Halloween Music Playlist

Get ready for trick-or-treat season with these spooky tunes.

Thriller - Michael Jackson


This 13-minute film was MTV's first world premiere video.





Ghostbusters - Ray Parker, Jr.


The idea for this 1984 hit came from a late-night television commercial.





A Nightmare on My Street - D.J. Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince


This song is featured on their 2nd album, "He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper," and not a part of any Nightmare on Elm Street soundtracks.





Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett


There are over 25 cover version of this classic Halloween favorite.





Time Warp - Rocky Horror Picture Show


This spooky toon is still a crowd pleaser at dances and weddings.





Ghost Riders in the Sky - Johnny Cash


The original version of this song was recorded in 1948 by Stan Jones.





Little Shop of Horrors - Movie Intro


The musical has been performed all over the world and was made into a film, directed by Frank Oz, in 1986.





Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon


Featured on the album, "Excitable Boy," this rock song remained in the Top 40 for six weeks.


What songs give you the creeps?  Tell us below.

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