Very superstitious, the devil’s on his way. Yes? Maybe? The song was written, arranged, performed, and produced by Stevie Wonder. It was released as a single backed with “You’ve Got It Bad Girl” in 1972. It was also on Wonder’s 1972 album Talking Book. It went to #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and the U.S. R&B Chart. It rose to #6 in Canada and #11 in the U.K. Guitarist Jeff Beck worked with Wonder on the song. Wonder does the vocals, plays the drum solo at the beginning, and plays the clavinet and Moog synthesizer. On the track are Steve Madaio (trumpet) and Trevor Laurence (tenor saxophone).
Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Morris, in Saginaw, Michigan, in 1950. He is one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful musicians of the late 20th century. His career began in 1961, and he continues to tour and perform.