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The Animals- House Of The Rising Sun-

05 Jun

The House of the Rising Sun” is a traditional folk song, sometimes called “Rising Sun Blues”. It tells of a life gone wrong in New Orleans; many versions also urge a sibling to avoid the same fate. The most successful commercial version, recorded in 1964 by the British rock group the Animals, was a number one hit on the UK Singles Chart and also in the United States, Canada and Australia.[1] The song has been described as the “first folk-rock hit”.[2][3]

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Posted by on June 5, 2017 in music

 

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3 responses to “The Animals- House Of The Rising Sun-

  1. GP Cox

    April 3, 2017 at 10:37 am

    I saw these guys in person, back in the day, in NYC.

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  2. alexankarr1

    April 3, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    Wonderful sinister vibe. Even though Eric Burdon looks about twelve here.

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  3. America On Coffee

    April 3, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    it is a unique sort of song. I don’t get any evil vibes. A sob story for sure.

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