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Swing Low Sweet Chariot

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  1. Jun 19,  · When was “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” released? Being that this is a folk song in the truest sense of the word, its exact date of origin is unknown. However, its earliest-known recording dates back to , as performed by the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
  2. Jun 19,  · THE last attempt to ban Swing Low Sweet Chariot was done by the NAZIS, a former equality chief has said. Trevor Phillips, 66, condemned the .
  3. Swing low, sweet chariot Coming for to carry me home Swing low, sweet chariot Coming for to carry me home If I get there before you do Coming for to carry me home I'll cut a hole and pull you through Coming for to carry me home. See more of our African-American History and Folk Song Lyrics.
  4. Swing low, sweet chariot, Comin' for to carry me home; Swing low, sweet chariot, Comin' for to carry me home. I looked over Jordan, And WHAT did I see, Comin' for to carry me home, A band of angels comin' after me, Comin' for to carry me home. Repeat chorus: If you get there before I do, Comin' for to carry me home, Tell all my friends I'm.
  5. Jun 26,  · ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ was first formally published in the s for the Fisk University Jubilee Singers, after being written by Wallace Willis, a Native American slave.
  6. The actual authorship and origin of spirituals can seldom actually be credited to individuals, but it is a matter of record that 'Uncle' Willis sang 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,' Steal Away to Jesus,' and 'I'm A Rollin' ' as he worked in the cotton fields of Reverend Alexander Reid, superintendent of a Choctaw boarding school.".
  7. Swing low, sweet chariot Comin' for to carry me home I'm sometimes up and sometimes down Comin' for to carry me home But still my soul feels heavenly bound Comin' for to carry me home Swing low.
  8. Traversing the nation and then the globe, the Fisk Jubilee Singers became a worldwide sensation, raising money for the college and popularizing spirituals like “Swing Low Sweet Chariot” along the Author: Jon Little.

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