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The House of the Rising Sun


by The Animals. Buy album CD: Original Hits


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

My mother was a tailor,
she sewed my new blue jeans.
My father was a gamblin' man,
down in New Orleans.
Now the only thing a gambler needs is
a suitcase and a trunk.
And the only time he'll be satisfied
Is when he's on a drug.

Oh mother, tell your children,
Not to do what I have done.
Spend your lives in sin and misery
In the house of the Rising Sun.

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

Well there is a house in New Orleans
They call the rising sun
And its been the ruin
of many a-poor boys
And god I know I'm one



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Album: Original Hits (2001) Lyrics
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  1. The House of the Rising Sun
  2. We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place
  3. Don't let me be misunderstood
  4. Bring it on home to me
  5. Boom boom
  6. Memphis tennessee
  7. Baby let me take you home
  8. Club-a-gogo
  9. I'm mad again
  10. It's My Life
  11. Bright lights, big city
  12. The story of bo diddley
  13. She said 'yeah'
  14. Around and around
  15. The girl can't help it
  16. I've been around
  17. How you've changed
  18. I'm Crying

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