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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

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  1. 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.
  2. In Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, a line of fashionable angels welcomes a man to heaven. Having arrived by a horse-drawn chariot, he greets them with open arms. In the Bible, the prophet Elijah was carried to heaven by a chariot of fire at the end of his life. Swing Low, Sweet Chariotis also the title of an African American spiritual of slave origins.
  3. Jun 19,  · Swing low, sweet chariot Coming for to carry me home The song was first formally published in the s for the Fisk University Jubilee Singers after being written by Wallace Willis, a .
  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. 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.
  6. Swing Low Sweet Chariot Lyrics: 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Swing low, sweet chariot, coming for to carry me home; swing low, sweet chariot, coming for to carry me home. 1 I looked over Jordan, and what did I see, coming for to carry me home? A band of angels coming after me, coming for to carry me home. [Refrain] 2 If you get there before I do, coming for to carry me home; tell all my friends I’m.

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