House of the Rising Sun

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Onto a classic of American folk music; here is the great, House of the Rising Sun. A harrowing melody in which a woman, deceived into leaving home only to become a whore in New Orleans, warns her parents, siblings, and children of succumbing to the same fate. Renditions of the song have been famously recorded by the likes of Lead Belly, Josh White, as well as the Animals, and it's endured as a classic, particularly among guitar players, ever since.

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