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Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for House Of The Rising Sun that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And God, I know, I'm woman.
Original Lyrics:
And God, I know, I'm one.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And God, I know, I'm won
Original Lyrics:
And God, I know, I'm one
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of everyone I know
Thank God, I know, I've won.
Original Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God, I know, I'm one.
Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a World War
And, God, I know, I won.
Original Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God, I know, I'm one.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's been the ruins of Mayans, oh boy
In God, I know I've won
Original Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God, I know I'm one
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And, God, I know, I've won
Original Lyrics:
And, God, I know, I'm one
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got one foot on the black one.
Original Lyrics:
I got one foot on the platform.
Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm goin' back to New Orleans
To where it all began.
Original Lyrics:
I'm goin' back to New Orleans
To wear that ball and chain.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
In God, I know I've won.
Original Lyrics:
And God, I know I'm one.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is when he is on and drunk.
Original Lyrics:
Is when he is on, a drunk.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Juan put on the black one
The earth put on a train.
Original Lyrics:
With one foot on the platform
The other foot on the train.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
My mother was a taker
Stole my new blue jeans
Original Lyrics:
My mother was a tailor,
Sewed my new blue jeans
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
My mother was a traitor,
Sold my new blue jeans
Original Lyrics:
My mother was a tailor,
sewed my new blue jeans
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
My mother was a traitor, sold my new blue jeans.
Original Lyrics:
My mother was a tailor, sewed my new blue jeans.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and a gun.
Original Lyrics:
Now, the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and a trunk.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's Donald Trump.
Original Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a drunk.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a trump.
or
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's all a-drunk.
Original Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a drunk.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a trump.
Original Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he'll be satisfied
Is when he's all drunk.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now, the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase filled with junk.
Original Lyrics:
Now, the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and a trunk.
Eric Burdon, The Animals' lead singer, appeared to subscribe to the British belief that, to sing American folk and blues songs, you don't have to be easily understood.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sold my mule to a guest.
Original Lyrics:
Sewed my new blue jeans.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spend your life sincere in misery.
Original Lyrics:
Spend your life in sin and misery.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spend your life sincere in misery.
Original Lyrics:
Spend your life in sin and misery.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spend your lives sincere in misery
In the House of the Rising Sun.
Original Lyrics:
Spend your lives in sin and misery
In the House of the Rising Sun.
Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
The moo foot on the travois
The oar foot on the train
I'm goin' back to New Orleans
To where that's all it takes.
Original Lyrics:
I've got one foot on the platform
The other foot on the train
I'm goin' back to New Orleans
To wear that ball and chain.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is a house I knew it'd been
That's called the Rising Sun
And it's been a ruin for ten years or more
It's got a load of wood
Original Lyrics:
There is a house in New Orleans
They call the Rising Sun
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God I know I'm one
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is a house in Newark.
Original Lyrics:
There is a house in New Orleans.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
To spend your life in sheer misery.
Original Lyrics:
Spend your life in sin and misery.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Und ich bin der ruin of many a poor boy.
Original Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Und ich bin der ruin of many a poor boy.
Original Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a white one and a black one
The earth without a train
Original Lyrics:
With one foot on the platform
The other foot on the train
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
With one foot on a pat wom
Original Lyrics:
With one foot on the platform
Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
With one foot on the black one
The old fool on the plate.
Original Lyrics:
With one foot on the platform
The other foot on the train.
The Animals', "House Of The Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
With own put on the platform
The Earth put on the train.
Original Lyrics:
With one foot on the platform
The other foot on the train.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And God I know I'm wanted
Original Lyrics:
And Got I know I'm one
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God, I know has won.
Original Lyrics:
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God, I know, I'm one.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a truck.
Original Lyrics:
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a drunk.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
My mother was a sailor, soiled my new blue jeans.
Original Lyrics:
My mother was a tailor, sewed my new blue jeans.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
My mother was a trailer
Sold my new blue jeans
Original Lyrics:
My mother was a tailor
Sewed my new blue jeans
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
A suitcase in his truck
And the only time that he's satisfied
Is when he's on drugs.
Original Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a drunk.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase in his trunk
And the only time that he's satisfied
Is when he's on the drums.
Original Lyrics:
Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a drunk.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spend your life in sheer misery
In the House of the rising sun.
Original Lyrics:
Spend your lives in sin and misery
In the House of the Rising Sun.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
The only time he'll be satisfied is when he's on drunk
Original Lyrics:
The only time he'll be satisfied is when he's all drunk.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wife got on the platform, the oaf got on the train.
Original Lyrics:
With one foot on the platform, the other foot on the train.
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
To wear that bowlin' chain
Original Lyrics:
To wear that ball and chain
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
With Watford on the platform, and Brentford on the train.
Original Lyrics:
With one foot on the platform, the other foot on the train.
The Animals', "The House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is a suitcase and a chub
Original Lyrics:
Is a suitcase and a trunk
The Animals', "The House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh a wonder on the platfwom
Original Lyrics:
Well with one foot on the platform
The Animals', "The House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
One foot on the backwater
Original Lyrics:
One foot on the platform
The Animals', "The House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
One foot on the plat fwom
Original Lyrics:
One foot on the platform

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