Spooky Tunes for Halloween – Free on Hoopla!

Planning a haunted happening for Halloween and need a seriously spooky soundtrack?  Look no further than the BPL’s Hoopla app, opens a new window to find tunes to please all your best fiends. Click on the album title to see it in Hoopla, or borrow the title.

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Spine, get ready to tingle! Often used in sinister cinema, these classical masterpieces evoke memories of the movie monsters you love to fear.  From the ominous opening of “Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor,”, opens a new window to the relentless march of “The Sorcerer's Apprentice, opens a new window,” to the mournful strains of “Danse Macabre, opens a new window,” these symphonic scores are sure to scare. Performed by orchestras from around the globe, this collection proves that everyone has a right to fright.

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Creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky! "Halloween Hootenanny" is a vintage collection of hip-shaking surf, rockabilly and garage tunes from Los Straitjackets, Southern Culture on the Skids, The Reverend Horton Heat, Rocket from the Crypt, and more.  Freak out to ghastly originals including “The Creature Stole My Surfboard,” and “No Costume, No Candy,” along with re-imagined haunted classics like “The Theme to the Munsters, opens a new window.”

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Zombies, monsters, spiders and superbeasts abound on this spooktacular pop compilation. Nearly 3 hours of upbeat hauntings, spanning over 50 years of popular music are on tap. Stevie Wonder’s massive 1972 hit “Superstition, opens a new window,” leads off the collection, followed by frightening favorites from Bastille, Evanescence, The Who, Tom Petty, Lady Gaga, Beck, Oingo Boingo, BANKS, and more. Click play,… if you dare!

Disney Junior Music Halloween Party, opens a new window

Need some tunes that are more treat than trick? Hoopla has you covered. This fun collection of Disney Junior tunes bring the sweeter side of spookiness to your (Mickey Mouse?) ears. Tracks from Doc McStuffins, Puppy Dog Pals, Sofia the First, and Vampirina, opens a new window are just eerie enough for ghouls of all ages.


Need more Halloween music? More than 150 Halloween music compilations are a click away, opens a new window!  Best of all, every one of them is free to enjoy on your Hoopla App.