Superstitious music fans, beware! Today is Friday the 13th, a day many feel is marked by bad luck and misfortune. So stay inside and spend time with our Top Ten list below–and crank up the volume!
Famous people born on Friday the 13th are just who you’d expect to come into the world on this bizarro day, including notorious train robber Butch Cassidy, Frenchy from Grease Didi Conn, and Peter Tork of The Monkees. Al Capone was coincidentally arrested and sentenced to jail on Friday the 13th, and the world lost King of Swing Benny Goodman on Friday the 13th.
In the words of Stevie Wonder, “When you believe in things that you don’t understand, then you suffer.”
Stevie Wonder, “Superstition”
Santana, “Black Magic Woman”
Elvis, “Hard Luck”
Eagles, “Witchy Woman”
Rod Stewart, “Some Guys Have All the Luck”
Frank Sinatra, “Witchcraft”
Electric Light Orchestra, “Evil Woman”
Jimi Hendrix, “Voodoo Child”
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, “Bad Luck”
Paul McCartney & Wings, “With a Little Luck”