Superstition (song)

single by Stevie Wonder

"Superstition" is a funk and R&B ballad from Stevie Wonder. The song hit #1 on Billboard Hot 100 in January 1973.[1] It also hit #1 on the U.S. soul singles chart.

The song advises not to believe in theories such as superstitions and the song references how adults blame children for the bad luck they have faced - ''thirteen month old baby broke the looking glass''. The song became Stevie's signature song and is his most performed live. On the charts it was succeeded by Timmy Thomas's ''Why Can't We Live Together''

The song has been covered by The Jackson 5, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan and JoJo, among others.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Superstition". Songfacts. Retrieved Oct 31, 2015.