House Of The Rising Sun Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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Am chord C chord D chord F chord E chord E7 chord
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INTRO - Half Tempo 70bpm
Am C D F
Am E Am
 
E Am C D
F Am C E7
Am C D F
Am E Am
 
 
VERSE 1
E        Am  C        D
  There is a house in New Orleans
F    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
And God, I know I'm one
 
 
VERSE 2 - Normal Time 140bpm
   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 gamblin' man
Am      E   Am
Down in New Orleans
 
 
INTERLUDE
Am C D F
Am C E7
Am C D F
Am E Am
 
 
VERSE 3
E         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
   Am        E    Am
Is when he's on a drunk
 
 
INTERLUDE
Am C D F
Am C E7
Am C D F
Am E Am
 
 
VERSE 4
E    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
In the House of the Rising Sun
 
 
INTERLUDE
Am C D F
Am C E7
Am C D F
Am E Am
 
 
VERSE 5
E       Am       C      D         F
  Well, one foot on the platform
    Am    C      E7
The other on the train
    Am    C       D   F
I'm going back to New Orleans
   Am        E        Am     E
To wear that ball and chain
      Am   C        D   F
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
And God, I know I'm one
    Am     E        Am
And God, I know I'm one
    Am     E        Am
And God, I know I'm one

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