Some songs are so great that they shine in various renditions performed by an array of artists. “House of the Rising Sun” is just such a song, and it’s been on my mind a lot lately.
Frijid Pink’s version:
That was their 1971 performance.
My personal favorite is the Animals’ version:
Peter Vamos’ excellent piano version:
Found a new version tonight from someone named Lauren O’Connell:
Finding all kinds of new stuff tonight. Here’s a strings instrumental version performed by Montana Skies:
This one’s really nicely done — a live non-instrumental performance by The Gentlemen of the College: