item has been sold.
“Creep” by Radiohead – This chartbuster of 1993 brought the band to the forefront. This breakthrough hot is still a much awaited number in Halloween gatherings.
“This is Halloween” by Danny Elfman – This number for ‘Nightmare before Christmas’ became famous in 2006.
“Deal with the Devil” by Pop Evil – This item belonging to hard rock genre was recorded in 2013 as part of Onyx album.