Posted by ESC on January 21, 2005
In Reply to: Seventh son of a seventh son posted by David FG on January 21, 2005
: : This just might be Biblical, but I cannot find it. Help appreciated.
: Don't know the origin, but the seventh son of a seventh son is traditionally (at least in the UK) supposed to have special powers - of the psychic, mediumistic and healing sort.
I'll look in my superstition books. But first, a little song:
THE SEVENTH SON
Sung by Johnny Rivers
Everybody talkin' 'bout the seventh son
In the whole wide world there is only one
And I'm the one, I'm the one
I'm the one, I'm the one
The one they call the seventh son
I can tell your future, it will come to pass
I can do things to you make your heart feel glad
Look in the sky, predict the rain
Tell when a woman's got another man.