House of the Rising Sun

Excerpt: I’ve heard many versions of the song “The House of the Rising Sun“. The early versions by Leadbelly, the great voices: Joan Baez, Nina Simone, Sinead O’Connor. But most of all (as a guitarist) I was impressed by: Tommy Emmanuel! shortlink: http://wp.me/p1g1gP-20q


I’ve heard many versions of the song “The House of the Rising Sun”. The early versions by Leadbelly, Josh White, Libby Holman, Texas Alexander, Odetta. Then Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Doc Watson, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, The Animals / Eric Burdon, The Beatles. Also The Doors, Dolly Parton, Pink Floyd, Muse, Duran Duran, Bon Jovi, The Ventures, Gary Glitter, Tori Amos, Jimi Hendrix, Frijid Pink, Led Zeppelin, Ten Years After, Santa Esmeralda. Then the great voices (after Joan Baez): Nina Simone, Odetta, Georgia Turner, Mary Hopkin, Tracy Chapman, Sinead O’Connor (!!!). But most of all (as a guitarist) I was impressed by: Tommy Emmanuel. I heard him life in Berlin last year. I like this old guitar he prefers to play with. Seems to be from his mother. Some various modern microphone-systems are built in…

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