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House Of The Rising Sun Chords | How To Play House Of The Rising Sun By The Animals

Performance Notes For House Of The Rising Sun

In this lesson your going to learn The Animals version of the House Of The Rising Sun from there 1964 album entitled “The Animals”. To play house of the rising sun correctly you will need to watch the video lesson for the correct picking technique….

Try and follow the video lesson as best as you can and if your stuck or have any questions, leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can…

The chords used are A Minor, C Major, D Major, F Major, E Major and E7

House Of The Rising Sun Chords And Chord Fingerings

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House Of The Rising Sun Chords/Lyrics/Verse

          Am     C            D               F
There is a house in New Orleans,
           Am            C      E7
They call the "Rising Sun",
         Am         C           D                  F
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.

         Am       C        D        F
My mother was a tailor,
          Am           C              E7
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.

            Am    C           D                F
Now the only thing a gambler needs,
           Am      C         E7
Is a suitcase and a trunk,
        Am           C       D                 F
And the only time, he's satisfied, is when
      Am         E     Am  C  D  F  Am  E  Am  E
He's on a drunk

House Of The Rising Sun Chords/Lyrics/Verse 2

          Am     C          D             F
Oh, mother, tell your children
         Am           C            E7
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

           Am   C         D              F
Well, I've got one foot on the platform,
           Am          C     E7
The other's 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.

Am C D F
Well, there is a house in new Orleans
Am C E7
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


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