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Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Swing Low Sweet Chariot


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“Swing Low Sweet Chariot,” Fisk Jubilee Singers

Member of the path-breaking choir recorded the spiritual in 1909.

“Swing Low Sweet Chariot,” Paul Robeson

The football player turned lawyer turned actor and singer helped popularize spirituals during the 1920s.

“Swing Low Sweet Chariot,” Joan Baez

The folk singer performed the song at Woodstock in 1969.

“Swing Low Sweet Chariot,” English Rugby Fans

English rugby fans adopted the song as an anthem during the 1980s.

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