The House Of The Rising Sun

The Animals

There is a house in New Orleans
They call The Rising Sun
And it's been the ruin of many other poor boys
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

And the only thing a gambler needs is
A suitcase and a trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's all drunk

Oh mother, tell your children
Not to do what I have done
Spend your lives in sin and misery
In the house of the rising Sun

Well I've got one foot on the platform
The other foot on the train
I am going Back to New Orleans
To wear that ball and chain

There is a house in New Orleans
They call The Rising Sun
And it's been the ruin of many other poor boys
And God, I know, I'm one

Written by: Alan Price / Jörgen Elofsson
Sent by Jefferson. Subtitled by Wagner and more 6 people. Revised by 8 people.
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