Playing Dead: Halloween Playlist 2021

Playing Dead: Halloween Playlist 2021 October 29, 2021

Previous years: 2020, 2019, 2018. If you want something suitably atmospheric, but without lyrics, I’m enjoying Dragon Warrior’s “And If I Die on Reverb Mountain.”

Jean Ritchie, “Skin and Bones.”

The Mountain Goats, “Rain in Soho

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, “Red Right Hand.” Sometimes the classics are still the best.

Nancy Sinatra, “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Prayers, “Gothic Summer.” Not quite seasonal but somehow right. Also the video for this is great.

The Heavy, “Can’t Play Dead.” (some cussing in lyrics)

The Cramps, “Human Fly

J. Geils Band, “Fright Night

The Mountain Goats, “As Many Candles as Possible

Johnny Cash, “Ain’t No Grave.”

Bat via Wikimedia Commons.

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