Spooky Songs from the Archive Collection

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Discover the original recordings that appear in Horror Movies and listen to the ORIGINAL recordings  in the collection below.


Run Rabbit Run — Featured in Rob Zombie's House of Thousand Corpses along with Jordan Peele's Get Out.

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Jeepers Creepers — Featured in the Jeepers Creepers Triology

Here at the Recorded Sound Archives, you can listen to a few versions of the song by artists such as Larry Clinton and his orchestra , Jack Teagarden and the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.

But our personal favorite here in the sound archive is Ethel Water’s version of Jeepers Creepers.



Tip Toes Through the Tulips — Featured in the horror movie, Insidious.

Another haunting tune that can be found in the Recorded Sound Archives, is Tip-Toe Thru the Tulips by Johnny Marvin who originally sang the song prior to Tiny Tim which is featured in the movie Insidious.



Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1 — Featured in the horror movie, Misery

Featuring Kathy Bates as Annie Wilkes an obsessed fan who kidnaps her favorite writer forcing him to rewrite his novel.

At one point, she exclaims with happiness that she’ll play her favorite song in the movie which just so happens to be Liberace’s Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 along with I’ll be seeing you both of which can be found here at the Recorded Sound Archives on the album Liberace by Candlelight.



You Are My Sunshine — Featured in the horror movie, Annabelle.

Another haunting tune that can be found in the Recorded Sound Archives, is You Are My Sunshine by Jimmie Davis featured in the movie, Annabelle.



Blue Moon — Featured in the horror movie, An American Werewolf in London.

Another haunting tune that can be found in the Recorded Sound Archives, is  Blue Moon by Al Bowlly featured in the movie, An American Werewolf in London.