Graveyard Shift The Creepiest Audio Recordings Ever Captured  

Vicky Choy
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There’s nothing quite like scary noises to get your imagination racing - it’s the unknown that creeps us out the most. We put together a list of the creepiest audio recordings ever made, from some of the first audio ever produced to chilling phone calls from murderers after they just took another one of their victim's lives. Also on the list is audio of heartbreaking  9-1-1 calls, in addition to scary noises from space and sea. Vote on the sounds you think are the creepiest audio recordings ever made.

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The exorcism of Anneliese Michel
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Anneliese Michel was a Catholic German girl who reportedly was possessed by six different demons. Priests tried to exorcise her but supposedly were unable to get rid of the demons. Anneliese died in 1976, since she couldn’t eat. The movie Exorcism of Emily Rose was based on her story.  

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Audio of the aftermath of woman getting killed in front of her family
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This dashcam video shows a brick fly off of truck and smash through the car’s windshield, killing a 29-year-old mother. Everyone in the car - we assume the father and their kids - immediately, and reasonably, begins freaking out. This recording is extremely upsetting and disturbing. 

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Harrowing 9-1-1 domestic abuse call from child
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This disturbing audio clip has a young child frantically pleading with a 9-1-1 dispatcher to send police to stop her stepdad from continuing to beat her mother. The level of anxiety in this recording is palpable, but what's more upsetting is knowing that someone had to grow up with these kinds of traumatic experiences under their belt. 

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Serial killer's message he left on one of his victim's answering machines
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An unidentified serial killer that killed at least ten people between 1979 and 1986 in Southern California was dubbed The Original Night Stalker. This chilling recording is a message he left on one of his victim’s answering machines.

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