EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #440: “MONSTER MASH”- BOBBY PICKETT AND THE CRYPT-KICKERS

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #440: “Monster Mash”- Bobby Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers. August 29, 1970.

  • Single: “Monster Mash”- Bobby Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers
  • Record Company- Parrot
  • Genre: Novelty
  • Written by Leonard Capizzi and Bobby Pickett
  • Time: 3:01
  • B-side:”Monster Mash Party”
  • Album-The Original Monster Mash
  • Grade:B
  • Peaked at #91 3 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

This is a novelty song that refused to go away for long- it was a #1 hit in 1962, in 1970- was re-issued and went to #91, for some reason in 1973 it went to #10. Bobby Pickett born in Somerville, Massachusetts in 1938- had 5 Hot 100 singles with 3 Top 40 hits- He died in 2007 at the age of 69.

3 responses to “EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #440: “MONSTER MASH”- BOBBY PICKETT AND THE CRYPT-KICKERS

  1. Just watched this recently and was truly amazed at Pickett’s lip-syncing on top of the perfectly-timed theatrical facial movements.
    Here’s a man who took this seriously – Bobby “Boris” Pickett! (applause rises to a standing ovation)

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