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)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eStq-IvLaXk

Phish, “Ghost” -> “Spooky” (10/31/10)

Tom Petty, “Zombie Zoo”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUmWiO7hAm8

The Ventures, “Fear”

Blue Oyster Cult, “Don’t Fear The Reaper”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdXfkkyI1nQ

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?