Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “The Voodoo Walk” — Sonny Richards “Panics” with Cindy & Misty (1962)

The night was dark The moon was high I was walking along holding hands with my guy When all of the sudden His breath became quick His eyes began flashing, these words fell from his lips… OK now this is a fun one. I came across The Voodoo Walk while doing my usual summertime research…

Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “King Tut” — Steve Martin (1978)

Dancin’ by the Nile The ladies love his style Rockin’ for a mile He ate a crocodile… What, more novelty songs this soon? Sure. It’s not like we have hard and fast rules when it comes to Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs. This is our seventh year of presenting Halloween songs that aren’t on every hack playlist…

Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “Some Velvet Morning” — Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood (1967)

Flowers growing on a hill Dragonflies and daffodils Learn from us very much Look at us but do not touch Phaedra is my name… Lee Motherf***in’ Hazlewood?? Some Velvet Morning, the Nancy Sinatra/Lee Hazlewood psychedelic-pop duet from 1967, used to terrify me as a kid. Mostly because I had no idea what was going on…

My Boots can MOVE yo

Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “Living Dead Girl” — Rob Zombie (1999)

Who is this irresistible creature Who has an insatiable lust for the dead? Living Dead Girl! Even if he hadn’t directed two Halloween movies, Rob Zombie would still be infinitely associated with All Hallows Eve. The man and his music, his entire aesthetic if you will, is what you might expect to find if a…