João Gilberto. John's Gumbo' (1972)* Intro: D Verse 1: D A7 D Iko, Iko, Iko un-day, jockamo feeno ai nané, Jockamo fee na-né. Bossa Nova Master. Label: Atlantic - ATL 10158,Atlantic - ATL 10 158 • Format: Vinyl 7 Dr. John - Iko Iko (1972, Vinyl) | Discogs D A7 My spy boy, see your spy boy, sitting by the Bayou, D My spy boy, told your spy boy; I'm gonna set your tail on fire. With jockomo feena nay, now. Iko iko, iko iko unday Jockomo feeno ah na nay Jockomo feena nay My spy boy told your spy boy Sitting on the Bayou My spy boy told your spy boy I'm gonna set your tail on fire Talking bout hey now (hey now) Hey now (hey now) Iko iko, iko iko unday The "Iko Iko" story, is told by Dr. John in the liner notes to his 1972 album, Dr. John's Gumbo, in which he covers New Orleans R&B classics: The song was written and recorded back in the early 1950s by a New Orleans singer named James Crawford who worked under the name of Sugar Boy & the Cane Cutters. See Marie down the railroad track Iko iko unday Said put it here in the chicken sack With jockomo feena nay. Mac Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, has been a mainstay of New Orleans music, going back to the 1950’s, when he started work as a session player.His 1968 album Gris-Gris, and 1972’s Gumbo (with “Iko Iko”) introduced the pop music world to the intricately syncopated and funky sounds of New Orleans. Dr. John – Iko Iko Lyrics. Talking bout hey now (hey now) Hey now (hey now) Iko iko, iko iko unday Jockomo feeno ah na nay Jockomo feena nay. *from 'Dr. Iko Iko Topics Sugar Boy and His Cane Cutters , The Dixie Cups , Dr. John , Natasha , The Belle Stars , Captain Jack , Larry Williams , Rolf Harris , The Neville Brothers , Cyndi Lauper , Warren Zevon Passage: Remembering Dr. John ("Sunday Morning," 6/9/19) Dr. John performs "Iko Iko": Dr John- Iko Iko by getgs on YouTube. Iko iko unday We gonna catch a little? Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Dr. John - Iko Iko at Discogs. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Vinyl release of Iko Iko on Discogs. Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your Dr. John collection. All right. This clip shows Dr. John at the piano explaining what influenced him: