This novelty smash was top of the pops today in 1962

The ultimate Halloween song, this novelty tune was a joke that went crazy!

It became a smash hit today in 1962 and caused a craze that caught on in a flash…

We still enjoy this groovy song today but it caused quite a stir when it was released – the BBC banned it for being too morbid. Luckily for this artist, it was re-released twice more on the charts: 9 years later to hit #3, and in 2008 when it came in at #60 on the charts.

It has been covered by The Beach Boys and was the feature track on an album filled with similarly themed songs.

Can you guess what this song is?

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Listen to “The Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett below: