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The House That Jack Built chords

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The House that Jack Built - Alan Price Set
Composer: Alan Price
Label: Decca

Original Key : G

Reached #4 in the UK in 1967

Intro:

G C6 G C6  G C6 

#1:
G                                         C
Brother Nigel paints the stairs with the signs of the Zodiac
G                                   C
Throws paint in the mirror as he stands in his plastic mac
G                           D
Sister Emma rides a zebra round and round the garden
C                              G             G  F F# G G7
Spends the whole day sayin' I beg your pardon

Chorus:
C                                   G
Oh, my, my, my, my, my, my, my, it makes you wanna cry
C                        G
This is the house that Jack built, baby, and it ..
D7                 G  F F# G
reaches up to the sky

#2:
G                               C
Uncle Joe cracks walnuts in-between his toes for fun and..
 G                                   C
looks through coloured glass at the dark spots on the sun and
G                             D
Mary, she believes that her mother was a queen, keeps
C                                  G                  G  F F# G G7      
Saying, you just missed him, King Solomon's just been 

Chorus:
C                                   G
Oh, my, my, my, my, my, my, my, it makes you wanna cry
C                        G
This is the house that Jack built, baby, and it ..
D7                 G  F F# G
reaches up to the sky

Instrumental:

G  C  G  C  G  D  C G  F  F#  G

Chorus:
C                                   G
Oh, my, my, my, my, my, my, my, it makes you wanna cry
C                        G
This is the house that Jack built, baby, and it ..
D7                 G  F F# G
reaches up to the sky

#3:
G                                       C
Cousin Festus writes a letter each and ev'ry single day, he ..     
   G                                    C
believes that writin' letters keeps the Asian Flu away, I've ..
  G                        D   
got a reservation, I was given it for free, cos' ..
  C                              G               G  F F# G G7    
I killed all the flies in the state of Tennessee


Chorus:
C                                   G
Oh, my, my, my, my, my, my, my, it makes you wanna cry
C                        G
This is the house that Jack built, baby, and it ..
D7                 G  F F# G
reaches up to the sky


Outro:
G         F F# G           F F# G

I'm comin',     I'm comin'

G         C     D         G
Please, save a place for me
G7          G 
Wo-oh, I'm comin    
G7          G
Wo-oh, I'm comin', babe
G7
Wo-oh, I'm comïn', babe

G C G C   (repeat and fade)

            
            
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