Songs about Monsters and Freaks

This is the Monster Halloween Song List broken down by subject.  This is a good way to focus your playlist on specific characters or themes if you are concentrating your Halloween party around a theme.

Note that some titles appear in more than one category depending on the lyrical content and/or keywords.

For the most part, I left movie scores off this list, but obviously there are many of them recognizable enough to be immediately associated with a character or theme on this list.



Songs about Misc. Monsters
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - Gargoyle Waiting
Alan Parsons Project - The Raven
Alanis Morissette - Uninvited (1998)
Alice Cooper - No More Mr. Nice Guy (1973)
America - Sandman (1971)
Amon Düül 2 - Yeti - Improvisation
Andre Kostelanetz O - Rip Van Winkle (Grofe) (1955)
Anthrax - Medusa
Antoine Dodson and The Gregory Brothers featuring Kelly Dodson - Bed Intruder Song (2010)
Art Roberts - Terrible Ivan
B-52s - Rock Lobster (more for the music than lyrical context)
Bananas At Large - Grandma's Revenge
Bert Convy - The Gorilla
Biffy Clyro - Many Of Horror
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Who's That Creepin'
Big T Tyler - King Kong
Billy Strange - Theme From The Munsters
Black Sabbath - Iron Man (1970)
Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper (1976)
Blue Oyster Cult - Godzilla (1977)
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Rabian-The Fiendage Idol
Boo Radleys - Meltin's Worm
Buddy Morrow and His Orchestra - The Raven
Butthole Surfers - Creep In The Cellar
Cadillacs - The Boogie man
Captain Clegg And The Night Creatures - Headless Hip Shakin' Honey
Captain Clegg And The Night Creatures - Two Headed Teenage Transplant
Chords (Hit 187) - The Jolly Green Giant
Coasters - The Shadow Knows
Comateens - The Munsters theme
Cool Ghoul - Ten Foot Two Eyes Of Glue
Cool Ghoul - You Can’t Ghoul Me
Cramps - Alligator Stomp
Cramps - Badass Bug
Cramps - Bikini Girls With Machine Guns
Cramps - Eyeball in My Martini
Cramps - Goo Goo Muck
Cramps - Human Fly
Cramps - Sheena's in a Goth Gang
Crash Test Dummies - Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead
Cyril Scott (Castle 1259) - With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm
Dickie Goodman - Mr Jaws (1975)
DJ Spooky - Dance Of The Morlocks
Doors - Riders On The Storm (1971)
Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde - Jeckyll And Hyde Dance
Earl Clifton - Boogie Man Jam (Single)
Eddie And The Monsters - Whatever Happened To Eddie?
Eddie Davis - Teenage Brain Surgeon
Electric Wizard - Behemoth
Electric Wizard - Dunwich
Elvira - Here I Am
Emersons - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Fat Boys - Are You Ready For Freddy (1988)
Five Blobs - The Blob (1958)
Flippy T. Fishead and The Mighty Ground Beeves - Werecow
Forest Hillbillies - The Munsters
Frank Zappa - Goblin Girl
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - I Was a Teenage Ghoulscout
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - La La for Lon Chaney, Jr
Freddy's Greatest Hits - Dance Or Else
Fuzztones - All Black and Hairy
Fuzztones - Cellar Dweller
Gene Moss and the Monsters - Ghoul Days
Gene Moss and the Monsters - King Kong Stomp
Gene Moss and the Monsters - The Shrimpenstein Song (Bonus)
Ghastly Ones - Banshee Beach
Ghastly Ones - Fuzzy and Wild
Ghastly Ones - Scuzz Ghoul Meets Curl's Girl
Ghastly Ones - the boys go creeping
Ghastly Ones - The Flying Dutchman
Ghastly Ones - thunderhead
Ghouls - Be True To Your Ghoul
Glenn Danzig - Shifter (1993)
Godflesh - Mothra
Godzilla - Au Go Go (Original Soundtrack)
Godzilla - Battles Pilots
Godzilla - Main Theme
Godzilla - Stomps
Godzilla - Vs. Mothra
Godzilla - Zilla Au Go Go!
Godzilla - Zilla Walks!
Graveyard Rock - Tarantula Ghoul And Her Gravediggers
Green Slime - The Green Slime
Groovie Goolies - Goolie Garden
Guerilladust - Icabod's Guitar Lick
Guided By Voices - Cyclops
Hall and Oates - Maneater
Hans Conreid and Alice Pearce - The Invisible man
Harry Reser and His Radio Allstars - Mysterious Mose
Hellfreaks - Boogie Man
HorrorPops, The - Ghouls
Hunchbacked Men - Hunchy Stomp
Iron Maiden - Wicker Man, The (2000)
Jack The Ripper - I Was A Teenage Brain Surgeon
Jackson 5 - The Boogie Man
Jason and The Straptones - I Found The Brains Of Santa Claus
Jim Burgett - Jekyll and Hyde (1961)
Joe Johnson - The Gila Monster
Joe Satriani - The Headless Horseman
Joe Wallace - Leopard Man
Joey Gaynor - The Addams Family
John Tilley - The Loch Ness Monster (1934)
Judas Priest - Jekyll And Hyde
Judas Priest - Lochness
Kay Kyser & Freddie Froghammer - The Headless Horseman
Kay Starr - The Headless Horseman
KC and The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man (1977)
Kiss - Creatures Of The Night
Korn - Kidnap The Sandy Claws
Last Word - Sleepy Hollow
Lawrence Welk Orch.; Vocal Dick Hill - Ichabod Crane (1949)
Legendary Invisible Men - Headless Man
Legendary Invisible Men - Von Kreep's Theme
Link Protrudi And The Jaymen - The Shadow Knows (Hit and Run!/Get Hip)
Lord Luther - Teenage Creature (1958)
Los Straitjackets - The Munsters Theme
Malcolm Dowd - Beauty and The Beast
Marilyn Manson - Cyclops
Marilyn Manson - Wormboy
Megadeth - United Abominations
Metallica - Enter Sandman (1991)
Metallica - The Call Of Ktulu
Metallica - The Four Horsemen
Meteors - Alligator Man
Meteors - Rawhead And Me
Mike Fern - The Head Hunters
Misfits - Abominable Dr. Phibes
Misfits - Hunting Humans
Misfits - Kong at the Gates
Misfits - Kong Unleashed
Misfits - Pumkin Head
Misfits - Queen Wasp
Misfits - Return of the Fly
Misfits - Scarecrow Man
Misfits - Them
Misfits - Unexplained
Monotones, The - The Legend Of Sleppy Hollow (1958)
Moontrekkers, The - The Bogey Man
Motivations - The Birds (1966)
Mount Vernon Arts Lab - Hobgoblins
Mr. Gasser and the Weirdos - Surfer Ghoul
Munsters - At The Munsters
Munsters - Original 1964 Theme
Munsters - The Munster Creep
Nekromantix - B.E.A.S.T.
Nekromantix - Gargoyles Over Copenhagen
Nekromantix - Ghoulina
Nine Inch Nails - Reptile
Nine Inch Nails - With Teeth
Nine Inch Nails and David Bowie - Scary Monsters
Ozzy Osbourne - Mr. Crowley
Ozzy Osbourne - My Jekyll Doesn't Hide
Phantom Rockers - Army Of Mutants
Phantom Rockers - Dr. Lector
Phantom Rockers - Freddy
Phantom Rockers - The Boogieman
Phil Carter - Amazon
Phil Harris - The Thing
Phil Harris - The Thing
Photek - Minotaur (1997)
Pica - Caller on Line One
Psychocharger - Ghoulfriend
Quakes - Psychobilly Jekyll And Mr. Hyde
Ren And Stimpy - Nose Goblins
Revels - Foo Man Choo (1959)
Rise Against - Making Christmas
Rob Zombie - Meet The Creeper
Rob Zombie - Superbeast
Robby and the Rebobs - Dr. Jekyll and Mrs. Hyde
Ronnie Cook And The Gaylords - Goo Goo Muck
Rose & The Arrangement - Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati
Roy Odis - Happy Ghoultide
Satan's Pilgrims - Creature Feature (Creature Feature/Estrus)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Alligator Wine
Sheldon Allman - These Ghoulish Things Behind Me Are You
Skrillex - Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites
Sundowners Band (Windsor 7106)  - The Thing (Grean)
Ted Cassidy - The Lurch (1965)
Texreys - Ghoul A Go - Go
Throbbing Gristle - Hamburger Lady
Thurl Ravenscroft - The Headless Horsemen
Thurl Ravenscroft - You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Ti Ft. Eminem and Kanye West - Creatures
Todd Rollins - The Boogie Man
Tom Gerun and His Orchestra - The Boogie Man Is Here
Tom Waits - The Black Rider
Tubes - Attack of the Fifty Foot Woman (1981)
Twisted - The Thing
Twisted Sister - The Beast
Two Lone Swordsmen - The Lurch
Undertaker And His Pals - Night Of The Ghouls
Ventures - The Munsters
Vic Mizzy - The Addams Family
Von Drats - Uncle Festers Blues
Vulcaneers - The Stomach Parasites Of Argus
Wade Denning and Kay Lande - The Pumpkin Tells
Wade Denning and Kay Lande - The Strange Three
Wednesday 13 - Bad At Being Human
Wednesday 13 - Ghoul Of My Dreams
Wednesday 13 - Skincrawler
White Zombie - Creature of the Wheel
White Zombie - Crow III
White Zombie - I'm Your Boogieman (1996)
White Zombie - I'm Your Boogieman (Sex on the Rocks Mix)
White Zombie - King of Souls
White Zombie - More Human Than Human
White Zombie - Tales from the ScareCrowMan
Who - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Worst - Creepy Thing
Writing On The Wall - Bogeyman
XTC - Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead
Zacherley - I'm the Ghoul from Wolverton Moun
Zacherley - The Cool Ghoul
Zombie Girl - Creepy Crawler
Zomby - Godzilla

Songs about Generic "monsters"
Abominable Surfmen - Monster Surfer
Accused - Martha Splatterhead
American Werewolves - Destroy All Monsters
American Werewolves - Teenage Ghouls Out for Blood
American Werewolves - Why Monster Why
Aquabats - Monsters Wedding
Automatic - Monster
Baker Sisters w. Hugo Peretti Orch. - Little Monster (1956)
Beach Boys - Monster Mash
Bert Convy - The Monster Hop (1958)
Bill Dogett - Monster Party
Bo Diddley - Bo Meets The Monster
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Monster Mash (1962)
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Monster Mash Party
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Monster Minuet
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Monster Motion
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Monster Rap
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Monster's Holiday
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - Sinister Stomp
Bobby "Boris" Pickett - The Monster Swim
Bobby “Boris” Pickett - Monster Motion
Bobby Please and The Pleasers - The Monster (1959)
Bones - Monsters Prefer Blondes
Bonzo Dog Band - Look Out There's A Monster Coming
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - Look Out, There's A Monster Coming
Boss Martians - Have You Ever Seen…?
Boss Martians - Welcome To The Party!
Boy Least Likely To - Monsters
Buck Owens - It's A Monster's Holiday
Cathy Mills - Monster Hop
China Anne McClain - Calling All The Monsters (2011)
Christmas Party Players and Orchestra - Monster Christmas Mash
Companions - Dorothy My Monster
Companions, The - Dorothy, My Monster
Cramps - God Monster
Danny Hutton - Monster Shindig
David Bowie - Scary Monsters and Super Creeps (see also live bootlegs with NIN for harder versions)
Dead Elvi - The Monster Mash
Denny and Lenny and The Ghouls - Monster's Love
Denny And Lenny W/The Hollywood Ghouls - Monster's Love
Devients - Billy The Monster
Don Hinson And The Rigamorticians - Monster Dance Party
Don Hinson And The Rigamorticians - Monster Jerk
Don Hinson And The Rigamorticians - Monster Mash
Don Hinson And The Rigamorticians - Monster Surf Stomp
Don Hinson And The Rigamorticians - Monster Swim
Don Hinson And The Rigormorticians - The Monster Jerk
Dr. Hook - Love Monster
Eddie and the Monsters - Little Monsters
Eels - My Beloved Monster
Electric Frankenstein - Coolest Little Monster
Elvira - Monsta' Rap
Evans Carrol - The Monster
Eyeliners - She's Fallen In Love With The Monster Man (7″/Sftri)
Famous Monsters - International Monster Presentation
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Give Her to the Monsters
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Monster Monster 13 Oh Yeah
Frankie Stein and His Ghouls - Melancholy Monster (Hully Gully)
Fred Schneider (of the B-52s) - Monster [In My Pants]
Gene Moss and the Monsters - Monster Bossa Nova
Gene Moss and the Monsters - Monster Goose Rhymes
Gene Moss and the Monsters - Monster Hootenanny
Gene Moss and the Monsters - Surf Monster
Ghastly Ones - shockmonster stomp
Ghouls - Monsterbilly Heaven
Hans Conreid and Alice Pearce - Monster rally
Infectious Grooves - Monster Skank
Jack and Jim - Midnight Monsters Hop
Jimmy Dee - Monster Hop
Jimmy Dee - The Monster Hop
Joe Johnson - The Gila Monster
Judas Priest - Monsters Of Rock
Kanye West featuring Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver, and Nicki Minaj - Monster (2010)
Keytones, The - I Was A Teenage Monster
Kitty In A Casket - Bride Of The Monster
Kitty In A Casket - Monster Highschool Party
Kool Moe Dee - Monster Crack
L7 - Monster
Lady Gaga - Monster
Lady Gaga (feat Ray Lavender) - Monsta (rejected demo; you can find it on the web)
Len Maxwell and Cast - A Merry Monster Christmas
Len Maxwell and Cast - Season's Greetings From The Monsters
Lon Cheney Jr. - Monster's Holiday
Mad Monster Party - The Dust Jackets
Mel Torme - Monsters Lead Such Interesting Lives
Metallica - Some Kind Of Monster
Meteors - Do You Wanna Make A Monster (Blow By Blow
Milton the Monster Show - Theme Song
Misfits - Die Monster Die
Misfits - Monster Mash
Monster Squad - Rock Until You Drop (Full Version)
Monster Squad Rap
Monsters - Monster Christmas Mash (Reprise)
Morrissey - November Spawned A Monster (1990)
MSR Singers - Monster Man
Munsters - You Created A Monster
Nekromantix - Monster Metal
Nekromantix - Where Do Monsters Go
Ne-Yo - Beautiful Monster (2010)
Nils Økland - Mønster
Paramore - Monster (2011)
Pop Evil - Monster You Made (2011)
Professor Green - Monster
R.E.M. and Sesame Street - Furry Happy Monsters
Rob Zombie - How To Make A Monster
Savoys, The - Mortal Monster Man
Screaming Lord Sutch - Monster In Black Tights (1963)
Screaming Lord Sutch - Monster Rock
Screaming Lord Sutch - She's Fallen In Love (With The Monster Man)
Screaming Lord Sutch and The Savages - She's Fallen In Love With The Monsterman
Sesame Street - Be Kind to Your Neighborhood Monsters
Sesame Street - Five Monsters in My Family
Sesame Street - Games Monsters Play
Sesame Street - I Want a Monster to Be My Friend
Sesame Street - Monster's Lullaby
Sesame Street - The Lovable Monsters of Sesame Street
Sesame Street - The Monster In The Mirror
Sesame Street - The Monster Mash
Sesame Street Monsters - Monster In The Mirror
Sha Na Na - Monster Mash (cover)
Sharkey Todd and His Monsters - The Cool Gool (1959)
Skillet - Monster (2009)
Something/Anything - Monster Rock
Spike Jones - Monster Movie Ball
Stems - She's A Monster
Thunderbirds (Billy Ford and The - The Monster (1958)
Tyrone A Saurus And His Cromagnon Men - Monster Twist
Tyrone A' Saurus and his Cro-Magnons - The Monster Twist
Vincent Price - Monster Mash (taken from a movie; found on YouTube)
Voodoo Glow Skulls - Closet Monster
White Zombie - Cosmic Monsters Inc.
You Say Party! We Say Die! - Monster
Zacherley - Coolest Little Monster
Zacherley - Lunch With Monster Goose
Zacherley - Missing Monster 1958 (Earle Dowd)
Zacherley - Monster Blues
Zacherley - Monster Mash
Zacherley - Monster Monkey
Zacherley - Monsters Have Problems, Too
Zacherley - Zacherley For President

Songs about Freaks
Black Lips - Freak Out
Chic - Le Freak (1978)
Doors - People Are Strange (1967)
Echo and the Bunnymen - People Are Strange (1987)
Garbage - Queer
Hellfreaks - Gogo Hellfreaks
HorrorPops, The - Freaks in Uniforms
Meteors - Freak
Mogwai - Hunted By A
Rick James - Super Freak (1981)
Was (Not Was) - Out Come the Freaks
Wednesday 13 - Freakenstein
Wednesday 13 - God Bless The Creeps
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night



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