Wednesday, October 31, 2018
WACKY WEDNESDAY: Doomed Children of the Monster Mash
Halloween fell on Wacky Wednesday this year.
I took that as an omen, so today I treat you to some tacky and obscure Halloween novelty songs.
Let's start off with rockabilly royal Billy Lee Riley. Billy was a monster in his own right. Why he felt compelled to record this "Monster Mash" rip-off is way beyond me.
Bob McFadden and Dor recorded a cult classic called "I'm a Mummy." It was so inspired, in it's own stupid way, that it was covered by The Fall.
Here's a lesser-known monster tune by McFadden
I've already written about my undying -- or undead -- love for Dickie Goodman's "Frankenstein Meets The Beatles." Here's another Dickie monster classic.
Skipping ahead to the early '90s, here's some candy corn from M.C. Hammer
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