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[Verse 1] 

      Am   C        D          F
There is a house in New Orleans,
      Am       C      E7
They call the "Rising Sun",
     Am       C       D           F
It's been the ruin of many a poor boy,
    Am     E         Am    C    D    F
And God, I know, I'm one.

      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 gambling man,
    Am     E         Am    C    D    F
Down in New Orleans.

      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, is when
    Am     E         Am    C    D    F
He's on a drunk


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[Verse 2]

      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    C    D    F
In the House of Rising Sun

      Am   C        D          F
Well, I've  got one foot on the platform,
      Am       C      E7
The other's on the train,
     Am       C       D           F
I'm going back to New Orleans,
    Am     E         Am    C    D    F
to wear that ball and chain.

      Am   C        D          F
Well, 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    C    D    F
And God I know i'm one

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Epiphone Freak 10 Mar 04, 2002 07:00 PM

halfdan u need to play the song the right way it is E7s

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Kevin0323 10 May 17, 2005 08:00 PM

It may be Em but I think E sounds better :D

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eevilspawn 10 Jun 01, 2006 03:57 PM

inaccurate words, no chords with verses after the first, not all are the same

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