House Of The Rising Sun Chords


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House of the Rising Sun Chords are in the following order.

Am C D F
Am C E
Am C D F
Am E Am E

The individual bass note for each chord are as follow:
5th string open for Am
5th string on 3rd fret for C
6th string open for E
4th string on 3rd fret for F
4th string open for D

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House of the rising sun

There is a house in New Orleans,

They call the "Rising Sun",

             It's been the ruin of many a poor girl, (boys?)

And God, I know, I'm one.

My mother was a tailor,
She sewed those new blue jeans,
my husbend he's a gambling man,
(drinks) down in New Orleans.

My husband in a gambler,
He goes from town to town,
The only time, he's satisfied, is when
He drinks his liquor down.

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

One foot on the platform,
The others on the train,
I'm going back to New Orleans,
to wear that ball and chain.

Going back to New Orleans,
My race is almost run,
I'm going to spend the rest of my life,
Beneath that "Rising Sun".

The song House of the Rising Sun is referred to as a traditional folk song, many times called Rising Sun Blues. The song tells the story of a life gone bad taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana. The version of the song that did the best was recorded by a popular English rock group called The Animals back in year of 1964. It was a #1 hit in the UK, United States, Sweden, Finland, and Canada. It is still a very popular song even today being played by many music groups throughout the world.