Josh White - House of the Rising Sun


Josh White
Song Name: House of the Rising Sun
By: Josh White
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Not available
Link to buy: Keynote Recordings
Genre: American folk
Date Added: 10 Oct 2019
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House of the Rising Sun by Josh White is part of folk music tradition in/by United States of America. Folk Music of United States of America is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with House of the Rising Sun (or folk music of United States of America), other than checking United States of America you can also check music of Africa, Ireland, Canada, Australia. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

One of the early versions of old traditional famous folk song, 'House of the Rising Sun' from New Orleans. After the Leadbelly's recorded version in late 30's and Woody Guthrie's on 1941 it's the oldest recording of this song. This song was released on 1942 by Josh White (1914–1969), an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor and civil rights activist. He was working as a solo artist under the name of "Josh White & his Guitar".

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