The Top2040 List of Monster Tunes
1 - Monster Mash by Bobby Boris Picket & the crypt-Kickers tops our list; a classic! it shot to #1 in 1964, and gets pulled out every once in awhile for a new listen.
2 - Monster is Loose by Meat Loaf
3 - The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley, it has one eye and one horn (and it can fly!), so the song says. Believe it or not, this was a top-10 hit in the 60s.
4 - Under the Bed by Alice cooper, bonus track from the LP Welcome to My Nightmare. An excellent tune, by any standards, and perfect for the Monster list.
5 - Beastie by Jethro Tull ... he rolls up and down through history...beastie! (A presonal Top2040 favorite)
6 - Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) by David Bowie, from the album of the same name.
7 - Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult, who also did Nosferatu and Joan Crawford (has risen from the
8 - Monster by Big Bang, a wildly popular k-pop rock band in Korea.
9 - Monster by Imagine Dragons
10 - Ogre Battle by Queen, and later they also wrote: Death on Two Legs
11 - November Spawned a Monster by Morrissey, of the Smiths
12 - Monster by Steppenwolf
13 - Monster in the Parasol by Queens of the Stone Age
14 - Attacked by Monsters from the Meat Puppets
15 - Monster - Michael Jackson, who also recorded Thriller
16 - Tommyknockers by Blind Guardian
17 - Spirits of Ancient Egypt by Paul McCartney & Wings, we assume it's the Mummy
18 - A Skeleton in the Closet by Anthrax
19 - Monster recorded by Lady Gaga
20 - Some Kind of Monster by Metallic
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...and the reaction to all these freaky monsters and monster tunes .... "Hysteria" by Def Leppard