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Dr John, Iko Iko Chords (ver.1)

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Iko Iko Chords (ver.1)

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                ...IKO IKO... by Dr. John
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*from 'Dr. John's Gumbo' (1972)*


Intro:

D

Verse 1:

D                 A7                                            D
 Iko, Iko, Iko un-day, jockamo feeno ai nané, Jockamo fee na-né.

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.

Chorus 1:

               D                                 A7
Talkin' 'bout; hey now, hey now! Iko, Iko un-day,
                                         D
Jockamo feeno ai nané, Jockamo fee na-né.

Interlude:

C7

Verse 2:

D                                                   A7
 My marraine see your parrain, sittin' on the Bayou,
                                                               D
My marraine told your parrain; I'm gonna set your flag on fire.

D                                                       A7
 We're going down the Bureau de change, Iko, Iko un-day,
                                                                        D
We're gonna catch a little hooch this morning, with Jockamo fee na-né(?)

Chorus 2:

               D                                 A7
Talkin' 'bout; hey now, hey now! Iko, Iko un-day,
                                         D
Jockamo feeno ai nané, Jockamo fee na-né.

Interlude:

C7

Verse 3:

D                                                    A7
 See Marie, down the railroad track, Iko, Iko un-day,
                                                             D
Said put it here in the chicken sack, with Jockamo fee na-né.

D                                                           A7
 My little boy, told your little boy; get your head on my-o,
                                                                     D
My little girl, told your little boy; we gonna get your chicken wire.

Chorus 3:

               D                                  A7
Talkin' 'bout; hey now, hey now! Iko, Iko un-day,
                                         D
Jockamo feeno ai nané, Jockamo fee na-né.

Interlude:

C7

Verse 4:

D                                                A7
 We goin' down, to Bedford town, Iko, Iko un-day,
                                                                       D
We're gonna tell 'em 'bout your messin' around, with Jockamo fee na-né.

D                                                 A7
 Watch all what you tell them to, Iko, Iko un-day,
                                                                     D
'Cos we ain't do, what you tell us to; now you can Jockamo fee na-né.

Chorus 4:

               D                                 A7
Talkin' 'bout; hey now, hey now! Iko, Iko un-day,
                                         D
Jockamo feeno ai nané, Jockamo fee na-né.

Coda:

C7
 Jockamo fee na-né, what I say, unday.
Jockamo fee na-né, what I say, unday.
Jockamo fee na-né, what I say, unday.
Jockamo fee na-né, what I say, unday.

(Continues under):

C7
 Iko, Iko unday, Jockamo fee na-né.
Iko, Iko unday, Jockamo fee na-né.

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   D       A7      C7

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx0232  x02223  x32310
            
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