Dixie Cups: Iko Iko | Song-Factsheet

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Song «Iko Iko» von Dixie Cups.

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Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1964 (Album), 1965 02 (Single)
Label: Red Bird RBS 20 100, Red Bird RB 10 024
Songwriter Jesse Thomas & Rosa Lee Hawkins & Sharon Jones
Produktion: Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich
Genre: Pop - Teenpop - Girlgroups, Afroamericana - Rhythm'n'Blues - New-Orleans-Rhythm'n'Blues

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Dixie Cups
Jesse Thomas
Rosa Lee Hawkins
Sharon Jones
Jeff Barry
Ellie Greenwich

Lyrics

My grandma and your grandma Were sittin' by the fire My grandma told your grandma "I'm gonna set your flag on fire." Talkin' 'bout Hey now (hey now) Hey now (hey now) Iko, Iko, an day (oh) Jocomo fee no an dan day Jocomo fee nan nay [Instrumental Interlude] Look at my king All dressed in red Iko, Iko, an day I betcha five dollars He'll kill you dead Jocomo fee nan nay Talkin' 'bout Hey now (hey now) Hey now (hey now) Iko, Iko, an day (oh) Jocomo fee no an dan day Jocomo fee nan nay [Instrumental Interlude] My flag boy and your flag boy Sittin' by the fire My flagboy told your flagboy "I'm gonna set your flag on fire." Talkin' 'bout Hey now (hey now) Hey now (hey now) Iko, Iko, an day (oh) Jocomo fee no an dan day Jocomo fee nan nay [Instrumental Interlude] (Oh... yes) See that guy all dressed in green? Iko, Iko, an day He not a man He a lovin' machine Jocomo fee nan nay Talkin' 'bout Hey now (hey now) Hey now (hey now) Iko, Iko, an day (oh) Jocomo fee no an dan day Jocomo fee nan nay [Instrumental Interlude] Talkin' 'bout Hey now Hey now (hey now) Iko, Iko, an day (oh) Jocomo fee no an dan day Jocomo fee nan nay Jocomo fee nan nay (I say he's dressed in green) Jocomo fee nan nay (Iko) Jocomo fee nan nay