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Halloween Music Video – “Grim Grinning Ghosts”
October 24, 2007
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From Wade Denning & Kay Lande’s Halloween Games, Songs and Stories (Golden Records, LP-242, 1969)
Thanks Merri for all your help!
Oct 24, 2007 @ 18:32:27
You’re quite welcome, Jeanne! Enjoy!
Oct 31, 2007 @ 10:35:54
I have been looking for a recording of this song for a long time. Thank you for posting the song. Is it possible to download the song (or the record) from a web site?
Aug 13, 2009 @ 16:53:16
Wow Its been years since Ive heard this
Sep 14, 2009 @ 10:26:53
My kids love this song and so do I! I thought I was the only one who remembered this song as a kid. It’s nice to know it was such a hit. Thank you for the download so we can listen to our heart’s content!
Oct 21, 2010 @ 05:14:26
I would love to teach this to my kids. How can I download it? Can you email it to me?
Thank you so much!
Sep 15, 2009 @ 10:52:20
Im so glad this song is still around. It took me sooo long to find it and to hear it again. Its like visiting my kindergarden class again..
Oct 01, 2009 @ 17:18:43
I haven’t heard this song since I was in kindergarten, back in 88. Thanks for posting
Oct 20, 2009 @ 16:38:25
i remember singing this in elementary school in Florida back in the early 1970’s. I still sing it today to remember how to spell it and I am 43½yr old
Oct 21, 2009 @ 08:37:59
hey where can i dowload this song because it rocks!
Sep 18, 2010 @ 14:14:16
if you get the Orbit downloader, you can download it from the link on this site
Sep 13, 2010 @ 01:44:08
I remember when I was a fifth-grader learning this song… it helped me spell Halloween! The music teacher had us do some motions at the beginning of the song (“wade through the moat” “open the creaky door”) that I thought were lame at the time but looking back on it, it’s better than sitting there listening to sounds. She made it a story! :D
Oct 12, 2010 @ 19:45:44
Glad I didn’t have the only crazy music teacher who taught us this song! I don’t remember the exact year I learned it, probably 1985! Now I’m 33, teaching it to my 6 1/2 year old!
Apr 25, 2011 @ 12:20:25
Does anyone remember the story about the monster with one big eye that just blinked? Music teacher use to play it every Halloween in elementary school. Thank you!
Oct 05, 2011 @ 21:20:17
I’m trying to find this as well so if you hear anything would you be so kind as to let me know? :)
Aug 05, 2012 @ 09:02:19
It’s called “A Weird Happening,” and it’s on the same album: Halloween: Games, Songs and Stories (Golden Records, 1969). I have that track as well as Little Orphan Annie (from the same album), but am searching desperately for the whole album (either an MP3 download or the physical album itself)…..sadly, I haven’t had any luck yet!
Oct 05, 2011 @ 16:54:15
what is the music that goe’s with this? like the tune? i heard it on a commercial recently for a car, and it sent me back to grade school. we sang this every year at halloween for the whole school, we also watched a play, or dance with this music as the song with skeletons and bats and stuff, i just love it!!!
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