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Backstage Manager(inactive) Which Genre is it? (House of the Rising Sun) (86* d) RE: Which Genre is it? (House of the Rising Sun) 06 Jul 04

Just to reiterate my original point in this thread, "House of the Rising Sun," is, by any academic definition, a traditional folk song.

Beyond that, you're talking about the style of music -- rock, blues, country, Dixieland, old-time, etc. -- that various artists may bring to its interpretation.

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