Who did it better?

By Nechtan

Who did it better?

Many songs get covered or re-interpreted, the covers often being more successful than the original.

Here are some cover versions of one song, let us know in the comments which is your favourite, or if you don’t like any of them.

“The House Of The Rising Sun” is a traditional folk song sometimes titled “Rising Sun Blues”

It has been recorded by many artists and in many different genres including folk, country, blues and rock.

Lead Belly recorded several different versions over the years.

The Animals released their take on it in 1964.

Frijid Pink released their version in 1969.

Geordie released a cover on their debut album in 1974.

Five Finger Death Punch put their take on it in 2013.