Beyond the Monster Mash: 6 Halloween Novelty Songs That Aren't Terrible

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3. Lord Luther - "I Was a Teenage Creature"

Backed up by The Kingsmen of "Louie Louie" fame, Lord Luther -- a '50s Bay Area doo-wop guy -- delivers what is on the surface a little monster tune, but actually works just as well as an allegory for the physical awkwardness of the teenage years.

4. The Bollock Brothers - "Horror Movies"

A pretty aptly titled tune, "Horror Movies" by this early-'80s British group starts off just listing a bunch of classic movie titles. The synthy electro tune draws some influence from horror movie soundtracks of the time, particularly those of John Carpenter and Dario Argento.

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