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Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House!

In 1964 the facade of what would become Disneyland’s famous Haunted Mansion sat empty, unoccupied by any of its future ghostly residents, waiting for Imagineers to return from other projects to finish the attraction. But that same year, perhaps to remind the public that the Haunted Mansion would be opening some time in the future, Disneyland Records and the Walt Disney Sound Effects Group released the classic sound effects record “Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House” (itunes link).

I had this album as a kid and pulled it out every Halloween to scare myself silly. Now that Disney has released the album on iTunes you can recreate that foolish terror for yourself. Since its release the album quickly spooked its way to the top of the Disney music charts.

Track List

Side 1
Band 1 The Haunted House
Band 2 The Very Long Fuse
Band 3 The Dogs
Band 4 Timber
Band 5 Your Pet Cat
Band 6 Shipwreck
Band 7 The Unsafe Bridge
Band 8 Chinese Water Torture
Band 9 The Birds
Band 10 The Martian Monsters

Side 2
Band 1 Screams and Groans
Band 2 Thunder, Lightning and Rain
Band 3 Cat Fight
Band 4 Dogs
Band 5 A Collection of Creaks
Band 6 Fuses and Explosions
Band 7 A Collection of Crashes
Band 8 Birds
Band 9 Drips and Splashes
Band 10 Things in Space

A big thanks to Disney for releasing this to the public again!

Updated: a few similar tracks are available on Amazon as MP3 downloads.

3 thoughts on “Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House!”

  1. Cool! I can remember being in Kindergarten or one of the early school years and the teacher playing this record on Halloween.

    I had forgotten all about it until I saw the album art and that brought back an instant memory!

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