HALLOWEEN: Spooky Songs to Make Your Skin Crawl

Halloween festivities for 2012 are in full swing today. Here are 13 hand-picked Halloween videos ranging from Bach to Marilyn Manson. Hopefully they help you get in the blood-sucking-mood. And don’t worry, “Witchy Woman” by The Eagles is not included.

Feel free to use these selections for your Halloween party playlist! First up is a Marilyn Manson cover of “This is Halloween” by composer Danny Elfman. The song is from the Tim Burton film, “A Nightmare Before Christmas.”

Marilyn Manson, “This is Halloween”

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, “Red Right Hand”

The Alan Parson’s Project, “The Raven” (Edgar Allen Poe)

Ryan Adams, “Halloweenhead”

Oingo Boingo’s, “No One Lives Forever” (Disney style)

Phish, “Ghost” -> “Spooky” (10/31/10)

Tom Petty, “Zombie Zoo”

The Ventures, “Fear”

Blue Oyster Cult, “Don’t Fear The Reaper”

Curtis Knight, “Voodoo Woman”

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, “Nightmare On My Street”

Hutch Davie and his Honky Tonkers, “Gwendolyn & The Werewolf”

The Music of Johann Sebastian Bach, “The Toccata and Fugue” in D minor

Honorable must-mention to Michael Jackson’s Thriller which comes in at #1 on every list known to Halloween. Check back here tomorrow for in-depth coverage of what has become a very busy night in the world of live music! Coverage of Primus, Umphrey’s McGee, Greensky Bluegrass, Delta Spirit, Pretty Lights and much, much more!

Trick or Treat?