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Jimmy Fallon Plays ‘Iko Iko’ with Natalie Portman, The Roots and Sia

Sagaponack resident Jimmy FallonNatalie Portman (Star Wars: Episodes I–III, Black Swan) and pop star Sia joined The Roots for a wonderful performance of the classic song “Iko Iko” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday. Fallon, The Roots and their special guests all wore black and white Sia wigs and played the song with spoons, blocks, a plastic bucket, deck of cards, various drums, guiro and a pair of pool balls (the black and white 8 ball and cue ball, of course).

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“Iko Iko” was made famous by The Dixie Cups in 1965, though it was written and first recorded by Sugar Boy and his Cane Cutters as “Jock-A-Mo” in 1953.

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