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08:56 Mar 15, 2001
Haitian-Creole to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Haitian-Creole term or phrase: Jockamo
I'm looking for a translation of Creole that is found in the song "Iko Iko". The chorus goes as follows:

Hey now! Hey now!
Iko, Iko, unday
Jockamo feeno ai nan
Jockamo fee nan

If anyone can help with this it would be very much appreciated.
Kevin
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Summary of answers provided
naaddition
Natalie
najester
Natalie


  

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3 hrs
jester


Explanation:
Jockamo means 'jester' in the old myth.
http://www.cyndilauper.com/song_det.asp?shname=ii

James "Sugarboy" Crawford wrote the song, which was originally called
"Jockamo" (Jester). From the Dixie Cups' 1965 album Iko Iko and from The ...
www.tulane.edu/~tuhulla/19980206/arcade/MGMusicSurviveKit.h... v

Natalie
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3 hrs
addition


Explanation:
http://www.cajunfrenchmusic.org/forum/index.htm

Kevin, here is a discussion, search the index for Iko or Jockamo. Maybe it will help you.

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