Halloween Season Research Papers

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Avid horror fans anticipate the Halloween season for all it's spooky charms, including Halloween and spooky horror music, which comes naturally as something that many horror enthusiasts enjoy! The Halloween Season gives horror fans everywhere a reason to enjoy these creepy as well as festive tunes to embrace the spirit of Halloween. You can savor the Halloween season all year long when you listening to the eclectic Halloween-themed music by enjoying the free online musical entertainment at RadioHalloween.com. 1. Bobby "Boris" Pickett - The Monster Mash (1962) - The Monster Mash continues to be a classic, graveyard smash, just as it was when it was released in August '62, when it became a #1 single on the Hot 100 chart during October…show more content…
Welcome to My Nightmare - Alice Cooper (1975) - Alice was a pioneer in horror rock, who paved the way for artists, such as the Misfits, Type O Negative, and especially for Marilyn Manson, to create creepy, horror-themed tunes. Alice showed other musical artists that one could gain mainstream popularity using horror motifs to create amazing music that the masses would be able to digest and enjoy. 6. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Marilyn Manson - This cover of the Eurythmic's 80's hit of the same name, Marilyn Manson took this Synth-pop, Dark Wave hit and made it even darker. Marilyn Manson performed the 80's Synth-pop song with heavy guitars and Marilyn sang the song in a deep, nearly guttural voice in some portions of the song that transformed this mainstream 80's hit into a spooky alternative delight. 7. Li'l Red Riding Hood - Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs (1966) - Based on the Grimm's Fairy Tale of the same name, "Little Red Riding Hood", this song brings mid-60's flair to a classic fairytale with a dark and spooky twist for everyone to enjoy, not just children. This tune was Sam the Sham & the Pharaoh's second top-10 hit, which reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1966 when the hit became certified…show more content…
Johnny Cash - The Long Black Veil (1959) - This somber country ballad was written by Marijohn Wilkin and Danny Dill and originally recorded by Lefty Frizzell, followed by Johnny Cash. The Long Black Veil sings the tale of a man who was falsely accused of murder from the accused man's point of view. The storyteller adamantly refuses to offer his alibi to prove his innocence, as while the crime was being committed by another person, the storyteller was romantically entangled with his best friend's bride. His tale is told from his point of view after death, where from the great beyond, he observes that his best friend's wife visits his grave in a long black

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