Ghoul’s Night Out, Volume 1

Novelty horror jams aren’t really a thing bands do anymore, but man, were they popular in the 50s, and a few years back Simpletone Records put out a fun comp of some great ones called Ghoul’s Night Out. It even comes on groovy orange vinyl, which makes it pretty hard to resist, if you’re a lover of all things Halloween. And the songs are just plain fun.

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Some of the songs are solid rockers with silly Dracula vocals over the top. Some are bitchin’ instrumentals with a spooky feel. Some are just hilariously strange.

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If you’re getting ready for a costume party, or just hanging at home, waiting for trick-or-treaters, putting on this comp can help put you in the mood for a bewitching night of ghoulish proportions.

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Dacia lives in Austin, Texas, where she writes, drinks & listens to records.

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