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House Of The Rising Sun
Dm - A7 Dm
- C7 F A7
Dm Dm7 A7 Dm
- A7 Dm -            (A7 repeat)
12-beat intro. Play 3-beats or 6-beats for each cell, your choice.
This song is in 3/4 waltz time.
There is a house in New Orleans,
They call the Rising Sun.
It's been the ruin of many a poor boy/girl
And I, Oh Lord, was one.

My mother was a tailor,
She sewed my new bluejeans.
My father was a gamblin' man,
Way down in New Orleans.
Listen to Pete Seeger perform "House Of The Rising Sun" (mp3)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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