Coffee Break: Ghosts and Spirits

Apparition in the kitchen
In this circa 1865 image from the London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series, an apparition appears to three people in their kitchen. (London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

Halloween is approaching quickly, and frankly, we can't wait. We're already getting in the spooky spirit, kicking things off this morning with Bloodrock's "D.O.A." for our Vinyl Tap pick.

And as we "creep" ever closer to October 31, we're ramping things up with eerie themes for the 9:30 Coffee Break. Today, we'll get things started with ghosts and spirits. Whether referencing a wispy presence or full-torso apparition, the world of popular music has been unafraid to venture into the spectral space.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention a ghost, ghosts or spirits? Send us your requests.

Songs played

Is There A Ghost - Band of Horses
Ghosts - Ladytron
Ghost Town - The Specials
Little Ghost - The White Stripes
Phantom Limb - The Shins
Ghosts - Laura Marling
Ghosts - Communist Daughter
Walking With a Ghost - Tegan and Sara
The Ghost in You - The Psychedelic Furs


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