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House of the Rising Sun

House of the Rising Sun

by The Animals

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The Animals' Single

The Animals' "House of the Rising Sun."

The Animals

Alan Price, John Steel, Eric Burdon, Hilton Valentine, and Chas Chandler.

Alan Lomax

The ethnomusicologist who made recordings of an enormous amount of American folk songs, including "The Rising Sun Blues" in 1937.

Dave Van Ronk

Somewhat miffed since Dylan recorded his arrangement of the song—he deserves a little attention.

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