Poppa Joe Lyrics: In the midday sun / They beat on their drums / When Poppa Joe comes to town / With his coconut-rum / They can all have fun / They can. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Poppa Joe " on Discogs. Sweet: Poppa Joe: With Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Sweet. The Sweet originally released Poppa Joe written by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn and The Sweet released it on the single Poppa Joe in The Sweet, sometimes also shortened to just Sweet, are a British glam rock band that rose to February saw the release of "Poppa Joe", which reached number 1 in. The Sweet - Poppa Joe + Sleeve - Music. The band achieved notable success in the UK charts, with thirteen Top 20 hits during the s alone, with “Block Buster” () topping the chart, followed by. Another one in a similar vein as "Co-Co", but with a weaker B-side. "Poppa Joe" is mid-tempo pop with steel drums, cowbell and vocal harmony. Listen to Poppa Joe on Spotify. Sweet · Song · Chinn/Chapman In the midday sun. They beat on their drums. When Poppa Joe comes to town. With his coconut-rum. They can all have fun. They can drink it.