House Of The Rising Sun Chords | The Animals

Title: House Of The Rising Sun Chords

In the Animals' recording the organ often plays 7th chords, 
when the guitar does not. 


[Intro]
| Am | C | D | F |
| Am | E | Am | E |


[Verse 1] 
      Am   C        D          F
There is a house in New Orleans
      Am       C      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                (organ plays E7)


[Verse 2]
   Am     C     D        F
My mother was a tailor (organ: F7) 
    Am       C        E
She sewed my new blue jeans (organ: E7) 
   Am     C     D        F
My father was a gambling man
Am      E     | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E | 
Down in New Orleans.             (organ plays E7)


[Verse 3]
        Am   C       D       F
Now the only thing a gambler needs (organ: F7) 
     Am       C     E
Is a suitcase and a trunk (organ: E7) 
        Am   C     D         F
And the only time, he's satisfied, 
   Am        E    | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E | 
Is when he's on a drunk              (organ plays E7)


[Solo]
| Am | C | D | F |
| Am | C | E | % |
| Am | C | D | F |
| Am | E |
| Am | C/E | D | F |
| Am | E | Am | E |


[Verse 4]
   Am     C          D           F
O, mother, tell your children (organ: F7) 
       Am      C      E 
Not to do what I have done (organ: E7) 
Am         C        D           F
Spend your lives in sin and misery
       Am       E     | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E | 
In the House of Rising Sun              (organ plays E7)


[Verse 5]
            Am       C      D            F
Well, I got one foot on the platform (organ plays F7)
    Am         C      E
The other foot on the train (organ: E7) 
    Am    C       D     F
I'm going back to New Orleans (organ: F7) 
   Am        E        | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E | 
To wear that ball and chain              (organ plays E7#9)


[Verse 6]
            Am   C        D             F
Well, there is a house in New Orleans (organ: F7) 
     Am        C      E
They call the "Rising Sun"  (organ: E7) 
         Am       C       D           F
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
    Am     E7      | Am | C | D | F7 | Am | E7 |
And God, I know, I'm one


[Coda]
| Am | Dm | Am | Dm | Am | Dm |
(a tempo)
| Am | Dm | Am | Dm | Am
   (ritardando)     (organ plays Am9; guitar equivalent: x-0-5-5-5-7)

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