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Graveyard Shift The Best Songs About Ghosts  

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Boo! Ghosts have haunted the minds of musicians propelling them to creating spooky, great music. This is Ranker's list of the best songs about ghosts, influenced by your votes. Great ghost songs are usually about supernatural aberrations, but sometimes ghost songs are about the ghosts of past relationships. This list includes great rock songs about ghosts, great rap songs about ghosts and everything in between.

“I ain't afraid of no ghosts,” Ray Parker Jr. sings in his hit, “Ghostbusters.” The track was on the soundtrack for the 1984 film of the same name. Bruce Springsteen has written several songs about ghosts. His tunes “The Ghost of Tom Joad” and “Spirit in the Night” both appear on this list of the greatest ghost songs.In 1998,

Phish released an album entitled Story of the Ghost. The album's first track, “Ghost,” appears on this list. Tegan & Sarah had a hit with their track, “Walking with the Ghost,” and Alice Cooper had a good ghost song with, “Steven.”

You don't have to believe in ghosts to have a favorite ghost song. Vote the best ghost songs to the top of this list and share your ghost story in the comments section.

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Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr.

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Ghost Town The Specials

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Ghost Song Jim Morrison

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Dead Souls Joy DIvision

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The Ghost in You The Psychedelic Furs

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Walking With a Ghost Tegan and Sara

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The Ghost of Tom Joad Bruce Springsteen

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Little Ghost The White Stripes

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Spirit in the Night Bruce Springsteen

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Midnight in Montgomery, Alan J... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Ghosts
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Ghost Rider Henry Rollins

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Happy Phantom Tori Amos

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Steven Alice Cooper

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Haunted Evanescence

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3 Ghosts I Nine Inch Nails

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Ghost Bitch Sonic Youth

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Misguided Ghosts Paramore

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Ghosts of Cape Horn Gordon Lightfoot

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Ghost Town Cheap Trick

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Give Up the Ghost Radiohead

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19 Ghosts III Nine Inch Nails

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Ghost of Corporate Future Regina Spektor

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The Ghost Who Walks Karen Elson

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Ghost Train Counting Crows

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NYC Ghosts & Flowers Sonic Youth

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Ghosting is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Ghosts
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To Repel Ghosts Manic Street Preachers

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4 Ghosts I Nine Inch Nails

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Born as Ghosts Rage Against the Machine

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Ashes and Ghosts The Cult

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Ghost Town The Prodigy

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Ghost Town Blues Social Distortion

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Ghosts of War Slayer

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Ghost Behind My Eyes Ozzy Osbourne

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Ghost of the Ocean Uriah Heep

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Ghost in the Glass Steve Hackett

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Ghost Band Rancid

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Ghosts of a Different Dream Guided by Voices

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Ghost Town Yusuf Islam