The Seventh Son of the Seventh Son

  • Scotland – The seventh daughter of a seventh daughter is said to have the gift of second sight.
  • Ireland – The saliva of a seventh son is said to have healing properties.
  • Romanian – A seventh child is believed to be fated to become a vampire.

The belief in the healing powers of the seventh son of a seventh son has persisted into the twenty-first century. If we wish to be honest with ourselves we must acknowledge that everything has a natural explanation and magic is only a fantasy.

Seventh Son by Johnny Rivers

Although several music artists have recorded this song but my favorite version is from Johnny Rivers.   

Johnny Rivers was born in Brooklyn and raised in Baton Rouge. He dominated the charts with 32 singles on the top 100 from 1964 to 1977.

14 Tracks As Follows:  Secret Agent Theme ~ LET It Rock ~ Rooster Blues ~ Seventh SON ~ Down At the House OF Blues ~ Summer Rain ~ Tracks of My Tears ~ Last Train to Memphis ~ Goin’ Back to Big Sur ~ Mountain of Love ~ Poor Side of Town ~ Memphis ~ Secret Agent Man ~ My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It

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David is the Editor in Chief of Postcards From the Edge. I was born on a cold November morning on the showy plains of Colorado. Like my father, before me, I am an American Nomad.

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