You can run, you can hide, but you can't escape the eerie madness of that bass line.
'Oogie Boogie's Song'
The one true baddie among Halloween Town's otherwise friendly monsters explains his philosophy and motives.
This Zombie works fast -- directing movies and still finding time for scary songs.
'Toccata in de Mole'
You may not know it by name, but this is the classic Halloween song; the one you think of when you picture a haunted castle or mad scientist's lab.
HBO's 'True Blood' offers a nice change of pace with this sultry, country-tinged theme song.
'Dark Shadows Theme'
This initially straight-ahead soap opera broke new ground in the late '60s by featuring ghosts, vampires and, of course, creepy music.
'Feed My Frankenstein'
Featured in the classic cult movie 'Wayne's World,' when Wayne and Garth get backstage passes to Cooper's concert.
This rockabilly doo-wop song recounts a nightmare featuring ghouls, Frankenstein's monster, zombies and "all them weird things."
Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers
Just like any good horror movie, 'Monster Mash' (coming up later in this Halloween music countdown!) deserves a sequel.
'The Headless Horseman'
This popular, seemingly reserved '50s pop and jazz singer shares her dark and spooky side.
'People Are Strange'
The heavy-drinking, crotch-exposing, esoteric poet and "Lizard King" calls us strange, huh?
'Dead Man's Party'
Hosting a party for the dead is tough. You know they're gonna be late, the conversation's rather limited, and let's not even talk catering.
'Bark at the Moon'
Lyrically, this is high-school-level nerd werewolf fiction; but damn if Ozzy doesn't make it work.
Elfman creatively reworks the classic original score from Alfred Hitchcock's most famous film.
'I Was a Teenage Werewolf'
R.I.P., Lux Interior, the "Godfather of Psychobilly," who sounds pretty damn alive here.
The perfect music for bringing evil puppets to life. Not sure why you'd ever want to do that ...
'I Put a Spell on You'
'Alfred Hitchcock Presents Theme'
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Hitchcock digs up Charles Gounod's 1872 piece 'Funeral March of a Marionette' for the theme to his show's iconic title sequence.
'They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!'
Be careful when you dump your lover, folks, it could be what sends him or her to the insane asylum!
A calm, documentary-style narrator ponders vampires, as the band rages on behind him.