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{{Song|Alan Lomax: Popular Songbook (2003)|Traditional|star=Bronze|type=compilation}}
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{{Covered (long)
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|song1 = Adolescents:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song2 = BTO Spider:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song3 = Bachman-Turner Overdrive:The House Of The Rising Sun
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|song4 = Bob Dylan:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song5 = Buster Poindexter:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song6 = Clarence Ashley & Gwen Foster:Rising Sun Blues
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|song7 = Conway Twitty:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song8 = EverEve:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song9 = Five Finger Death Punch:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song10 = Geordie:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song11 = Georgia Turner:The House Of The Rising Sun (Rising Sun Blues)
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|song12 = Haley Reinhart:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song13 = Hannah Huston:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song14 = Jerry Reed:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song15 = Joan Baez:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song16 = Lead Belly:In New Orleans
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|song17 = Lonnie Donegan:The House Of The Rising Sun
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|song18 = Manfred Krug:Es Steht Ein Haus In New Orleans
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|song19 = Marianne Faithfull:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song20 = Meshell Ndegeocello:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song21 = Miriam Makeba:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song22 = Muse:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song23 = Nat Stuckey:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song24 = Odetta:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song25 = Paddy Goes To Holyhead:The House Of The Rising Sun, Part I
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|song26 = Pete Seeger:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song27 = Peter, Paul & Mary:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song28 = Ramblin' Jack Elliott:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song29 = Riki Maiocchi:La Casa Del Sole
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|song30 = Riki Maiocchi:Non Dite A Mia Madre
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|song31 = Ronnie Gilbert:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song32 = Ronnie Milsap:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song33 = Roy Acuff:The Rising Sun
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|song34 = Sabertooth Zombie:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song35 = Santa Esmeralda:The House Of The Rising Sun
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|song36 = Sentenced:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song37 = Sinéad O'Connor:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song38 = Sivert Høyem:The House Of The Rising Sun
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|song39 = The Animals:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song40 = The Brothers Four:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song41 = The Everly Brothers:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song42 = The Good And The Damned:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song43 = The Supremes:The House Of The Rising Sun
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|song44 = The Ventures:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song45 = Tim Hardin:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song46 = Tommy Emmanuel:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song47 = Tracy Chapman:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song48 = Tracy Chapman:The House Of The Rising Sun
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|song49 = Walls Of Jericho:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song50 = Wardance:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song51 = Waylon Jennings:House Of The Rising Sun
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|song52 = Woody Guthrie:House Of The Rising Sun
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{{SInfo|History of the Rising Sun Blues: http://h2g2.com/approved_entry/A12460772}}
 
{{SInfo|History of the Rising Sun Blues: http://h2g2.com/approved_entry/A12460772}}
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<lyrics>
 
<lyrics>
 
There is a house in New Orleans they call the Rising Sun
 
There is a house in New Orleans they call the Rising Sun
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Going back to spend the rest of my days beneath that Rising Sun
 
Going back to spend the rest of my days beneath that Rising Sun
 
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</lyrics>
==Credits==
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*Sung by [[Georgia Turner]] to {{wpi|Alan Lomax}} in 1937
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House of the Rising Sun

This song is a Traditional and appears on the compilation Alan Lomax: Popular Songbook (2003).

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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 and me, O God, for one

If I had listened what Mama said, I'd be at home today
Being so young and foolish, poor boy, let a rambler lead me astray

Go tell my baby sister never do like I have done
To shun that house in New Orleans they call the Rising Sun

My mother she's a tailor, she sewed these new blue jeans
My sweetheart, he's a drunkard, Lord, Lord, drinks down in New Orleans

The only thing a drunkard needs is a suitcase and a trunk
The only time he's satisfied is when he's on a drunk

Fills his glasses to the brim, passes them around
Only pleasure he gets out of life is hoboin' from town to town

One foot is on the platform and the other one 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
Going back to spend the rest of my days beneath that Rising Sun

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