The House Of The Rising Sun

Album: The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Vol 2 (2013)
  • There is a house in Sin City
    They call the Rising Sun
    And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
    And God, I know I'm one

    My mother was a tailor
    She sewed my new blue jeans
    My father was a gamblin' man
    Down in Sin City

    Now the only thing a gambler needs
    Is a suitcase and a trunk
    And the only time he's satisfied
    Is when he's on a drunk

    Well, I've got one foot on the platform
    The other's on the train
    I'm goin' back to Sin City
    To wear that ball and chain

    Well, mother, tell your children
    Never do what I have done
    Spend your lives in sin and misery
    In the house of the rising sun

    In the house of the rising sun

    Well, there is a house in Sin City
    They call the Rising Sun
    And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
    And God, knows I, I'm one

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