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Tuning: Standard

[Intro]
    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Am              E               Am              E
e|----------0-------------------------------0--------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0-------------1---1-------------0----------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1---------2-------2---------1---1--------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2-----2-----------------2-------2------------|
A|--0-----------------2-------------0-----------------2----------------------|
E|------------------0-------------------------------0------------------------|

[Verse]
    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------2-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    There is        a house         in New Orleans

    Am              C               E                E
e|----------0---------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1-------------0----------------0---------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0---------1---1------------1---1-------------|
D|----2---------------2-----------------2-------2--------2-------2-----------|
A|--0---------------3-----------------2----------------2---------------------|
E|----------------------------------0----------------0-----------------------|
    they call       the Rising Sun

    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    And it's been   the ruin        of many         a poor boy

    Am              E               Am              C
e|----------0-------------------------------0---------------0----------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0-------------1---1-----------1---1--------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1---------2-------2-------0-------0------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2-----2---------------2----------------------|
A|--0-----------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|
    And, God,       I know          I'm one


[Interlude]
    D               F               Am              E
e|--------2-2-------------1-1---------------0--------------------------------|
B|------3-----3---------1-----1-----------1---1-------------0----------------|
G|----2---------2-----2---------2-------2-------2---------1---1--------------|
D|--0---------------3-----------------2-----------------2-------2------------|
A|----------------------------------0-----------------2----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------0------------------------|

    Am              E
e|----------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1----------------------------------------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2--------------------------------------------|
A|--0-----------------2------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2]
    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------2-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    My mother       was             a tailor

    Am              C               E                E
e|----------0---------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1-------------0----------------0---------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0---------1---1------------1---1-------------|
D|----2---------------2-----------------2-------2--------2-------2-----------|
A|--0---------------3-----------------2----------------2---------------------|
E|----------------------------------0----------------0-----------------------|
    She sewed       my new          blue jeans

    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    My father       was             a gamblin'      man

    Am              E               Am              C
e|----------0-------------------------------0---------------0----------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0-------------1---1-----------1---1--------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1---------2-------2-------0-------0------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2-----2---------------2----------------------|
A|--0-----------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|
    Down            in New          Orleans

[Interlude]
    D               F               Am              E
e|--------2-2-------------1-1---------------0--------------------------------|
B|------3-----3---------1-----1-----------1---1-------------0----------------|
G|----2---------2-----2---------2-------2-------2---------1---1--------------|
D|--0---------------3-----------------2-----------------2-------2------------|
A|----------------------------------0-----------------2----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------0------------------------|

    Am              E
e|----------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1----------------------------------------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2--------------------------------------------|
A|--0-----------------2------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 3]
    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------2-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Now the only    thing           a gambler needs

    Am              C               E                E
e|----------0---------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1-------------0----------------0---------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0---------1---1------------1---1-------------|
D|----2---------------2-----------------2-------2--------2-------2-----------|
A|--0---------------3-----------------2----------------2---------------------|
E|----------------------------------0----------------0-----------------------|
    is a suitcase   and             a trunk

    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    And the only   time             that he's       satisfied

    Am              E               Am              C
e|----------0-------------------------------0---------------0----------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0-------------1---1-----------1---1--------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1---------2-------2-------0-------0------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2-----2---------------2----------------------|
A|--0-----------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|
    is when         he's all        drunk

[Interlude]
    D               F               Am              E
e|--------2-2-------------1-1---------------0--------------------------------|
B|------3-----3---------1-----1-----------1---1-------------0----------------|
G|----2---------2-----2---------2-------2-------2---------1---1--------------|
D|--0---------------3-----------------2-----------------2-------2------------|
A|----------------------------------0-----------------2----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------0------------------------|

    Am              E
e|----------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1----------------------------------------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2--------------------------------------------|
A|--0-----------------2------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|

[Organ solo]

[Verse 4]
    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------2-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Oh, mother,     tell your       children

    Am              C               E                E
e|----------0---------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1-------------0----------------0---------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0---------1---1------------1---1-------------|
D|----2---------------2-----------------2-------2--------2-------2-----------|
A|--0---------------3-----------------2----------------2---------------------|
E|----------------------------------0----------------0-----------------------|
    not to do       what I          have done

    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    spend           your lives      in sin          and misery

    Am              E               Am              C
e|----------0-------------------------------0---------------0----------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0-------------1---1-----------1---1--------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1---------2-------2-------0-------0------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2-----2---------------2----------------------|
A|--0-----------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|
    in the house    of the Rising   Sun

[Interlude]
    D               F               Am              E
e|--------2-2-------------1-1---------------0--------------------------------|
B|------3-----3---------1-----1-----------1---1-------------0----------------|
G|----2---------2-----2---------2-------2-------2---------1---1--------------|
D|--0---------------3-----------------2-----------------2-------2------------|
A|----------------------------------0-----------------2----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------0------------------------|

    Am              E
e|----------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1----------------------------------------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2--------------------------------------------|
A|--0-----------------2------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 5]

Note: at this point, if you want, you can start strumming, D D D U D D D to the same 
as you were picking.  This is what the guitarist in the video does, but in the recording, 
picking continues.

    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------2-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Well I've got one foot on       the platform

    Am              C               E                E
e|----------0---------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1-------------0----------------0---------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0---------1---1------------1---1-------------|
D|----2---------------2-----------------2-------2--------2-------2-----------|
A|--0---------------3-----------------2----------------2---------------------|
E|----------------------------------0----------------0-----------------------|
    the other       on              the train

    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    I'm going       back            to New Orleans

    Am              E               Am              C
e|----------0-------------------------------0---------------0----------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0-------------1---1-----------1---1--------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1---------2-------2-------0-------0------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2-----2---------------2----------------------|
A|--0-----------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|
    to wear         that ball       and chain

[Interlude]
    D               F               Am              E
e|--------2-2-------------1-1---------------0--------------------------------|
B|------3-----3---------1-----1-----------1---1-------------0----------------|
G|----2---------2-----2---------2-------2-------2---------1---1--------------|
D|--0---------------3-----------------2-----------------2-------2------------|
A|----------------------------------0-----------------2----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------0------------------------|

    Am              E
e|----------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1----------------------------------------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2--------------------------------------------|
A|--0-----------------2------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 6]
    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------2-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    There is        a house         in New Orleans

    Am              C               E                E
e|----------0---------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1-------------0----------------0---------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0---------1---1------------1---1-------------|
D|----2---------------2-----------------2-------2--------2-------2-----------|
A|--0---------------3-----------------2----------------2---------------------|
E|----------------------------------0----------------0-----------------------|
    they call       the Rising Sun

    Am              C               D               F
e|----------0---------------0-------------2-2-------------1-1----------------|
B|--------1---1-----------1---1---------3-----3---------1-----1--------------|
G|------2-------2-------0-------0-----2---------2-----2---------2------------|
D|----2---------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
A|--0---------------3--------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    And it's been   the ruin        of many         a poor boy

    Am              E               Am              C
e|----------0-------------------------------0---------------0----------------|
B|--------1---1-------------0-------------1---1-----------1---1--------------|
G|------2-------2---------1---1---------2-------2-------0-------0------------|
D|----2-----------------2-------2-----2---------------2----------------------|
A|--0-----------------2-------------0---------------3------------------------|
E|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|
    And, God,       I know          I'm one

[Outro]

Strum each of these chords once while the organ plays: D F Am E Am E

The timing is quarter, eighth, eighth, eighth, quarter, quarter, quarter for each chord. 
You can listen to a recording at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvI7h6pqBhA.  If you have
any questions, e-mail me.


************************************

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

************************************

            
            
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Callo 141 Nov 12, 2007 07:24 PM

same as the other one, except for the better effort, 5 stars

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Toompernator 30 Apr 21, 2009 02:44 AM

It's practically the same as the other 5 star one but this one is way more easier to read. Awesome job, 5 stars

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orchidguitar 10 Aug 26, 2010 05:51 PM

the bassist was hendrix's manager

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