"The House That Jack Built" is a song written by Bobby Lance and Fran Robbins and performed by Aretha Franklin. The song reached #2 on the U.S. R&B chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1968.
The song's B-side, "I Say a Little Prayer", reached #3 on the U.S. R&B chart, #10 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #4 in the U.K. in 1968.
"The House that Jack Built" was originally recorded by Thelma Jones and released on the Barry label earlier in 1968. That version did not make the U.S. charts.
|U.S. R&B chart
|Billboard Hot 100
|Single Top 100
- In 2012, Christine Anu covered the song on her album, Rewind: The Aretha Franklin Songbook.