Do you remember who sang these favorite Halloween songs?

Who were the artists behind "Monster Mash" and "Purple People Eater"?

It's impossible to go to a Halloween party without hearing one of these tunes — if not all of them! 

They are the go-to tracks for any spooky mixtape. If you're not playing the creepy sound effects. But do you remember who sang them?

The quiz gets harder as you go along. At least we think so! Try to ace it!

  1. "Thriller"
  2. "Werewolves of London"
  3. "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
  4. "(Don't Fear) The Reaper"
  5. "Ghostbusters"
  6. "Bad Moon Rising"
  7. "Monster Mash"
  8. "Black Magic Woman"
  9. "Dead Man's Party"
  10. This Rawhide actor sang "Purple People Eater"

Do you remember who sang these favorite Halloween songs?

Your Result...

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CrowTServo 1 day ago
9/10. Got chomped by the purple people eater.
frances3agape 22 days ago
only 7 of 10
the hard ones that I missed
No 2 - Werewolves of London – heard the name, don’t recall the lyrics or tune
No 4 - "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" – never heard of
No 9 - "Dead Man's Party" – never heard of either

RIP Charlie Daniels
DerekBird 24 days ago
You got 10 out of 10
Did you mash this quiz… or was it too much of a monster?

The most difficult one was The Oingo Boingo because I've never heard of that song, but I guessed right anyway.
RobertK 25 days ago
9 of 10. I would have made it if I guessed right. I never heard of that "Dead Mans Party" song... That's OK though, Trick or Treat just ended here and a lot of candy left this year! I'm going to "treat" myself to some leftovers, Mwa Ha Ha (evil laugh)!
MarkSpeck RobertK 25 days ago
If you've ever seen the Rodney Dangerfield movie Back to School, "Dead Man's Party" is played during the frat party scene.
RobertK MarkSpeck 24 days ago
Thanks for the tip! I'll have to watch the movie again and pay attention, it's been a long time...
boogerdogger 25 days ago
Oingo Boingo?
Really? No wonder I missed it.
Check out Screaming Jay's "I Put a Spell on You" Multiple videos on youtube by the original writer.
Happy Halloween!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
kevopilis 25 days ago
I am bad a** aced it. There are so many other cool monster songs.
moax429 25 days ago
Missed #9. I never heard that one.

But I *do* have #s 1 and 7 on CD ("Thriller" and "Chronicle," respectively) and #s 3, 9, and 10 on vinyl 45s. ("Purple People Eater" was marked as stereo - it was a reissue - but played *mono.* Boo-hiss!)
David 25 days ago
You got 9 out of 10
Did you mash this quiz… or was it too much of a monster? I missed #9
wbyassee 25 days ago
6 out of 10. Would have got them all if the screen hadn't jumped for the freakin ads loading. I am so tired of getting beat to death with these GD ads.
frances3agape wbyassee 22 days ago
so infuriating when that happens
and it is usually on the ones that we actually KNOW
Diz 26 days ago
Do yourself a favor and check out "It's Halloween" by The Shaggs.
RobertK Diz 25 days ago
Oh man, That's a Halloween tradition in our house! The first time I played it, I couldn't believe what I was hearing. We laughed ourselves silly! What a train wreck!!
KellyTenace 26 days ago
10 out of 10. I'm as amazed as you are.
SpaceToast 26 days ago
10/10 (a rare thing for me) so I guess I mashed it.

Margaret 26 days ago
10 out of 10! I mashed this quiz because I know about most of those songs and I remember hearing them on the radio and on TV when they came out.
Cowgirl 26 days ago
You got 6 out of 10
Did you mash this quiz… or was it too much of a monster?
I guessed wrong on the ones I didn't know.
A bit of trivia: Sheb Wooly played Pete Nolan on Rawhide.
NVDan 26 days ago
Just a bit of trivia, but "Black Magic Woman" was originally a Fleetwood Mac number written by their founder Peter Green.
frances3agape NVDan 22 days ago
COOL trivia. Thanks for sharing
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