Love it to death.
So, as you know by now, I am a huge fan of ’60s and ’70s music. I am a vintage soul, and my partner and I combined have over 200 records. I swear, my records would be the second thing I tried to save (after my cats), if my house needed to be evacuated for some reason. I love my vinyl collection.
Therefore, I found it only appropriate to post a short playlist of fun Halloween tunes to play, if you are having a party this weekend. Here are my top three albums for a vintage, rock’n’roll, Halloween:
1. Love it to Death, Alice Cooper.
Alice Cooper is the king of freaky-deaky. Especially back in the day, when he was first starting out. Did you know that in his stage shows, they would chop off his head? I dunno how they did that stagey-magic, but I know I wish I could have been there to see that. Seriously though, it’s not Halloween without Alice Cooper. Two of the best tracks for a Halloween party on this album are “Black Juju,” and “Ballad of Dwight Fry.”
2. Sunshine Superman, Donovan.
Donovan is one of my favorite artists to listen to every time October rolls around. All of his music is oddly chilling to me, even though a lot of it is beautiful and sweet. I think it might just be the way it seems so prophetic, and surreal. Really, any Donovan album would add some spice to your pumpkin party. But I chose to go with this one because of “Season of the Witch.”
3. Strange Days, The Doors.
The Doors are my absolute favorite band, as you can tell from my Jim Morrison-quotes-post, from a few months back. So naturally, I had to add them to the list. This is probably one of their freakiest albums, that could be labeled as “Halloween Music.” It’s chilling, and moving. Like, every song on this album is perfect for Halloween. But some of my favorites for freaky-deaky are, “Horse Latitudes,” “Strange Days,” “Moonlight Drive,” and “When the Music’s Over.”
Happy Haunting, ghosts and ghouls!
With love and light,