'Werewolf Bar Mitzvah': The Best Halloween Song Not Already on Your Holiday Playlist

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30 Rock's "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah."

Boys becoming men, men becoming wolves.

It's Halloween, so if you have friends (and like candy) you likely have big plans tonight.

While you probably already have the most popular Halloween songs on your playlist -- we're looking at you, "Monster Mash" and "Thriller" -- there's another tune that you might not have ever heard of that needs to be on a loop during any Halloween bash.

I'm talking about "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah," and I'm absolutely not joking.

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Written as a 30 Rock moment by Donald Glover (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) for an episode originally airing in 2007, it is performed on the show by Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) and then was later fleshed out into a full song. The lyrics are goofy ("boys becoming men, men becoming wolves"), but the tune is upbeat, catchy and fun. 

Halloween is our silliest holiday, and this is the unofficial theme song it deserves. 


There's even a dance remix!

You keep your Monster Mash -- I'll be celebrating the spookyyyy scaarry season with this modern-day classic.

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