House of the Rising Sun

The Animals

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Intro: | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E |

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There is a house in New Orleans, they call the rising sun
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And it's been the ruin of many young, poor boys and God, I know I'm one

My mother was a tailor, she sewed my new blue jeans
My father was a gambling man down in New Orleans

Now the only thing a gambler needs is a suitcase and a trunk
And the only time he is satisfied is when he's on a drunk

Solo: | Am | C | D | F | Am | C | E | E |
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Oh, mother, tell your children not to do what I have done
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Spend your lives in sin and misery in the house of the rising sun

Well I got one foot on the platform, the other foot on the train
I'm going back to New Orleans to wear that ball and chain

There is a house in New Orleans they call the rising sun
And it's been the ruin of many young, poor boys and God, I know I'm one.