The House of the Rising Sun – 1964 – The Animals

The Animals had their only number one single in the U.S.with “House of the Rising Sun.” It hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 on Sept. 5, 1964, after being a #1 hit in the UK in July.

The single is said to have been recorded in one take during a studio session in May. Alan Price’s keyboard along with Eric Burdon’s vocals made the traditional folk song a memorable hit for the British group.


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