House of the Rising Sun

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:

Impressive.

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