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House of the Rising Sun

This song is by Walls of Jericho and appears on the EP Redemption (2008).

This song is a cover of the Traditional "House of the Rising Sun".
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House of the Rising Sun
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 trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on the run

Oh mother, tell your children
Not to do what I have done
To 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

Well, 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

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