For years I’d heard that Boris Karloff had done his own version of Bobby “Boris” pickett’s “Monster Mash”. I’d heard it was on Dick Clarke’s American Bandstand.
Evidently I heard wrong. This site says it was on the prime-time ABC show Shindig, and that the tape, except for a few brief snippets, has been lost. But he’s “recreated” a version of the way it might have looked. It’s pretty good.
Unfortunately, it’s not Karloff singing – it’s Pickett.
this one purports to be Karloff singing it: