One year ago, I went to the local cemetery during a full moon, dug a grave, and buried a jukebox in it. I would explain why I did this, but why creep you out with the gruesome details of my nocturnal October activities? So anyway, I returned to the cemetery last night, dug up that same jukebox, plugged it in, and discovered something truly horrifying...
It had become the Jack-O-Juke!
The Jack-O-Juke is a jukebox filled with over 180 horrifying Halloween songs to keep your decaying ears bleeding with ghoulish glee all season long. Feel free to keep the Jack-O-Juke open in a separate window so you can listen to all of the hand-picked tunes while still checking out all the latest article offerings here on I-Mockery.
I've received so many emails over the years from people asking me to set up a Halloween music jukebox on the site, I figured it was high time I oblige you guys before you decided to break into my home and eat my skull. With the help of some kind chums who donated their time, I gathered all kinds of killer Halloween songs, from the classics we all know and love to the completely obscure, and added them to this jukebox. I hope this new feature makes your Halloween season even more enjoyable than it already is... and I also hope it doesn't kill my server with all the bandwidth it's surely going to devour.
If you would like to help me out with the bandwidth costs, please consider purchasing our official 8-Bit Halloween print or anything else from our store. Every purchase helps cover my hefty hosting bills!
Have a song to suggest? If there's a Halloween tune that you feel is worthy of a permanent spot in the Jack-O-Juke, please post it here in this blog thread. This thread will be the permanent home for all spooky song suggestions, so feel free to return with all the ideas you can come up with. I can't promise I'll add anything you suggest, but I'll certainly keep an open mind about any haunted Halloween anthems you can come up with.
Alright, that's enough blabber. Start listening to the Halloween songs, please spread the word, and lemme know what you think!
Danny 4 Eyes on 10/10/2012 12:27 pm
Listening the the Beetlejuice theme as we speak, great work Rog.
WhiteRoseBrian on 10/10/2012 12:43 pm
Maybe the box listing the songs should be expanded so that it would be easier to navigate through tracks.
As far as suggestions, how about the remix of Tower of Dolls from Castlevania Chronicles?
Here's another track from Castlevania you might consider.
Here's the music from Arkham Asylum when you encounter the Scarecrow.
How about this track from Super Mario 64?
That's all I can think of for the moment. I may post again here later when I have more ideas.
Shannon (Guest) on 10/10/2012 1:56 pm
*AHEM* you are welcome ;)
GoodnightMoon (Guest) on 10/10/2012 2:23 pm
Any chance of getting Dwelling of Doom from Castlevania on there as well? I always associate that song with the Halloween Collection page from a few years back.
Kenji on 10/10/2012 2:31 pm
This is too awesome for words, great job Roger.
ColdFusion (Guest) on 10/10/2012 2:50 pm
I was a little embarrassed to suggest it, but I see WhiteRoseBrian is on the same page.. It doesn't get spookier than http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01171/
the violins are even a little out of tune, giving it a 'black and white film' sound..
cqmorrell on 10/10/2012 3:19 pm
How about the theme from John Carpenter's The Thing?
Or possibly something from The Fly's soundtrack?
Kenji on 10/10/2012 3:23 pm
By the way:
The opening theme from Burton's "Corpse Bride" > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jeQM63J3Ew
And also this, provided there's a full version somewhere > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNmN8LdTl2s
margo on 10/10/2012 3:28 pm
I would like to suggest Werewolves of London By Warren Zevon
Ducttapefury on 10/10/2012 3:35 pm
There's a lot of variety on there. I was going to suggest Crypt by Power Glove, but it's already there! Its like the jack-o-juke can read minds. If so, I'm thinking the original Dawn of the Dead theme would be a good addition. Also some songs by Deadbolt.
blood_panther on 10/10/2012 4:56 pm
A very nice selection! almost every halloween song I could think of is already on the list! that said I did manage to think of two more you might want to add.
jonathan coulton's Creepy Doll
jonathan coulton's RE:Your Brains
choconado (Guest) on 10/10/2012 5:01 pm
I agree that the track box is way too small. Only being able to see three and a half tracks (out of almost sixty times that! ) is a bit inconvenient.
-RoG- on 10/10/2012 5:05 pm
Alrighty, I just updated it with a significantly larger viewable tracklist area, so you should now able to see six tracks at a time. That's about as much as I'm gonna enlarge it at the moment. You may need to clear your cache for it to appear properly.
Keep the song suggestions coming everybody... great stuff so far! Hope you're all enjoying the Jack-O-Juke cuz it was a LOT of work putting it together. Hope each of you have discovered at least a few new tunes you'll always want to listen to come Halloween season every year!
Chuck White (Guest) on 10/10/2012 6:06 pm
the song Halloween by King Diamond
Tacobot on 10/10/2012 9:29 pm
this is awesome and very timely i just started searching for new Halloween tunes.
here's a suggestion off the top of my head
The haunted house of rock. By Whodini.
All Hail Duke on 10/10/2012 9:43 pm
power of the night by johnny steele (from critters)
unless it's already up there and my senile eyes didn't see it
Tacobot on 10/10/2012 9:45 pm
a couple more
The Blob By The Five Blobs
Here Comes The Boogeyman By Henry Hall
myk (Guest) on 10/10/2012 10:19 pm
great list - how bout Type O Negative - All Hallows Eve
dextire on 10/10/2012 10:46 pm
This is amazing! Such a great selection.
Terrible-D on 10/10/2012 11:38 pm
spooky (Guest) on 10/11/2012 12:25 am
Cant even begin to give suggestions, because my halloween playlist is endless and epic.
But you are doing a great job getting a nice random mix out there.
mokgohan (Guest) on 10/11/2012 1:02 am
Driving This Road Until Death Sets You Free - ZombieZombie
Under The Milky Way - The Church
Nosferatu (Cash Candy Remix)- Parov Stelar
Spooky - FLASHnap
October - Isolee
Haunted When The Minutes Drag - Love & Rockets
Vampires - Touche
Black Cat - Maa Bashi
Under A Werewolf Moon - Silicone Soul
Wolf Like Me - TV On The Radio
Nightmare (Mizter Koffy Remix) - Artie Shaw
Trick Or Treat - Phon.o.
Dracula - Basement Jaxx
King of Witches - Capracara
Headless Horseman Rides Again - Raw Deal
Gom (Guest) on 10/11/2012 2:02 am
Horror movie by the Skyhooks
All Hail Duke on 10/11/2012 2:43 am
neon slime by wings hauser
his eyes by pseudo echo (from friday the 13th part 5)
40ozBierman (Guest) on 10/11/2012 11:39 am
The Rockapella version of Zombie Jamboree
Red Right Hand by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Theme song from the HBO series The Hitchhiker
myk (Guest) on 10/11/2012 12:45 pm
ok now i am getting addicted
Scarecrow of Romney Marsh - Theme Song
Black Person in 7th grade circa 1996 (Guest) on 10/11/2012 1:07 pm
Make 'me say uhhhhh! By Master P and the No Limit soldiers. Keep it bout it bout it!
saturnknight on 10/11/2012 2:26 pm
Friday the 13th He's Back The Man Behind the Mask
I love this one
sewnupsmile on 10/11/2012 3:53 pm
This is why I will always haunt this site..Pure Genius -RoG-!!! For any of you Castlevania music fans out there, might I suggest *Symphony of the Night* Flawless Score
Lucas (Guest) on 10/11/2012 6:22 pm
Add Dr. Stein by Helloween and Black No.1 by Type O Negative!
Lucas (Guest) on 10/11/2012 6:43 pm
Halloween by King Diamond
All Hallow's Eve by Type O Negative
Full Moon by Sonata Arctica
Fallen Grandeur by Midnight Syndicate
Born of the Night by Midnight Syndicate
A-bomb on 10/11/2012 6:46 pm
Great job with the juke, Rog! How about adding "Sittin Up With the Dead" by Ray Stevens? It's one of my favorite spooky comedy songs.
Aries (Guest) on 10/11/2012 7:10 pm
Nice job! How about...
Judas Priest - The Ripper
Q Lazzarus - Goodbye Horses (the song from the "mirror scene" in Silence of the Lambs)
Aries on 10/11/2012 7:12 pm
Oh, and another one:
Alien Sex Fiend - Now I'm Feeling Zombiefied
A-bomb on 10/11/2012 7:22 pm
I Put a Spell on You by Witch Winifred Sanderson from Hocus Pocus
Bb (Guest) on 10/11/2012 9:18 pm
Martian Hop- The Ran-Dells
Ex Leper on 10/11/2012 9:52 pm
Doing It All For My Baby by Huey Lewis & The News
Cybernetic on 10/11/2012 10:10 pm
I was going to suggest "Dream Warriors" but I see you've taken care of it.
bountyhunterseven on 10/11/2012 11:28 pm
i didnt see Welcome to My Nitemare from alice Cooper
or Country Death Song from Violent Femmes
or Shitty Chicken Gang Bang - Kiddie Grinder by Marilyn Manson
just my 3 cents
Mister Tea on 10/11/2012 11:35 pm
Hey now, if you're gonna do Oingo Boingo, then you can't forget about "Dead Man's Party," aka that song from the kickass dorm party in Back to School.
ReBirFh on 10/12/2012 8:32 am
Add the main theme from Phenomena by Goblin.
saturnknight on 10/12/2012 9:36 am
it's a song called " i'm a mummy"
saturnknight on 10/12/2012 9:40 am
all the way from the evil dead musical: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfOpNOldOWU
Do the Necronomicon
saturnknight on 10/12/2012 9:42 am
evil dead musical: i am not a killer
saturnknight on 10/12/2012 9:51 am
the Kreeps: Bad voodoo
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare
-RoG- on 10/12/2012 1:06 pm
So many great suggestions... looks like I'm gonna have to buy some more Halloween music in the near future. I wanna get the Jack-O-Juke to over 200 songs, so I'll do my best to check all of them out and add the ones that I like most to the playlist. Thanks all, and keep those suggestions coming!
(By the way - be sure to check the full playlist before you make a suggestion, because your song idea may already be on it.)
Ready for Freddy (Guest) on 10/12/2012 4:24 pm
Love this! But you need.....
Dokken Dream Warriors
Alice Cooper Man Behind The Mask
Fat Boys Are You Ready for Freddy
Ready for Freddy (Guest) on 10/12/2012 4:36 pm
Also can't forget this classic from the hard to find FRIGHT NIGHT 2
Brad Fiedel-Come to Me
Jimmy Misfit (Guest) on 10/12/2012 5:21 pm
Totally needs more Misfits, and Samhain, and Danzig on there! Voltaire also has a lot of fitting songs.
Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper - Transylvania X-Mas
AC/DC - Night Prowler
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead
Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Put a Spell On You
Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell
Dirty Wee Middens - Purple People Eater
Dirty Wee Middens - Dead By Dawn
Dokken - Dream Warriors
Golden Earring - Twilight Zone
Showbread - Dead By Dawn
Dead Kennedys - Halloween
Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear the Reaper
The Cranberries - Zombie
Van Halen - Runnin' With The Devil
Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast
Echo and the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon
Ryan Adams - Halloween Head
The Ghastly Ones - Haulin' Hearse
The Aquabats! - Fashion Zombies!
L7 - Pretend We're Dead
Sheb Wooley - Purple People Eater
Screaming Jay Hawkins - I Put a Spell On You
Alan Parsons Project - The Raven
Spinal Tap - Hell Hole
Spinal Tap - Back From the Dead
The Who - Boris The Spider
Wednesday 13 - I Walked With a Zombie
Roky Erickson - I Walked With a Zombie
Donovan - Season of the Witch
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
The Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil
Cream - Strange Brew
Bobby Bare - Marie Laveau
Tom Lehrer - Masochism Tango
The Encounters - Love Potion No. 9
Frank Sinatra - Witchcraft
The Specials - Ghost Town
The Guess Who - Clap for the Wolfman
Rasmus - Ghostbusters
The Edgar Winter Group - Frankenstein
The Cure - Lullaby
Type O Negative - All Hallows Eve
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
Los Straitjackets - The Munsters Theme
The Dead Elvi - 21st Century Frankenstein
The Dead Elvi - The Creature Stole My Surfboard
Cat Power - Werewolf
The Cramps - Zombie Dance
Faith No More - Zombie Eaters
Anthony (Guest) on 10/13/2012 1:36 am
I would suggest Host of Seraphim by Dead Can Dance
For Whom The Bell Tolls from Donnie Darko
Bela Legosi's Dead by Bauhaus
glitchedgamer on 10/13/2012 3:23 pm
Pagan Altar - "Samhein"
Ghost - "Ritual"
The Axis of Perdition - "Entangled in Mannequin Limbs"
blacksamster on 10/13/2012 4:57 pm
Horrorpops - Walk Like a Zombie
White Zombie - I'm Your Boogieman
The Rifftones - (Party at the) House on Haunted Hill
mister buch on 10/13/2012 5:54 pm
Here's those two classical suggestions I made: Bach's toccata and fugue in D Minor, and the overture from Swan Lake.
Those two tunes just ARE horror, to me.
Liz Peters (Guest) on 10/13/2012 11:40 pm
Bessie Smith - Devil's Gonna Get You
saturnknight on 10/14/2012 8:14 am
anything off the Halloween Hootenanny cd will work
Rob Zombies : Halloween, she got so mean
ChrisV82 (Guest) on 10/14/2012 1:54 pm
This is a great idea and there are some good tracks. However, songs like "Ghost Town" by the Specials have absolutely nothing to do with Halloween ("This place is coming like a ghost town. No job to be found in this country."). It's the problem so many people have when doing a compilation like this; you can't take everything literally.
So, the next time someone says "Let's put Witch Hunt by Rush on our mix," tell them, NO!
JKent Nichols (Guest) on 10/15/2012 1:45 am
Didn't get to read all previous requests above, but I was thinkin about
The Raven-Glass Prism
ryot on 10/15/2012 12:23 pm
How bout the theme from texas chainsaw massacre pt. 2.. and the song that at the beginning, when they shoot the sign... "Chain, cha cha chain".. i can't find it anywhere..
Brosus (Guest) on 10/15/2012 6:03 pm
The Happy Song by Poets of the Fall.
monster_movie_night on 10/16/2012 6:52 pm
Alice Cooper - I love the dead
Tsunami Bomb - The Invasion from Within
The Misfits - Halloween
The Misfits - Scream
The Misfits -Dig up her Bone
Bathory - Call from the Grave
Iron Maiden -Fear of the Dark
Just bear with me Rog. I'm not a ghost that haunt the living.I'm a troll we can still work together ,right? This is October after all
YellowSub287 on 10/18/2012 1:51 am
Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
shimwood (Guest) on 10/18/2012 9:39 pm
I didn't see it listed, possibly because it's new, but I can't stop recommending this artist enough:
mc chris - Tasty Face
Yes, it's a parody, but it's my official Halloween song of 2012!
-RoG- on 10/19/2012 2:03 pm
I've added some more songs to the Jack-O-Juke based on some of your suggestions. Still have a lot more of your suggestions to get to, but making progress. Keep posting those great ideas for spooky tunes to add to the playlist!
chuck (Guest) on 10/20/2012 6:59 am
ZOMBIE WOOF BY FRANK ZAPPA!!!!!
KidAOk85 (Guest) on 10/21/2012 2:38 pm
One of my fav Halloween songs has always been the Child's Play 2 theme. Gotta love creepy circus-y music this time of year
WhiteRoseBrian on 10/21/2012 10:34 pm
Here is one I thought of after I last posted in this thread.
What about another track from Nightmare Before Christmas?
WhiteRoseBrian on 10/21/2012 10:50 pm
Please pardon the double-posting, but I just thought of this too. There's a tone poem from Rachmaninov called Isle of the Dead. It is over twenty minutes long. That would be far too long your jukebox, wouldn't it?
James Eraserhead (Guest) on 10/23/2012 2:26 pm
I've made my own Halloween mashup mix. Full of classic stuff by John Carpenter and Goblin mashed up with Hip Hop and Electro. If anyone's gonna enjoy a mix like that it's surely i-Mockers? Feel free to steal ideas from the tracklist below!
Intro (Halloween III: Season of the Witch)
Lords of the Underground - Psycho VS John Carpenter - The Hedge
Shadow Huntaz - Figure of Speech VS Ennio Morricone - Humanity Part 2
Mick Smiley - Magic VS Nine - Any Emcee VS Frankie Cutlass - Boriquas On Da Set
John Carpenter & Alan Howarth - Chariots of Pumpkins
Gique - Fulci's Rotting Children (Zombie Flesh Eaters)
Andrea Parker & DJ Assault - Freaky Bitches VS Boards of Canada - Statue of Liberty
Joe Lentini - Amerii (Exillon Remix)
Monster X - Rock Your Body
Wendy Carlos - Shining Main Titles VS Radiohead - Bloom (Objekt RMX)
Goblin - Suspiria VS David Morley - Early Days
Cultek - Pressure Lock
Orgue Electronique - Le Notti Del Terrore (Burial Ground)
John Carpenter - Theme from The Fog
Zombie Zombie - Before Night Falls VS Rasco - Real Hot
Gatekeeper - Storm Column VS Lords of the Underground - The Clinic
John Carpenter - Halloween 1978 VS Mind Killa - Mantis Rapture
End Credits (Evil Dead)
Severemile on 10/23/2012 4:22 pm
I don't suppose you put the opening theme from Ernest Scared Stupid on the jukebox?
Wyckid on 10/25/2012 8:52 am
The theme from Phantasm (or the whole soundtrack, lol)
Theme from Suspiria
Theme from Deep Red
saturnknight on 10/31/2012 4:31 pm
it's called Psy Vs Ghostbusters
basically, it's a mash up of Gangnal Style and Ghost Busters
Jonathan (Guest) on 11/06/2012 2:54 pm
Ringwald and Molly in: Halloweenies!
david (Guest) on 04/06/2013 12:11 am
Where can I find some of Jonathan Coopers song you haev included in your playlist? Like Trance-formers! Thanks!!!
Mighty_Pinto (Guest) on 09/12/2013 3:49 pm
How about "Dark Night" by the Blasters - The opening theme to "From Dusk Til Dawn"?
Raistlin1313 (Guest) on 09/14/2013 9:54 pm
Great playlist. Love the site, and Halloween as always. Just a few songs suggestions.
Blooding (The Vampire Song - Concrete Blonde
Moon over Bourbon Street -Sting
Friday the 13th: The Series theme
L3onardoSan on 09/29/2013 12:03 pm
I want to suggest the monsters Go disco
Franken Berry. boo berry and count Chocula
Chris (Guest) on 09/29/2013 6:31 pm
I'm surprised the Main Theme from A Nightmare on Elm Street isn't already on your playlist.
Terri (Guest) on 10/23/2013 6:53 pm
How about the theme from the Saw movies?
Vincent (Guest) on 10/24/2013 3:12 pm
You should add this classic from Bob Marley and the Wailers. It is known as "Mr. Brown". The original version that came out in 1970 was rumored to be about a ghost. Even before you hear the words, the instrumental has noises that pretty much sounds like spooky howling. That's why on some later compilations the song has also been titled "Dracula" as well!
Just listen to the original, it is better than the 2008 Angry Kids remix.
kasper31383 on 10/27/2013 8:49 am
Maybe already mentioned but i always liked night on bald mountain & toccata and fugue.
kasper31383 on 10/28/2013 6:07 am
In a gadda da vida
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