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''
- "Superstition". Songfacts. Retrieved Oct 31, 2015.