On November 20, 1961, Bob Dylan recorded “House of the Rising Sun” at Columbia Studio A in New York.
The recording appeared on his debut album, Bob Dylan.
Below are two versions by Dylan, plus versions of the old blues song by Nina Simone, Frijid Pink, Texas Alexander (possibly the earliest recorded version), The Supremes, Thin Lizzy, The Animals, Dave Van Ronk and others.
The White Stripes:
Dave Van Ronk:
[In August of this year I’ll be publishing my rock ‘n’ roll/ coming-of-age novel, “True Love Scars,” which features a narrator who is obsessed with Bob Dylan. To read the first chapter, head here.]
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