These Ghoulish Things: Horror Hits for Halloween

These Ghoulish Things: Horror Hits for Halloween


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These Ghoulish Things: Horror Hits for Halloween

The cleverly titled These Ghoulish Things unearths more than two dozen Halloween-themed efforts from the golden age of rock & roll, a concept with extremely limited appeal that's nevertheless executed with admirable aplomb. Assuming that the mere prospect of so many novelty tunes isn't enough to make your blood run cold, the disc is a primer in niche anthologies and reissues, assembling a staggering number of rare and little-known tracks that fit seamlessly within the disc's narrow conceptual scope -- who knew so many records of the late '50s paid tribute to scary monsters and super-creeps? Bobby "Boris" Pickett's tedious "Monster Mash" is the marquee cut here, but the good stuff comes from legends like Bo Diddley ("Bo Meets the Monster"), Screamin' Jay Hawkins ("Feast of the Mau Mau"), Bill Doggett ("Monster Party"), and the Hollywood Flames ("Frankenstein's Den"). Recommended for kids of all ages.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/2005
Label: Ace Records Uk
UPC: 0029667013222
catalogNumber: 1070
Rank: 9370

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Allan Sherman   Composer
Jack Marshall   Composer
Henry Glover   Composer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins   Composer
Billy Jackson   Composer
Ellas McDaniel   Composer
Charles Patrick   Composer
Leonard Capizzi   Composer
Lee Pockriss   Composer
Rob Finnis   Annotation
Jackie Robinson   Composer
Stan Rhodes   Composer
Johnny Brandon   Composer
Browne   Composer
Jimmy Williams   Composer
Mitch O'Connell   Cover Design
David Nixon   Composer
Billy DeMarco   Composer
Orvin Yoes   Composer

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