Scare up a few songs for Halloween and those times you reflect on scary memories. This video contains a few thoughts and considerations in doing so.
4 scary songs to share
- Spooky (Atlanta Rhythm Section) – Recorded by a variety of artists and groups since 1967, many boomers would recognize the Atlanta Rhythm Section recording. If you are singing this live, encourage movement or instrument play until you get to the “then you stop and say..”, take a pause until you start back in with the “alright”.
- Witch Doctor – Recorded by everyone from David Seville to Alvin & the Chipmunks. The chorus of “Ooo eee, ooo ah ah ting tang. Walla walla, bang bang …” is good for singing and practicing various vowels and consonants.
- Superstition – Use this Stevie Wonder classic to discuss various superstitions. Those might include:
- walking under ladders
- breaking mirrors
- black cat crossing your path
- Monster Mash – Many people know this dance. Pair it with a discuss classic monster movies:
- King Kong
- Wolf Man
- Invisible Man
- Creature from the Black Lagoon
Have a favorite song or way you incorporate it? Share it in the comments below.