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Hey Pocky Way
Composer: Joseph Modeliste / Athur Neville / Leo Nocentelli / George Porter / Traditional

The original recording of this song by The Meters and other recordings by the group use the title Hey Pocky A-Way. The majority of other recordings use the title Hey Pocky Way. The song was written in 1974. It incorporates traditional chants and a drum rhythm that was first used by Meters drummer Zig Modeliste on the Dr. John song Shoo Fly Marches On.

The Grateful Dead performed Hey Pocky Way about 30 times between September 1987 and July 1990.The song has also been performed by The Dead and Furthur.



Grateful Dead

info So Many Roads (1965-1995), 1999
info View From The Vault III, 2002
info View From The Vault III (DVD), 2002
info All The Years Combine: The DVD Collection, 2012 (bonus song)


The Dead

info Morrison, CO - June 19, 2004
info Boise, ID - July 1 , 2004
info East Troy, WI - July 24, 2004
info Darien Lakes, NY - August 6, 2004
info Charlotte, NC - August 18, 2004


Furthur

info July 5, 2012, Pawtucket, RI
info July 13, 2012, Brooklyn, NY
info September 27, 2012, Troutdale, OR
info October 7, 2012, Santa Barbara, CA
info April 24, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info Oct 4, 2013, Los Angeles, CA



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Other recordings

info Rejuvenation, The Meters, 1974
no info Single (Hey Pocky A-Way / Africa), The Meters, 1974
info The Best of the Meters, The Meters, 1975
info House of the Rising Sun, Idris Muhammad, 1976
info Wild Tchoupitoulas, Wild Tchoupitoulas, 1976
info Yellow Fever, Herbie Mann, 1979
info Fiyo On The Bayou, Neville Brothers, 1981
info Treacherous: A History of the Neville Brothers 1955-1985, The Neville Brothers, 1986?
no info Massive, Arrow, 1989
no info O'la Soca, Arrow, 1989
no info Keys to the Crescent City, Various Artists (Art Neville), 1991
no info Mardi Gras Party, Various Artists (Art Neville), 1991
info Uptown Rulers: The Meters Live on the Queen Mary, The Meters, 1992
no info New Orleans Party Classics, Various Artists (Nevill Brothers), 1992
no info The Best of Louisiana Music, Various Artists (Meters), 1993
info Funkify Your Life: The Meters Anthology, The Meters, 1995
no info Mardi Gras in New Oleans, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Meters), 1995
no info Roll Up The Rugs & Crank It: Live From Styleen's Rhythm Palace Syracuse, NY, Little Georgie & The Shuffling Hungarians, 1996
no info Bayou Bound, Poorboys, 1996
info The Very Best of the Meters, The Meters, 1997
info By Special Request, Van Broussard, 1997
info Go-Go & Gumbo, Satchmo N Soul, Carte Brass & Percusion, 1997
info Live in San Francisco, Leo Nocentelli, 1997
info In Native, Soul Bossa Trio, 1997
no info A'capella New Orleans Volume 2, Jay-Ray & Gee with Friends, 1997
info Uptown Rulin': The Best of the Neville Brothers, The Neville Brothers, 1999
info Carnival '99, String Cheese Incident, 1999
no info Tribute, Van Broussard, 1999
no info Mardi Gras Party, Various Artists (Meters), 1999
no info Mardi Gras Essentials, Various Artists (Nevill Brothers), 2000
no info Bring A Friend, Flat Cat, 2000
info The Blues Tribute To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2001
info Super Mann/Yellow Fever, Herbie Mann, 2001
info Legacy 2: Toshiki Kadomatsu Presents Kudu Best Collection, Various Artists (Idris Muhammad), 2001
info Simply Sound: Best Tracks 1993-2000, Soul Bossa Trio, 2001
info Live in CPH, SP Just Frost, 2001
no info Drew's Famous Party Music: Mardi Gras, Hit Crew, 2001
no info We Got The Funky Blues, Roger Girke And The Funky Twisters, 2001
info The Essentials, The Meters, 2002
no info Greatest Hits Vol. 2, The Lucky Devils, 2001
info On the Road: July 4, 2002 Steamboat Springs, CO, String Cheese Incident, 2002
no info The Best of the Atlantic Years, Herbie Mann, 2002
no info Shakin' in the Makin', Ben Waters, 2002
no info Performances, Various Artists (Flat Cat), 2002
no info Live au Satellit'Cafe, Pierre Sibille, 2002
no info Pure Swamp Pop Gold, Vol. 4, Various Artists (Van Broussard), 2003
info 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Neville Brothers, The Neville Brothers, 2004
info Doctors, Professors, Kings and Queens: The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans, Various Artists (Meters), 2004
info On The Road: July 10, 2004, Morrison, CO, String Cheese Incident, 2004
info On The Road: October 5, 2003, Philadelphia, PA, String Cheese Incident, 2004
info On The Road: October 29, 2004, Chicago, IL, String Cheese Incident, 2004
info DSO Live: Jan 29, 2004, Charlotte, NC, Dark Star Orchestra, 2004
info DSO Live: Jan 31, 2004, Raleigh, NC, Dark Star Orchestra, 2004
info DSO Live: Feb 6, 2004, Pompano Beach, FL, Dark Star Orchestra, 2004
info DSO Live: Mar 15, 2004, Winooski, VT, Dark Star Orchestra, 2004
no info CTI Master Collection, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Idris Muhammad), 2004
info Gold, The Neville Brothers, 2005
info On The Road: October 29, 2005, Las Vegas, NV (Orleans Ballroom), String Cheese Incident, 2005
info On The Road: Archive Series: New Orleans, LA, May 1, 1999, String Cheese Incident, 2005
info The Sandwich Man: With a Large Side of Love, Featuring Hammond Sandwich and Dark Star Orchestra, 2005
no info New Orleans Party Classics, Various Artists (Neville Brothers), 2005
info PhryPhest, Great American Music Hall, SF, CA, July 5, 2006, Steve Kimock / ALO / New Monsoon, 2006
info On The Road: June 25, 2006, Los Angeles, CA, String Cheese Incident, 2006
no info From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: Madison Square Garden Concert, Various Artists (Nevill Brothers), 2006
no info Live @ JZ, Monique diMattina/ Andrew Swann, 2006
no info Hard Ticket, Michael Schatte, 2006
no info New Orleans Mardi Gras, Dukes of Dixieland/Luther Kent, 2006
no info Taillights, Johnny Duke and the Aces, 2006
info On The Road: July 29, 2007, North Plains, OR, String Cheese Incident, 2007
info Revolutions In Sound: Warner Bros. Records: The First Fifty Years (10 CD), Various Artists (Meters), 2008
info Revolutions In Sound: Warner Bros. Records: The First Fifty Years (USB), Various Artists (Meters), 2008
info Trick or Treat Box Set, String Cheese Incident, 2009
info Authorized Bootleg: Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Feb 27, 1989, Neville Brothers, 2010

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