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Popular Halloween Songs Big List

Here are the popular Halloween songs of all time. Halloween songs are in Tune Timeline order by when they were popular. Happy Halloween, goblins and ghouls. Find a scary song.


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  1 Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend)   1948  
  Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra  
    YouTube    

  2 My Friend The Ghost   1953  
  Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Featuring Jimmy Dorsey with Gordon Polk  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  3 I Put A Spell On You   1956  
  Screamin' Jay Hawkins  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  4 The Rockin' Ghost   1956  
  Steve Allen-Ira Lee with Archie Bleyer Orchestra  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  5 Witchcraft 9   Feb 1958  
  Frank Sinatra  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  6 Dinner With Drac Part I 6   Apr 1958  
  John The Cool Ghoul Zacherle  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  7 Witch Doctor 1   May 1958  
  David Seville  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  8 The Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor   Aug 1958  
  Joe South  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  9 Frankenstein Of '59   Feb 1959  
  Buchanan & Goodman with Count Dracula  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  10 (Ghost) Riders In The Sky   Mar 1961  
  The Ramrods  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  11 Halloween Spooks   Oct 1961  
  Lambert, Hendricks & Ross  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  12 Monster Mash 1   Oct 1962  
  Bobby Boris Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  13 My Baby's Got A Crush On Frankenstein   Jul 1963  
  Soupy Sales  
    YouTube    

  14 Haunted House 7   Sep 1964  
  Jumpin' Gene Simmons  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  15 I Want Candy 11   Jul 1965  
  The Strangeloves  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  16 Season Of The Witch   Oct 1966  
  Donovan  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  17 Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead 15   Jun 1967  
  The Fifth Estate  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  18 People Are Strange 9   Oct 1967  
  The Doors  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  19 My Girlfriend Is A Witch   1967  
  October Country  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  20 Strange Brew   Feb 1968  
  Cream  
    YouTube    

  21 Spooky 4   Feb 1968  
  Classics IV  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  22 Season Of The Witch   Dec 1968  
  Vanilla Fudge  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  23 Sympathy For The Devil   Feb 1969  
  The Rolling Stones  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  24 Witch's Promise   Mar 1970  
  Jethro Tull  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  25 The Witch   Jul 1970  
  The Rattles  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  26 Black Sabbath   Oct 1970  
  Black Sabbath  
    YouTube    

  27 Friend Of The Devil   Dec 1970  
  Grateful Dead  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  28 The Witch Queen Of New Orleans 20   Feb 1972  
  Redbone  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  29 Witchy Woman 14   Nov 1972  
  Eagles  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  30 Swamp Witch   Jul 1973  
  Jim Stafford  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  31 Monster Mash 7   Aug 1973  
  Bobby Boris Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  32 Frankenstein   1973  
  New York Dolls  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  33 Tubular Bells 11   Apr 1974  
  Mike Oldfield  
    YouTube    

  34 There's A Ghost In My House   Jun 1974  
  R. Dean Taylor  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  35 Time Warp   Nov 1975  
  Little Nell, Patricia Quinn, Richard O'Brien  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  36 Welcome To My Nightmare 11   Nov 1975  
  Alice Cooper  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  37 (Don't Fear) The Reaper 11   Nov 1976  
  Blue Oyster Cult  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  38 Psycho Killer   Mar 1978  
  Talking Heads  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  39 Werewolves Of London 14   May 1978  
  Warren Zevon  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  40 (Ghost) Riders In The Sky   Jun 1979  
  Johnny Cash  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  41 Ghost Dancer   Sep 1979  
  The Addrisi Brothers  
    YouTube    

  42 Spooky 6   Oct 1979  
  Atlanta Rhythm Section  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  43 Bela Lugosi's Dead   1979  
  Bauhaus  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  44 Riders In The Sky   Mar 1980  
  The Shadows  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  45 Hells Bells 1     Oct 1980  
  AC/DC  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  46 Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)   Nov 1980  
  David Bowie  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  47 (Ghost) Riders In The Sky 2     Mar 1981  
  Outlaws  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  48 Ghost Town   Jul 1981  
  The Specials  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  49 Halloween   Oct 1981  
  Misfits  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  50 Halloween   Oct 1981  
  Siouxsie And The Banshees  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  51 I Want Candy 17     Jul 1982  
  Bow Wow Wow  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  52 Ghost Town   Oct 1982  
  Poco  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  53 The Haunted House Of Rock   Jun 1983  
  Whodini  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  54 Disturbing The Priest   Oct 1983  
  Black Sabbath  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  55 Bark At The Moon 6     Dec 1983  
  Ozzy Osbourne  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  56 Thriller 3   Mar 1984  
  Michael Jackson  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  57 Somebody's Watching Me 2   Mar 1984  
  Rockwell With Michael Jackson  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  58 The Ghost In You 12 30   May 1984  
  The Psychedelic Furs  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  59 Ghostbusters 1   Jul 1984  
  Ray Parker Jr.  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  60 All You Zombies 9     Jun 1985  
  Hooters  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  61 Halloween   Oct 1985  
  King Diamond  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  62 Dead Man's Party 13     Nov 1985  
  Oingo Boingo  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  63 Everyday (Is Halloween)   1985  
  Ministry  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  64 Eye Of The Zombie 3     Sep 1986  
  John Fogerty  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  65 (Waiting For) The Ghost-Train   Nov 1986  
  Madness  
    YouTube    

  66 Teenage Frankenstein 16     Dec 1986  
  Alice Cooper  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  67 The Family Ghost   Aug 1987  
  King Diamond  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  68 Ghost On The Beach 7     Sep 1987  
  The Insiders  
    YouTube    

  69 Devil Inside 2 1   Apr 1988  
  INXS  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  70 A Nightmare On My Street 11   Sep 1988  
  DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  71 Ghost Town 20     Dec 1988  
  Cheap Trick  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  72 Witchdoctor   May 1989  
  Sidewinders  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  73 Ghostbusters   Sep 1989  
  Run-D.M.C.  
    YouTube    

  74 Haunted Heart   Aug 1990  
  Alias  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  75 Eye Of The Witch   Jan 1991  
  King Diamond  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  76 Monster   Jul 1991  
  Fred Schneider  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  77 Magic's Back (Theme From The Ghosts Of Oxford Street)   Dec 1991  
  Malcolm McLaren Featuring Alison Limerick  
    YouTube    

  78 Ghost Of Texas Ladies' Man 13     Mar 1992  
  Concrete Blonde  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  79 Feed My Frankenstein   Jun 1992  
  Alice Cooper  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  80 The Ghost At Number One   Mar 1993  
  Jellyfish  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  81 Haunted Heart   Jul 1993  
  Sammy Kershaw  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  82 This Is Halloween   Oct 1993  
  The Citizens Of Halloween  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  83 Jesus Mary & The Holy Ghost   Mar 1994  
  Ronnie James Dio  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  84 Zombie 1 1   Dec 1994  
  The Cranberries  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  85 The Ghost Of Tom Joad   Dec 1995  
  Bruce Springsteen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  86 The Ghost Of Tom Joad 18     Jan 1998  
  Rage Against The Machine  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  87 Dragula 4     Sep 1998  
  Rob Zombie  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  88 Haunting Me   Feb 1999  
  Stabbing Westward  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  89 Headful Of Ghosts 21     Dec 2001  
  Bush  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  90 Walking With A Ghost   Feb 2005  
  Tegan And Sara  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  91 Wicked Old Witch   Mar 2005  
  John Fogerty  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  92 Burn The Witch 8     Nov 2005  
  Queens Of The Stone Age  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  93 Bat Country 2     Nov 2005  
  Avenged Sevenfold  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  94 American Witch 25     May 2006  
  Rob Zombie  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  95 Spooky Halloween Sounds   Oct 2006  
  Captain Audio  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  96 This Is Halloween   Oct 2006  
  Marilyn Manson  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  97 Ghost   Apr 2007  
  Deepsky Featuring Jes  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  98 What's It Feel Like To Be A Ghost?   Jul 2007  
  Taking Back Sunday  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  99 Among The Dead   Oct 2007  
  Tim Armstrong  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  100 Is There A Ghost   Feb 2008  
  Band Of Horses  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  101 Ghost Town 29     Feb 2009  
  Shiny Toy Guns  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  102 All Nightmare Long 23     Jun 2009  
  Metallica  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  103 Sleeping With A Zombie   Oct 2009  
  Bob & Tom  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  104 Keepin' Halloween Alive   Oct 2009  
  Alice Cooper  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  105 Cemetery - Scary Halloween Sounds, Monsters And Wolves   Oct 2009  
  Monster's Halloween Party  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  106 Monster   Feb 2010  
  Lady Gaga  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  107 Ghosts N' Stuff   Feb 2010  
  Deadmau5 Featuring Rob Swire  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  108 Ghost   Jul 2010  
  Fefe Dobson  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  109 Say You'll Haunt Me 1     Sep 2010  
  Stone Sour  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  110 Halloween Theme - Main Title   Oct 2010  
  John Carpenter  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  111 Witchcraft   Oct 2010  
  Matt Costa  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  112 One Hour Haunted House Music   Oct 2010  
  Halloween Sound Effects Studio  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  113 Anyone's Ghost   Nov 2010  
  The National  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  114 Monster   Nov 2010  
  Kanye West, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver, Nicki Minaj  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  115 Haunted   Nov 2010  
  Taylor Swift  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  116 Ghost   Dec 2010  
  Slash Featuring Ian Astbury & Izzy Stradlin  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  117 The Ghost Inside   Dec 2010  
  Broken Bells  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  118 All American Nightmare 23     Dec 2010  
  Hinder  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  119 Haunting At 1300 McKinley   Feb 2011  
  The Black Angels  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  120 Monster 15     Aug 2011  
  Paramore  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  121 Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites   Oct 2011  
  Skrillex  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  122 Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead   Oct 2011  
  Glee Cast  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  123 Ghost Walking   Feb 2012  
  Lamb Of God  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  124 Ghosts   Jul 2012  
  The Head And The Heart  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  125 Witchtripper   Sep 2012  
  Down  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  126 Zombie Messiah   Oct 2012  
  Shotgun Rodeo  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  127 I'm A Witch   Nov 2012  
  Ladyhawk  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  128 Ghost   May 2013  
  The Almost  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  129 Came Back Haunted 1     Jul 2013  
  Nine Inch Nails  
    YouTube download at Amazon  


Related Song Features for Popular Halloween Songs Big List


Top Pop Halloween Songs

1Ghostbusters
 Ray Parker Jr.
2Zombie
 The Cranberries
3Monster Mash
 Bobby Boris Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers
4Somebody's Watching Me
 Rockwell With Michael Jackson
5Spooky
 Classics IV
6Devil Inside
 INXS
7Thriller
 Michael Jackson
8Monster Mash
 Bobby Boris Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers
9Haunted House
 Jumpin' Gene Simmons
10People Are Strange
 The Doors
11Spooky
 Atlanta Rhythm Section
12Witchy Woman
 Eagles
13Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead
 The Fifth Estate
14I Want Candy
 The Strangeloves
15The Witch Queen Of New Orleans
 Redbone
16Tubular Bells
 Mike Oldfield
17Werewolves Of London
 Warren Zevon
18A Nightmare On My Street
 DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Top Rock Halloween Songs

1Say You'll Haunt Me
 Stone Sour
2Bat Country
 Avenged Sevenfold
3Devil Inside
 INXS
4Zombie
 The Cranberries
5Hells Bells
 AC/DC
6Came Back Haunted
 Nine Inch Nails
7Dragula
 Rob Zombie
8Eye Of The Zombie
 John Fogerty
9(Ghost) Riders In The Sky
 Outlaws
10Burn The Witch
 Queens Of The Stone Age
11Bark At The Moon
 Ozzy Osbourne
12Monster
 Paramore
13All American Nightmare
 Hinder
14All Nightmare Long
 Metallica
15Ghost Town
 Shiny Toy Guns
16Ghost On The Beach
 The Insiders
17Ghost Of Texas Ladies' Man
 Concrete Blonde
18Headful Of Ghosts
 Bush
19The Ghost Of Tom Joad
 Rage Against The Machine
20American Witch
 Rob Zombie

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