“There is a house in New Orleans / They call the Rising Sun / It’s been the ruin of many a poor boy / And me, oh God, I’m one…” – Lead Belly (Authorship: uncertain: “In New Orleans”-1944 & “The House of the Rising Sun”-1948)

Huddie William Ledbetter… Lead Belly

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3 thoughts on ““There is a house in New Orleans / They call the Rising Sun / It’s been the ruin of many a poor boy / And me, oh God, I’m one…” – Lead Belly (Authorship: uncertain: “In New Orleans”-1944 & “The House of the Rising Sun”-1948)

  1. Doc Watson also does this one in major key. Except by the time Doc did it, the narrator had morphed into a man. I do this song several times on my blog too. Even tho I can’t sing like Doc and Leadbelly, I figure it’s good to try. Fun too.

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