The Animals - House of the rising sun

Intro

Am   C   D   F

Am   E   Am   E


Verse 1

           Am C             D                  F

There is a house in New Orleans

          Am        C        E

They call the "Rising Sun"

              Am          C          D                    F

And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy

        Am     E               Am  C  D  F  Am  E  Am  E

And God, I know, I'm one


Verse 2

      Am        C        D      F

My mother was a tailor

        Am            C              E

She sewed my new blue jeans

      Am     C         D              F

My father was a gambling man

Am          E      Am       C  D  F  Am  E  Am  E

Down in New Orleans.


Verse 3

                Am C           D            F

Now the only thing a gambler needs

       Am         C        E

Is a suitcase and a trunk

               Am C        D     F

And the only time, he's satisfied,

    Am            E       Am    C  D  F  Am  E  Am  E

Is when he's on a drunk


Verse 4

     Am       C              D           F

O, mother, tell your children

            Am        C          E

Not to do what I have done

Am               C          D           F

Spend your lives in sin and misery

           Am           E        Am    C  D  F  Am  E  Am  E

In the House of Rising Sun


Verse 5

                  Am         C          D             F

Well, I got one foot on the platform

        Am            C         E

The other foot on the train

      Am     C           D      F

I'm going back to New Orleans

     Am            E            Am    C  D  F  Am  E  Am  E

To wear that ball and chain


Verse 6

                   Am C              D     F

Well, there is a house in New Orleans

         Am         C         E

They call the "Rising Sun"

              Am          C          D                    F

And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy

        Am     E7             Am  C  D  F7  Am  E7

And God, I know, I'm one

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