Iko Iko Lyrics

Cyndi Lauper


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Barbara Ann Hawkins Rosa Lee Hawkins
album: No. 7 track in album True Colors
release date: 1986
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length: 2:10

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My grand-ma and your grand-ma were sit-tin' by the fire.
My grand-ma told your grand-ma: "I'm gon-na set your flag on fire."

Talk-in' 'bout, Hey now ! Hey now ! I-ko, I-ko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né, jock-a-mo fee na-né

Look at my king all dressed in red I-ko, I-ko, un-day.
I bet-cha five dol-lars he'll kill you dead, jock-a-mo fee na-né

Talk-in' 'bout, Hey now ! Hey now ! I-ko, I-ko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né, jock-a-mo fee na-né

My flag boy and your flag boy were
Sit-tin' by the fire. - My flag boy told
Your flag boy: "I'm gon-na set your flag on fire."

Talk-in' 'bout, Hey now ! Hey now ! I-KO, I-KO, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né, jock-a-mo fee na-né

See that guy all dressed in green? I-KO, I-KO, un-day.
He's not a man, he's a lov-in' ma-chine
Jock-a mo fee na-né

Talk-in' 'bout, hey now! Hey now! I-ko, I-ko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né, jock-a-mo fee na-né

Track Listing

  • 1 Change of Heart
  • 2 Maybe He'll Know
  • 3 Boy Blue
  • 4 True Colors
  • 5 Calm Inside the Storm
  • 6 What's Going On
  • 7 Iko Iko
  • 8 The Faraway Nearby
  • 9 911
  • 10 One Track Mind