Songs from Halloween Past

From the ‘novelty’ Halloween  music files, here are some unusual tunes from Dickie Goodman

Richard Dorian Goodman, known as Dickie Goodman, was an American music and record producer born in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for inventing and using the technique of the “break-in”, an early precursor to sampling, that used brief clips of popular records and songs to “answer” comedic questions posed by voice actors on his novelty records. 

Halloween Windows

Take a look and a listen through these Halloween windows from the early 1900’s- they are spooktacular!

The High Hatters – Spell Of The Blues Victor Military Band – Spooky Spook by Victor Military Band (1917) Isham Jones – I’ll See You in My Dreams (1924) Collins & Harlan – The Ghost Of The Saxophone (1917) Edna Brown & The American Quartet – Mysterious Moon (1912) American Quartet – That Mysterious Rag (1911) Walter J Van Brunt & Maurice Burkhardt – The Ghost Of The Violin (1912) Peerless Quartet – The Ghost Of The Ukulele (1917) Edward Claypoole – Spooky Spooks (1916) Clarence Wiley – Carbarlick Acid Rag (1904) Bessie Smith – Haunted House Blues American Symphony Orchestra – Hallowe’en Dance (1909) Earl Fuller’s Rector Novelty Orchestra – Graveyard Blues (1918) Dan Quinn – More Work for the Undertaker (1902) The Peerless Quartet – The Ghost Of The Terrible Blues (1915) The Premier Quartet – That Syncopated Boogie-Boo (1913) Helen Gross & The Kansas City Five – Undertaker’s Blues (1924) Maurice Burkhart – At The Devil’s Ball (1913) American Quartet – The Skeleton Rag (1912)