Who sang these classic spooky pop songs?

Will you "Monster Mash" — or will this quiz "Put a Spell on You"?

A Halloween party is nothing without some holiday-appropriate tunes. After all, you can't dance to those eerie haunted house sound effects CDs of howls and rattling chains.

Thankfully, pop stars have been recording songs about ghosts, spells, reapers and werewolves for decades. 

The following hits have all become staples of Halloween playlists over the years. Can you remember who sang them all? Ghoul luck!

  1. Which pop star teamed with Vincent Price for "Thriller"?
  2. Which rock band sang "Sympathy for the Devil"?
  3. Who is this with "Season of the Witch" on his Greatest Hits?
  4. Who sang "Werewolves of London"?
  5. Which rock act sang "(Don't Fear) The Reaper"?
  6. Who sang "Bad Moon Rising"?
  7. Who banged their head on "Highway to Hell"?
  8. Which new-wavers sang "Psycho Killer"?
  9. Who recorded the novelty smash "Monster Mash"?
  10. Who scored a big hit in 1970 with "Black Magic Woman"?
  11. Who sang "I Put a Spell on You"?
  12. Which punk rockers recorded the theme song to "Pet Sematary"?
  13. Which goth rockers released "Bela Lugosi's Dead"?
  14. Which British ska band recorded "Ghost Town"?

Who sang these classic spooky pop songs?

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Custodes 21 days ago
13 out of 14...not bad. Screamin Jay Hawkins messed me up.
boogerdogger 1 month ago
Screamin' Jay Hawkins....Oh ya!
Gotta wipe the slobber off my speakers!
Martin 1 month ago
Side note: Santana's "Black Magic Woman" was a cover of a song originally recorded by Fleetwood Mac.
DavidH 1 month ago
13/14 Gotta brush up on British ska
Kim 1 month ago
14/14
Bauhaus was a very pleasant surprise to see listed here!
csaaphill 1 month ago
You got 10 out of 14
Pass or fail, we hope this quiz put you in a Halloween mood! Like Bobby "Boris" Pickett here
guessed on some but some of those I never heard of so... MEH lol.
MrBill 1 month ago
12/14; missed #6 and #14. I did very well despite having to guess on most of these.
Runeshaper 1 month ago
You got 7 out of 14
Pass or fail, we hope this quiz put you in a Halloween mood! Like Bobby "Boris" Pickett here.

I didn't know most of those lol
KellyShort 1 month ago
You got 14 out of 14... Don't know westerns or mayberry but I know music
Lillyrose 1 month ago
11 out of 14. Mostly guesses. I did recognize “Thriller.” That was a very popular song when I was a teenager.
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