HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN    (video)    (intro)       (midi)

 

Intro.: Am - C - D - F - Am - E - Am - E

 

              Am       C             D         F                Am        C       E

1. There   is  a  house in New Orleans,   they call the rising sun.

           Am          C          D                 F          

    It`s been the ruin for many a poor girl,

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

    and me, oh Lord, I`m one.

 

           Am       C        D      F         Am            C             E

2. My mother was a taylor,    she sewed our 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.

 

       Am       C                               D         F                   Am        C           E

3. If   I  had listened to what my mother said, I`d have been at home today,

          Am          C                D                F           

    but    I   was young and foolish, oh God,

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

    let a rambler lead me astray.

 

Instr.: Am-C-D-F-Am-C-E   /  Am-C-D-F-Am-E-Am  -  C-D-F-Am-E-Am-E

 

            Am      C                   D        F          Am        C            E

4. Oh Mothers,     tell your children   not to  do what I have  done,

           Am           C          D                F             

    to spend their lives in sin and misery

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

    in the house of the rising sun. 

 

           Am     C          D         F              Am      C         E

5. I`m going back to New Orleans,  my race is almost run,

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

  I`m going back to spend my life beneath the rising sun.

 

6. = 1. +  Am-Dm-Am-Dm.....             

 

     (The Animals)