Music That Swings category archive
Despite what the rock group, “The Animals,” would have you believe from their version, the House of the Rising Sun was not a gambling den. It was a brothel.
Here’s Leadbelly with the original lyrics.
During some discussion on the radio about the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, I learned that Leonard Bernstein had written music for Benny Goodman.
This is one of the pieces he wrote.