Oct 19, 2022
By Jordan Chakravarty
It’s the spookiest season of the year!
We asked our hosts here at Zoomer Radio to share their favourite Halloween songs! What are yours? Let us know on our Facebook page!
Also, make sure to tune in to Zoomer Radio for your Halloween party – we’ll take care of the music!
Sam Houston – Thriller
My pick is THRILLER by MJ – love the cameo from Vincent Price at the very end.
Plus… THRILLER was the first time I had seen a music video as a mini movie – and who doesn’t love a good zombie song!?
Jane Brown – Monster Mash
Monster Mash by Bobby Pickett was released before I was born, but it was played on the radio all the time when I was kid.
It reminds me of the days when I used to carry my transistor radio with me wherever I went listening to the local radio station.
Eva D – Superstition
My favorite Halloween song is Stevie Wonder Superstition. Why you ask?
Well, it has a great beat to it…. it’s award-winning, and most importantly, it teaches us about the downside in believing those silly superstitions… just the same though…I always stay away from black cats!
Liz West – I Want Candy
Put me down for “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow
Why? Well #1, I love candy and that’s the best part of Halloween. Tiny chocolate bars, boxes of Smarties, and I am a huge fan of those chewy candies that come wrapped up in the orange/black/white wrappers and are only sold at Halloween. I don’t even know what they are exactly but I eat an embarrassing amount of them at Halloween.
And #2? I love candy 🙂
Robbie Lane – I Put A Spell On You
I love ‘I Put A Spell On You’ by Jay Hawkins.
It scares me and my cats.
Gene Stevens – Tubular Bells
The scariest movie I’ve ever seen was ‘The Exorcist’. There were ambulances outside The University Theatre on Bloor Street for those who fainted – my knees shook, but I hung on. Almost 50 years later – it’s ‘still the one’.
So my ‘favourite’ (?) Hallowe’en song is ‘Tubular Bells’ – Mike Oldfield’s spooky masterpiece theme from ‘The Exorcist’.
Lily Frost – Wychwood
Here’s a spooky one I wrote from Viridian Torch about the spirits that live in the trees. It’s called Wychwood and features theremin. It was inspired by the phrase “knock on wood.”