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House Of The Rising Sun  Animals

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    [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)---------(2)-0-------------(0)-3------------------|
A|----0------------(2)-3----------------------------------------------------|
E|-(0)----------------------------------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * *
    [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)-0------------(0)---------------(0)-0-------------------|

First verse
    There [Am]is a [C]house in [D]New Orleans [F]
    they [Am]call the [C]Rising [E7]Sun  [E]
    And it's [Am]been the [C]ruin of [D]many a poor [F]boy
    And, [Am]God, I [E]know I'm [Am]one   [E]

Interlude
    [D]    [F]    [Am]     [E]    [Am]     [E]          
Second verse
    My [Am]mother [C]was a [D]tailor [F]
    She [Am]sewed my [C]new blue [E7]jeans [E]
    My [Am]father [C]was a [D]gamblin' [F]man
    [Am]Down in [E]New Orle[Am]ans    [E]

Interlude
    [D]    [F]    [Am]     [E]    [Am]     [E]          
Third verse
    Now the [Am]only [C]thing a [D]gambler [F]needs
    is a [Am]suitcase [C]and a [E7]trunk [E]
    And the [Am]only [C]time that [D]he's satisfi[F]ed
    is [Am]when he's [E]on a [Am]drunk [E]

Interlude
    [D]    [F]    [Am]     [E]    [Am]     [E]          
Organ solo

Fourth verse
    Oh, [Am]mother,[C] tell your [D]children [F]
    not to [Am]do what [C]I have [E7]done [E]
    [Am]spend your [C]lives in [D]sin and miser[F]y
    in the [Am]house of the [E]Rising [Am]Sun   [E]

Interlude
    [D]    [F]    [Am]     [E]    [Am]     [E]          
Fifth verse
    Well I've got [Am]one foot [C]on the [D]platform  [F]
    the [Am]other foot [C]on the [E7]train [E]
    I'm [Am]going [C]back to [D]New Orlean[F]s
    to [Am]wear that [E]ball and [Am]chain [E]

Interlude
    [D]    [F]    [Am]     [E]    [Am]     [E]          
Sixth verse
    Well There [Am]is a [C]house in [D]New Orl[F]eans
    they [Am]call the [C]Rising [E7]Sun  [E]
    And [Am]it's been the [C]ruin of [D]many a poor [F]boy
    And, [Am]God, I [E]know I'm [Am]one   [E]

Outro
Strum each of these chords (same chords as Interlude) once while the
organ plays, and end on an Am if you want.
    [D]    [F]    [Am]     [E]    [Am]     [E]    [Am]      
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Margolis (report)

It is an E 7th after the Major E.

rornato (report)

Keys change to suit the vocalist. This is correct to my ear

darkhorse1956 (report)

right or wrong it sounds ok

lindapond (report)

potential

dslangley (report)

i dont know i'm just having fun learning the cords as written if its wrong it sounds good to me

Grovelander (report)

Think sounds better changing the E E on the second line for E7 E

Chrisaty (report)

Sorry guys its an E7..I play it on my vox continental keyboard!!!

BIGmanlittleUKE (report)

it sounds prety good as its written...on the uke at least...i pick with my thumb and pointer finger (4, 2, 3, 1)

Deraj (report)

The C is correct but it should be included in the Interlude... Am C D F ...

richter026 (report)

I believe the C is correct...

kolatchew (report)

the C at the end of each verse should be an E

Zacman1989 (report)

I believe it's a B-flat and and A7... At least, it sounded pretty good when I played it that way.