The Animals - House of the Rising Sun
You won't need any new chords for this song but you may need a baritone voice if you want to sing along! This song offers a nice variety in chord changes and will help you practice moving those fingers quickly around the fretboard.
If you have forgotten a some of the chord shapes you can see them here.
Lyrics and Chords:
Am C D F Am C E E Am C D F There is a house in New Orleans, Am C E E 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 Am C D F My mother was a tailor She sewed my new blue jeans My father was a gambling man Down in New Orleans And the only things a gambler needs Is a suitcase and a trunk And the only time he's satisfied Is when he's all a-drunk I've got one foot on the platform The other foot on the train I'm going back to New Orleans To wear the ball and chain So mothers, tell your children Not to do what I have done Spend your life in sin and misery In the house of the Rising Sun Repeat First Verse
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