“The House of the Rising Sun” recorded in 1934….really? — Mastermind Century Group

Published February 25, 2019 by Sherry Carroll

Like many classic folk ballads, the authorship of “The House of the Rising Sun” is uncertain. Musicologists say that it is based on the tradition of broadside ballads such as the Unfortunate Rake of the 18th century and that English emigrants took the song to America where it was adapted to its later New Orleans […]

via “The House of the Rising Sun” recorded in 1934….really? — Mastermind Century Group

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