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  • 1854, "frightening;" 1926, "easily frightened," from spook (n. or v.) + -y (2). Related: Spookily; spookiness.1854, 1926

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  • Spooky (Classics IV song) "Spooky" was originally an instrumental song performed by saxophonist Mike Sharpe (Shapiro), written by Shapiro and Harry Middlebrooks Jr, which first charted in 1967 hitting No. 57 on the US pop charts. Its best-known version was created by James Cobb and producer Buddy Buie for the group Classics IV when they added lyrics about a "spooky little girl". The vocalist was Dennis Yost. The song is noted for its eerie whistling sound effect depicting the spooky little girl. It has become a Halloween favorite. In 1968, the vocal version reached No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and No. 46 in the UK.
  • Spooky (album) Spooky is the second studio album by the English shoegaze band Lush. The album, produced by Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins, followed the band's debut mini album, Scar, several extended play releases, and the compilation album Gala. Spooky reached the UK Top 10 and topped the national indie charts. The album produced three singles: "Nothing Natural", "Superblast!" and "For Love".
  • Spooky (New Order song) "Spooky" is a song by English rock band New Order. It was released in December 1993 as the fourth and final single from their sixth studio album, Republic (1993). The song would be their last single proper until 2001's "Crystal".
  • Ooky Spooky Ooky Spooky is the fifth studio album by Cuban American dark cabaret/Dark Wave singer Voltaire. It was released on July 31, 2007 by Projekt Records, being the last Voltaire album to do so, since his contract with Projekt Records expired. Voltaire has stated that he wanted this album to be more fun and silly, as opposed to his more serious albums Almost Human and Boo-Hoo.
  • Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost is a fictional character that appeared in titles published by Harvey Comics. Spooky first appeared in Casper the Friendly Ghost #10. He is Casper's cousin, although their exact relation is never specified. He generally resembles Casper except he has freckles, a derby hat, and a large, black nose.
  • It's Spooky It's Spooky is a collaborative album by musicians Jad Fair and Daniel Johnston. It was first released in 1989 on 50 Skidillion Watts Records, under the title Jad Fair and Daniel Johnston, and contained 25 songs on its cassette and CD versions, but only 20 on the LP. It was re-issued on CD in 1993 on Paperhouse, with six bonus tracks, and then in 2001 on Jagjaguwar, with the same bonus tracks, plus an enhanced CD bonus video of Johnston performing a version of his song "Don't Play Cards with Satan." On April 10th, 2020, Joyful Noise Recordings released a 30th Anniversary edition of 1,500 copies of a double LP on "Casper white" vinyl, remastered by Kramer, with the additional song "Ashes on the Ground", a 7" flexidisc of Johnston's "I Live My Broken Dreams," which was previously unreleased, and new liner notes by Fair, Kramer, Everett True and Jeff Feuerzeig. Joyful Noise has also made it available for download, but not including "Broken Dreams."
  • Tuff Ghosts Starring Spooky Tuff Ghosts Starring Spooky was an American comic book series, published by Harvey Comics. The series ran from July 1962 to October 1972; in all, 43 issues were published.
  • Spooky Stories for a Dark and Stormy Night Spooky Stories for a Dark and Stormy Night is a children's horror anthology compiled by Alice Low and illustrated by Gahan Wilson. It was published in 1994, and contains nineteen stories by various authors. A majority of the collection is based on retelling folktales from around the world, but some are completely original, such as "Duffy's Jacket" and "Good-bye, Miss Patterson."
  • Encounters of the Spooky Kind Encounters of the Spooky Kind is a 1980 Hong Kong martial arts comedy horror film written and directed by Sammo Hung, who also starred in the lead role. The film was produced by Hung's production company Bo Ho Film Company. It was released as Spooky Encounters in the US. It is sometimes listed as Close Encounters of the Spooky Kind, more blatantly mimicking the title of the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). The film was the progenitor of the jiangshi film genre and one of Hong Kong's first kung fu horror comedies.
  • Spooky Spooktown Spooky Spooktown was an American comic book series, published by Harvey Comics. The series ran from September 1961 to December 1976; in all, 66 issues were published.
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