The House of the Rising Sun

A listening comprehension exercise. Fill in the blanks with the words you hear in the song.

 

There is a in New Orleans

They the Rising Sun

And it’s been the of many a boy

And God I I’m one

My mother was a

She my new bluejeans

My father was a gamblin’ man

in New Orleans

Now the only thing a needs

Is a and

And the only time he’s

Is when he’s on a

[Organ Solo]

Oh mother tell your

Not to do what I have done

Spend your lives in and

In the House of the Rising Sun

Well, I got one on the

The other foot on the

I’m goin’ back to New Orleans

To that ball and

Well, there is a in New Orleans

They the Rising Sun

And it’s been the of many a boy

And God I know I’m one