Dancing with those musical skeletons from the closet

Oct 27, 2011

Kids used to have their own holiday. It was called Halloween. But now 50% of adults are celebrating Halloween, too. Giving up Halloween means admitting you're getting old, and no one wants to do that.

Here are some Halloween-ie tunes to help you get your spook on…

A gospel song meant to teach anatomy, The Delta Rhythm Boys and “Dry Bones”

The scariest thing about this is the lip-synching. Warren Zevon “Werewolves of London”

“I Put a Spell on You” will always be a Halloween classic — seeing Screamin’ Jay Hawkins perform it LIVE is truly scary!

Every week on “Record bin Roulette,” KPLU’s John Kessler and John Maynard put an insightful and fun spin on a century's worth of discarded vinyl. The feature is published here and airs on KPLU 88.5 every Thursday during Morning Edition, All Things Considered and on Weekend Saturday Edition.