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The Mole Catcher's Apprentice (inactive) Origin or title of House of the Rising Sun? (184* d) RE: Origin or title of House of the Rising Sun? 29 Feb 08


Chasing the Rising Sun: The Journey of an American Song
By Ted Anthony
Simon and Schuster (New York, N.Y.), 2007,
ISBN 0743278984, 308 pages, hbk

thoroughly recommended reading if you want to know about the origins and the shear number of versions and derivatives of this song. Worth it alone, for the author's interview with Eric Burdon. I found a copy of it in our local libray branch and have just finished reading it.

Charlotte (with her suitcase, her trunk and, her piano and stool)


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