Song of the Day: “Shoo Fly Marches On”


The distinctive drum beat behind The Meters’ funky classic “Hey Pocky A-Way” did not originate there. In fact, their influential drummer, Joseph “Ziggy” Modeliste, first came up with the beat when he recorded “Shoo Fly Marches On” for Dr. John’s definitive 1974 record, In The Right Place. Modeliste reportedly modeled the pulse of the incredibly funky […]