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    Mandolin House of the Rising Sun tab

    Beginner

    The Animals

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      Am
    • Tempo
      120 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    A simple representation of this classic Rock melody with some great licks

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  • Mandolin House of the Rising Sun tab

    Intermediate

    The Animals

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      Am
    • Tempo
      120 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    This arrangement flows nicely from the lower frets and up the neck

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  • Mandolin House of the Rising Sun tab

    Advanced

    The Animals

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      Am
    • Tempo
      80 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    This arrangement mimics the classic guitar line from the original recording, and some great licks are available for you in the switcher.

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More about House of the Rising Sun

A Rock n' Roll classic!

Learn how to play the melody of House of the Rising Sun with the beginner mandolin tab on Tunefox. From there you can work your way up to the intermediate and advanced arrangements, which feature an emphasis on technical playing while still holding true to that original melody.

Tunefox features several amazing learning tools to aid you in practicing House of the Rising Sun tabs. For example, the tempo control slider will let you set an ideal tempo for practice and you can also click on measures to isolate specific sections of the song. The Speed Up tool will gradually increase the tempo each time the song or selected measures loop and the Memory Train feature will steadily hide notes in the song each time it loops.

Want to learn how to improvise over House of the Rising Sun on mandolin? Use the Tunefox Lick Switcher to change some of the measures into different style licks. You can basically create your own arrangement of the song, depending on what you want to learn. Pretty cool! If you want to randomly shuffle the licks in the song, go down to the bottom toolbar and click on Shuffle Licks.

All 3 House of the Rising Sun mandolin tabs include backing tracks, so you can change the volume of a mandolin, band or metronome to suit your liking.

Members can also export all of their arrangements into PDF files.

House of the Rising Sun lyrics

There is a house in New Orleans
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 New Orleans

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

Oh mother tell your children
Not to do what I have done
Spend your lives in sin and misery
In the House of the Rising Sun

Well, I got one foot on the platform
The other foot on the train
I'm goin' back to New Orleans

To wear that ball and chain
Well, there is a house in New Orleans
They call the Rising Sun
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God I know I'm one