"Monster Mash" as written by Bobby Pickett and Leonard Capizzi....
I was working in the lab late one night
When my eyes beheld an eerie sight
For my monster from his slab began to rise
And suddenly to my surprise

He did the mash
He did the monster mash
The monster mash
It was a graveyard smash
He did the mash
It caught on in a flash
He did the mash
He did the monster mash

From my laboratory in the castle east
To the master bedroom where the vampires feast
The ghouls all came from their humble abodes
To get a jolt from my electrodes

They did the mash
They did the monster mash
The monster mash
It was a graveyard smash
They did the mash
It caught on in a flash
They did the mash
They did the monster mash

The zombies were having fun
The party had just begun
The guests included Wolf Man
Dracula and his son

The scene was rockin', all were digging the sounds
Igor on chains, backed by his baying hounds
The coffin-bangers were about to arrive
With their vocal group, "The Crypt-Kicker Five"

They played the mash
They played the monster mash
The monster mash
It was a graveyard smash
They played the mash
It caught on in a flash
They played the mash
They played the monster mash

Out from his coffin, Drac's voice did ring
Seems he was troubled by just one thing
He opened the lid and shook his fist
And said, "Whatever happened to my Transylvania twist"

It's now the mash
It's now the monster mash
The monster mash
And it's a graveyard smash
It's now the mash
It's caught on in a flash
It's now the mash
It's now the monster mash

Now everything's cool, Drac's a part of the band
And my monster mash is the hit of the land
For you, the living, this mash was meant too
When you get to my door, tell them Boris sent you

Then you can mash
Then you can monster mash
The monster mash
And do my graveyard smash
Then you can mash
You'll catch on in a flash
Then you can mash
Then you can monster mash


Lyrics submitted by richie

"The Monster Mash" as written by Bob Pickett Leonard Capizzi

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    General CommentMASH GOOOOOD!!! This song is great. Why am I the only one to say anything about it? Everyone has heard it. Come on people. Let's do the mash.

    It makes me think of Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, George A. Romero, Bela Lugosi, Stephen King, Bruce Campbell, Peter Cushing, Brad Dourif, Roddy McDowall, Wes Craven, Linda Blair, Edgar Allan Poe, John Carpenter, the entire cast of “Freaks” and a hell of a lot of other horror legends hanging out at the Carnival of Souls or some place like that.
    WorkingClassLoseron September 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentClassic Halloween song. This one will last forever!
    Quickstepon October 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great
    i love it to deathh!! and come on only 2 people. lol like workingclassloser. this song is great and everyone knows it. so comment u know u want to.

    i'd actually like to know how to do the monster mash.
    if someone could tell me....i'd appreciate it. then we can do the mash together!
    notetoself8on February 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti don't think many people know that this was actually a pretty big song in the 1970s. It's not just a halloween-time song.
    Richie45069on June 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentClassic song, no matter how corny people view it as.

    Though I still don't get the part where Dracula says, "Whatever happened to my Transylvania twist?"
    chattereron June 21, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is the most timeless Halloween song ever, Halloween (my favourite holiday) ain't complete without it. I also love the Misfits cover of it
    River Wolfon October 25, 2008   Link

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