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Ultimate 80s Halloween Party Playlist

With Halloween just a week away, I thought I'd put together my Ultimate 80s Halloween Party Playlist to help with the success of your party. 13 songs that I personally guarantee will make zombies dance, witches sing, and young trick-or-treaters say "I hear strange music...I think that house is haunted!" Here they are in chronological order:

1980 - AC/DC "Hell's Bells"
1982 - Michael Jackson "Thriller"  
1982 - Hall & Oates "Maneater"
1982 - Golden Earring "Twilight Zone"
1983 - Whodini "Haunted House of Rock"
1984 - Ray Parker Jr. "Ghostbusters"
1984 - Rockwell "Somebody's Watching Me"
1985 - Whodini "Freaks Come Out At Night"
1985 - J. Geils Band "Fright Night"
1986 - Oingo Boingo "Dead Man's Party"
1988 - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince "Nightmare On My Street"
1988 - The Fat Boys "Are You Ready For Freddy?"
1988 - INXS "Devil Inside"

Listen to these songs in the YouTube playlist below. What other songs would you include?

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