15 things you might not know about the Ghostbusters theme song

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For 32 years, almost everyone has learned the answer to the age-old question: "Who you gonna call?" The iconic theme song for the 1984 film Ghostbusters was written and performed by Detroit artist Ray Parker Jr., and has undoubtedly become his biggest hit. The menacing, upbeat number took on a life of its own after the release of the movie, and lines from the track, including "I ain't afraid of no ghosts," have found a permanent place in pop culture history — including references in American Dad and Anchorman 2 .

A new Ghostbusters film, starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, will hit theatres tomorrow and while that film boasts its own new version of the theme song , we wanted to take a look back at the original. Here are 15 facts about Ray Parker Jr.'s original Ghostbusters theme.

1. The song was a number 1 hit

Two months after the release of the film, "Ghostbusters" reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on Aug. 11, 1984. It stayed at the top of the chart for three weeks.

2. Lindsey Buckingham almost wrote the theme

Rumour has it that the Fleetwood Mac singer and guitarist was approached to write the theme, but he passed on it. Buckingham didn't want to be pegged as a soundtrack artist as he had already written a song for National Lampoon's Vacation the year before.

3. Parker Jr. was 'sort of retired' when he was approached to write this song

Before Ghostbusters , Parker Jr. made a name for himself with a number of hits including " The Other Woman " and " I Still Can't Get Over Loving You " but he had, according to his interview with HLN (below), "sort of retired because my parents had gotten sick." But, he later went to Los Angeles to work with New Edition on the band's song "Mr. Telephone Man" and it was there that Parker Jr. was approached by a friend at Columbia Pictures to write for the Ghostbusters soundtrack.

4. Clive Davis didn't want Parker Jr. to write the theme song

Davis, the founder of Arista Records, was not crazy about the idea of having his artist write the theme song for a film about ghosts. In an interview with Screen Crush , Parker Jr. revealed: "All of my songs are romance songs, so in Clive's defense, we had built an entire career …of me singing to girls. So, all of a sudden, out of nowhere, Clive gets a phone call and I'm singing about a ghost. So, he just thought that was a little strange."

5. There were a lot of theme songs submitted

Before Parker Jr. signed on to write the theme song, Columbia Pictures went through roughly 60 songs that were submitted, and they didn't like any of them.

6. It was supposed to be a short clip, not a full song

When Parker Jr. originally signed on to write music for the film, he was told the theme would only be "20 to 25 seconds long," to soundtrack a scene in the library. When he was told to turn the snippet into a full song, he used a tape machine to splice together a four-minute track.

7. Parker Jr. had a very short deadline

He only had approximately two-and-a-half days to write this song but luckily for him, " Everything just went perfectly. "

8. A TV commercial inspired Parker Jr. to write the theme

According to reports, Parker Jr. had trouble writing the Ghostbusters theme until he saw a commercial on TV that inspired him to write an advertisement jingle, which explains the slogan-like refrain, "Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!"

9. The music video included 12 famous cameos

In addition to the Ghostbusters stars Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson and Harold Ramis, the music video for "Ghostbusters" featured cameos of actors shouting "Ghostbusters!" inside a neon frame. These guests were Carly Simon, John Candy, George Wendt, Jeffrey Tambor, Melissa Gilbert, Al Franken, Peter Falk, Teri Garr, Danny DeVito, Chevy Chase, Irene Cara and Ollie E. Brown. None of the actors were paid to appear in the video, instead they were all favours asked by director Ivan Reitman. In fact, the crew made an impromptu visit to the set of John Candy's film Brewster's Millions to get his shot.

10. Parker Jr. almost became an Oscar winner

"Ghostbusters" was nominated for best original song at the 1985 Academy Awards, but lost to Stevie Wonder's "I Just Called to Say I Love You," a song from the 1984 romantic comedy The Woman in Red .

11. Huey Lewis sued Parker Jr. over this song

Lewis was another artist who turned down the opportunity to work on the Ghostbusters theme, but when Parker Jr.'s song came out, Lewis sued for the track's similarities to his song "I Want a New Drug," which was released earlier that same year. The lawsuit was settled out of court but in 2001, Lewis revealed in an interview with VH1's Behind the Music that Columbia Pictures paid Lewis a settlement. Parker Jr. quickly sued Lewis for breaking his confidentiality agreement from that case.

12. It's been covered by a number of artists

Along with thousands of renditions that can be found on YouTube today, artists such as Conor Oberst , Kasabian and Hoobastank (remember Hoobastank?) have covered the Ghostbusters theme.

13. Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig have also put their own spin on the theme

As a joke, McCarthy and Wiig, two stars of the new Ghostbusters , came up with a folk version of the theme song as a way to enrage sexist online trolls who criticized the film's casting of female leads. McCarthy and Wiig were called on by director Paul Feig to perform it on The Graham Norton Show .

14. No, Parker Jr. is not sick of this song

When asked if he was tired of getting approached by people shouting, "Who you gonna call?" Parker Jr. responded , "It's like, am I tired of holding the best lotto ticket of the best thing to ever happen? No." He added, in an interview with HLN , "In my kids' schools, it makes me famous to the young kids."

15. Parker Jr. thinks the new Ghostbusters theme is 'interesting'

In an interview with Inside Edition, Parker Jr. finally revealed his thoughts on the new Ghostbusters theme song performed by Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott: "Interesting. I'm not going to say it's good or bad," he said, diplomatically. "I'm just going to say well maybe I'm an old guy now and I like it the old way." He added that the film didn't call him to work on the soundtrack, but that he wished he had been contacted to work with the newer artists.

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Ghostbusters (song)

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  • 2 Official Recordings
  • 3 Official Releases
  • 5 Musicians
  • 8.1 Pop Culture
  • 8.2 Huey Lewis Controversy
  • 9 External links
  • 10 References
  • 11.1 Videos
  • 11.2 Overall
  • 11.3 Music Video
  • 11.4 "Girls Are More Fun" Music Video Screens
  • 11.5 Unreleased Updated Music Video
  • 11.6 IDW Comics

History [ ]

After test screenings in early 1984, Ivan Reitman wanted a song about 20 seconds in length at the beginning of the movie when Peter and Ray enter the New York City Public Library . [1] Reitman simply wanted a song that said "Ghostbusters" in it. Columbia Pictures spent a lot of money to have different musicians, including Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac and Kenny Loggins, write songs to be considered as the main song for the Ghostbusters movie, but could not find one that they liked. Reitman didn't like any songs he got back either. [2] [3] Peter Aykroyd, Dan Aykroyd 's younger brother, connected Ivan Reitman with Glenn Hughes and Pat Thrall. Bill Murray didn't like their attempt. Murray wanted NRBQ. Hughes and Thrall tried again. [4] [5] None the demos submitted in 1983 from Pat Thrall and Glen Hughes were used for the movie. [6] They did use the Pat Thrall and Glenn Hughes song for the film's ShoWest exhibitor reel. [7] [8] R&B artist Ray Parker, Jr. happened to be dating a woman who was working for Gary LeMel, an old music industry friend. Parker knew LeMel because he used to play guitar on Barry White's records. Gary LeMel, had suggested that he try his hand at writing a song for the film. It was described as a Ghostbusters theme song opening number for a 20 second segment at the end of the first library scene. [9] [10] In place of a music supervisor on the movie, the head of the music department at Columbia Pictures introduced Ray Parker Jr. to Reitman and co-producer Joe Medjuck . Producer Clive Davis who ran Arista at the time didn't want Parker singing a song about ghosts. Parker's forte was songs about romancing women. Davis took a lot of convincing.

The catch was that the song was needed in two to three days since the film due to be released soon. [11] [12] The movie producers wanted a song people could sing along with - without "too much meaning". The hardest task for Parker was coming up with a rhyme for "Ghostbusters". [13] He was half-asleep one night and saw an exterminator commercial on TV. He realized he could frame the song as a commercial and have the chorus scream "Ghostbusters" instead of having to do something conventional like rhyming it. [14] [15] The next day, he finished recording and submitted a cassette tape with just under one and half minutes of the song to Reitman. A short time later, Reitman called Parker at 3:30 or 4:30 in the morning praising the song. Reitman pushed for the 20 second intro song to be made into a single backed by a music video.

Official Recordings [ ]

These are official recordings of the song by Ray Parker Jr. that have been released to the public by Arista and Sony. Runtimes listed are the official runtimes as listed on the record singles, images of most can be found in the Gallery section below. Some sources list a runtime that is a second or two different, so runtimes are listed as a guide and not meant to be 100% exact.

It should also be noted that a few of the 7"/45-rpm records list a 3:45 "regular" version and a 4:07 "Instrumental" version, but that may be an error. No other versions of the "regular" and "instrumental" versions are so short. Maybe the two songs were sped-up for jukebox play. Until it can be proved if that's the case, or not, they are not being listed below but will be noted in this paragraph.

  • Album Version/7" Version/Short Version (4:04) - available on the Soundtrack album and just about every released single.
  • Instrumental Version (4:48) - available on the Soundtrack album and the 30th anniversary record single.
  • Extended Version/12" Single Remix (6:08) - available on several record singles, Ray Parker Jr.'s "Chartbusters" album, and the 2006 reissue of the soundtrack album.
  • Searchin' For The Spirit Remix (5:19) - available on the Searchin' For The Spirit/Dub Instrumental Version record single. [16]
  • Dub Version (5:35) - available on the 30th Anniversary record single.
  • Dub Instrumental Version (5:30) - available on the Searchin' For The Spirit/Dub Instrumental Version record single. [17]
  • 2009 Re-Recording (3:42) - available on the Atari Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime website for a limited time in 2011. [18] Do note that the original Atari MP3 has ID3 data that gives a "2007" date, which either means that this version was recorded two years before it debuted to the public, or the 2007 date could simply be a mistake. [19] )

Official Releases [ ]

Music video [ ].

The Times Square scene for the music video was shot in the last week of May 1984. [20] Like many movie soundtrack videos, it uses both a recreation of the concept of the movie and actual clips from the movie. However, its an interesting music video as many actors (many of which didn't appear in the Ghostbusters film) show up singing the song in little bit cameos. The lead is singer Ray Parker Jr. and lead actress is Cindy Harrell .

The music video was recorded at A&M Studios in Hollywood without a proper director. Ivan Reitman sort of just took over directing it. The set of the haunted house was still being constructed up to when filming started. An old shooting technique of painting on glass then shooting through the house created the drawn look. After the painter started, Reitman set up the camera and the video was shot. Parker was a little concerned about looking silly as a singing ghost but Reitman ran with the concept and recruited celebrity cameos. Some cameos were favors that were called in. Teri Garr just filmed "Tootsie" with Bill Murray . Reitman, Medjuck and a small crew went to where "Brewster's Millions" was shooting, made their way past security, and had John Candy shoot his cameo between takes. While filming "No Small Affair" at Burbank Studios, George Wendt filmed his cameo for free during a lunch break. He later got in trouble with the Screen Actors Guild for that arrangement but was merely told not to do so again.

For the ending of the music video, the crew blocked off Times Square at the same time the press junket for the movie took place in New York. The scene was not planned and essentially shot for a day with no permit. On a Friday afternoon at 1 pm, Parker filmed with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd , Harold Ramis , and Ernie Hudson in character as his backup singers. Murray did an impromptu breakdancing routine. Parker improvised and helped spin Murray around. Since the actors in the music video weren't paid for their appearance, the video could not appear in home video releases for the film.

Cast from Film This doesn't include actors that appear in clips from the film.

  • Bill Murray
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Harold Ramis
  • Ernie Hudson

Cameo non-film

  • Chevy Chase
  • Melissa Gilbert
  • Ollie E. Brown [21]
  • Carly Simon
  • Danny DeVito
  • George Wendt
  • Jeffrey Tambor

Musicians [ ]

  • Ray Parker, Jr. - vocals, guitar
  • Louis Johnson – bass
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Everyone who appeared on the movie soundtrack previously tried to submit the theme song. [22]
  • A snippet of the song plays in Ghostbusters in Chapter 01: Start when the logo and title appear, in the montage in Chapter 14: Welcome Aboard , and after Winston Zeddemore declared, "I love this town!" in Chapter 28: Crossing Streams .
  • According to Ivan Reitman, there was plans to do a second commercial as an elaborate MTV music video with the Ghostbusters singing the "Ghostbusters" song (that could actually be played on MTV) but the song wasn't just right until too late in post-production. [23]
  • The famous "shuffle" performed by the guys at the end of the music video was referenced in the end credits of " The Real Ghostbusters ", and again in " Ghostbusters II " for the party Ray and Winston performed at.
  • Danny DeVito, who had a cameo in the music video, was later directed by Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman in Twins and Junior.
  • The music video is seen and heard on a television at the beginning of Ray Parker, Jr.'s "Girls Are More Fun" music video. Ray tries to convince a woman, played by Irene Cara, that he's really Ray Parker Jr. She sarcastically rebuffs him by saying, "Yeah, and I'm Irene Cara,", and then walks away. At this point, Ray sees the "Ghostbusters" music video on a television and comments, "Hey! That's me!". Irene Cara also made a cameo appearance in the "Ghostbusters" music video. [24]
  • A snippet of the song plays in Ghostbusters II in Chapter 01: Start after Dana Barrett retrieves Oscar from the baby carriage then in the next scene, Ray and Winston dance to and sing the "Ghostbusters" song as a cassette recording plays. They only sing the lyrics "If there's something strange in your neighborhood, who ya gonna call?!" and "And it don't look good."
  • A snippet of "Ghostbusters!" from the song plays in Ghostbusters II in Chapter 28: World is Safe Again when the new painting is revealed.
  • A snippet of "Ghostbusters" plays at the end of Ghostbusters: Afterlife in Chapter 16 prior to the end credits at the 1:52:38 mark.
  • At one point in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, there was going to be a 1960s cover of the Ghostbusters song that was done for the movie by the Menahan Street Band. The children find a 45 single that turns out to be a 1960s song that Ray Parker, Jr. does a cover of that became known as the "Ghostbusters" song. [25]
  • There was a delay in getting Ray Parker, Jr.'s approval to use the "Ghostbusters" song on Extreme Ghostbusters . The crew finally got the okay 30 hours before the first mix was due. [26]
  • It took three years to get the rights to use the song on Ghostbusters: The Video Game . Parker was specific about how much he wanted based on how the song would be used. [27] [28]
  • It cost $80,000 for the song to be used on Ghostbusters: The Video Game. [29]
  • On page 26 of Ghostbusters Volume 2 Issue #20 , the group shot is a nod to a scene in Ray Parker, Jr.'s "Ghostbusters" music video
  • The song appears as a playable song in Just Dance 2014 .
  • The front and back cover of the Ghostbusters: Get Real trade paperback references the Ghostbusters' dance move.
  • Starting with Ghostbusters International #1 , on page 27, the homage to the music video from Volume 2 Issue #20 is reused on the page with the crew's social media links.
  • In panel 2 is Danny DeVito as seen in the "Ghostbusters" music video
  • In panel 8 is Peter Falk as seen in the "Ghostbusters" music video
  • Ghost Jumpers theme song in Chapter 4 of the Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) is a play on the "Ghostbusters" song.
  • On page 7 of Ghostbusters 101 #1 , in panel 4, on the right, is the green disc of the "Ghostbusters" song 30th anniversary edition.
  • Cover B of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #5 is a nod to the Times Square song's music video.
  • On page 19 of Ghostbusters Year One Issue #3 , in panel 5, the Ghostbusters dance like how they do in the music video for Ray Parker Jr.'s "Ghostbusters" song.
  • In Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed , "Ghostbusters" plays in the opening title sequence.
  • As of October 19, 2023, the famous Ghostbusters dance from the "Ghostbusters" music video was added to the emotives wheel in Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed.

Pop Culture [ ]

The song was number one on Billboard's Hot 100.

Parker's "Ghostbusters" and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" were one of the first music videos starring a black music artist to appear on MTV.

The song is responsible for adding the catchphrases "Who you gonna call?" and "I ain't afraid of no ghost" into the pop culture lexicon.

The song has been repeatedly referenced in assorted forms of media.

  • The Huey Lewis Controversy (see below) was directly referenced in a portion of the Webcomic The Adventures of Dr. McNinja , where the titular character is humming the song when suddenly a nearby person screams "I WANT A NEEEW DRUG", and then says that he thought Dr. McNinja "was humming Huey Luis".

Huey Lewis Controversy [ ]

Huey Lewis filed a lawsuit claiming the song sounded too much like Huey Lewis and the News' "I Want a New Drug." Others found the score's synthesizer notes (that were held for several seconds) akin to the chord struck in Gary Numan's "Cars". The lawsuit was settled out of court and the outcome was kept private.

External links [ ]

  • Music video on YouTube

References [ ]

  • ↑ "Who Ya Gonna Call? The Inside Story Of The 'Ghostbusters' Music Video" Screen Crush 6/6/2014
  • ↑ Slash Film "Ray Parker Jr. on the Legacy of 'Ghostbusters', Passing on 'Spaceballs' and His Wild Oscars Performance (Interview)" 9/18/2020 Ray Parker, Jr. says: "The only one I've talked to would be Lindsey Buckingham [of Fleetwood Mac]. I think they had called him to do something. I spoke to him on one of these Zoom calls not too long ago. And I think there was Kenny Loggins and a whole bunch of people they tried. For some reason, no one could come up with a song for that film. What’s interesting is Gary LeMel, who was the vice president of Columbia Pictures at the time, he was 100% sure that I could do it. He knew something that I didn't know."
  • ↑ Greene, James, Jr., (2022). A Convenient Parallel Dimension: How Ghostbusters Slimed Us Forever , p. 51. Lyons Press, Essex, CT USA, ISBN 9781493048243 . Line reads: "Established names were also turning them down. Fleetwood Mac veteran Lindsey Buckingham, author of the bouncy anthem "Holiday Road" for National Lampoon's Vacation, passed on Ghostbusters, citing the desire to avoid soundtrack work as "a repetitive part of my identity." Filming for Ghostbusters wrapped in January 1984, and the months rolled along. As April turned to May, they were still without a suitable piece of music."
  • ↑ Greene, James, Jr., (2022). A Convenient Parallel Dimension: How Ghostbusters Slimed Us Forever , p. 50. Lyons Press, Essex, CT USA, ISBN 9781493048243 . Line reads: "Dan Aykroyd's younger brother Peter was recording an album in Los Angeles around this time and connected Reitman with two of the musicians he was working with, Glenn Hughes and Pat Thrall (who comprised the hard rock duo Hughes/Thrall)."
  • ↑ Greene, James, Jr., (2022). A Convenient Parallel Dimension: How Ghostbusters Slimed Us Forever , p. 50. Lyons Press, Essex, CT USA, ISBN 9781493048243 . Pat Thrall says: "Anyway, Bill Murray didn't like our song. You just think of Bill Murray as a jokester all the time. He was totally the opposite of that at this lunch. He was all business. His whole thing about the theme was he wanted it to be credible, not gimmicky. I think his favorite band was NRBQ. I think he wanted them to do the theme. So we were like, 'Man, we submitted ours, whatever.' Also, the only thing Bill Murray ate through this whole lunch was uni and sake. He was downing sake like crazy, and he had more filming to do. And he was just emphatic about the NRBQ thing."
  • ↑ Soundcloud Pat Thrall "Thrall Ghostbusters Demo 1983" 6/13/2021
  • ↑ LexTheRobot YouTube "My Ghostbusters Pet Peeves #116: Cool Heads Under Fire" 1/29/2020
  • ↑ LexTheRobot YouTube "My Ghostbusters Pet Peeves #116.5: Hughes/Thrall Confirmed!" 2/4/2020
  • ↑ Ray Parker, Jr. (2019). Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019) (Blu-Ray ts. 1:01:52-1:02:02). Bueno Productions. Ray Parker, Jr. says: "Part of it came about because I was dating this girl who worked for Gary LeMel. And I knew Gary LeMel from the Barry White days because I did all the Barry White records. I played the guitar."
  • ↑ Ray Parker, Jr. (2019). Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019) (Blu-Ray ts. 1:02:03-1:02:14). Bueno Productions. Ray Parker, Jr. says: "Then I got a call from Gary because there was just going to be one segment at the library scene. I think it was 20--20 seconds. Long and they just needed a theme song opening number with the words "Ghostbusters" in it."
  • ↑ MixOnline: Ray Parker Jr. Interview, Sept. 2006
  • ↑ Ray Parker, Jr. (2019). Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019) (Blu-Ray ts. 1:02:26-1:02:34). Bueno Productions. Ray Parker, Jr. says: "I think I recorded a minute, 15--20 seconds in 2 and a half days, three days which is all I had."
  • ↑ From Spook Central (Fan Site) : Pop-Up Video version of the music video
  • ↑ Ray Parker, Jr. (2019). Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019) (Blu-Ray ts. 1:02:54-1:03:24). Bueno Productions. Ray Parker, Jr. says: "I remember the hardest part was putting the words in song. I remember the part of the Ghostbusters movie where they had this solicitation with a phone number. And the night before I turned in the song, I was half asleep and on the TV comes this in-set commercial of the exterminator guys who are gonna get rid of the insects for you. And if you just close your eyes like this and you're real sleepy, the insect guys look to me like Ghostbusters guys."
  • ↑ Ray Parker, Jr. (2019). Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019) (Blu-Ray ts. 1:03:29-1:03:33). Bueno Productions. Ray Parker, Jr. says: "It's a commercial. Who ya gonna call? And the people scream Ghostbusters."
  • ↑ Bay Area Ghostbusters
  • ↑ Ghostbusters News
  • ↑ Spook Central
  • ↑ Greene, James, Jr., (2022). A Convenient Parallel Dimension: How Ghostbusters Slimed Us Forever , p. 53. Lyons Press, Essex, CT USA, ISBN 9781493048243 . Line reads: "The Times Square dance was filmed in the last week of May, three weeks before the movie's release."
  • ↑ From Proton Charging (Fan Site) : Ollie & Jerry: Breakin'... There's No Stopping Us (Back)
  • ↑ Greene, James, Jr., (2022). A Convenient Parallel Dimension: How Ghostbusters Slimed Us Forever , p. 50. Lyons Press, Essex, CT USA, ISBN 9781493048243 . Billy Alessi says: "Everybody who wound up on that soundtrack was fighting for that theme song."
  • ↑ Shay, Don (November 1985). Making Ghostbusters , p. 47 annotation. New York Zoetrope, New York NY USA, ISBN 0918432685 . Ivan Reitman says: "At one point, we planned to do a second commercial for the film -- one that we could work into the montage after they've become famous. I was going to do it as an elaborate MTV music video, with the guys singing the 'Ghostbusters' song -- which we later could have actually played on MTV. Unfortunately, we didn't get the song we liked until late in postproduction, and by that time it was too late to go back and do it."
  • ↑ Ray Parker, Jr.'s "Girls Are More Fun" music video on YouTube
  • ↑ The Oakland Press 2/24/2021 Line reads: "Menahan's members remain busy playing for and producing other artists, but Brenneck -- who's also scored the upcoming documentary "Blood Brothers" -- says the group did some work together during early 2020 in New York, before the pandemic hit, and is also recording a new version of the "Ghostbusters" theme song for "Ghostbusters: Afterlife," due out in June...They have a scene where the kids of the original Ghostbusters find their dads' old (stuff) and a 45 (single) that's, like a 60s version of the 80s 'Ghostbusters' -- as if Ray Parker Jr.'s was a cover of a 60s song. It's a really cool idea, so we cut a 60s-sounding version of 'Ghostbusters' while we were in New York, and it's pretty cool."
  • ↑ Greene, James, Jr., (2022). A Convenient Parallel Dimension: How Ghostbusters Slimed Us Forever , p. 157. Lyons Press, Essex, CT USA, ISBN 9781493048243 . Audu Paden says: "It got down to the wire. We had maybe thirty hours before the first mix was due before we finally got his okay."
  • ↑ Spook Central "Ghostbusters Fan Fest - Ghostbusters: The Video Game Panel" 38:02-38:05 10/4/19 Panelist says: "Getting the rights to that song took all three years."
  • ↑ Spook Central "Ghostbusters Fan Fest - Ghostbusters: The Video Game Panel" 38:20-38:32 10/4/19 Panelist says: "But like he -- he was like really, "What's it going to be used for? If it's in a commercial, I want this much." He wouldn't just grant us the license. We -- everybody had to work hard to get that to work."
  • ↑ Playboy "The Untold Story of the Ghostbusters Video Game that was Almost a Masterpiece" 7/13/16

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  • (Ghostbusters) If there's something strange In your neighborhood Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) If there's something weird And it don't look good Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost I ain't afraid of no ghost If you're seeing things Running through your head Who can you call? (Ghostbusters) An invisible man Sleepin' in your bed Oh, who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost I ain't afraid of no ghost Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) If you're all alone Pick up the phone And call (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost Ooh, I hear it likes the girls Hm, I ain't afraid of no ghost (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Mmm, if you've had a dose of a Freaky ghost, baby You better call (Ghostbusters) ow Lemme tell ya something Bustin' makes me feel good I ain't afraid of no ghost I ain't afraid of no ghost Don't get caught alone oh, no (Ghostbusters) When it comes through your door Unless you just want some more I think you better call (Ghostbusters) Ow, Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Uh, think you better call (Ghostbusters) Ha ha, who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I can't hear you Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Louder (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Who can you call? (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Uh, it likes the girls too (Ghostbusters) Writer/s: Ray Parker Jr. Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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  • Howard L. from Middletown Twp, Pa I thought the kids in the video were members of a (gospel/hip-hop?) band, Newcleus. The wiki article didn't confirm that. Still a minor mystery, if it matters to them after all this time.
  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United States The Orginal Version is the Best! but I also like the Fall out boys version I'm not Afraid I'm not Afraid suddenly Big foot came haha.
  • Jennifur Sun from Ramona How was the opening done? Is it a synth or a guitar?
  • Barry from Sauquoit, Ny On June 7th 1984, the Columbia Pictures movie "Ghostbusters" had its world premier in Westwood, California; and the next day it opened in theaters across the U.S.A. Three days later on June 10th the title song by Ray Parker, Jr. entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #68; and on August 5th it peaked at #1 (for 3 weeks) and spent 17 weeks on the Top 100 (and for 10 of those 17 weeks it was on the Top 10)... The song also reached #1 in Canada, Belgium, Spain, France, and South Africa.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, Tx Overrated song for an overrated movie.
  • Frank from Los Angeles, Ca Ray Parker Jr.'s "girlfriend and her friends" that shout the chorus of Ghostbusters might be a young lady named Chapman and her friends. (See my other post)
  • Frank from Los Angeles, Ca When I was 13 during the second half of 1984 - after Ghostbusters had been released 5-6 months previously, Ray Parker Jr. was dating one of the older daughters in a family called Chapman that went to the same school/church, Our Lady of Lourdes in Tujunga, CA, as my sister and myself. I saw him in the church around 5 times and was so excited! He was the first celebrity I had ever seen in a "non-contrived" environment.
  • Charlie from Tulsa, Ok Am I the only one that thinks Ray Parker really ripped off Soul Finger by the Bar-Kays instead of Huey Lewis?
  • Paul from Detroit, Mi Okay.. it sounds similar to I Want a New Drug, but that's about it. How many songs sound similar? I think Huey Lewis got lucky winning his suit. I'm glad Ray Parker got him back in the end. Huey was probably pissed because Ray had a smash hit with the song.
  • Kelsey from Rustburg, Va HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! THIS SONG IS SO BAD BUT SO ADDICTIVE!! My bro was obssessed with GhostBusters when he was a little kid (he's 26 now) He had the posters, the action figures, the ghost catching toys and everything! He used to get in so much trouble cuz he had one of those little pack things that fires a cage or something and him and his friend Chris would fire it in the house and say they "caught a ghost" LOL!!
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, Mi This was a classic when I was a elementary schooler.
  • Rebekah :) from Knoxville, Tn #1 song the day I was born... August 14, 1984. yay!
  • Anne from Dodge City, Ks I will never forget my first trip to New York in the summer of 1984 (I was five). We were stuck in traffic and we could hear cars all around with this song blaring on the radio and their windows down. Being caught up in the excitement people in a lot of the cars started yelling ghostbusters. It wasn't long before tons of people were yelling ghostbusters every time Ray asked "Who you gonna call?"
  • Ryan from Marion, Ia Does indeed sound very much like "I Want a New Drug"...
  • Keith from San Anselmo, Ca "Bustin' makes me feel real good!" What a lyric.
  • Windy from Otway, Oh if the Lost Souls off of Doom 3 come callin',who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
  • Billy from Otway, Oh Ghostbusters Was My Favorite Movie Ever.Slimer Rocked.Too Bad He Slimed Bill Murray And Was Caught By The Trio. (This Was Before Winston Was A Member)
  • Craig from Madison, Wi When I was a child I was amazed to hear that this song was written and recorded in an afternoon. Hearing it again recently, I'm not all that surprised.
  • Jonathan from Saratoga Sorings, Ny The same year singer songwriter Larry Melvin wrote and recorded his single "Larry Loose", he wrote and recorded "Larry Busters".

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New ghostbusters theme song by fall out boy & missy elliot released.

'Ghostbusters (I'm Not Afraid)', the theme to the new Ghostbusters movie by Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott, has now been released in full.

When the original Ghostbusters became a major hit and iconic part of popular culture upon its release in 1984, a big part of the phenomenon was its ubiquitous theme song. Written and performed by Ray Parker, Jr., the catchy tune turned two different lyrics - “ who you gonna call? ” and “ I ain’t afraid of no ghosts ” into ever-present mid-‘80s catchphrases.

Ghostbusters II , five years later, may not have been quite as beloved, but it also featured a memorable theme song, Bobby Brown’s “On Our Own.” The release of the new reboot of Ghostbusters is now just three weeks away, so naturally there’s also a pop star-performed theme song, which was released Thursday. The theme of the 2016 Ghostbusters is called “Ghostbusters (I'm Not Afraid),” and it’s performed by the rock band Fall Out Boy, featuring rapper Missy Elliott .

The song - like the movie it comes from - can best be described as a semi-cover of the 1984 original: The beat and riff are very different, yet the opening lyrics are still “ There’s something strange/in the neighborhood/who you gonna call/Ghostbusters" - and the words of the first two verses are identical to Parker’s song, including the 1984 version's “Ghostbusters” chant. The chorus, however, is different - simply “ I’m Not Afraid ” repeated by vocalist Patrick Stump - and Elliott contributes an original rap part. The song also doesn’t use the phrase “ I ain’t afraid of no ghosts, ” although it does bring back the Parker song’s guitar riff at the very end.

Will the new song be as iconic as the one from 1984? Probably not; it doesn’t have the spontaneity of the Parker version, and it sounds more like a standard Fall Out Boy song with lyrics that happen to be about Ghostbusters than a natural movie theme song. Those skeptical of the Ghostbusters remake project likely aren’t going to be convinced to give it a chance just because of this song.

Then again, anyone objecting to the new song may be overrating the sacredness of the source material a bit. Parker’s theme, while one of the best of its kind, was at its heart a novelty 1980s movie theme. And if you don’t like the new version, the original isn’t going anywhere - and that goes for the original Ghostbusters movie, too. If nothing else, at least Ray Parker, Jr. is most likely getting a songwriting credit and royalty check out of the deal.

Ghostbusters arrives in theaters July 15, 2016.

The Ghostbusters soundtrack, featuring both the Fall Out Boy song and Elle King’s previously released song “Good Girls,” comes out on the same day.

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On October 19, the  America's Got Talent   Season 14 winner shared a fun clip of him singing the  Ghostbusters  theme song. In the video, he was decked out in a hippie costume, while spooky decorations were placed all around the room. He played an awesome breakdown on his piano, doing some creative vocal ad-libs along the way. 

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The theme song to the hit 1984 film of the same name, "Ghostbusters" rose to the number 1 position on the  Billboard  Hot 100 charts. It was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. 

According to an interview Parker Jr. gave with  Professor of Rock ,  he only had a few days to write the track, and the idea came to him when he was watching a pesticide commercial. 

"I realized I had to say 'Who ya gonna call?' If I do that, it allows me to never say the word Ghostbusters. Then I’m gonna have the crowd answer 'Ghostbusters.' It’s who you call. Because it’s a crowd, they’re not really in the record. They’re not musical. So that takes away the word Ghostbusters. That gets it out of the song. So we can have a song. And I could sing 'Who ya gonna call?'” he explained. 

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"Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr. lyrics

If there's something strange In your neighborhood Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters)

If there's something weird And it don't look good Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters)

I ain't 'fraid of no ghost I ain't 'fraid of no ghost

If you're seeing things Running through your head Who can you call? (Ghostbusters)

An invisible man Sleepin' in your bed Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters)

Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) If you're all alone Pick up the phone And call (Ghostbusters)

I ain't 'fraid of no ghost Ooh, I hear it likes the girls Hm, I ain't 'fraid of no ghost Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Mm-ef, if you've had a dose of a Freaky ghost, baby You better call (Ghostbusters)

Lemme tell ya something Bustin' makes me feel good

I ain't 'fraid of no ghost Uh, I ain't 'fraid of no ghost

Don't get caught alone, oh no (Ghostbusters) When it comes through your door Unless you just a-want some more I think you better call (Ghostbusters)

Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters)

Uh, think you better call (Ghostbusters) Ha-ha, who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I can't hear you Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Louder (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Who can you call? (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Uh, it likes the girls too (Ghostbusters)

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GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't afraid of no ghosts (3X) GHOSTBUSTERS!

[Run] Something strange goin on Something's wrong [DMC] Gloom in the room Outside is the storm All alone in the crib Watchin the tube [Run] Yo-o-o-o is that what I think? Did I see somethin move? [DMC] Chill down your spine Your heart fills with fright Not filled by the things that GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT They walk through the walls With no time to stall [Run] You call the GHOSTBUSTERS Well that's who you call!

GHOSTBUSTERS! We ain't-we ain't-we We ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! We ain't-we ain't-we We ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! We ain't-we ain't-we We ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! [Run] Stop! UHH! [DMC] Bridge [Run] Hit it!

I-I ain't, I-I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts I, I-I ain't afraid I-I ain't, I-I ain't I-I-I, I-I-I ain't afraid of no ghosts

GHOSTBUSTERS! GHOSTBUSTERS!

[Run] All alone on the phone so whassup with that noise? The wife's at work and I'm no jerk and I just left my boys ? at school and I'm no fool and I got no time to waste So you get up and call, don't trip and fall Go outside and leave the place Now it's no dream because you seein a shadow in the night But we will come and get it done so don't worry save your fright Now there's a group who likes to troop and you know you can trust us So don't get nervous cause at your service the local GHOSTBUSTERS!

I ain't afraid of no ghosts I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts (2X) GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't afraid of no ghosts I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts (2X) GHOSTBUSTERS!

[DMC] Aight aight aight I remember the time, I visited the grave My life on the line, only my life to save All by myself, with no one around Did not understand a hand comin out the ground I knew it wasn't mine, it was somebody else But I didn't care G, I just screamed for HELP! Then - GHOSTBUSTERS - had strapped to their back Screamin - GHOSTBUSTERS - those 'busters attacked "We are your friendly neighborhood ghostbusters," that's what they said to me "We are the busters of an ?, G-H-O-S-T"

GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't-I ain't-I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't-I ain't-I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts

[Run] Howling haunting [DMC] Scaring screaming [Run] Ghostly ghosts [DMC] Ghouling demons! [Run] Monsters spooks [DMC] Werewolves and devils [Run] All those things [DMC] on the same level [Run] Nightmares (bad dreams) cannot be beat It takes a brave man (to stand in defeat) Must be the bravest (yo, the bravest and most) You must be able to say, "I ain't afarid of no ghosts" [DMC] A good sense of humor, is important to have When a ghost tries to scare you (ha, don't make me laugh) They be dustin off ghosts, like true ghost-dusters [both] Go, go, go, go, ghoooooosstbusters!

GHOSTBUSTERS!

[D.M.C.] Busters, busters! One time in the house Peace to everybody out there We love ya, peace

I AIN'T AFRAID OF NO GHOSTS

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Ghostbusters Miscellaneous Ghostbusters Theme Song GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't afraid of no ghosts (3X) GHOSTBUSTERS! [Run] Something strange goin on Something's wrong [DMC] Gloom in the room Outside is the storm All alone in the crib Watchin the tube [Run] Yo-o-o-o is that what I think? Did I see somethin move? [DMC] Chill down your spine Your heart fills with fright Not filled by the things that GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT They walk through the walls With no time to stall [Run] You call the GHOSTBUSTERS Well that's who you call! GHOSTBUSTERS! We ain't-we ain't-we We ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! We ain't-we ain't-we We ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! We ain't-we ain't-we We ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! [Run] Stop! UHH! [DMC] Bridge [Run] Hit it! I-I ain't, I-I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts I, I-I ain't afraid I-I ain't, I-I ain't I-I-I, I-I-I ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! GHOSTBUSTERS! [Run] All alone on the phone so whassup with that noise? The wife's at work and I'm no jerk and I just left my boys ? at school and I'm no fool and I got no time to waste So you get up and call, don't trip and fall Go outside and leave the place Now it's no dream because you seein a shadow in the night But we will come and get it done so don't worry save your fright Now there's a group who likes to troop and you know you can trust us So don't get nervous cause at your service the local GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't afraid of no ghosts I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts (2X) GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't afraid of no ghosts I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts (2X) GHOSTBUSTERS! [DMC] Aight aight aight I remember the time, I visited the grave My life on the line, only my life to save All by myself, with no one around Did not understand a hand comin out the ground I knew it wasn't mine, it was somebody else But I didn't care G, I just screamed for HELP! Then - GHOSTBUSTERS - had strapped to their back Screamin - GHOSTBUSTERS - those 'busters attacked "We are your friendly neighborhood ghostbusters," that's what they said to me "We are the busters of an ?, G-H-O-S-T" GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't-I ain't-I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts GHOSTBUSTERS! I ain't-I ain't-I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts [Run] Howling haunting [DMC] Scaring screaming [Run] Ghostly ghosts [DMC] Ghouling demons! [Run] Monsters spooks [DMC] Werewolves and devils [Run] All those things [DMC] on the same level [Run] Nightmares (bad dreams) cannot be beat It takes a brave man (to stand in defeat) Must be the bravest (yo, the bravest and most) You must be able to say, "I ain't afarid of no ghosts" [DMC] A good sense of humor, is important to have When a ghost tries to scare you (ha, don't make me laugh) They be dustin off ghosts, like true ghost-dusters [both] Go, go, go, go, ghoooooosstbusters! GHOSTBUSTERS! [D.M.C.] Busters, busters! One time in the house Peace to everybody out there We love ya, peace I AIN'T AFRAID OF NO GHOSTS

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    Ghostbusters, sometimes referred to as the "Ghostbusters theme song", is a song written and performed by Ray Parker, Jr.. It has been used in just about every incarnation of the Ghostbusters franchise, from the first movie and onward. After test screenings in early 1984, Ivan Reitman wanted a song about 20 seconds in length at the beginning of the movie when Peter and Ray enter the New York ...

  11. Ghostbusters Original Theme Song [Best Quality On YouTube]

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    I ain't afraid a no ghost If you're seein' things runnin' thru your head Who can you call (ghostbusters) An' invisible man sleepin' in your bed Oh who ya gonna call (ghostbusters) I ain't afraid a no ghost I ain't afraid a no ghost Who ya gonna call (ghostbusters) If you're all alone pick up the phone An call (ghostbusters) I ain't afraid a no ...

  14. Lyrics for Ghostbusters by Ray Parker, Jr.

    An invisible man Sleepin' in your bed Oh, who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost I ain't afraid of no ghost Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) If you're all alone Pick up the phone And call (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost Ooh, I hear it likes the girls Hm, I ain't afraid of no ghost (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

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  16. Ray Parker Jr.

    An invisible man sleeping in your bed, Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! I ain't afraid of no ghost. I ain't afraid of no ghost. Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! If you're all alone, pick up the phone and call The easy, fast & fun way to learn how to sing: 30DaySinger.com Ray Parker Jr.

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    When the original Ghostbusters became a major hit and iconic part of popular culture upon its release in 1984, a big part of the phenomenon was its ubiquitous theme song. Written and performed by Ray Parker, Jr., the catchy tune turned two different lyrics - "who you gonna call?" and "I ain't afraid of no ghosts" into ever-present mid-'80s catchphrases.

  18. Ghostbusters Theme Song And Lyrics

    An invisible man sleepin in your bed Oh who ya gonna call ghostbusters I ain't afraid a no ghost I ain't afraid a no ghost Who ya gonna call ghostbusters If you're all alone pick up the phone An call ghostbusters I ain't afraid a no ghost I hear it likes the girls I ain't afraid a no ghost Who you gonna call ghostbusters Mm if you've had a dose

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    The theme song to the hit 1984 film of the same name, "Ghostbusters" rose to the number 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

  21. Ghostbusters

    Must be the bravest (yo, the bravest and most) You must be able to say, "I ain't afarid of no ghosts". [DMC] A good sense of humor, is important to have. When a ghost tries to scare you (ha, don't make me laugh) They be dustin off ghosts, like true ghost-dusters. [both] Go, go, go, go, ghoooooosstbusters! GHOSTBUSTERS!

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    I ain't afraid of no ghosts I ain't I ain't afraid of no ghosts (2X) GHOSTBUSTERS! [DMC] Aight aight aight I remember the time, I visited the grave My life on the line, only my life to save All by myself, with no one around Did not understand a hand comin out the ground I knew it wasn't mine, it was somebody else But I didn't care G, I just ...