Classic Music for a Spooky Good Time on Halloween
Halloween music can be found in any genre of sound. Rock songs, pop songs, dance songs and more are all included in the list of the top 10 Halloween songs for a party playlist. This list of Halloween songs is bound to get your ghouls, goblins and ghosts moving and grooving.
10- Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley is a classic song for Halloween that has a beat and invokes the images of a monster who happens to eat purple people but all he really wants to do is join a rock and roll band. Originally recorded in 1958 by Sheb Wooley this song has been covered by Judy Garland, Alvin and the Chipmunks, George Thoroughgood and Sha Na Na.
9- Monster Mash by Bobby Boris Pickett is a Halloween song that is played over and over on the radio, at parties and even in restaurants during the Halloween season. It’s a classic and should be on everyone’s Halloween playlist.
8- Addams Groove by MC Hammer makes this top 10 Halloween song playlist because it talks about the Addams family who happen to be one of the ultimate Halloween families. The song is fun and upbeat which makes it perfect for a Halloween party.
7- Super Freak by Rick James makes the list because I happen to like listening to this song on Halloween. You know you’re singing it right now…“She’s a super freak, super freak, she’s super freaky…”
6- Ghostbusters by Ray Parker needs to be on everybody’s Halloween playlist, period.
5- Bat Out of Hell by Meatloaf starts off the rock part of this Halloween playlist. Meatloaf’s Bat Out of Hell is perfect for a Halloween party.
4- Hells Bells by AC/DC is a classic song with or without Halloween. Add it to your Halloween party playlist for some classic rocking out.
3- Devil Went Down to Georgia by The Charlie Daniels Band comes in at number three on this top 10 Halloween songs to put on your party playlist. Johnny, the devil, a violin and a bet couldn’t be more perfect for Halloween.
2- Thriller by Michael Jackson needs to be on everyone’s Halloween party playlist. Almost every top 10 for Halloween includes this famous Michael Jackson song and there’s a reason for it, it’s a thriller.
1- Time Warp by Richard O’Brien and the cast of Rocky Horror Picture Show comes in at number one on the list because it is a classic. “It’s astounding… time is fleeting…madness takes its toll… listen closely… not for very much longer… I’ve got to keep control!”