Halloween

The Best Halloween Songs  

Coley Reed
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List Rules Songs that are traditionally played around Halloween that feature Halloween characters or spooky accompaniment

Best Halloween songs, as voted on by people like you. This list contains some of the best Halloween party music songs - both modern and classic. While Halloween theme music can be found on compilation albums (I've included a few), some of the best Halloween tunes are one-off singles. From "Monster Mash" to the "Time Warp," check out this list for some great Halloween songs. Be sure to vote for your favorites and if you don't see your fave on the list, add it!

Halloween is a great time to crank up the music and have a spooky good time. Whether you're getting ready to go trick-or-treating, carving Halloween pumpkins or prepping for an epic Halloween party, the right music can certainly provide a creepy, fun ambiance for everyone. Some of the music on this list is well-suited for kids and adults, while some might be a bit over-the-top for youngsters. (Halloween songs for adults can be graphic.) I've also added true classics from my own childhood, including Walt Disney's Chilling Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House album (a staple at any Halloween gathering). 

What are the best Halloween songs? Take a look at this best Halloween music compilation and vote on your favorite scary songs. 

For more Halloween tips, tricks and fun, check out these Ranker lists of the best Halloween party games, celebrity Halloween costume ideas and Halloween recipes!

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Monster Mash
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Ghostbusters
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WillGrant added I Put A Spell On You
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This is Halloween
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Halloween
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Somebody's Watching Me
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Time Warp
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Dean Ferguson added
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MichaelBartholomew added Welcome to My Nightmare
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Dragula
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datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!
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Huemeister added
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People Are Strange
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datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added
The Talking Heads
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Living Dead Girl
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tony81168 added
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RonKinch added Toccata and Fugue in D minor
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kingbee63 added
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smellsrank added Witchy Woman
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Season of the Witch