"House of the Rising Sun" is recognized as one of the classics of the British
Invasion. It was the breakthrough hit for The Animals and became their
signature song. It ranked number 122 on Rolling Stone magazine’s 500
Greatest Songs of All Time list. It is also one to The Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. The RIAA placed it at
number 240 on their Songs of the Century list. In 1999 “House of the
Rising Sun” received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award.