Monday, October 15, 2007
31 Days of Halloween - Day 15
Every year, I put together two compilation CDs, one for all of my adult friends, another for the kids of many of these same people, since the ages of the children range pretty close together. Initially, the kids CDs had songs from Sesame Street and Wee Sing -- songs that were in the Halloween spirit, but not too spooky. Now that the kids are getting a bit older, they aren't getting so much music but more cuts from the spooky story records of the 1960s and 1970s. In many ways, it's more fun putting these together, as I can pick the stories that most affected me as a kid, and put them all on one disc.
Shown here, in alternating order, are the CDs I made for the adults, and for the kids, from 2003 through the present. Prior to this, compilations were put on cassette tape. I don't have any examples of these handy.
This year I realized that I'm not in any danger of running out of material for future cassettes. I have roughly four DAYS worth of music, and no idea how much sound effects and stories I have on hand. The beauty of this time of year is I still get to add to my collection.
Build your own by visiting these great music and story sites:
Music You (Possibly) Won't Hear Anyplace Else
Mr. J. Evil Scientist's Dungeon of Odd Records
Mostly Ghostly Music Sharing Blaaahhhggg!!!
Universal Horror Sounds
Senses Working Overtime
Distinctly Jamaican Sounds
All Eyes and Ears