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There is a house in New Orleans,
They call the rising sun.
It`s been the ruin for many a poor girl, and me, oh Lord, I`m one.
My mother was a taylor, she sewed our new blue jeans,
My father was a gambling man, down in New Orleans.
If I had listened to what my mother said,
I`d have been at home today,
But I was young and foolish, oh, God, let a rambler lead me astray.
Oh Mothers, tell your children not to do what I have done,
To spend their lives in sin and misery
In the house of the rising sun.
I`m going back to New Orleans, my race is almost run,
I`m going back to spend my life beneath the rising sun.

(The Animals)



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    There is a house in new orleans,
    They call the rising sun.
    It`s been the ruin for many a poor girl, and me, oh god, for one.

    If i had listened to what my mother said,
    I`d have been at home today,
    But i was young and foolish, oh, god, let a rambler lead me astray.

    Go tell my baby sister, don't do what i have done,
    But shun that house in new orleans,
    They call the rising sun.

    I`m going back to new orleans, my race is almost run.
    I`m going back to spend my life beneath that rising sun.

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