It’s a fast song but simple and repetitive. Should be easy to learn. Thanks to Debbie Fisher for the customized lyrics we’ll be singing. Iko Iko comes from the New Orleans Indian battle song tradition where verses were often improvised to meet the conditions. The tribes challenge each other through songs and dances—although that wasn’t always the only form of battle. If you’d like to know more about this style of music, here’s a good article.
I’m not sure how Mary Lee is going to handle the “small group” at the end of the song. If you want to learn that part, I have it as a separate track but I recommend you fast forward to almost the end.
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