Oct 20, 2015
By Valerie Massie
On October 20th, 1962, Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett and the Crypt Kickers started a two week run at No. 1 on the US singles chart with ‘Monster Mash’, it became a No.3 in the UK eleven years later in 1973.
The song had been banned by The BBC in the UK, deemed offensive.