Bill Murray Croons a Soulful Cover of “The House of the Rising Sun”

Bill Mur­ray began his singing shtick on Sat­ur­day Night Live back in the 70s. Any­one who watched the show dur­ing its hey­day will sure­ly remem­ber his “Nick Win­ter” lounge singer char­ac­ter belt­ing out the tune of the Star Wars theme song. Years lat­er, Mr. Mur­ray tick­led us with a karaoke scene in Lost in Trans­la­tion. And yet anoth­er decade lat­er we find him singing “The House of the Ris­ing Sun,” the Amer­i­can folk song record­ed numer­ous times since 1934, but per­haps most famous­ly by The Ani­mals in 1964. Bil­l’s ver­sion took place last night at the annu­al Cad­dyshack Celebri­ty Golf Char­i­ty Event. If you enjoy hear­ing Bill sing, you should real­ly lis­ten to him read poet­ry. We’ve got the below.

via Rolling Stone

Relat­ed Con­tent:

Bill Mur­ray Reads Great Poet­ry by Bil­ly Collins, Cole Porter, and Sarah Man­gu­so

Bill Mur­ray Reads Poet­ry at a Con­struc­tion Site

Bill Mur­ray Reads Wal­lace Stevens Poems — “The Plan­et on The Table” and “A Rab­bit as King of the Ghosts”

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